Masters in Political Science in Spain

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Political Science

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Political science provides individuals with an understanding of the executive, legislative, and judicial processes that are used to govern a country or society. Their impact on the economic and social structure is also examined. 

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

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MA In Governance, Political Marketing And Strategic Communication

VONSELMA EDUCATION - Escuela de Liderazgo y Gobernación
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 Spain Madrid

Since May 2014 the Masters in Governance, Political Marketing and Strategic Communications is held in collaboration between the Institute of Public Law at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the prestigious consulting VONSELMA INTERNATIONAL. [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. Since May 2014 is celebrated Master in Governance, Political and Strategic Marketing Communication in collaboration with the Institute of Public Law at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the prestigious consulting VONSELMA INTERNATIONAL. This Master's Degree from the Rey Juan Carlos University is the only one of its kind recognized by the Spanish Electoral (ASESMAP) Association of Political Marketing and and begin teaching in the classroom mode as in online, it will provide professionals who want to work in public institutions, political parties, embassies, consulates, international institutions, NGOs, etc. an integrated, comprehensive and high-level specialized training in analysis and communication management that meet the needs of these institutions. Presentation of the Master. This program is recognized by Spanish Association of Political and Electoral Marketing (ASESMAP) as the first master led by professional politics. Thus, it intended to cover the lack of training proposals for professionals and offer a comprehensive, global and high-level specialized training in matters of analysis and management that is responsive to the current demands of the professional political activity. Current challenges lead, overcoming earlier weaknesses, train the participants in the political life, with knowledge to understand and know how to convey their ideas to the electorate and / or the governed. cIn Today, both political parties and government teams have confirmed the importance to be accompanied by a political strategy as a tool for change and to achieve their goals. This has increased the demand for experts in this discipline. Designing electoral strategies is always a craft. In order to know what strategy to apply, we must analyze various contexts, not only the political, social or economic, times today, demanding a more detailed analysis of reality to which applicants face public office. We must always bear in mind that "What looks good to one, you may be wrong to another." The training of professionals in the service of leaders and governments will not be limited to the reality of major European countries, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, and will include the analysis and practice in other political environments like the US, Latin America, Asia and Africa. We develop case studies of campaigns in different countries, among these: the campaign of Barack Obama in the US, François Hollande in France, Mariano Rajoy in Spain, Vladimir Putin in Russia, Mozambique Armando Guebuza, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Argentina, Rafael Correa in Ecuador, Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia, Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, among others. We compare the techniques used, the possibility in other policy scenarios and profiles that today's society demands. What should we communicate, what to say, how, under what framework and context and make it known where ?; all these questions and many more are to be asked the leaders of the XXI century if they want to have a fruitful and very successful career, not only is achieving the goals is also to know how to manage your policy and your policy of government image. In this regard, the importance of political marketing and strategic communication is essential and this is intended to create opinion, to sell a candidate, voters get a representative increase, gaining a strong position and, of course, get to electoral victory. Addressed to Master in Governance, Political Marketing and Strategic Communication is aimed at graduates and professionals who want to work in public institutions, political parties, media and companies, embassies, NGOs and corporations and other organizations. This is to meet the demand for professionals governance, political marketing and strategic consulting, and Public Officials, Directors of Newspapers, Chiefs of Staff, Advisors of Communication and Image, Consultants, Experts on Public Opinion, Political Advisors, Analysts Campaign, Journalists, Future Entrepreneurs, etc. GOALS To provide students with the practical skills necessary to develop the correct strategy work in their daily work with political, social and business leaders. Provide a high level specialized in analysis and planning training as well as techniques and strategies of the political and electoral marketing, covering different areas of activity of the political profession (key players, organizations and companies operating in the life economic, political and social life. Offer a comprehensive approach to political activity in different scenarios, to train and specialize students in the techniques and strategies used in the marketing of government political leaders. Familiarize participants with the technical research and enforceable during the development of campaign analysis and marketing continued in the Government. Form advisers, managers and specialized politicians Governance, Political and Electoral Marketing and Strategic Communications, making students proficient in the development and implementation of those specific techniques that affect the political image of candidates and political parties in different scenarios. [-]

Official University Master's Degree In International Cooperation And Management Of Public Policies, Programs And Projects

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Campus Full time 600 hours October 2017 Spain Madrid

