Master's Degree in International Politics in Barcelona in Spain

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International Politics

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

An international politics education course or program encompasses a broad field that could include a variety of topics. International politics course and program focuses include military studies, international studies, political science and Middle Eastern studies.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Research Master in Political Sciences

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

This master's programme is intended for people seeking to enter the field of political science research, whether with a view to subsequently pursuing doctoral studies or to deepening their knowledge in order to work in the public or private sector... [+]

Masters in International Politics in Barcelona in Spain. Research Master in Political Sciences This master's programme is intended for people seeking to enter the field of political science research, whether with a view to subsequently pursuing doctoral studies or to deepening their knowledge in order to work in the public or private sector. Objectives The programme aims to produce political science analysts and researchers with the necessary capacity for independent work to apply current analytical techniques and methods productively and the necessary capacity for group work to make valuable contributions to research teams, research centres, and analysis departments and offices. Who is it for? Candidates must hold an official university degree in the political and social sciences, legal sciences, humanities or health sciences issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area. Candidates must likewise have an excellent academic transcript, be prepared to enrol on an exclusive and full-time basis, and have a command of English equivalent to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Structure The master's programme is made up of four modules. All students must complete Modules 1 and 2 and choose three subjects from Module 3. Module 4 consists of a master's degree final project, worth 20 credits, to be supervised by a permanent member of the programme's faculty (i.e., not a visiting lecturer). All subjects are worth 5 credits. Content Module 1. Research methodology and techniques (15 compulsory credits) Statistical Analysis Techniques I Fundamentals of Political and Social Research Statistical Analysis Techniques II Module 2. Fundamentals of political science (10 compulsory credits) Introduction to Political Research Idioms of Analysis in Political Science Module 3. In-depth exploration of certain areas of political science (15 optional credits) Federalism and Federations: Political Theory and Comparative Politics The Current Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on the Social Welfare of Populations The Construction of the EU and Its Consequences for the European People Migrations and Society Qualitative Research Methods Research Seminar and Data Analysis Democracy and Political Liberalism: Theoretical and Institutional Aspects Actors and Institutions in Public Policy Analysis Electoral Systems Citizenship and Democracy in the European Union Causal Modelling Political Competition in Multilevel Contexts: Parties, Citizens and Elections Comparative Political Economy: Systems, Conflict and Development Module 4. Master's degree final project (20 compulsory credits) Knowledge, skills and competences acquired Development of the necessary research skills to successfully pursue a PhD in political science. High-level training in research and analysis in the field of political science. Specialized training in the research areas of the UPF's Department of Political and Social Sciences. Ability to development innovative research lines in the research areas of the UPF's Department of Political and Social Sciences. Development of general skills to enhance future job prospects. Career prospects Teaching and research at universities and higher education institutions. Professional practice in political institutions and public authorities at the local, regional, national and European Union levels. Consulting for private sector companies that work with public organizations or on matters related to the public sector. Study offices of political organizations, trade unions and interest groups. Advising and management of non-governmental organizations. English Remember that in order to be successfully enrolled, the presentation of an official English certificate is an essential admission requirement. Only applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to pre¬sent an English certificate. Official results must be sent directly by the examining institution to the school’s Admissions Department and must comply with the required minimum scores: - TOEFL CBT: > 235 - TOEFL PBT: > 575 - TOEFL IBT: > 100 - CAE: C1 - IELTS: > 6.5 Applicants who, at the time of the application, still do not possess an official English certificate or who are in the process of obtaining it must include this information in their admission applications. Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor’s Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English. [-]

Master in Current Democracies: Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturalism

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

Linguistic, national, ethnic, religious and cultural diversity is a consolidated reality in the world of modern democracies and is a trend of growing importance. The first decades of the century are a testimony of a process of political, economic and technological change with global and irreversible characteristics that raises both challenges and opportunities for modern liberal democracies.... [+]

Master in Current Democracies: Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturalism Linguistic, national, ethnic, religious and cultural diversity is a consolidated reality in the world of modern democracies and is a trend of growing importance. The first decades of the century are a testimony of a process of political, economic and technological change with global and irreversible characteristics that raises both challenges and opportunities for modern liberal democracies. The main objective of this programme is to prepare high-level academicians and professionals in the area of political theory, with the capacity of becoming specialists who can compete successfully in international academic and professional sphere. To achieve this, an advanced level of knowledge has to be attained, with special emphasis on the handling of methods and techniques with which to analyse the practical transformation of current societies and influence them. The master's degree therefore seeks to develop generic competences that will enhance the holder's professional activity in relation to their capacity of analysis, synthesis and communication; the capacity of adapting to new situations and the creation of new knowledge; interpersonal relationship skills in an international context; and ethical responsibility. From the outset the intention has been for the programme to be completely consistent with the values and basic principles of respect for democratic rights, equal opportunities, promotion and safeguarding of peace, general equality and accessibility to persons with disabilities. Who is it for? This master is aimed at holders of a degree in the field of Political Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, Humanities and Health Sciences, and who wish to make a start in academic research in the discipline of political theory, with the aim of going on to study a doctorate or to deepen their knowledge in this field. Structure Module 1: Methodology and Research Techniques (15 ECTS). Module 2: Fundamentals of Theory and Political Science (10 ECTS). Module 3: Deepening in some areas of Theory and Political Science (15 ECTS). Module 4: Final Research Project (20 ECTS). Skills acquired in this programme On completing it, the student will be capable of: Understanding the main theories and approaches of political theory. Understanding the institutions and processes of democratic and federal political systems. Understanding the structure and processes of the political players in different societies. Understanding the value and concepts of the legitimating processes in culturally diverse democracies. Recognizing and understanding the theories of democracy, federalism, and nationalism. Defining and understanding the historic dimension of multiculturalism in modern democracies. Operating with theoretical, quantitative, qualitative and comparative research data. Career prospects Expert political analysts on theoretical, practical and compared analysis of institutions, processes and public policies in culturally diverse democracies. English Remember that in order to be successfully enrolled, the presentation of an official English certificate is an essential admission requirement. Only applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to pre¬sent an English certificate. Official results must be sent directly by the examining institution to the school’s Admissions Department and must comply with the required minimum scores: - TOEFL CBT: > 235 - TOEFL PBT: > 575 - TOEFL IBT: > 100 - CAE: C1 - IELTS: > 6.5 Applicants who, at the time of the application, still do not possess an official English certificate or who are in the process of obtaining it must include this information in their admission applications. Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor’s Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English. [-]

