University Master's Degree in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare

An interdisciplinary quality training programme in social and wellbeing policies from a comparative perspective. Here you will find the key tools needed to work in this field

Content Official Master's Degree in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare

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Master description

The master's degree in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare is of 60 ECTS. It consists of three obligatory modules and the master’s degree dissertation, which is also obligatory.

Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS credits, of which 18 are obligatory.

  • The master’s degree dissertation is obligatory and represents 12 ECTS credits; the dissertation is carried out over the academic year but is divided into two semesters of 6 credits each.

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Study plan structure


Type Credits
Compulsory 18
Optional 30
Master Thesis 12





Subject Credits Type
Employment, Gender and the Social Organisation of Care 6 OB
Globalisation and the European Social Model 6 OB
Master's Dissertation 12 OB
Methodology and Techniques in Social Research 6 OB
Advanced Methodology in Social Research 6 OT
Comparative Employment Policies in the European Union 6 OT
External Work Placements 6 OT
Globalisation, Education Policies, and Inequality 6 OT
Management of Religious Diversity 6 OT
Migration Policies and Social Integration 6 OT
Policies for Equality between Men and Women in Europe: Work, Health, and Everyday Life 6 OT
Redistribution Policies and Comparative Welfare States 6 OT
Social Law and Comparative Labour Relations 6 OT




OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional