Master's Degree in Applied Sociology: Social Problems

General

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Program Description

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 90
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Guide price: € 45.02 per credit.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

The Master's Degree in Applied Sociology: Social Problems is oriented towards the training of professionals specialized in the study of, and intervention in, the fundamental social problems of contemporary society (inequalities, marginalization, exclusion, social risks, etc.) that affect to its different institutions (family, work, city, education, State, etc.) and living conditions (health, personal autonomy, resources, etc.).

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

605749

Welfare State and Social Policy

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

605751

Social Forms of Violence and Sociology of Crime and Delinquency

Optional

6.0

Yes

605753

Immigration and Social Intervention

Optional

6.0

Yes

605744

The Current Work Crisis

Optional

6.0

Yes

605740

Research Methodology and Intervention in Social Problems

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

605750

Poverty and Social Exclusion

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608051

Social Employment Policies and Regimes

Optional

6.0

Yes

605748

Social risks

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

605745

Health, Illness and Quality of Life

Optional

6.0

Yes

605742

Sociology of Inequality

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

605746

Sociology of International Inequalities and Development Policies

Optional

6.0

Yes

605741

Sociology of Social Problems at the Individual Scale

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

605754

Transformations of the Social Space and Urban Interventions

Optional

6.0

Yes

Course 2

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

605756

External Practices

External Practices

18.0

Yes

605757

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

6.0

Yes

goals

It aims to provide systematic empirical knowledge of these problems, offering adequate methodological training (qualitative and quantitative techniques) and analytical training for their study and understanding. It also seeks to address the study and evaluation of policies and measures implemented by different social actors (public administrations and civil society) to contain, alleviate or resolve them, accounting for the social intervention procedures typical of sociology and other social sciences. relevant in this field. Lastly, he wants to introduce his students to their professional practice by carrying out tutored practices in companies, institutions and public administrations.

Recipients

The Master's degree is aimed at students of Bachelor's or Bachelor's degrees in Sociology or in any of the related disciplines (Political and Administration Science, Social Anthropology, Social Work, International Relations, etc.) interested in the study and intervention in social problems .

Why study this master?

Professional activities for which the degree qualifies: social research technician applied to social problems; specialist in sociological analysis and intervention in social problems; technical adviser in the design and administration of public policies in the field of social problems; development agent; social, cultural and family mediator; technician in NGOs and volunteer platforms against social exclusion; socio-cultural mediation agent in immigration fields; Cooperating with NGOs specialized in social problems.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out during the course in which you pre-enroll studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before September 30, 2020 .
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
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