Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Introduction

We offer:

  • quality postgraduate courses that provide training in new and emerging sectors and equip active workers with the skills that will help them get ahead in their career;
  • innovative high-quality, exacting courses that are characterised by their strong practical content;
  • the chance to study for diplomas, degrees, technical qualifications and postgraduate courses in all areas of knowledge.

Students can participate in many international travel and exchange programmes and complete their studies in different universities of Europe, Latin America and Asia.

The UAB campus is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Its infrastructure, created exclusively for university life, offers different academic, cultural and social activities.

The campus provides a combination of services covering everything students need in their academic lives (libraries, IT network, language services, etc.), their leisure time (sports facilities and cultural groups) and their ordinary day-to-day lives (shops, healthcare centre, etc.).

Our collaboration agreements with institutions and companies allow students to gain practical experience while they study. We also manage our own jobs portfolio and work in association with the Catalan Employment Service.

We encourage our students to actively participate through volunteer programmes, social projects and international cooperation programmes. The UAB also assigns 0.7% of its income to cooperation and development projects.

The research work carried out at the UAB is recognised around the world. The establishment of leading research centres on campus ensures the interaction and transfer of knowledge, providing the UAB with the latest teaching resources at all times.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish

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Master's Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Economics and Business Administration (MEBA) is a one year full-time official master program of 60 ECTS, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). [+]

The Master in Economics and Business Administration (MEBA) is a one year full-time official master program of 60 ECTS, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). It aims at providing a solid, advanced and versatile economic education to students seeking to improve their technical toolbox to analyze a broad range of current economic issues. 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 MEBA intends to help students develop a critical ability in applying economics to practical scenarios and become professionals who are analytically strong and adaptable to a variety of public or private institutions: consulting firms, business associations, non-profit NGOs, think tanks, or domestic and international public institutions. The MEBA also provides candidates with the skills necessary to continue graduate research studies in economics, management or related disciplines. 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 Four-year or EHEA degree in Economics, Business Management and Administration or in Business Studies. Four-year or EHEA degree in Science, Engineering or other similar studies with a technical profile. Degrees in other studies will be taken into account by the admissions body. You will also be accepted if you have obtained a degree in these studies from a university abroad. Selection criteria Students will be admitted according to: Academic transcript. Knowledge of English: level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Studies in other similar fields. [-]

Master in Advanced English Studies

Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Advanced English Studies was created as a combination of the Master's degrees in Acquisition of English and Intercultural Communication and in Advanced English Studies: Literature and Culture. [+]

The master's degree in Advanced English Studies was created as a combination of the Master's degrees in Acquisition of English and Intercultural Communication and in Advanced English Studies: Literature and Culture. This master's degree provides theoretical and applied training in language acquisition in new contexts of multilingualism and multiculturalism, particularly in acquiring and teaching English as an international language. The program in Advanced English Studies is addressed to B.A. graduates and holders of other higher qualifications with a high level of English. It is open to students from different areas who wish to gain formal training in a new specialization. This master's program is offered by the Dept. of English Philology at the FASE and it is part of the Official Postgraduate Program in Language and Literature. Career options Career options when you complete the Master's degree are: the teaching of English in secondary or higher education centres, English for business purposes such as in publishing houses or media companies, research and Phd studies. 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 an official university qualification valid for admission to Master's degree courses in the country in which it was obtained. Admission 1. The Master's degree is addressed to graduates in language studies and in English studies in particular. 2. Level of English equivalent to or higher than the C1 level of the European Framework of Reference, as demonstrated by a qualification or an interview. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - The appropriateness of your qualifications in English studies (30%). - Academic transcript (40%). - Motivation letter (5%). - Curriculum Vitae (20%). - Reference letters (5%). [-]

Master in Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in <strong>Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology</strong>, composed of a research itinerary, consists of 60 ECTS credits to be taken in one academic year. [+]

