Spanish Royal Decree 1614/2009 of October 26 establishes the Grau en Disseny (BA in Design) studies programs. Article 15 of said Decree stipulates that the Grau en Disseny (BA in Design) shall be considered an official higher education degree in the arts. The Decree further establishes that successful completion of the stated studies entitles the degree-holder to access to official Master’s and Doctoral Degree programs, as long as the prospective student also complies with the relevant admission criteria the different universities may have established.
Excerpt from the Decree pertaining to access to Master’s studies:
To gain access to official Master’s programs candidates will have to hold an official Degree of Higher Education in the Arts, an official Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent issued by an institution in the European Higher Education Area and that allows the holder access to Master’s programs in the country of issuance.