This program leads to the title of University Master's Degree in International Cooperation and Public Policy Management, Programs and Projects Development from the International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute Ortega y Gasset Research. Credits taken in the Master are recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education [+]

Objectives: promoting development requires professionals able to understand the causes that fuel poverty and inequality and to design policies and cooperation programs that effectively combat. Theme: - Fundamentals of International Cooperation System. - Design and implementation of public policy development. - Project management. Logical Framework Approach. - Development cooperation with Latin America. - International cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa and the Maghreb / ​​Middle East. Dirigido a: Professional and related persons, or vocation of public service whose degree allows access to training programs as a matter of Master. Acknowledgements according to the prestigious ranking of Masters prepared annually by the newspaper El Mundo, it has recognized the Master in International Cooperation as the third best Masters in Spain on Cooperation category 2014/2015. This program leads to the title Official Master's Degree in International Cooperation and Public Policy Management, Development Programs and Projects the Menendez Pelayo International University, organized in collaboration with the University Institute Ortega y Gasset Research. Credits taken in the Master are recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education Area This is the third edition of the Master's Degree which is based and history Master in International Cooperation and Management Projects which were held XI editions. Program Mandatory module. FOUNDATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION SYSTEM (16 credits) Traditional cooperation of donors and non-donors DAC (6 credits) Concept Development and its dimensions: economic growth, Democracy, Gender and Human Rights (6 credits) International cooperation instruments (4 credits) Mandatory module. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES FOR DEVELOPMENT (14 credits) Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Public Policy Development (5 credits) Intergovernmental coordination and management of decentralized cooperation. The formation of public-private networks (5 credits Areas of intervention: Social Policy, Capacity Building and Economic Growth (4 credits) Mandatory module. PROJECT MANAGEMENT. Logical Framework Approach (12 credits) Identification and Development of Cooperation Projects (6 credits) Techniques for Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and cooperation interventions (6 credits) Optional module. DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION WITH LATIN AMERICA (6 credits) Development, poverty and inequality in Latin America: political systems and models of growth (3 credits) Latin America in the system of international cooperation (3 credits) Optional module. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION WITH SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AND MAGHREB / MIDDLE EAST (6 credits) Problems of Development and International Cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa (3 credits) Problems of Development and International Cooperation with the Maghreb / ​​Middle East (3 credits) Internships (6 credits) - Made in a specialized agency in international development cooperation Final Master Work (6 credits) - Ensures graduate specialization in the area of ​​cooperation and development of their choice Admission Requirements  A maximum of 30 places are available. The admission to the Master must be in possession of a Spanish official university degree or another issued by an institution of higher education belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that authorize, in the issuing country for access to teaching Master's Degree, preferably at graduates in the different fields of knowledge related to the discipline being studied, but may also admit students (graduates or graduate degree) formed in other areas within the field of Social Sciences and Law , which must certify basic training in matters related to the program. They may be admitted graduates from outside the EHEA education systems without approval of their titles, with proof of a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that empower the country issuing the qualification for admission to postgraduate studies . Entry by this route does not imply in any case the approval of the title, nor its recognition for purposes other than study the teachings of Master. The admission criteria are: Academic record (50%) Volunteer or professional experience in the field of cooperation (20%) Linking the candidate with organizations and institutions from which they can apply the skills acquired in the Masters (10%) Additional training (5%) Letter of motivation on the reasons for working in the field of cooperation and development (5%) Other languages ​​(5%) Other merits (5%) The Academic Programme Committee conducts the review and evaluation of registration applications received and approved the proposal of admitted candidates, according to the above criteria. scholarships Students wishing to pursue this program can apply for scholarships that are detailed below. The application of any help and / or tuition scholarship to pursue studies leading to the official title of Master Management International Cooperation and Public Policy, Programs and Projects Development does not exempt the student from the obligation to pay on time and date, payment terms of reservation and registration required by IUIOG Ortega y Gasset. [-]

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... [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. 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. [-]

