Master's Degree in Social Sciences in Valencia in Spain

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Social Sciences

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Social Sciences programs usually include courses in psychology, sociology and ethics that teach students how to channel their natural compassion into useful, effective action that helps vulnerable populations such as abuse victims, substance abusers, criminals and the disabled. Career opportunities include treatment facilities, home healthcare, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

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 3rd largest city in Spain, Valencia is located in the Valencia community. It is a commercial port town with over 1 million inhabitants. It has rich culture, several sights and museums. It has over 4 universities.

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Master's Degree In Science Communication

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Spain Valencia

The Master's Degree in Social Communication of Scientific Research aims: to train professionals in science communication, a profile increasingly demanded by centers R & D + I, the media, universities, laboratories and companies related to science and technology. Train scientific researchers to communicate their work and provide specific training to journalists to properly treat his publications on scientific and social culture. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Valencia in Spain. Master in Science Communication The Master's Degree in Social Communication of Scientific Research aims to train professionals in science communication, a profile increasingly demanded by centers R & D + I, the media, universities, laboratories and companies related to science and technology. Train scientific researchers to communicate their work and provide specific training to journalists to properly treat his publications on scientific and social culture. Career prospects Specialized in communication science as a basis for training journalists, communicators and scientists Outreach and scientific dissemination in universities, media, laboratories, various research institutions, museums, cultural centers and businesses with an outreach component of science Practices Students will conduct an informative scientific research topic among worked on the course, and will have the way it is done in international journals with greater impact. GOALS The overall objective of the title is based on a multidisciplinary approach, train researchers / as quality in scientific communication and in the thematic area of ​​risk communication (food crisis, energy issues, environmental disasters, pandemics, etc.), paying particular attention to interactions between science - technology - society. From a specific point of view and in order to provide students with the necessary skills related to the theoretical background of the title (Philosophy, Sociology and History of Science and Technology, studies on scientific and technical innovation, the environment provides content virtual, communication ...), training in methods and techniques of communication, familiarity with the languages ​​and styles of scientific communication and risk, knowledge about space and resources to promote scientific culture, and practical information on the various formats of communication field. Admission Profile This title is aimed at: Professionals with university degree (preferably Audiovisual Communication, Advertising and Public Relations, Journalism or related university degrees) who wish to acquire specific skills in communication on scientific and technological issues. Graduates in scientific or technological subjects who wish to acquire a specific job training related to scientific communication in companies, research centers, universities, administration, etc. And in general, all professionals and university graduates who require specific training in communication of contemporary scientific culture to pursue a line of research in this field. Admission Requirements  Students interested in participating in the admissions process should follow these steps: Formalize the request for admission through the registration form. Send e-mail to the address: documentacion@campusviu.es, the following documents: Curriculum Vitae updated. Photocopy of identity card, passport or NIE. Certified / legalized university degree that gives access to the master copy. Certified / legalized copy of the official transcript. [-]

Master's Degree In Criminology: Crime And Victimology

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia

You will learn the knowledge and skills needed to manage in the study, intervention and crime prevention both at the individual and social, as well as research methodologies and other aspects of criminal justice and acting with victims and offenders. [+]