Master's Degree In Diplomacy And International Civil

CEI Interanational Affaris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The training offered by the CIS International Affairs includes programs for professionals who want to specialize or complement their experience, and programs designed for graduates who wish to engage in diplomacy or international relations. [+]

Masters in International Politics in Barcelona in Spain. Training Programs The training offered by the CIS International Affairs includes programs for professionals who want to specialize or complement their experience, and programs designed for graduates who wish to engage in diplomacy or international relations. Presentación The current globalized international society is becoming more complex, dynamic and interdependent day. In addition, a significant number of other actors such as international organizations, sub-state entities, NGOs and transnational corporations, among others together with States involved. All these entities need be provided with a highly qualified staff policy and international action, while multilingual and negotiation skills, communication and leadership. The Master in Diplomacy and International Civil Service, aims to train professionals to be diplomats, officials of international organizations and the European Union, experts and advisers internationally entities (NGOs, consultancy ...), managers of international projects in the administration, etc., with the help of the best qualified professionals in each sector. This preparation is completed with a mandatory stay of practices in Embassies, Consulates, Permanent Representations, international organizations, companies and others. GOALS Knowing the structure, function, skills and access mechanisms and prepare for a career path in the diplomatic corps, an international organization, the European Union and multinational companies. Know and understand the functioning of the European Union, its external relations, common commercial policy, the internal market and competition law and free movement of people, among other areas. Know and apply the legal principles of diplomacy and paradiplomacy, especially the state national law which affects relations and international law, the law of international trade, and the recruitment and international arbitration. Knowing the principles of environmental protection and management of energy resources from a legal, political and economic perspective, as well as the principles and institutions of sustainable development. Addressed to All those graduates interested in the subject. Career prospects Diplomacy. International staff of the UN, NATO, the EU and many other international organizations. Advisory and technical public institutions in international matters, and therefore work in the central and regional government, provincial Councils ... Personal communication departments and international area businesses, foundations, academic centers ... Working at consulates of other states accredited in Spain. Expert in specific field of international relations in NGOs. [-]

Master in Political Science

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Political Science of the UAB offers advanced training in political analysis. The programme provides students with the theoretical and methodological tools and skills that are essential for those wanting to carry out doctoral research, or develop their academic career as consultants, analysts and political advisers. [+]

The master's degree in Political Science of the UAB offers advanced training in political analysis. The programme provides students with the theoretical and methodological tools and skills that are essential for those wanting to carry out doctoral research, or develop their academic career as consultants, analysts and political advisers. The profile of the master's degree students is highly international and multidisciplinary. The master's degree in Political Science welcomes applications from graduates in political science and other social sciences. The master's degree is taught by professors and researchers in the Department of Political Science at the UAB, together with professors from other universities from Spain and abroad. Those interested in enrolling in this master's degree can apply for one of the grants offered by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master's degree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time. Career options The Master's degree in Political Science is an advanced studies programme that enables students to move on into the following highly-qualified professional groups: Research: advanced research in politics, activities that allow the generation of new scientific knowledge in the discipline, exhaustive and precise analysis of complex political phenomena, transfer of knowledge using the appropriate formats depending on the type of audience. Public administration: directive, management, coordination, study, assessment and planning tasks in any sector of public administration, political institutions and organisations operating at international, European, national, regional or local levels. Political organisations, interest-representing and non-governmental organisations: direction, strategic planning, assessment, coordination and communication within the organisation. Private sector: tasks requiring highly qualified advisers, consultancy and assistance in public administration bodies, political institutions and organisations, interest-representing and non-governmental organisations, as well as liaison between state-run and private enterprises Master description The master's degree in Political Science comprises 60 ECTS credits to be taken in two terms (30+30) over one academic year. Of these 60 ECTS, 40 correspond to a compulsory module, 10 to optional modules and 10 to the Master Thesis. During the first semester, students will enrol in three compulsory 10 ECTS credit modules ("Democracy and Citizenship", "Public Policy Analysis and Management" and "Introduction to Research"). In the second semester, students will enrol in one compulsory 10 ECTS credits module, "Research Techniques"; in the "Master Thesis" module worth 10 ECTS credits and in one of the optional 10 ECTS credits modules "Spanish and Catalan Politics" , "Socio-Political Marketing" or "Migration Policies, Integration, and Management of Religious Diversity"). The Master's Degree Committee may exceptionally permit students to enrol in the optional module of "European Integration: Theory and Political Process" during their first semester.\ Access Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue. Admission requirements To be admitted to the Master's degree you must: - Hold a four-year or three-year degree, preferably in Political Sciences, Sociology, Law, Economy, Journalism, History or other similar areas. If you hold a degree in other areas you may need to enrol on additional courses suitable to your academic needs. In general terms, you may need courses in the subjects of political science and public management and in quantitative data analysis methodologies. - Have a good level of English (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference). [-]