Directors: Dr. José Mª Aguilar González and Dr. Juan Carlos Graciano Regalado
Title: Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law
Responsible center: Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset University Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset - Complutense University of Madrid
Center where the Master is taught: Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Credits: 60 ECTS
Price: 7,000 euros (UCM fees, between 800 and 1300 euros, depending on the student's origin, community or not)
Duration: 1 year
Modality: face-to-face (to be confirmed in the 1st semester)The Economic Analysis of Law is an innovative approach taught at the world's most prestigious universities. It is a methodology that applies to problems of a legal or institutional nature, principles and reasoning of an economic nature, placing special emphasis on the efficiency of rules, contracts and institutions in general. The Master is the best way to achieve a solid, rigorous and applied economic training, in the shortest possible time, and is intended primarily for graduates in Law, Economics, Political Sciences and in general graduates of Social Sciences
This Master has been verified by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA), attached to the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. The credits completed in the Master are automatically recognized for access to doctoral studies at any University of the European Higher Education Area.We Guarantee Your Quality Training!
The Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset , IUIOG, guarantees the delivery of all its training during the 2020-2021 academic year, also of face-to-face courses that will be adapted to online mode in the event that the authorities do not allow face-to-face training.
And if, for reasons of force majeure, the program or course cannot be taught, the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset undertakes to refund the amounts contributed by the student.
The IUIOG is a center with extensive experience in face-to-face and online postgraduate training. Its Virtual Campus is designed to maintain the values we promote: academic quality and student projection.
For us, in addition to quality, your peace of mind comes first.Presentation and ObjectivesThe Economic Analysis of Law has become a fundamental work tool for a professional career. This Master will open the doors to a successful professional career, both to work in law firms or consulting firms, as well as to perform in government positions, in public bodies or in international organizations.
It also allows professional development in the academic field because, being an official degree awarded by the Complutense University of Madrid, allows direct access to the development of the doctoral thesis and obtaining the title of Doctor.
This program offers a unique opportunity to carry out interdisciplinary and official postgraduate studies in Law and Economics.
The Economic Analysis of Law is an innovative approach taught at the world's most prestigious universities. It is a methodology that applies to problems of a legal or institutional nature, principles and reasoning of an economic nature, placing special emphasis on the efficiency of rules, contracts and institutions in general. The Master is the best way to achieve a solid, rigorous and applied economic training, in the shortest possible time.
The Master is designed primarily for graduates in Law, Economics, Political Science and in general graduates of Social Sciences. It is an excellent program for graduates of different specialties and profiles who want to be trained in applied economic reasoning, above all to Law, but also to all regulation in a broad sense and to public policies. For those who do not have a background in Economics, Business Administration or other similar careers, the Master is the best way to achieve a solid, rigorous and applied economic training in the shortest possible time.Competences that are acquired with this Master:Specific competencesDeep knowledge of the interaction between Law and Economics and the ability to give a multidisciplinary approach to legal, economic and social problems.
Systematic understanding of the Economic Analysis of Law and its practical application.
Ability to plan and evaluate various types of public policies.
In-depth understanding of the main theoretical and practical aspects of public management.
Ability to analyze and design alternative models of regulation in matters of civil liability, contracts and commercial law.
Ability to analyze and formulate legislative proposals to reduce crime.
Ability to analyze and formulate legislative and public policy proposals to improve the functioning of judicial systems.
Ability to apply strategic analysis and Game Theory models to specific situations.
Knowledge of the different HR management models in the public sector and ability to analyze the incentives of public employment regulations.
In-depth knowledge of models of social regulation in the area of ​​public health, social security and the environment.
Use of the main computer applications for econometric analysis.
Ability to promote the advancement of the Economic Analysis of Law in academic and professional contexts.Transversal or general competencesKnow how to apply the acquired knowledge and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader contexts.
Communicate conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that sustain them, to specialized and non-specialized publics in a clear and unambiguous way.
Possess the learning skills that allow to continue studying in a way that will have to be largely self-directed or autonomous.
Acquire verbal and written communication skills that allow to express clearly and accurately, judgments, opinions, research results, advice, etc. to all kinds of audiences.
Learn to search for information, locate documentary sources, and manage and exploit databases.
Incorporate the analysis, ideas of gender equality, fundamental rights, non-discrimination, pacifism and democratic values in their professional development.ProgramThe Master consists of 60 credits (ECTS), which include face-to-face classes, methodological courses, seminars, lectures, internships and other complementary activities. It is required to present a Final Research Paper on a specific topic that will be chosen, by mutual agreement, between the student and the Master's Direction, and for which each student will be assigned an expert supervisor in the research topic.
The minimum number of ECTS credits per enrollment and school period to obtain the Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law is 60 ECTS under the full-time modality, and 30 ECTS under the part-time modality. If the student does not enroll or does not exceed all the credits necessary to obtain his degree in a school period, he must abide by the provisions of the General Rules of Permanence of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Subjects 1st SemesterMicroeconomics, game theory and industrial organization (ECTS 6)
Economic analysis of the law of civil liability, contracts, property and corporate governance (ECTS 6)
Economic analysis of criminal law and litigation (ECTS 6)
Statistics and data analysis (ECTS 6)
Economic regulation (ECTS4)Subjects 2nd SemesterPublic policies and judicial reform (ECTS 6)
Economic analysis of social regulation (ECTS 6)
Efficiency in public management (ECTS 6)
HR in the public sector (ECTS 6)
Business crisis and competitions (ECTS 4)TFM (ECTS 8)
The recognition of credits may not exceed 40% of the credits corresponding to the Master's degree for which recognition is requested.
In accordance with RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, the transfer of credits implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the Master's degree courses of the UCM, followed by each student, all the credits obtained in teaching will be included. officialAdmission requirementsTo take the Master's degree, it will be necessary to hold a university degree, undergraduate degree or similar. Students from foreign universities must apply for authorization to pursue postgraduate studies at the Complutense University of Madrid.
Knowledge of the English language at an intermediate level is recommended by the bibliography and sources of information existing in the program in that language.Documentation to ContributeApplications from those who have not contributed, with the electronic form and within the deadlines established for the submission of applications in the corresponding section of this call, will be assessed with the following documentation, in PDF format:
For applicants with studies from educational systems belonging to the EHEA (European Higher Education Area)NIF, NIE or Passport
Title that gives access to the studies, Substitute Certification, receipt of having paid the issuance rights or European Supplement to the Title (SET).
In the case of not providing the SET, an academic certification of the studies carried out, stating the subjects passed and the grades obtained. Students with degrees from the UCM will be able to provide the academic report available on the academic management portal www.GEA-UCM.net (My academic progress> obtain certificate).
Curriculum vitae in which the academic and professional training is detailed.
Other specific documentation required for admission to the selected studies.For applicants with studies from educational systems outside the EHEANIF, NIE or Passport
Resolution of the homologation or declaration of equivalence to degree and academic level. Failing that, a copy of the concession or of the application for the access permit granted by the UCM, except in the case of application in Master's courses for the exercise of regulated professions.
Those students pending resolution of Master's Access by the UCM, must provide at the time of applying for admission a certification, issued by the competent body, proving that the degree gives access in the country of origin to postgraduate studies.
Academic certification of the studies carried out in which the subjects passed and the grades obtained are shown.
Curriculum vitae in which the academic and professional training is detailed
2 Passport size photos
Letters of recommendation (optional)
The Academic Committee of the Master will evaluate the applications.The results of the admission process can be consulted, through the computer tool available at: https://www.ucm.es/master, accessing with your username and password.