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. The master's degree in Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, composed of a research itinerary, consists of 60 ECTS credits to be taken in one academic year. The master's degree is structured into three specialisations: Nanoelectronics, Nanobiotechnology and Nanomaterials. These areas make up the three main N + N fields being worked on by the research institutes and faculties and schools participating in this master's degree. Each of the specialisations is structured into two compulsory modules, to be taken by all students, a Master Thesis and the choice of five optional modules from a total list of 13, two of which will be determined by the specialisation you choose. In the compulsory module Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, you will become familiar with the different stages of intellectural property management and different mechanisms for commercial exploitation. The compulsory module State of the Art and Research Methodologies is fundamentally a preparation course in current research topics related to the Barcelona Nanotechnology Cluster - bellaterra (BNC - b) and to other centres, which will help you acquire scientific research methods to aid you in creating your Master Thesis autonomously and efficiently. Each of the specialisations acquire their particularity by including two compulsory specialisation modules and one specific optional module. Another series of optional modules (ranging from M13 to M16) will provide you with tools which can be applied to any of the specialisations. Finally, given its multidisciplinary character in synergy with the nanotechnologies, it is recommended that students take compulsory modules from the other two specialisations in order to gain more background skills to apply to your own specialisation. 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 You need one of the following qualifications to access this course: - A degree certificate in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Telecommunication Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, or another degree whose contents fit the profile of this master's degree. You may also be admitted to the master's degree if you hold an official university degree issued in Spain (in compliance with the legal ordinance prior to the Royal Decree 1393/2007) or in another country, as long as its contents are closely related to the subjects offered in the master's degree. - Good level of English, equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. All requirements must be fulfilled by providing the corresponding documents. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - Student record (75%) - Language certificate demonstrating advanced knowledge of English, superior to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (5%) - Research or professional experience related to the area of the master's degree (10%) - Reference letters (10%) You must present these documents at the moment in which you pre-register on the master's degree website. Complementary training If you are hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, you will not need to take any additional training courses. If you hold a Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Telecommunication Electronic Engineering, Materials Science, or a degree in another similar area, and depending on your prior studies, you may be required to take additional training courses. In any case, the Master's Degree Committee will analyse your prior studies and decide on which additional courses you may need. The additional training courses for graduates in Physics are: - Supramolecular Chemistry and Molecular Recognition: 5 ECTS credits - Electronic Devices: 5 ECTS credits The additional training courses for graduates in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology are: - Nanoscale Physics: 6 ECTS credits - Electronic Devices: 5 ECTS credits The additional training courses for graduates in Telecommunication Electronic Engineering are: - Supramolecular Chemistry and Molecular Recognition: 5 ECTS credits - Quantum Phenomena I: 6 ECTS credits The additional training courses for graduates in Geology and other similar fields are: - Supramolecular Chemistry and Molecular Recognition: 5 ECTS credits - Quantum Phenomena I: 6 ECTS credits - Electronic Devices: 5 ECTS credits All additional training courses are part of the compulsory modules offered in the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology degree. [-]

Master in Applied Research in Economics and Business

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Applied Research in Economics and Business aims to provide an advanced education in terms of concepts and of methodology. It is addressed to students with an academic, professional and - fundamentally - research-oriented interest in the field of business creation and management, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and applied economics. [+]

This master's degree has been awarded the new distinction as an International Master's Programme (IMP) by the Government of Catalonia. The master's degree in Applied Research in Economics and Business aims to provide an advanced education in terms of concepts and of methodology. It is addressed to students with an academic, professional and - fundamentally - research-oriented interest in the field of business creation and management, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and applied economics. Students of this degree will be trained to analyse, investigate and understand the complexities of business and the functioning of the economy in general. They can then go on to further develop the analytical and methodological skills acquired on the master's degree, mainly in academic research (a subsequent PhD programme) or alternatively in applied research or analysis activities in businesses (business creation and management), public administration (economic policy) or other institutions. 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. In addition, there is a tuition-waiver from IDEM research groups, to a student of any nationality. In order to be considered for these grants candidates should send their complete application to the programme by July 9th, 2014. Career options - Business research both in the public sector (technical or managerial posts in local, regional or national authorities) and in the private sector (businesses, financial institutions or economic and business consultancies). - National and international bodies making studies and reports on economic and/or business matters. - An academic career through research leading to a PhD on a programme at the UAB or another university in Spain or abroad. - Social agents like chambers of commerce, economic and business promotion activities, business associations or trade unions. - NGOs and/or businesses engaged in projects of cooperation for development, community or immigrant entrepreneurship, etc., usually with support from governments and national and international organisations. Teaching timetable Classes take place in the evenings, from 16:30h to 19:30h, Monday to Friday. MAREB is a one-year research master, running from October to September. Welcome sessions take place during the last week of september, and teaching of the first two modules goes from the first week of October to the last one in January. Module 3 starts in February and finishes in April. The last term is dedicated to the master's thesis, which can be submitted in July or September. Teaching takes place from Monday to Friday, between 16:30 and 19:30. Some activities (seminars, conferences, meetings) may be scheduled at different times. 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 Admission criteria are as follows. 1. Students must have an official bachelor's degree in one of these areas: - Economics (Economics, Business Administration and Management, Business and Technology, Accountancy and Finance, or equivalent) - Other Social Sciences (Political Sciences and Sociology, Communication, Employment, Labour Relations, Law, Social Psychology or equivalent) - Sciences (Applied Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) - Engineering (Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, etc.) 2. Level B1 in English, on the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - Academic transcript: 70% - Professional experience related to the contents of the Master's degree: 10% - Other studies related to the contents of the Master's degree: 10% - Good level of English, equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: 5% - Recommendation letters and motivation letter: 5% [-]