Official Master's Degree In Security Management, Crisis And Emergency

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid

This program provides access to the title of Master Oficialen Security Management, Crisis and Emergency Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. This program provides access to the title of Master Oficialen Security Management, Crisis and Emergency Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. GOALS The main objective of the Master's Degree in Security Management, Crisis and Emergencies is to train professionals in the analysis, decision making and management of the phenomena related to the risk society, fulfill for it with the following sub-objectives: Train highly skilled professionals in new forms of national and international crime. Train professionals in risk management and emergencies. And all with a common skills development in public and private management, political and social analysis, knowledge management and communication management. The program is aimed at directors, managers, managers and consultants of public and private security companies or public institutions, officials of the Forces and Security Forces, members of the armed forces and people interested in professional development in this area. Program Development The Master has a duration of one academic year, beginning in October 2016 and end in June 2017 (the end of course project). The inauguration of the academic year will take place on October 19, 2016. The program consists of a total of 60 ECTS credits adapted to the system derived from the Bologna agreement and the new European Higher Education Area. Obtaining the title is subject to the passing of all the materials that comprise the course and completion of a final year project. Its development will be supervised by a teacher specially assigned to that task. Admission requirements will need to be in possession of an official university title of Degree, Diploma or Degree by a Spanish university. Students with foreign higher education qualifications who are not approved by the Spanish Ministry of Education must provide a certificate attesting that these studies correspond to a level equivalent to the Degree training and empowering students to the access to postgraduate studies. Admission criteria. 1. Origin of similar degrees 2. Academic record in March. 4 curriculum. Related experience PhD or Masters in May. Knowledge of another language besides Spanish 6. Motivation 7. Geographical distribution 8. Interview, if applicable. [-]

Official University Master's Degree In Applied Political Studies

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Applied Political Studies (MEPA) began to be taught 17 years ago as a graduate program promoted by the Government of Spain through the International Foundation for Iberoamerica of Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP). [+]

The Master in Applied Political Studies (MEPA) began to be taught 17 years ago as a graduate program promoted by the Government of Spain through the International Foundation for Iberoamerica of Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP). Since then he has been and is a training program designed for the promotion and development of new political and social leaders in Latin America. During its 15 editions it has helped train 400 new leaders from different countries, political parties, government structures and social movements in the region. The APRM is a plural space that fosters contact and discussion between the new generations of political and social leaders in Latin America, providing a valuable opportunity to exchange experiences and proposals with a remarkable number of academics, intellectuals and political leaders of Latin American and the approach to the main Spanish and European institutions. GOALS The Master in Applied Political Studies aims primarily to contribute to the training of young leaders committed to strengthening the state, democratic governance and social cohesion, to assume the generational change of political parties and social movements providing abilities and skills required to pursue an effective and genuine political role in the development of public life. The program has a clear focus on Latin America that is justified by the existing demand, the experience gained in the previous fourteen years and that is reflected in the content and the teachers involved. The program has a clear focus on Latin America that is justified by the existing demand, the experience gained in the previous fourteen years and that is reflected in the content and the teachers involved. Its general objectives are: Promote the development of policies and institutional frameworks for the creation of new political and social leaders in Latin America capabilities. Provide the tools and concepts for knowledge of politics, the state and society. Contribute to the consolidation of democratic values ​​and revalue politics. Facilitate rapprochement and practical knowledge of politics and Spanish institutions and the European Union. Contribute to policy development and careers. Generate knowledge networks and exchange of political experiences between Latin America, Spain and the European Union (EU). WHY THIS MASTER? Because it is done in high school politics and government, GOBERNA LATIN AMERICA, specialized University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (UIIOG) attached to the Complutense University of Madrid and created by Royal Decree 1293/87 of 23 September center (BOE 2419 No. 17-18-87). As a plural and independent space that facilitates the encounter and the generation of networks among the new generations of political leaders and social Because it promotes the development of skills and abilities necessary for the exercise of political and public activity For its high-level specialized training and provide the tools and concepts for knowledge of politics, the state and society. Because it promotes democratic values ​​and appreciation of politics. Latinoamericana its clear vocation to deepen their political and social landscape Due to its proximity to reality and to facilitate knowledge of political lagestión practically as well as major Spanish institutions and the European Union. Because it contributes to policy development and careers, 88% of alumni play a work of political leadership. Because it has a team of professors and renowned experts in Spain and Latin America. Because this program will give access to university official title of Master in Applied Political Studies by the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset and the International University Menéndez Pelayo. Because Credits taken in the Master are recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. Program Development To overcome the period of academic training students must complete 60 ECTS, 50 of them appropriations will successfully overcome the various teaching modules and the remaining 10 credits are acquired with the Final Master Thesis. In the first quarter the six non-contact subjects corresponding to three subjects will take place. During this non-contact stage, students will perform academic activities (presentation of papers, evaluations, etc.) through a virtual campus, where they also receive academic material, information on the management and organization of Master and perform the various tests evaluation of their knowledge, with appropriate access controls and verification of personality to the virtual campus. In the second quarter, face-stage, three subjects organized in seven subjects will be studied. Most classroom sessions will be held in the afternoon and can dedicate the student morning to prepare the materials, as well as individual and team work or activities outside the classroom as a meeting, possible visits to institutions, etc. Finally, the training cycle Master closes with the presentation of a final project with a value of 10 ECTS credits. This work will be evaluated by a mixed tribunal composed of an academic program, a guest academic and public policy manager with broad recognition. The board members must be assigned to an area (or related areas) of knowledge related to the topic of work and be experts in it. The development work will be accompanied throughout the stage presence by tutors / experts as on the topics selected by students and research processes. Throughout the Masters three collective and four individual tutorials, allowing students to carry out a work plan and deepen the area of ​​the final project are made. Both during non-contact stage (1st term) and the face (2nd term), the virtual campus functions as support for the training of students by providing students an online library with major articles and reference documents based of the course materials. It provides a space where they receive their assessments and evaluate teachers and receive administrative and informative news. This allows a smooth and constant communication between students and the coordination of MEPA. It also makes possible the realization of discussion forums, some led by the academic team of the Master and others on the initiative of students who will be duly evaluated. Admission Requirements  To access Master in Applied Political Studies need to be in possession of a certificate issued by a higher education institution belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) university degree or degree or another. In the case of people with degrees in foreign educational systems to the EHEA, they may be admitted without having to standardize their titles, only must accredit a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official university titles Spaniards and granted in the country issuing the degree access to training programs at the graduate level. Entry by this route does not imply in any case the approval of the title, nor its recognition for purposes other than study the teachings of Master. As regards the area of ​​knowledge of the candidates to study the Master of Applied Studies, preference for graduates will have in the various fields of knowledge related to the discipline under study, political science and social science; but it can also admit students (graduates or graduate degree) formed in other areas of knowledge. [-]

