Checking date: 26/04/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Social security law
Study: Master in Advice and Legal Consulting Job (303)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Private Social and International Law

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
A basic knowledge and understanding of social security law.
- To know the elementary institutions of The Social Security System and its possible conections (each other) and with other branches of our Legal System. - To identify the potential subjects of protection by the Social Security System. - To know the social security benefits. - To value the processes of change regarding Social Security. - To develop different student abilities (expressive and systematizing)
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.-The Spanish Social Security: Constitutional model. Sostenibility 2.-The structure of Social Security System 3.-The elementary rules of the social contribution. Contribution in the special cases. 4.-The elementary rules of social protection. 5.- Disability benefits (temporary and permanent). Control problems about the temporary incapacity. 6.-Unemployment benefits 7.- Retirement pension 8.- Social Security self employment payments
Learning activities and methodology
Regular lecturing: regular lectures will be taught, where the main concepts and elements of the program will be explained and clarified, and that the students are supposed to learn. To this end, the professor will recommend reference manuals and readings at the beginning of the term, as well as a specialised bibliography for specific subjects, together with tailored reading materials for a better comprehension of the different lectures. These working materials will help introducing the debates and the class discussions, especially those who are the most interesting both for the professor and the students. The teaching methodology will combine the theoretical and practical approach The on-site tutorships will be held at the time and place determined by the professor.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • GONZALEZ ORTEGA, S Y BARCELÓN COBEDO, S. Introducción al Derecho de la Seguridad Social. Tirant Lo Blanch. 2022
Additional Bibliography
  • Barba Mora. Incapacidades laborales y Seguridad Social. Aranzadi. 2012
  • Barcelón Cobedo. Trabajo a tiempo parcial y Seguridad Social. Tirant lo Blanch. 2013
  • Barcelón Cobedo. El tránsito entre prestaciones de Seguridad Social. Aranzadi. 2002
  • González Ortega. El control de las bajas médicas como objetivo permanente de las reformas de incapacidad temporal: el control durante la primera fase de la incapacidad temporal y prórrogas. Revista de Relaciones Laborales. 2011
  • Mercader Uguina y otros. Compatibilidad de las prestaciones del sistema de Seguridad Social. Lex Nova. 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.