Master in Bioinformatics

Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Bioinformatics is a strategic science essential to understanding the avalanche of newly generated biological data, to explaining how biological systems function and to generating new resources, goods and services produced by this new knowledge and technologies. [+]

Bioinformatics is a strategic science essential to understanding the avalanche of newly generated biological data, to explaining how biological systems function and to generating new resources, goods and services produced by this new knowledge and technologies. Graduates in bioinformatics are highly searched for professionals and greatly valued for their talent. Their profile is one of the most demanded and are needed in a wide array of highly qualified posts. 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 areas in which bioinformatics is required the most are genetics, preventive medicine, development of new drugs, clinical diagnosis, the food industry and biomedical research in general. Bioinformatics are highly valued professionals for posts in biotechnology firms, start-up companies, pharmaceutical, chemical, and biocomputational laboratories, and in hospital research departments, in the food sector and, especially in the analysis of genetic data. Admission requirements Those interested in enrolling in the master's degree must have a university degree, preferably in Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Biomedicine or other similar areas related to sciences and health sciences. Graduates in engineering and architecture fields will also be admitted. It is recommended you have a Level B2 of English or equivalent. If you do not provide an official language certificate you will be interviewed in English by the admissions committee during the selection process. Selection criteria The following aspects will be taken into consideration: - Student record (40 points). - Personal interview (25 points). - Professional experience (curriculum vitae in English) (10 points). - Suitability of your profile to the objectives and contents of the master's programme (10 points). - Papers published (5 points). - Recommendation letters (professional or academical) (5 points). - Cover letter (in English) (5 points). The admissions committee will admit those candidates who meet all aforementioned requirements and who obtain a total of 60 or more points in the selection criteria. If there are more candidates than places available, admission will be strictly based on the points obtained. [-]

Master in Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Computer Engineering is focused on training highly qualified professionals who are capable of coordinating and managing projects, products, processes and installations in all areas of computer engineering. [+]