Official Master's Degree In Government And Public Administration

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Campus Full time Part time 600 hours October 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

This program leads to the title of University Master's Degree in Government and Public Administration from the International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute Ortega y Gasset Research. [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. This program leads to the title of University Master's Degree in Government and Public Administration from the International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute Ortega y Gasset Research. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. This Master is based on history and a doctorate in Government and Public Management that have been held XIX editions and the Masters in Governance and Public Management that have been held XXII editions. GOALS The program Master in Government and Public Administration has the fundamental objective form academics and practitioners in the area of ​​institutions, administration and public policy. Therefore it intended that students acquire advanced training in Political Science and Administration, aimed at academic and professional specialization, promoting academic or research initiation tasks. The program aims to provide a systematic and thorough knowledge of Political Science and Administration graduates interested in specializing in these matters, either for academic or professional purposes. Therefore, along this great pillars of Government and Public Administration are studied. They are presented and critically examine the aspects necessary to successfully face any issue with political and administrative relevance that students need to solve or treat. It is, in short, to provide an overview of the process of decision making within a political system and simultaneously deepen substantive matters such as public administration or public policy, in order that students perceive it and dominate in its complexity. The primary objective is that, at the end of this program, students obtain a sound knowledge of the organization and functioning of a political and administrative system, and have had the opportunity to make a serious reflection on it and its complexities. It pursued not only for students to acquire knowledge and are able to solve problems related to governance and public administration, but also capable of emitting critical judgments, draw conclusions and advance scientific knowledge. Students will learn both the methods and techniques and skills necessary for the development of different professions linked to the government and public administration as initiation in the techniques of scientific research in the areas that make up the program. Program Development The Master has a duration of one academic year, beginning in October 2016 and end in June 2017. The inauguration of the academic year will take place on October 19, 2016. To obtain the degree of Master in Government and Public Administration (60 ECTS credits) by the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset and Menéndez Pelayo International University, the student must take 30 credits of subjects offered in the first quarter (October to February). During the second quarter (March to June) the student will take the remaining 30 credits, 15 credits corresponding to the chosen specialty between the two specialties offered (Public or Government and Public Policy Management), and 15 credits at Master's Thesis. Students who can not attend, for justifiable causes personal and / or professional, the Master of the annual period in which the offer, may benefit from the type of part-time study. Thus, students can formalize their first enrollment in September, studying the 30 credits that develop during the first quarter (October to February). The second registration will be formalized in September of the following year to take the remaining 30 credits that develop during the second quarter (March to June). Admission Requirements  The admission to the Master must be in possession of a Spanish official university degree or another issued by an institution of higher education belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that authorize, in the issuing country for access to teaching Master, with preference for graduates in various fields of knowledge related to the discipline being studied, but may also admit students (graduate or undergraduate degree) formed in other areas within the field of Social Sciences and Law , which must certify basic training in matters related to the program. It is important to have a good command of English as a subject is taught in English. They may be admitted graduates from outside the EHEA education systems without approval of their titles, with proof of a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that empower the country issuing the qualification for admission to postgraduate studies . Entry by this route does not imply in any case the approval of the title, nor its recognition for purposes other than study the teachings of Master. The admission criteria are: Academic qualifications access. The level of adequacy of undergraduate valued the contents of Máster.15% Academic record: It takes into account the average note of the file académico.50% Experience profesional.10% Letter of motivation on the reasons for the programa.15% Méritos.10 other% The Academic Programme Committee conducts the review and evaluation of registration applications received and approved the proposal of admitted candidates, according to the above criteria. scholarships Scholarships Students who wish to study this program can apply for the scholarships listed below. SCHOLARSHIPS GENERAL SECRETARIAT (SEGIB) This line of grants is intended to provide scholarships participation of Ibero-American students in different masters of GOBERNA LATIN AMERICA, School of Politics and High Government of the University Institute Ortega y Gasset Research (IUIOG), with the aim of improving the training of responsible political, technical and social development of public policies. Two types of grants are defined: Full scholarships: 100% of the registration fee Partial scholarships: 50% of registration fee For the award of grants applications having ordered the following criteria: Per capita income in the country student's transcript personal economic situation of the candidate / a Applicants must include, at the time of formalizing their pre-registration to the academic program, written, directed to the monitoring committee, requesting the aid and adding any documentation deemed necessary to substantiate the request. [-]

