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Bachelor’s Degree in Law Madrid

Study the Bachelor's Degree in Law and prepare yourself for the different areas of law, with a unique model, itinerary in ICT Law and cutting-edge spaces such as the ECIJA Centre for Legal Innovation.
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Duration and characteristics

The UCJC Law Degree prepares you to be a leading professional in different areas of law, including some in demand such as ICT Law or Security Law, and gives you access to different master’s degrees and specialisation courses.


You will receive cutting-edge training, with unique spaces such as the ECIJA Centre for Legal Innovation, you will work on real projects, participate in visits and extracurricular activities, and you will be able to do internships in important law firms and companies thanks to the collaboration between UCJC and the Madrid Bar Association.

Duración Duration: 4 years
Duración Start: September 2024
Duración 240 ECTS
Duración In-person and online
Duración Spanish
Duración Castellana Campus - School of Communication and Humanities
130 years
of innovation and academic rigour
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What sets us apart

Why study this degree with us?

Agreement with the law firm ECIJA for the creation of the ECIJA Centre for Legal Innovation.


A space for the development of knowledge and the most specialised and cutting-edge training in Technology and Digital Law, entrepreneurship and social commitment.


An innovative learning model

At UCJC we help you develop the competencies and skills that will drive your success and your contribution to the future.

The Learning by Doing approach transforms education by providing students with hands-on, real-world experiences. Through specific projects and activities, they develop practical skills, stimulate their creativity and prepare for the world of work. It is an approach that promotes active and meaningful learning.

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Details of the degree

Discover in depth what the UCJC Law Degree is like and how it will transform you.

The curriculum of the Camilo José Cela University Law Degree offers you different itineraries to specialise in the most valued and most employable professional fields within the legal environment.


The UCJC Law Degree is focused on training qualified professionals with a solid background beyond traditional law.


Get to know in detail what you will learn year by year

Subjects per year (In-person)

Subjects per year (Distance learning)

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Total credits: 240 ECTS
Basic foundation course (B): 60 ECTS.
Mandatory (M): 126 ECTS
Electives (EL): 30 ECTS
External Internships (EI): 15 ECTS
Final Degree Project (FDP): 9 ECTS


New intake places
In-person learning: 50 places
Distance learning: 100 places


Number of teachers: 32
Professors with PhDs: 66%.
Accredited PhD Professors: 52%.


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Basic and general skills

Basic and general skills


CB1 – That students have demonstrated possession and understanding of knowledge in an area of study that builds on the foundation of general secondary education, and is typically at a level that, while relying on advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the cutting edge of their field of study.


CB2 – That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and possess the skills that are usually demonstrated through the development and defense of arguments and problem solving within their area of study.


CB3 – That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.


CB4 – Students are able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.


CB5 – That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.




GC2 – Know how to gather and elaborate information on the elements necessary to solve legal problems in the context of law and social reality.


CG1 – Develop the ability to analyse and interpret rules and doctrinal texts related to the current legal system, as well as those of the historical and general interpretation of law.


GC3 – Acquire the ability to develop a critical reasoning on the answers and solutions of the current law to the situations and problems posed at present.


CG4 – To develop a correct oral and written expression capacity of the student, by means of an adequate training of his ability to synthesize and argue proposals.


CG5 – Acquire the ability to work in a team, both in each of the various subjects, as well as in the field of tasks that require an interdisciplinary relationship.


CG6 – To develop the capacity for autonomous learning, based on the ability to reflect on one’s own learning, both during the undergraduate stage and later in the expansion of knowledge and know-how in the field of law.

Cross-cutting competencies

Cross-cutting competencies


CT1 – Problem solving and decision making skills


CT2 – Ability to work in teams and in diverse and multicultural environments.


CT3 – Acquisition of concepts related to sensitivity to diversity and ethical commitment.


CT4 – Ability to be critically aware of social realities and currents of thought.


CT5 – Ability to master digital competencies

Specific skills

Specific skills


CE1 – Know and understand the elements, structure, resources, interpretation and application of the legal system and interpret the sources and fundamental legal concepts of each of the different legal systems.


CE2 – To know and understand the mechanisms and procedures for the resolution of legal conflicts, as well as the legal position of individuals in their relations with the Administration and in general with the public authorities.