The master's degree in Computer Engineering is focused on training highly qualified professionals who are capable of coordinating and managing projects, products, processes and installations in all areas of computer engineering. The master's degree aims to bring students into contact with cutting edge technology in order to offer intellectual stimulus and provide a flexible professional profile, consistent with the ample spectrum of research and development opportunities within the field of computer science. From an academic viewpoint, the master's degree offers students from the degree in Computer Engineering to continue onto a master's programme. It is worth highlighting that the UAB holds a leading position in the most prestigious and influential international university rankings. In recent years, this recognition has been favoured by the growing impact of research, the constant improvement of quality in teaching and the ability to attract international talent. Career options The UAB includes several prestigious research centres such as: the Computer Vision Centre (CVC), the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Institute, the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA), the Barcelona Institute of Materials Science (ICMAB), the Barcelona Institute for Microelectronics - National Centre for Microelectronics (IMB-CNM). The UAB also counts with the ALBA Synchrotron facility, located in the vicinity of the campus. All these research centres represent possible career options for graduates of the master's degree who decide to continue onto research. In addition, the master's degree diploma legally qualifies you to work professionally as a computer engineer. Finally, many national and international reports point out the need for professionals in the field of information technologies. Therefore, the percentage of graduates who go on to enter the labour market is 100%. Master description The master's degree in Computer Engineering consists of 90 ECTS and can be taken in 3 semesters, divided into two academic years. All lectures are offered in English. In the first academic year (30 ECTS credits in each of the two semesters), the 10 compulsory 6-ECTS credit modules will be offered, include two modules all students in Spain must take (BOE): Direction and Management (12 ECTS) and Computer Technologies (48 ECTS). In the second year (30 ECTS credits in the first semester), you will carry out your Master Thesis and take 18 optional credits. The master's degree in Computer Engineering' study plan is designed according to the regulations in the Resolution of 8 June 2009 from the Secretary General of Universities(BOE 4 de agosto de 2009): The study plan consists of 90 ECTS credits with one compulsory module in Direction and Management worth 12 ECTS (minimum number of credits indicated in the recommendation) and one compulsory module in Computer Technologies worth 48 ECTS (minimum number of credits indicated in the recommendation), your Master Thesis (12 ECTS), which meets the recommendation of 6 to 30 ECTS. The proposed compulsory modules were designed to allow you to acquire all (general and specific) skills mentioned in the Resolution by the General Secretary of Universities which are required to become a Computer Engineer. You can enrol in 18 ECTS credits in optional modules. Two alternatives are offered for the optional modules: - You may choose one of the five specialisations offered in the study plan, and this specialisation will be reflected on your master's degree diploma. - You can choose from the different optional modules offered, as well as choose a module in Entrepreneurship (6 ECTS) or Work Placement modules (worth 12 and 6 credits). The specialisations offered in the study plan are as follows: - Specialisation 1: Intelligent Systems - Specialisation 2: Information Technologies and Security - Specialisation 3: High-performance Calculation - Specialisation 4: Embedded and Ubiquitous Systems - Specialisation 5: Methodology of Technological Research and Transfer 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 Admittance to the master's degree is set down by Section 4.2 of Appendix I of the Resolution of 8 June 2009 by the University Council, with regards to recommendations to the university proposal of application reports of official degrees in the area of Computer Engineering and Technical Computer Engineering (BOE 4-agosto-2009). You will also be required to have an adequate level of English. For this, you will need to certify a level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: 1. Graduates with direct admission to the master's degree, without the need of additional training course. 2. Graduates needing additional training courses, starting with those needing the least number of credits. In case of a tie in either of the previous cases, the following criteria will be applied: - Student record (80%) - Level of English (superior to B1) (20%) [-]

Master in Computer Vision

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This master has been designed to join the research expertise of four Barcelona universities to offer the students an updated program of methods and foundations of an emerging technology as it is computer vision, whose impact is increasing in a wide range of intelligent systems. [+]

This master has been designed to join the research expertise of four Barcelona universities to offer the students an updated program of methods and foundations of an emerging technology as it is computer vision, whose impact is increasing in a wide range of intelligent systems. 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. This master degree program attempts to tackle the need for qualified personnel in this field, since computer vision is becoming a fundamental component in multiple systems, such as assisting medical diagnosis and cirurgy, car driving, quality control and surveillance applications, or improving interfaces for multimedia data access. The master as a whole is coordinated by UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and program has been designed jointly with UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). Researchers from all 4 universities are participating in this program. Career options This master's degree provides skills and expertise that can be used in many fields, allows theoretical knowledge to be quickly applied and produces multidimensional engineering professionals who can work with many systems of various applications, such as image retrieval from content, interpretation and automatic annotation of videos, extracting three-dimensional information from different views and improving the appearance of the image content. It is a technological field that requires highly-trained personnel and is of rapidly increasing scientific interest. Teaching timetable Afternoon (Monday and Tuesday from 16h to 19h, Wednesday and Thursday from 16h to 18h). Master description This is a 1-year master's degree (60 ECTS), taught over 2 semesters of 30 credits each. The contents focus on techniques and problems in computer vision (CV). The master's comprises 9 compulsory modules, of which 8 count for 6 ECTS, and a master's dissertation for 12 ECTS. This master's degree offers no specialisations or tracks, which means that all modules are compulsory. 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 As stipulated in the interuniversity collaboration agreement, the Joint Master's Committee (the general coordinator plus each university's coordinator and the module coordinators) or, if so agreed, a delegated sub-committee, is responsible for evaluating applicants' previous studies and making a selection. This committee presents the list of applicants admitted to the Master's Committee of the UAB School of Engineering, which approves it and refers it to the rector of the UAB for his resolution. The admission criteria are as follows: - Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics, or equivalent qualification. - English level B1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Selection criteria Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria: - academic transcript (30%) - degree in a subject directly related to this field (20%) - Professional or research experience in this field, including programming skills in prototyping languages like Matlab or Python (20%) - English level B2 or above of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (20%) - Degree of motivation towards this field (10%) Other participating universities: Open University of Catalonia (UOC) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) [-]

