The Master's Degree in Applied Anthropology offers an interdisciplinary training aimed at facilitating social research in and of our contemporary global and intercultural societies. The Master also offers specialized training to professionals involved in analysis, planning or intervention in the fields of social and cultural policy.
The training offer of the Master includes the areas of knowledge of Social Anthropology, Sociology and Philosophy, and develops research aptitude in its triple theoretical-conceptual, empirical and methodological aspects.
The teaching of the Master is given by the videoconference system, which allows to follow the development of the classes from any of the UCLM campuses (Albacete, Almadén, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Talavera de la Reina and Toledo).
The teaching language will be entirely in Castilian (Spanish).Training objectivesThe basic objective of the Master is to provide advanced training in the theoretical, empirical and methodological aspects of anthropological research (in a broad sense that includes elements of other human and social sciences), which allows the student to access Doctoral Programs in the areas knowledge of that field.
The Master aims, in addition to training researchers, to provide theoretical and applied tools for the analysis of the social and cultural environment in which we currently find ourselves and which is part of a global and intercultural world, increasingly complex and plural, as well as challenging due to the growing uncertainty and insecurity in multiple areas or spheres of social life.CompetenciesGeneralThat students are able to design social research projects and programs to detect social problems linked to the settings of the various communities.
That students develop the ability to know and master the instruments of research in Anthropology, especially those related to qualitative analysis and the management of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies).Specific competencesKnow the different theoretical approaches of applied anthropology and its importance for research in a global context and cultural diversity.
To know in depth the epistemology and the theory of science applied to research in applied anthropology.
Apply the research methods of the social sciences in general and Anthropology in particular for a better understanding of social reality.
Know the main bibliographic sources and relevant topics in the field of Applied Anthropology.
Manage databases with relevant information and on Applied Anthropology.
Understand the methodological singularities of Anthropology
Acquire methodological habits typical of scientific work in the field of social anthropology.
Identify social practices that violate human rights and the principle of equality in the processes of construction of cultural diversity and globalization.
Identify ethnocentric cultural schemes in areas such as education, work, health, migration, cultural heritage, public spaces, urbanism, religion, family and associations for the purposes of social research.Professional outingsThe investigative nature of the Master qualifies for access to Doctoral studies and the subsequent completion of a Doctoral Thesis.
The UCLM Department of Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology and Aesthetics, responsible for this Master, also participates in two PhD programs at UCLM.The Doctorate in Research in Humanities, Arts and Education, in which 160 professors with solid research careers participate, and which has been configured around multidisciplinary contents specifically consistent with the priority lines and research emphasis of the Master: cultural heritage, social problems and educational, and intercultural studies.
The Interuniversity Program of Doctorate in Philosophy, developed by 6 Spanish universities: University of Alicante, University of Almería, University of Castilla-La Mancha, University of La Laguna, University of Murcia and University of Zaragoza. This Doctoral Program is not aimed exclusively at students with advanced training in philosophy, but also at "those students from other areas of knowledge who want to contribute a philosophical perspective to their training."Admission profileThe Master goes to all people with a general interest in the field of social and cultural anthropology who, from a critical perspective with social and cultural realities, want to study issues such as immigration, processes, gender, relationships ethnic groups, international cooperation or new forms of identity.Admission criteriaIn this Master there is NO Conditional Admission!
The Academic Committee of the Master's degree selects the students in accordance with the general conditions of access and, in the event that demand exceeds supply, the following criteria are taken into account:Academic Record (50%)
Profile, personal capacities and adaptation of the previous training to the contents of the Master. (twenty%)
Other academic or training merits .200 postgraduate degrees, other degrees, publications, conferences, etc.). (twenty%)
Curriculum vitae and letter of motivation (10%)