Máster Universitario En ética Y Democracia

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Castellón + 1 more

El máster en Ética y Democracia introduce al estudiante en la formación y capacitación interdisciplinaria en los ámbitos de la ética y la filosofía política [+]

El máster en Ética y Democracia introduce al estudiante en la formación y capacitación interdisciplinaria en los ámbitos de la ética y la filosofía política. Especialmente, ofrece conocimientos avanzados en ética empresarial y en teoría de la democracia. Este máster proviene del programa de doctorado interuniversitario Ética y Democracia, que tiene reconocida la Mención de Calidad del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia desde el año 2004. La investigación pionera en el ámbito de las éticas aplicadas y de la filosofía política ha permitido que sea reconocido desde el año 2003 como Grupo de I+D+i de Excelencia de la Generalitat Valenciana, donde cuenta hasta el año 2014 con un programa de grupos de investigación de excelencia Prometeo. El máster permitirá optar al acceso al programa interuniversitario de doctorado Ética y Democracia, que posee en la actualidad el reconocimiento de Doctorado Hacia la Excelencia (BOE 6 de noviembre de 2011). Tipo de enseñanza Enseñanza presencial y semipresencial. Duración y calendario Duración: un curso académico (octubre 2014 / septiembre 2015). Docencia presencial (octubre 2014 / junio 2015). Créditos e importe 60 créditos ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). Según tasas oficiales pendientes de publicar. Precio en el curso 2013/14: 46,20 €/crédito. Requisitos de acceso obligatorios Personas con una titulación o graduación universitaria interesados/as en formarse como expertos/as en los diferentes ámbitos de las éticas aplicadas. El master está orientado a alumnos/as titulados/as en áreas afines como: Filosofía, Humanidades, Economía, Empresariales, Medicina, Enfermería, Ciencias Políticas, Comunicación, Ciencias de la Educación. Aunque el carácter eminentemente interdisciplinar de las éticas aplicadas hace que este abierto a alumnos/as titulados/as en otras áreas. [-]

International Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Spain Castellón

