Content Official Master's Degree in Advanced Research in Political Science

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Master description

The Master’s Degree in Advanced Research in Political Science (MURACP), is a research degree, composed of 120 ECTS credits which must be taken over four semesters (30 credits in each semester) over two academic years. Of the 120 ECTS credits, 60 correspond to obligatory modules, 20 to optional modules, 10 to an obligatory placement in a research group and 30 to the Master’s degree dissertation.

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Study plan structure


Type Credits
Compulsory 60
Optional 20
Master Thesis 30
External Practicum 10


Module Credits Type
First year    
Democracy and Citizenship 10 OB
Introduction to Research 10 OB
Public Policy Analysis and Management 10 OB
Research Techniques 10 OB
Multi-Level Governance in the European Union 10 OT
Socio-Political Marketing 10 OT
Spanish and Catalan Politics 10 OT
Second year    
Advanced Research Methods in Political Science 10 OB
Current Debates in the Social Sciences 10 OB
Master's Degree Dissertation 30 OB
Work Placement 10 OB



OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional