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

Training in research, qualitative methodologies applied to the social sciences, and transcultural comparisons focused on social interventions within contexts of cultural diversity, the environment and health.

Admission 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

Newly-arrived UAB students with a background in another discipline and insufficient previous knowledge of anthropology are offered bridging courses (6 ECTS credits, 40 hours, on site), which are taught by lecturers from the master's degree programme before classes begin, in the second half of September. The content is that of the following course within the bachelor's degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology:

  • 101278 Basic Concepts. Anthropological Perspectives on Difference and Inequality