Master in Criminology: Crime and Victimology You will learn the knowledge and skills needed to manage in the study, intervention and crime prevention both at the individual and social, as well as research methodologies and other aspects of criminal justice and acting with victims and offenders. GOALS The objective of this master is to train professionals from a multidisciplinary and specialized perspective able to understand the different aspects related to the criminal act, using different techniques and instruments for intervention with offenders and victims, as well as learn strategies for prevention crime. Career prospects The different areas of performance in Criminology comprise both public and private sectors. Some of the career opportunities are: Administration of Justice Crime prevention units Offices of Assistance to victims Perito Criminologist Juvenile reception centers and shelters Advisory programs against drug addiction, violence, etc. Teaching and / or research Competencies General Competencies CG.1.- Apply acquired knowledge to solve problems independently criminology. CG.2.- Teaming and apply the methods provided by the sciences studied from an interdisciplinary perspective. CG.3.- Select the information necessary for the development of strategies for proper advice in the relevant areas. CG.4.- know the different areas of crime and develop, from a holistic perspective, the various crime trends. Develop strategies CG.5.- research, both qualitative and quantitative. CG.6.- critically analyze the criminal phenomenon from an interdisciplinary perspective, enlisting the help of all sciences: biological, psychological, legal and social environment. CG.7.- Develop oral and written communication skills, enabling you to convey your message to both specialist and general public audience. CG.8.- develop the capacity to adapt to new situations and to generate new ideas. Specific skills CE.1.- apply the theories and concepts of criminology in observation, analysis, detection and crime prevention. CE.2.- identify the determinants of crime and predisposing factors, and the circumstances in both the aggressor and the victim. CE.3.- Identify prevention methods and their applications in solving problems. Knowing CE.4.- criminological victimology and problems arising in various areas: judicial cooperation in general and specific (in smaller, family, gender and domestic violence, authorities etc.), prisons, public and private security. CE.5.- identify risk factors and protection on the victim. CE.6.- Develop, analyze and interpret criminological reports. Analyze CE.7.- prevention programs and treatment for offenders, in order to determine its effectiveness. CE.8.- know and analyze the techniques of scientific research and its application police. CE.9.- analyze the new criminal manifestations and context: corruption offenses, new technologies, capital and financial crimes, crime of sectarian origin, groups and organized gangs infringement and juvenile delinquency, domestic violence and gender crimes sexual, abuse and exploitation trafficking and transnational crime. CE.10.- identify factors that should be analyzed in the development of a criminological report on the analysis of the testimony. CE.11.- Learning to use the terminology of psychological type and / or forensic psychiatric and hospital admissions classifications of mental disorders (ICD-10 and DSM V) Knowing CE.12.- techniques applied scientific research that police for the reconstruction of the facts and the most advanced techniques of analysis and interpretation of analytical results. CE.13.- apply the theories and concepts of criminology in the explanation and prediction of victimology. CE.14.- public policies Assess Safety and Prevention and Control of Crime and Treatment. Understanding the phenomenon CE.15.- prison, specifically in relation to the alternative sanctions to imprisonment and security measures. Admission requirements In the event that demand exceeds the supply of places, the Academic Committee of the degree examine the resumes of the candidates in order to decide whether it is relevant or not to grant the right of registration, according to the profiles of income and previous education requirements established. For such a case, the Commission shall establish a ranked list of merits of the candidates according to the following criteria: Academic record (50%) Professional experience (10%) additional training (30%) Knowledge of languages ​​other than the mother tongue (10%) will have preference in qualifying English over other languages [-]

Master's Degree In Psychological Intervention In Prevention And Behavior Problems In School