This year our Master celebrates the 20th anniversary of its creation. Our history dates back to 1994 when, thanks to our founder Dr. Vicent Martínez Guzmán, the first conference [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. This year our Master celebrates the 20th anniversary of its creation. Our history dates back to 1994 when, thanks to our founder Dr. Vicent Martínez Guzmán, the first conference of Philosophy for Peace was conducted in the Universitat Jaume I to which more than 100 people attended. Since then, our programme has been growing and consolidating as one of the best in its subject in the Spanish territory, besides of having obtained an important recognition around the world, thanks to the more than a thousand students coming from more than a hundred countries that have gone through our programme and to the more than 250 national and international teachers that have taught in our Master. From the programme we would like to take this opportunity to greet and thank all the people who have made possible this achievement; thanks to their work in favour of the construction of peace cultures, our peaceful ideal has been spread around the world. Program Structure International Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), divided into two academic years: three teaching terms (30 ECTS each one), and a research or professional training term (30 ETCS). Registration The program offers three language options: - International Option: students that choose this option can enroll in courses taught in English and Spanish. - English Option: students that choose this option can enroll only in courses taught in English. - Spanish Option: students that choose this option can enroll only in courses taught in Spanish. Fees This Master as part of the Postgraduate Official Program (POP), follows the criteria for tuition fees according to the Decreto 107/2013 (BOE Núm. 7077, 29-07-2013). 1 credit ECTS costs € 46.20. The tuition fees for the academic year 2013-14 are € 2,772.00 (60 ECTS), for two terms, for all language options and elective courses. The tuition fees for one term are € 1,386.00 (30 ECTS). The above tuition fees include the cost of course materials in electronic format, library, computer room usage and other facilities of the campus. Tuition must be paid in Euros. In addition to the cost of the credits, you must pay the administrative fees, that are €34.33 which include file openning (€27,34), student card (€5,87) and university insurance (for students under 28 years old) (€1,12). If necessary, there is a fee for equivalence validation of non EU degrees (€155,22). Official Grade Certificate: 27,34€ Official Masters Diploma: 212,07€ Scholarships   From the International Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies we are actively working to find options that allow students from impoverished countries to fully or partially fund the costs involved in studying our programme. However, given that we depend on philanthropic donations and financial support from different organisations and institutions, the amount of money and the concept of the aid we can offer vary from year to year. [-]

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. [+]

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. [+]

Best Masters in Political Science in Spain 2017. 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). [-]

Master's in International Security

Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internacionals
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master's in International Security is an interdisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals in the area of peace and war studies. Its aims are to provide students with a [+]

Master's in International SecurityThe Master's in International Security is an interdisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals in the area of peace and war studies. Its aims are to provide students with a comprehensive set of analytical skills, robust training in research methods, and a deep understanding of international conflicts in the 21st century.The postgraduate programme in International Security combines theory and practice and provides students with both academic rigour and policy relevance. Over 45 modules in international studies are taught every year by leading academics and an international array of distinguished scholars. In addition, students have access to visiting academics, serving officials, government experts and practitioners who give regular public lectures and research seminars at IBEI.IBEI’s teaching model is organised around lectures, seminars and small tutorials. Modules are capped and candidates are expected to actively participate in the form of presentations, group work and assignment writing. In addition, students are assigned a personal tutor and their progress is monitored throughout the academic year. IBEI also develops transferable skills that students can apply in their future international careers.Target GroupThe advanced Master's in International Security programme, taught in English, is tailored for individuals considering a high level career in government, private industry or non-governmental international organisations, or those wishing to pursue an academic career. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in political sciences, international relations, economics or equivalent.The IBEI career development service facilitates the access of its graduates to internships and vacancies in both public and private organisations. Previous IBEI graduates have pursued careers in state and international institutions, as well as multinational companies, NGOs and third sector organisations.The Institute enjoys an unrivalled location in the heart of Barcelona, next to Las Ramblas, and within the historic quarter of El Raval. Students enjoy the proximity of academic, social and cultural opportunities as well as the facilities of the Barcelona university system and IBEI's sister institution, the think tank CIDOB. SyllabusThe course syllabus presents an innovative structure, stimulating continuous learning, with highly-qualified IBEI teaching staff as well as associate faculty from the three universities that jointly offer the degree, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, as well as to other major international academic institutions.The programme's syllabus (2012-2013) is made up of a combination of core subjects and a wide range of electives that reflect the students' individual interests, comprising at total of 60 ECTS. The Master’s in International Security includes three different types of courses and a final research project:... [-]