What does it consist of?
Gender studies and, in particular, those related to the planning and implementation of equality policies, as well as the prevention of violence against women in various social areas, have a long history, both internationally and in our country.
The Master's Degree in Equality Policies and Prevention of Gender Violence offers a complementary postgraduate training in matters of equality policies and the prevention of violence against women that is part of the need recognized by the national legal framework, since both the Law of Measures of Integral Protection against Gender Violence and the Organic Law for the Effective Equality of Women and Men, consecrate not only the need for trained professionals in the field of gender equality and violence against women and its prevention, but also the need to develop new professional profiles or reinforce the presence of existing ones, as would be the case of equal opportunity agents that can carry out the different actions foreseen by said laws.
Therefore, our training responds to a strategic opportunity and to the connection with the social environment and with the training needs of the future professionals that is determined by the current legislative framework. In this sense, the aims of the proposed Master's Degree are the acquisition by the student of an advanced training oriented towards professional specialization in gender equality and violence policies.
What will you learn?
The general objective is to offer a training that allows the future graduates to develop their work in policies of equality and / or prevention of gender violence in the current legislative framework (marked by the Law of Integral Protection Measures against Gender Violence and the Law of Effective Equality between Women and Men) offering them the necessary conceptual and methodological tools to do so. The expert in equality policies is one or that professional who designs, directs, coordinates, dynamizes, implements, manages and evaluates plans, programs, projects and action campaigns related to equal opportunities in different professional areas and scenarios. The expert in the prevention of gender violence is one or that professional who designs, directs, coordinates, dynamizes, implements, manages and evaluates the eradication of gender violence in different professional areas and scenarios. The aim of the degree that is proposed is to train professional experts in the development of these tasks.
What can you do when you're finished?
Among the students for whom this master's degree may be of interest are: Current graduates and future graduates in health and behavioral sciences (psychology, nursing, medicine), social and legal sciences (sociology, social work ), education sciences (teaching, pedagogy, psychopedagogy, social education) and humanities (philosophy, history, philology).
Access to other studies and professional opportunities
After completing this master's program, students can request if they consider it appropriate to be admitted to a doctoral program (each university regulates the access requirements through the academic committees of its doctorates).
Admission profile and admission criteria
They will be able to initiate their university studies in this title those people who:
- They are in possession of an official university degree in Spain or another issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area, which authorizes the issuer of the degree to access master's degrees.
- They are titled according to educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of training equivalent to the corresponding official university degrees in Spain and that they authorize in the country issuing the degree to access teaching courses of study. postgraduate
In accordance with the regulations and deadlines established by the university, students must pre-register for the master's degree as a formality prior to enrollment. If the number of applications exceeds the maximum number of students set, the Academic Committee of the Degree (CAT) will draw up a list in order of priority based on the assessment of the following two criteria:
- The average grade obtained in the academic record that is taken as reference for the entry of the student in the degree.
- The curriculum of the student in which they will be assessed: the adequacy of their degree to the areas of specialization of the Master and the training and activities of a scientific-professional nature previously done and that are adapted to the areas of specialization of the master.
In any case, if the CAT deems it advisable, a personal interview with the candidate to be admitted to the Master can be carried out.
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Last updated March 8, 2018