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia

The Master in Prevention and Intervention in Psychological Behavior Problems in School of the VIU is the perfect training to meet these needs, as it opens more job options in Spanish schools. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Valencia in Spain. Master in Psychological Intervention Prevention and Behavior Problems in School What will I learn? You will learn the techniques of conflict resolution and mediation and intervention to prevent major behavioral problems in the classroom (discipline, defiance of authority, breaking rules, abuse in school, disruption in the classroom, disorder with attention deficit hyperactivity, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, violence, bullying, bullying, etc.), to work in the Coexistence Plan. In addition, this program will provide training to conduct field research on problems and behavioral problems in education. Why study this degree at the VIU The autonomous communities, responding to regulatory requirements of the legislation, are taking action to promote and improve school life, among which is teacher training in conflict mediation. The Master in Prevention and Intervention in Psychological Behavior Problems in School of the VIU is the perfect training to meet these needs, as it opens more job options in Spanish schools. In addition, the methodology classroom online classes through videoconferencing allows teaching can be taught by teachers located anywhere in the world. This allows participation in the Master of the best experts and skilled professionals, without geographical barriers. Mentions or specialties This master offers the opportunity to specialize in one of three psychological therapies that can address the problems of coexistence in the classroom: Behavioral - cognitive techniques Family therapy Strategic Brief Therapy Career prospects Master / a Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Secondary Cabinets school counseling or educational psychology School educational psychology services or commissions school life School psycho mediation services and equipment Schools for parents and adult education centers Schools in prisons and hospitals classrooms Therapy centers and counseling Technical services of municipalities and Intercultural Mediation Services Leisure and free time NGOs or specific centers related to Special Educational Needs TFM The End Master Thesis includes the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course. You can basically take two forms depending on the selected orientation, professional or researcher. Professional orientation. The student must take an individual TFM with an allocation of 12 credits. Students will have to develop an application project experience, for example, a Coexistence Plan based on the criteria required by regional regulations and the knowledge acquired in the master. Research orientation. The student must make a TFM with an allocation of 18 credits, which will consist of a study in which they apply and develop the knowledge acquired in the master. This work will be carried out along the course and be under the direct tutoring of university faculty or guest lecturers and consultants, provided they have the necessary academic accreditation. The TFM is governed by the Regulations on Master's Thesis of University VIU, which is available to students in the Virtual Campus. Also, the specific information for the performance of work is available in the teaching guide for the course. To present the TFM is necessary that the student has passed all the compulsory credits. Practices Students who choose the professional orientation held an internship at an officially recognized as school training center, being able to acquire that status any public school, concerted or private, according to current regulations in each Autonomous Community or a therapy center . Admission Profile The student profile recommended to study this Master is the degree or graduate who has planned exercise as a teacher of primary or secondary, as well as psychologists, school psychologists, management teams and inspection equipment. It is also a Master of great interest to professionals Pedagogy of Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry. Admission Requirements  Applicants must complete the registration form, which can be downloaded from the website of the university, together with the curriculum vitae and certificates accrediting the merits alleged. Applications for admission to the director of the Master will be directed. The selection committee will do an interview via videoconference to the pre-registered to assess the adequacy of their training. Selection will be based on the following criteria: Academic record Information derived interview The admissions committee will consist of a member of the Commission on Quality of Valencian International University, the director of the Master, a doctor and lecturer Dr. Master, elected for the director of the same. [-]

Master's Degree In Psychological Therapies Third Generation

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia

The research orientation allows developing learning the methodology of scientific research as well as search and critical analysis of relevant information in the field of study of psychology and more specifically in psychological therapies Third Generation. [+]

Psychological Therapies Master in Third Generation The research orientation allows developing learning the methodology of scientific research as well as search and critical analysis of relevant information in the field of study of psychology and more specifically in psychological therapies Third Generation. Career prospects Psychological therapy edge therapies of different kinds of psychological pathologies Psychological trauma intervention Intervention in childhood and families with psychosocial problems Municipal Intervention Psychology Cabinets Development of advanced clinical practice to PIR, addictive behaviors units, nursing homes, associations of chronic patients, etc. Practices Students who choose the professional orientation held an internship in those entities with which the university has a specific agreement to that effect or proposed student centers. Students will always be under the supervision of a / a tutor / internal / a course and a / a tutor / externally / a such a center. GOALS The main objective of the Master of Psychological Therapies Third Generation by the Valencian International University (VIU), is to provide a scientific background, current and professional, aimed at professional specialization or research, enhance training professionals to conduct psychotherapy effective interventions in existing psychological problems, from a focus on functional analysis and the therapeutic relationship with the patient. The research orientation allows developing learning the methodology of scientific research as well as search and critical analysis of relevant information in the field of study of psychology and more specifically in psychological therapies Third Generation. Admission Profile The recommended entry profile for access to this master is to graduate in psychology, but is also open to professionals of psychiatry, as in multiple studies emphasizing the importance that has the combination of psychological therapies Third Generation with pharmacological it comes to improving the quality of life of patients, by significantly reducing the associated symptoms (pain, anxiety, depression, eating disorder, sleep disorders ...) treatments. The results obtained further support the great influence of psychological variables (cognitive, behavioral and emotional) perception and development of symptoms and their influence on the perceived quality of life for people suffering from various diseases. Admission Requirements  In addition to meeting the requirements of general access to master studies established by current regulations, the student will be hold one of the following qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Psychology or Bachelors Degree in Medicine or specialty Psychiatry Students interested in participating in the admissions process should follow these steps: Formalize the request for admission through the registration form. Submit the following documents: Curriculum Vitae. Photocopy of identity card, passport or NIE. Certified / legalized university degree that gives access to the master copy. Certified / legalized copy of the official transcript. [-]