Master in Economic Analysis

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This is a two-year master's degree with120 ECTS credits, in line with the guidelines of the Bologna Declaration. In the programme, students acquire a solid grounding in Economics, with the accent placed on rigorous analytic thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods. [+]

This master's degree has obtained the new distinction International Master's Programme (IMP) awarded by the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat). Recently the evaluation board of the Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Catalonia (AQU) recommended this master's degree for "Accreditation with Quality". The Master's Degree in Economic Analysis (IDEA) is a research degree that prepares its students for academic careers and for positions in the private sector and in government and non-government organisations. The IDEA Programme is entirely international: its students are from all five continents, its teaching staff are part of an English-speaking international community and its graduates go on to join the global employment market. This is a two-year master's degree with120 ECTS credits, in line with the guidelines of the Bologna Declaration. In the programme, students acquire a solid grounding in Economics, with the accent placed on rigorous analytic thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods. The programme includes a wide range of specialisation options, making its students more competitive in the labour market and helping them to acquire the knowledge needed to proceed further into doctoral studies. Key features The UAB also offers a double degree with Lingnan University (Hong Kong), which could be of particular interest to students wishing to specialise in finance and banking and at the same time enhance their curriculum vitae with an internationally oriented education from this financial and economic capital. This programme allows students to combine the analytic training in Economics of the IDEA master's degree with the specialist preparation provided by the Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF). The MIBF syllabus concentrates on banking and finance, while also encompassing compatibility and regulation, and it has close ties with the Hong Kong financial market. With this double-degree system, students obtain both master's degrees within two years and can make use of both universities' employability and career services. Career options IDEA students have two possible pathways open to them on graduating: continuing on to study for a PhD or joining the labour market. Many opt for the first pathway, applying to join either the IDEA PhD or a PhD based abroad. On the other hand, this master's degree also equips its students for high-quality occupations in finance companies, consultancy services, big-data companies, regulatory bodies and research centres. The occupation rate of IDEA graduates is 100%. There is also a 100% match-up rate between qualifications and occupation. Looking behind these statistics we find organisations and job offers of extreme prestige. Recent occupations: Competition and Markets Authority (UK), Deloitte (Spain), Inter-American Development Bank (Washington DC), Office of Health Economics (UK), KPMG (Spain), IDEA PhD student, MIT PhD student, University of Minnesota PhD student. Master description The Master's degree in Economic Analysis comprises 120 credits to be taken over two years of two semesters each. The master's degree is oriented towards research. The compulsory modules (70 credits) provide students with a good analytical and methodological grounding for research: The 40 optional credits allow students to shape their own learning profile by applying the analytical tools acquired in the first year to problems that lie on the frontiers of Economic knowledge. In the Master's dissertation students carry out their own research under the guidance of a tutor. [-]

Master in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

If you’re looking to focus your future career in the field of Astrophysics, Cosmology, or High Energy Physics, and gain experience within research, completing your graduate program at the IFAE-ICE-UAB can imply a significantly positive change. [+]

If you’re looking to focus your future career in the field of Astrophysics, Cosmology, or High Energy Physics, and gain experience within research, completing your graduate program at the IFAE-ICE-UAB can imply a significantly positive change. Our professional research oriented program is taught by highly recognized scientists in their respective fields. In addition to a direct and personalized education experience, students have the possibility of interacting with local as well as foreign professors, who can provide links to international universities and research centers for future professional positions. The program’s main goal is to provide students with the essential tools for them to become outstanding research scientists in their field of choice. If you’re interested in pursuing a research career, you are encouraged to start with a Masters program (and eventually in a PhD) and therefore, this degree does provide the education needed for you to gain experience in high-energy physics, astrophysics and cosmology, initiate research collaborations with scientists all over the world and, essentially, learn how to do independent research. Since the masters program is addressed to an international audience, the classes are taught completely in English. Therefore, take a look at the academic program, the professors that comprise the teaching staff and the possible scholarships that suit you the most and apply to our program. The IFAE-ICE-UAB represents the starting line of your future. Come and experience the world of research. Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. Master description The master's degree is structured in modules of 6 or 9 ECTS credits each, it comprises 60 credits, and is divided into two specialisations: High Energy Physics, and Astrophysics and Cosmology. 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 Admission requirements are as follows: - a degree in Physics or Astronomy, or alternatively in Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, or other related science subjects; - level B2 in English. If this cannot be shown through an official certificate, the candidate's level will be assessed jointly by the Master's Commission during the selection stage. Selection criteria Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria. Academic transcript. (60%) - curriculum vitae, containing, together with other information: a) the level of English attained, and b) complementary studies in other subject areas related to this master's degree. (30%) A written account of the candidate's interests, motives and objectives. This will give the master's committee a clearer idea of how well the candidate's interests and objectives fit in with those of the master's degree and, in general, of the candidate's suitability.(10%) Complementary training Students from studies other than Physics and Astronomy, students from the European Higher Education Area with an 180-ECTS bachelor’s degree, independently of the subject, and students from outside the European Higher Education Area whose previous education has not provided them with the minimum knowledge necessary, may need to take and pass certain bridging courses. The master’s committee will examine students’ previous studies and will decide whether or not bridging courses are necessary. Bridging courses count for a maximum of 22 ECTS distributed among the following subjects belonging to the different bachelor’s degrees taught at the UAB’s Faculty of Sciences: - Quantum Mechanics: 6 ECTS credits - Introduction to Astrophysics: 5 ECTS credits - Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics: 5 ECTS credits - General Relativity and Cosmology: 6 ECTS credits [-]

