Official master's degree in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention

A pioneering programme in Spain focused on cultural variability and intercultural management, with emphasis put on the professionalisation and applicability of anthropology

Official Master's Degree in Anthropology: Advanced Research and Social Intervention


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Social and Cultural Anthropology or in Ethnology. .
Students from other disciplines or with insufficient prior training in Anthropology will be offered bridging courses.

Selection criteria

If the number of applications exceeds the places available, these will be allocated according to the following criteria:
  • Curriculum Vitae. Special attention will be given to training in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology, or equivalent. 30%.
  • Academic transcript and grade point average. 40%.
  • A cover letter explaining candidate's interests and projects. 20%.
  • Certified knowledge of English equivalent to Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 10%.
If necessary, an interview with the master's coordinator.

Complementary training

Students who do not have sufficient prior training in anthropology will be offered an intensive two-week (40 classroom hours) preparatory course, worth six credits, taught by Master's degree staff, at the start of the year, before the master's modules begin (in the second half of September).
The contents of this course are:
  • History of Anthropology
  • Key Concepts and Understanding Diversity
  • Epistemology and Research Methods.
  • Fieldwork: Research Techniques in Anthropology
  • Critical Theory
This is basic training in Anthropology and Methodology, which lays the foundations for the different master's degree specialisations.