Graduate Diploma in Social and Environmental Analysis and Intervention: Urban Environments, Community and Sustainability


Created in 1988, the programme has emphasized from the start the decisive importance of human and social behaviour as fundamental factors in dealing with the environmental issue, both the natural and the urban environment, in public administration and private business.

Environmental issues cannot be approached without integral management of their ecological, physical, technological and social aspects. Therefore, recognizing the technical aspects, that which characterizes this programme is attention to the human, social and organizational aspects associated with the environment and sustainable development problems.

This is an interdisciplinary programme regarding its content, teaching and students, and it has been created and designed by taking into account the contributions and needs assessment by professionals who have collaborated at different times and at various stages for two decades.

It covers exposure and theoretical reflection, as well as presentations and practical case analysis (experiences, real problems, visits, etc.) in order to integrate these contents into the different areas of professional application, as well as offering methodological resources for research, intervention and/or management.


The general aim of this programme is to offer a broad, integrated and multidisciplinary approach to topics of Environmental Analysis and Intervention, from the budgets for environmental psychology with an emphasis on the social behaviouraldimensions , not forgetting the physical media and technological dimensions. Aimed at students and professionals dealing with environmental questions from a diverse range of disciplines and training.

- Specifically:
- Offer knowledge, techniques and instruments for environmental assessment, interventions and management, both in the area of habitat and in organisations.
- Offer a common foundation of concepts, language and practice, developing basic competences and the set of skills necessary to carry out applied work effectively and efficiently from their respective professional profiles, which require inter/transdisciplinary collaboration.
- Train and enable specific fieldwork chosen by the student from within the range of disciplines involved in the programme.

Access requirements

University degree equivalent to a bachelor or associate's degree.

Career opportunities

Urban environmental intervention and/or management.
Environmental consultancy services and public administration at local, provincial and autonomous community levels.
Town and community development, roadway planning and management, urban planning and design, study and treatment of noise levels in urban areas, environmental education programmes, waste management, etc.


Maria Rosa Bonet

Phone: 933125801



UAB Graduate Diploma

11 Edition
Places: 30
Orientation: Research, Professional
Code: 1413/11
Price: 2400 §

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Modality: Onsite
Location: Departament de Psicologia Social UB, Campus Mundet, Barcelona
Dates: from 22/10/2018 to 18/07/2019
Teaching language:
Catalan (40%), Spanish (40%), English (20%)
Universitat de Barcelona
Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona
Coordinating centres:
Departamento de PsicologŪa Social

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