Master in Industrial Chemistry and Introduction to Chemical Research

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master's degree will allow students to acquire a vision of Chemistry from the perspective of the industrial and research sectors, with in-depth knowledge in the fields of Advanced Materials and Biosciences. [+]

The Master's degree will allow students to acquire a vision of Chemistry from the perspective of the industrial and research sectors, with in-depth knowledge in the fields of Advanced Materials and Biosciences. Master's students will spend six months in an industrial or research laboratory. 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 - Professionals in chemical and pharmaceutical companies - Researchers in investigation institutions - Teachers in academic institutions Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week. 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 an official university qualification valid for admission to Master's degree courses in the country in which it was obtained. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - Academic transcript: 60% - Curriculum vitae: 20% - Interview and/or cover letter: 20% [-]

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is intended to define a suitable academic answer to an identified need of well-educated professionals in a crucial sector for European economy. The master programme has as the main goal the education of professionals able to take decisions in LSCM considering the operational, tactical and strategic aspects in Logistics and Supply Chain management from an integrated perspective by covering the technological, engineering and business related subjects. [+]

The master on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is intended to define a suitable academic answer to an identified need of well-educated professionals in a crucial sector for European economy. The master programme has as the main goal the education of professionals able to take decisions in LSCM considering the operational, tactical and strategic aspects in Logistics and Supply Chain management from an integrated perspective by covering the technological, engineering and business related subjects. The LSCM master's degree is targeting all graduates who want to deepen their knowledge in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management combined with an international and intercultural orientation and with a particular focus on methodologies and techniques which are able to handle business data, financial data and engineering data in order to find efficient solutions dealing with strategic, tactical and operational questions from an integrating perspective. The LSCM master gives response to a need in present economy of well-educated professionals in the logistics and supply chain field by identifying the common ground and foundations required to fit the learning skills and competencies expected by the labour market in this sector. Furthermore, the European dimension of the Master becomes of major relevance since LSCM is essentially the organization and realization of an inter-organizational and, frequently, trans-national flows (of goods, services, and related information). Student and teacher mobility contributes to provide the graduates with this essential trans-national view. Career options - Material planner - Purchasing planner - Distribution planner - Logistics manager - Purchasing manager - Supply chain strategist - Production planner - Transportation planner - Software developer - Supply chain manager - Logistics project manager - Consultant in logistics and supply chain management Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week. 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 The requirements for admission are: - Hold a university degree in the fields of engineering, economics, applied sciences, or other similar fields. Lectures will be given in English, therefore you must demonstrate a good level of oral and written English. Your knowledge of English must be equivalent to Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - Student record: 60% - English level equivalent or superior to the minimum admission level: 15% - Relevant publications, work experience or projects in fields related to the master's degree: 10% - Cover letter: 10% - Recommendation letter: 5% Other participating universities: Riga Technical University, Latvia Technische Hochschule Wildau, Germany [-]

Master in Management, Organization and Business Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master of <strong>Science Management, Organization and Business Economics (MMOBE, MSc) is an official Master of Science</strong>, of one year with full time dedication (60 ECTS), focused on management and business topics, internationally oriented and organized by three of the most renowned Spanish University departments on these topics (click here for a short presentation). [+]