CE3 – To know and know how to apply the criteria of priority of sources to determine the applicable norms in each case, and especially that of conformity with the rules, principles and constitutional values.


CE4 – Interpret legal texts from an interdisciplinary perspective using legal principles and social, ethical and deontological values and principles as analytical tools.


CE5 – To pronounce with a convincing legal argumentation on a theoretical question related to various legal subjects.


CE6 – Solve practical cases in accordance with current positive law, which implies the prior elaboration of material, the identification of problematic issues, the selection and interpretation of the applicable positive law data and the argued exposition of the subsumption.


CE7 – Handle with dexterity and precision the legal language and terminology of the different branches of law: Draft legal documents in an orderly and comprehensible manner. Communicate orally and in writing legal ideas, arguments and reasoning using the appropriate registers in each context.


CE8 – Use information and communication technologies to search and obtain legal information (databases of legislation, jurisprudence, bibliography, etc.), as well as work and communication tools.

UCJC reserves the right to modify the established conditions described above due to any circumstances not foreseen at the time of formalising the registration / enrolment of the student, maintaining in any case the essential conditions of the same. Likewise, stays in the countries indicated are subject to possible variations, always seeking the best for the curricular and experiential development of the student.

Teaching faculty and guest lecturers

We have a collaboration agreement with ICAM, through which we have a highly qualified teaching staff.
Miriam Salvador García

Miriam Salvador García

Directora del Departamento de Derecho
Ricardo Rejas Muslera

Ricardo Rejas Muslera

Licenciado en Derecho
Natalia Ochoa Ruiz

Natalia Ochoa Ruiz

Doctora en Derecho
Jose Antonio Carnevali Ramirez

Jose Antonio Carnevali Ramirez

Licenciado en DerechoLicenciado en Derecho por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Abogado. Socio en Cremades y Calvo-Sotelo.

Internships and Employability

Apply your learning to the real world through internships from the first year onwards
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Other students on the degree

“El hecho de contar con un reducido número de alumnos en clase, me facilita la comprensión y, al conocernos todos, me ayudan en el seguimiento de las clases y en el estudio.”

Gonzalo García Gil
Gonzalo García Gil
Alumno del grado

Las prácticas han sido una etapa muy trascendental en mi formación por la vivencia del día a día del abogado, pero, sin embargo, toda la docencia recibida por parte de los profesores ha sido una auténtica experiencia

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Javier Martinez
Javier Martinez
Alumno del grado


Broaden your knowledge and live authentic academic, cultural and personal experiences in different countries in Europe and America.

As a student of the Law Degree you will be eligible for an International Week* in Europe.


Students of the Law Degree at Camilo José Cela University have the opportunity to complete their studies in prestigious universities around the world through Erasmus and/or bilateral agreements.

Fees and financial aid

Check the tuition fees for your course and the grants you can obtain to study at UCJC.

Whether you are a new student or if you are going to take your second or subsequent years, you can check the price of the degree

We currently have undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships, as well as financing options for our students.


We explain step by step how to complete the admission process at UCJC
Admission test

You can do it in person or, if you prefer, online

Submission of mandatory documents

Once the test has been carried out, you must provide us with the necessary documents.

Submission of additional documents

Depending on the studies you have completed previously, we may request more documents from you.

Validations and mobility between study plans

At UCJC we value learning above all else.

If your studies do not suit you and you want to change to another degree, if you come from another university or have a degree and want to continue your academic training, you can count on our help and advice throughout the entire process.

Academic Portal

Obtain detailed information on the management and academic results of the degree courses

Through this portal you will be able to access documents, regulations and administrative procedures, such as the documentation on monitoring and renewal processes in the accreditation of the degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions our students ask themselves.

How many years is the law degree?

The UCJC Law Degree lasts 4 years.

What subjects are studied in law?

Law degree subjects cover many different areas, including public and private law, criminal law, civil law, constitutional law and administrative law.

What are the branches of law?

Law is divided into main branches such as civil law, labor law, criminal law, commercial law, constitutional law, administrative law and international law.

What are the career opportunities for a law degree?

A law degree provides you with a wide range of career opportunities, from working as a lawyer, legal advisor, judge, prosecutor, professor or even politician.

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