UOC-Universitat Oberta De Catalunya

UOC-Universitat Oberta De Catalunya
Location address: UOC-Universitat Oberta De Catalunya
Av. Tibidabo, 39-43

Barcelona, 08035 ES

UOC-Universitat Oberta De Catalunya

The UOC is an online university born from the knowledge society and whose mission is to provide people with lifelong learning and education.

An internationally-renowned online university, the UOC offers student-centred learning with the benefits of personalized studies, flexibility, accessibility and collaboration. The UOC is a leader and innovator in education and technology, and is a benchmark for quality in its academic work and research in e-learning based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

A Catalan university with an international presence, the UOC is sensitive to the diversity of its environment and committed to the capacity of education and culture to effect social change. The UOC, with its 58,000 students from 87 countries, and 32,000 alumni, has a strong international presence, forging alliances with universities and research institutions in different countries. The UOC is also committed to promoting business and entrepreneurial activity through local and international partnership projects.

Top 12 reasons why students choose the UOC


•Student-centred learning that is personalised, allowing you to tailor your studies to your specific knowledge, interests and needs
 
•Flexible, adapting to your personal and professional reality, allowing you to set your pace and schedules regardless of where you are
 
•Interactive, creating a community where everyone takes part
 
•Collaborative, generating shared knowledge
 
•Accompaniment, guiding you through each course and giving you continuous assessment to guarantee your academic progress
 
•Leadership and innovation in e-learning based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
 
•High standards and quality of teaching, research and management
 
•Diverse range of study options and unique online programmes tailored to societal needs: undergraduate degrees, masters degrees, official masters degrees, postgraduate degrees and short courses
 
•Global exchange, fostering creativity, innovation and cooperation with other universities, institutions and businesses around the world
 
•Numerous international awards in recognition of its outstanding e-learning educational model and the quality of its academic work
 
•High levels of student satisfaction
 
•Accessible, continuously adapting its website to comply with accessibility standards in order to eliminate barriers that impede people's rights to obtain information and communication


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Master in Conflictology

Online Spain Barcelona
March 2015

This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematises knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner. Conflicts are everyday occurrences ... [+]

Master in Conflictology

Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people’s lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation.

The efforts made by humankind to live in peace give us insight to accomplish real results, eliminate war, transform conflicts and manage them positively. This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematises knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner.

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Master in Free Software

Online Spain Barcelona
March 2015

This Official Master's Degree Programme in Free Software came about by the need to train qualified staff in free software. The European Union has recommended the ... [+]

{title_short}. Master in Free Software

This degree came about by the need to train qualified staff in free software. The European Union has recommended the introduction of courses on this subject because it considers that the habitual lack of knowledge of source code prevents us from auditing the true operation of software, which could seriously compromise security in some countries, leaving it in the hands of companies that create proprietary programs.    

This University Master's Degree Programme was designed in this global context to offer students a range of possibilities depending on their professional profile (administrator of networks and operating systems, administrator of websites and e-mail systems, expert in application development and the management of operating systems in free software environments) and their interests.... [-]