Official Master's Degree in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare
Ideal student profileYou must hold an official degree or equivalent qualifications in the following fields:
- Social Sciences (Sociology, Political Sciences, Labour Studies, Industrial Relations, Economics, Law, Anthropology, Social Psychology, etc.)
- Humanities (History, Geography, etc.)
- Other similar fields
Once your previous studies have been analysed, the selection committee will decide which additional training courses you may need to take before beginning with the master's degree.
- Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
- Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously
- Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
- Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
- Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
- Design and conduct research projects on work, gender and social policy, using advanced qualitative and quantitative research techniques.
- Recognise the main economic, political, social and cultural transformations of complex societies in order to analyse the fundamental challenges they pose to equality and welfare.
- Design, implement and evaluate social and labour policies affecting the relationship between work, employment and welfare.
- Design, implement and evaluate social policies and processes for resource redistribution and improvement of citizens' welfare, in different contexts and from a European perspective.
- Aplicar l'enfocament de gènere a l'anàlisi de la relació entre mercat laboral, cures i desigualtats socials.
- Use and manage bibliography and IT resources in the field of study.
- Put forward innovative proposals for the relevant field of study.
- Work individually and in multidisciplinary, international teams.