Official master's degree in Psychosocial Research and Intervention

Would you like to help influence social well-being and offer services to people in risk of exclusion? Empirically-based research and interventions which foster social transformation

General information

  • Official UAB
  • Credits: 60 ECTS credits
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 11/01/2021
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  • Places: 30 places
  • Price: €46.11 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2020/21 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2021/22 Academic year.

  • Language: Spanish (80%), Catalan (10%) and English (10%)
  • Mode: Classroom-based learning
  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Psychology

We are witnessing a radical social transformation with important psychosocial implications that require professionals with sufficient sensitivity and the competences needed to understand and intervene when faced with complex and emerging phenomena. This master's degree offers:

  • Two itineraries: research and intervention.
  • Analysis and intervention based on new and comprehensive theories, methods and techniques.
  • Conceptual and practical tools.
  • Training in qualitative methodologies: discourse analysis, thematic analysis using CAQDAS, Ethnography and Autoethnography, Narrative Analysis, Drifts, Life Stories.
  • Competences for practical communciation of research results and psychosocial intervention.
  • A critical and inter-disciplinary perspective which incorporates contributions from the field of the social sciences on forms of domination, exclusion and violence against people.
  • Design participative interventions which can respond to the current demands of society.
  • Develop a sensitivity towards the ethical and political aspects involved in these professional tasks.

Work placements

Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


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