Degree in Economics

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The University of Alcalá offers courses leading to official university degrees valid all over Spain and where applicable, throughout the territory of the European Union.

In its official studies, the University of Alcalá promotes training that is balanced in theoretical and practical aspects, promoting freedom of opinion, based on a command of content to grasp the scientific, technical or artistic methods needed to achieve the social return on the public resources invested in the training process in productive activity of future graduates.

These studies include Undergraduate Degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates courses.


Official Studies


The degree course in Economics aims to train professionals capable of analysing market behaviour, how economic agents evolve and the consequences of economic policies applied by government bodies. Students should also be able to provide possible responses to problems including inflation, welfare determinants, economic growth and sustainability, unemployment, currency imbalances and the role of the state as an administrator of social resources.


Their training will enable them to identify and anticipate market opportunities, assign resources, manage information, select and train workers and make decisions to achieve objectives in the institution where they work.

They should be able to perform the following: analysis and synthesis; planning and organising; search for information from various sources; work as part of a team. They should also acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and the appropriate skills in the management of tools and methods for working professionally in their specialist field.

Structure and credits


Basic training (B) 60
Obligatory (Ob) 99
Optional (Opt) 69
Final Project (Ob) 12

Student profile

Students of Economics should be interested in how the economy works, economic policies and the economic agents that have an impact on society. They should have a gift for mathematics and statistics; the ability for synthesis, analysis, understanding and abstraction, expressing creativity and a broad vision of the world.

Professional opportunities and officially regulated professions

Graduates from this course will have received wide-ranging training, and as such will be able to perform a wide range of professional tasks, either managerial or technical, in private companies, study and research centres, and at various levels in national and international government bodies. These include business start-ups; teaching and research; admission to the civil service; auditing; business consultancy; economic analysis (trade, stock market, finance, etc.); economic development programmes and situation analysis; business management; econometric studies.

First academic year taught

Curso 2021/2022 PRIMERO y SEGUNDO



Information leaflet

More information

  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism
  • Official State Bulletin publication date: 23/03/2010
  • Places available: 100
  • Type of teaching: CLASSROOM
  • Language of instruction: SPANISH
  • First academic year taught: 2009-10

External practicums

Final Project

International Programmes and Exchanges

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