• UAB-specific Master's Degree
  • Code: 3724/6
  • 6th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Start date: 18/10/2022
  • Finish date: 23/12/2023
  • Places: 30
  • Orientation: Academic, Professional
  • Price: 3960 €
  • Special price 3564 €
    Group of application: Alumni UAB Premium+
  • Teaching language: Spanish
  • Location: IERMB, Plaça del Coneixement, Campus Bellaterra, UAB
The master's degree Metropolis in Urban and Metropolitan Studies takes a new approach to urban policy that goes beyond the traditional local and institutional context, incorporating conceptual frameworks and instruments to interpret the state of the metropolis from different angles. It combines a global perspective with management.

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Career opportunities

-Local and regional public administration: town councils, Barcelona Metropolitan Area, provincial councils, municipal associations, etc., in specialist or management positions covering all areas of intervention.
-Universities and public research institutes, in positions of management or coordination, or conducting basic and applied research projects in the field of the social sciences or land use planning.
-Third-sector organisations and businesses engaged in analysing, advising on and conducting social, financial and environmental intervention projects at local and regional level.


UAB masters and graduate diplomas may include or facilitate external academic internships in companies or institutions in order to help the student to achieve a level of expertise that facilitates the insertion or promotion in the workplace.

For this study programme non-curricular (optional) internships are possible:

  • Non-curricular
    As a UAB student, you have access to the University occupation portal, the Occupability Service, through which you can participate in selection processes for non-curricular practices as well as getting a contract. In both cases, you need to sign up to the Nexus application.

Scholarships and financial aid

Chek all the information on the possibilities for grants and scholarships in the page for UAB financial aids, grants and calls.

Coordinating centres

Escola de Postgrau
Instituto de Estudios Regionales y Metropolitanos de Barcelona

Collaborating centres

Instituto de Estudios Regionales y Metropolitanos de Barcelona


Dolors Miñarro Choclán

Phone: 93 586 88 63

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