This curriculum is in the process of being removed, as of the 2015-16 academic year.  Remember that only failed courses in previous years may be re-sat without attending the lectures.


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This degree has been modified; the modification will take effect in the 2015-16 academic year.

You can access the new version of this degree at the following link: Degree in Primary Education (Curriculum 2015).

Primary Education attends to the educative process covering the vital period beginning at 6 years of age and ending at 12. The studies leading to the attainment of the Degree in Primary Education must cover the principles set forth in the Constitution and provide training oriented to teaching at the compulsory basic levels of the education system, by providing all children with an education that allows them to strengthen their personal development and well-being, acquire basic cultural skills related to oral expression and compression, reading, writing and calculation, as well as develop social skills, work and study habits, along with an artistic sense, creativity and affectivity.

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Objectives and Competencies

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Professional and Academic opportunities

Upon completing these studies, graduates will have the academic and professional career opportunities listed below:

Academic opportunities. Relation with other studies

Graduates will be able to directly access various masters studies, such as the following offered by the University of Almeria:

Affiliated Master's:

  • Master's in Special Education.
  • Master's in Environmental Education.
  • Master’s in Intervention in School Coexistence.
  • Master’s in Didactic Research and Classroom Evaluation for Teacher Development.
  • Master's in Educational Innovation Policies and Practices for the Knowledge Society.

Other Masters:

  • Master's in Compulsory Secondary Education and Upper Secondary Education Teaching, Vocational Training and Language Teaching.

Academic opportunities. Relation with other studies

Professional opportunities

Graduates of this degree may work as teachers in primary education (in any specialisation), in both public and private schools, as well as other occupations related to the education of children and adolescents in special centres for the care of disabled children and childcare centres. They can also lead outdoor activities for young people and adults organized by the various public bodies.

In private business, the most logical opportunity is focused on educational centres and academies, not forgetting sports and cultural associations, cultural foundations, NGOs, training companies, publishing houses, sociocultural animation companies, hospitals —for activities with children and the elderly, leisure-activity centres, and day-care centres, among others.

In terms of freelance work, opportunities related to sociocultural animation companies for children, young people and the elderly, educational orientation, as well as service companies offering activities to public and private entities. They are trained to carry out their role in settings other than the regulated education system as well as with groups of young people, adults or elderly people; therefore, other growing professional areas in which they can work include educational cooperatives. school farms, work camps or recreation and leisure companies.

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Professional qualification

Organic Law 2/2006 of 3 May, on Education, in article 93, establishes the profession of Primary Education Teacher as a regulated profession whose practice requires one to possess the corresponding official degree, obtained, in this case, in accordance with the provisions of Article 12.9 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, complying with the conditions laid down in the Agreement of the Council of Ministers of 14 December 2007, published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) of 21 December 2007.

Likewise, the present degree comes from Order ECI/3857/2007, of December 27, which establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that qualify one to professionally practise as a Teacher in Primary Education.

ORDER ECI/3857/2007, of December 27, (BOE of December 29, 2007), establishing the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that enable one to practise the profession of Primary Education Teacher.


  • Report of the "Undergraduate Degree in Primary Education (Curriculum 2010)"Current report (latest version): 14 January 2014.
  • Report of the "Undergraduate Degree in Primary Education (Curriculum 2010)"Latest validation report: 12 March 2013.
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