This master's degree has been awarded the new distinction as an International Master's Programme (IMP) by the Government of Catalonia. The master of Science Management, Organization and Business Economics (MMOBE, MSc) is an official Master of Science, of one year with full time dedication (60 ECTS), focused on management and business topics, internationally oriented and organized by three of the most renowned Spanish University departments on these topics (click here for a short presentation). It offers specialised and advanced training in the field of business research, catering for two objectives: - rigorous initial training in business research and its relevant dimensions; - offer of an analytical focus of the managerial decisions and problems that affect businesses. To do this, advanced analysis tools are used from the fields of economics, statistics, econometrics and operative research. This dual objective of offering a solid basis for quantitative analysis and analysing specific business issues means that the MMOBE adopts a unique and differentiated focus. The study of business problems, from a research perspective, requires the dedication of special efforts to the abstraction and resolution of problems. This focus is complemented by also contributing ideas and theories that not only help to understand problems, but also to develop instruments to facilitate the management of such sophisticated and complex organisations as businesses can be. Therefore, thorough analysis and concern for the management and direction of complex organisations are the two issues that guide the scientific orientation of the MMOBE. Career options The main objective of the MMOBE is to train professionals in the study of organizations, on a conceptual and quantitative basis that can enable them to undertake analysis activities and implement actions for different types of organization: companies, government institutions and international bodies. The MMOBE also trains people seeking an academic career in the fields of business organization, strategy and economics. Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master¿s degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week 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 - Holders of a four-year degree or EHEA degree in Business Management and Administration, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other similar engineering qualifications. - Degrees in similar fields such as Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences, etc. - Degrees in other fields and postgraduate training in Business Management and Administration or Economics. - You will also be accepted if you have obtained a degree in these studies from a university abroad. - A good level of English equivalent to the upper intermediate level B2.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended. Selection criteria The Admissions Committee will assess each candidate's application according to the following criteria: - Degree and academic transcript. Other postgraduate qualifications and corresponding transcript. - Three reference letters from university lecturers, researchers or, in exceptional cases, professionals in charge of the candidate's training. - A motivation letter. - Additional academic activities such as seminars, conferences, published research papers, etc. - Professional experience related to the contents of the master's degree. - Good knowledge of English and other languages. Other participating universities: Public University of Navarre University of the Balearic Islands [-]

Master in Modelling for Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The central core of the master's degree in <strong>Modelling for Science and Engineering</strong> is based on two fundamental pillars: the modelling of systems and the numerical simulation or resolution of systems. [+]

The central core of the master's degree in Modelling for Science and Engineering is based on two fundamental pillars: the modelling of systems and the numerical simulation or resolution of systems. As a graduate in science and/or engineering, this master's degree will provide you with the cross-curricular training needed to analyse and solve systems through the construction and treatment of models. 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. The interdisciplinary approach of this master's degree will aid you in experimenting with situations you may later face professionally, and is a solid bridge between the academic world to the professional world. In addition, the master's degree also contains international aspects, given that lectures are in English and there are students from many different countries. Career options Once you have completed the master's degree you will be prepared to opt for the following career opportunities: - Writing a PhD thesis Working in cutting edge high-tech companies such as: - AIS (Artificial Intelligence Applications) - AIA (Advanced Computing Applications) - ASCAMM Technology Centre - BTECHC Barcelona Technical Center - Salvetti&Llomparthttp - Autodesk - OTSA Maquinaria Eléctrica S.L. - AUMA Environmental and Energy Consultants - INÈDIT innovation - AERIS Environmental Technologies - VORTEX Online Wind Modelling Conducting research in centres such as: - CRM (Mathematical Research Centre) - IFAE Institute for High Energy Physics - iermB Institute for Regional and Metropolitan Studies of Barcelona - CVC Computer Vision Centre Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week 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 The admission criteria are the following: - Hold a four-year or three year degree in sciences or engineering. - Good level of English, equivalent to Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Selection criteria Once you have met the entrance requirements places will be given according to the following criteria: - Student record (70%) - Curriculum Vitae (20%) - Personal interview (10%) If you cannot certify that your English is equivalent to Level B1 you will be invited to an interview to make sure you have sufficient knowledge of the language to be able to follow the classes. [-]

Master in Political Science

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). [-]

Master in Sport Management

Campus or Online Full time Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The Master's Degree in Sport Management is a 10-month programme that thoroughly explores the most important aspects of sport management. [+]

