Official Master's Degree in Social and Labour Rights


The master's degree in Social and Labour Rights offers specialised training in the field of labour law and social security.

The contents of the master's degree enable you to receive adequate training in all professional fields of social and labour relations, as well as to develop a quality research career which can be further developed through PhD programmes.

Labour and social protection laws, as a discipline, requires qualified research personnel with abilities in perfecting regulations, formulating interpretation proposals and adapting them in coordination with social and labour laws at supra-state and international level. These objectives are possible thanks to a rigorous approach from a theoretical and practical perspective of the Spanish legal system, with the aim of expanding it to include international students.

Social changes currently occur with such speed and intensity that it is essential to foster higher education studies which can meet the new demands of the labour market of the present and immediate future, as well as the need to boost research within the university sector.

Training in the professionally oriented profile is completed with external work placements in law firms, consultancy firms and human resource departments, as well as in other professional collaborating entities.



Career options

The master's degree in Social and Labour Rights enhances the career options for those interested in working in the fields of labour assessment and social security (social workers, lawyers, other professionals) or in the management of human resources and in public administration. At the same time, it is the perfect solution for professionals seeking to update their knowledge in a field in which laws affecting labour and social security undergo frequent and profound changes. Those interested in a career in research will find that the master's degree has a profile especially designed for them.

Teaching timetable

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Official UAB

30 places
Classroom-based learning
Credits: 60 ECTS
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 11/01/2019
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Pre-enrolment open
Price: €46.11 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
€75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Language: Spanish
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Provide advanced interdisciplinary training in the field of labour law and social security as well as in the general field of industrial relations. You will be provided with a strong theoretical foundation so as to establish the necessary practices and adequate them to the needs of today's society.

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