University Master's Degree in Social and Labour Rights

Do you want to dedicate yourself to labor and Social Security advice or to the management of human resources or in the Public Administration? Interested in a career in research? This is your Master

General information

  • UAB University Master's Degree
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2024
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  • Places: 30 places
  • Price: €27.67 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding an EU residence permit). 2024/2025 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.

  • Language: Spanish
  • Mode: Classroom-based learning
  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Law

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 and updated training in all professional fields of  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.

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 those 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.

Work placements

Collaborating institutions:

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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