The Master's Degree in Sport Management is a 10-month programme that thoroughly explores the most important aspects of sport management. It combines classes taught by expert teachers with close ties to sport, master classes, exclusive lectures by guest speakers from the field of sport management, and outside visits to take you beyond the learning experience you get with your classmates and let you extend your network of contacts in the world of sport. The master's degree is delivered in two languages: Spanish (on-site and online formats) or English (online only) Career options Competitive sport (professional sport clubs and event management). Governance (sports federations and associations). Sports facilities and events (championship organisation, sports clubs). Community sport (foundations or municipalities). Sport consultancy (personal business ventures). Sports journalism. Marketing and sponsorship (private or public companies). 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. Work placements The Master's Degree in Sport Management includes an external placement as a compulsory component, for six ECTS credits. The External Placement Programme (PPE) matches supply and demand for places in order to enable students of the Johan Cruyff Institute to gain professional experience in the sector and put their knowledge of sport management into practice. [-]

Master in Telecommunication Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in <strong>Telecommunication Engineering</strong> is professionally orientated and entitles the holder to practise the profession of Telecommunication Engineer, as established by the Ministry in order number CIN/355/2009 of 9 February (Official State Gazette of 20 February). [+]

The master's degree in Telecommunication Engineering is professionally orientated and entitles the holder to practise the profession of Telecommunication Engineer, as established by the Ministry in order number CIN/355/2009 of 9 February (Official State Gazette of 20 February). Career options - Telecommunication engineers practise their profession mainly in the following areas: - Management, planning and operation of telecommunication networks and services, - Design, operation and management of information services (providers of services and applications, internet, intranet), - Design of telecommunication and positioning equipment, - Telecommunication infrastructure, construction or deployment of telecommunication networks (cable, fibre, radio), - Electronic engineering, - Telematic engineering, - Software engineering, - Control of systems and processes, - Industrial Automation, - Production of audiovisual content, - Management, planning and operation in areas not specified above (Human Resources, financial management, etc.), - Consultancies (technology, strategies, etc.), - Teaching, - Research. Teaching timetable Onsite classes for UAB official master's degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week Master description The syllabus of the Master's Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, geared towards professional practice, will comprise 90 credits (30 + 30 +30) to be taken over 3 semesters. During the first academic year (2 semesters), students must take the 60 compulsory ECTS (10 modules), while in the final semester they must take the 18 optional ECTS, and write the master's dissertation, which counts for 12 compulsory ECTS. 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 Access to this Master's Degree in Telecommunication Engineering shall be administered under the conditions laid out in Ministerial Order CIN/355/2009: Access to the master's degree that allows entry into the profession of Telecommunication Engineer shall be granted to those who have previously acquired the skills stipulated in section 3 of the Ministerial Order that establishes the requisites for verifying official university qualifications that allow entry into the profession of Technical Telecommunication Engineer and the training required by section 5 of the Ministerial Order. Furthermore, access to the master's degree shall be granted when the candidate's bachelor's degree includes the basic training module and the common branch module, even if a complete block of the specific technology module is not covered, and when 48 credits of those offered in all blocks of this module of a degree that qualifies the holder as a Technical Telecommunication Engineer, in accordance with the aforementioned Ministerial Order. Access to this master's degree is also open to those in possession of any bachelor's degree in engineering, though in this case bridging courses may have to be taken previously. Another requisite is to provide documentary proof of having a sufficient level of English. This is level B1, according to the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Modern Languages Selection criteria Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria: - Academic transcript (80%). - Level B2 or above in English (20%). Students with no language certificate will be assessed through an interview, in person or by telephone. Complementary training Direct access to the master's in Telecommunication Engineering (without bridging courses) will be open to students with the following qualifications: - Bachelor's degrees that allow entry into the profession of Technical Telecommunication Engineer, under Ministerial Order CIN/352/2009. - Another bachelor's degree that includes the basic training module and the common branch module, even if a complete block of the specific technology module is not covered and if 48 credits of those offered in all blocks of the aforementioned module of a degree, allows entry into the profession of Technical Telecommunication Engineer, under Ministerial Order CIN/352/2009 - Telecommunication Engineering - Technical Telecommunication Engineer, specialising in Sound and Image, Telematics, Telecommunication Systems and Electronic Systems. Moreover, access to this master's is open, through bridging courses, to those with a degree in Computer Engineering or a pre-EHEA degree in Physics or Mathematics. The number of credits to be taken in bridging courses will depend on the student's academic record, up to a maximum of 60 ECTS, to be taken over one academic year before taking the master's degree. After completing the bridging courses, students may begin the master's degree. [-]

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