Masters in Social Sciences in Spain

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Social Sciences programs usually include courses in psychology, sociology and ethics that teach students how to channel their natural compassion into useful, effective action that helps vulnerable populations such as abuse victims, substance abusers, criminals and the disabled. Career opportunities include treatment facilities, home healthcare, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Research Master in Sociology and Demography

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The master's programme in Sociology and Demography trains professionals to conduct high-quality research on key socio-demographic aspects of modern societies. In these turbulent times, it is more important than ever to determine which dynamics affect individuals and families and how the financial crisis is impacting various groups. This programme provides students with state-of-the-art methodological tools to answer questions such as... [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Spain 2017. Research Master in Sociology and Demography The master's programme in Sociology and Demography trains professionals to conduct high-quality research on key socio-demographic aspects of modern societies. In these turbulent times, it is more important than ever to determine which dynamics affect individuals and families and how the financial crisis is impacting various groups. This programme provides students with state-of-the-art methodological tools to answer questions such as: What impact has the crisis had on social inequalities and social cohesion? How has it affected people's living and working conditions? How has it affected their health? What effect has it had on people's chances for educational and occupational mobility? What strategies have people chosen to deal with the crisis and how have they affected family structures, marriage and young people's ability to strike out on their own? What role do women play in the household economy today and how has it affected gender relations? Has the crisis hit all social classes, countries and welfare states equally hard? Is it possible to grow without sacrificing social cohesion? With what policies? The programme's content allows students to explore these and other important questions related to social organization from a dynamic perspective, identifying the opportunities, needs and problems that arise for individuals in different stages of their lives. It moreover does so from a comparative international perspective in order to address the role of social and institutional factors in explaining imbalances and social dynamics. Objectives The master's programme's... [-]

Master's Degree in International Development Cooperation

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Official Master's Degree in International Development Cooperation caters to the need for skilled professionals in different areas related to development cooperation, involves many different areas, and requires specific and complex preparation and training. Our Master's degree program trains and prepares students so that they may successfully conduct their professional career in the field of International Development Cooperation. [+]

Master's Degree in International Development Cooperation The Official Master's Degree in International Development Cooperation has been taught at the University Institute of Studies on Migration (IUEM) for sixteen years and it has been one of Comillas Pontifical University's official degree programs since the 2008-2009 academic year. The University Institute of Studies on Migration has spent the this time producing highly trained professionals to engage in the field of International Development Cooperation. Our graduates currently hold positions in public- and private-sector bodies and agencies, with plenty of example of this (see career prospects). In short, the professional careers it leads to and the interest shown by companies and society in this course justify its place among our Official Degree programs. Admission Who is it intended for? This Master's program is intended for a variety of university graduates wishing to gain further professional expertise or improve their level of specialization in the field of international development cooperation through a high-quality program in the field. This Master's program focuses on expanding professional skills as well as initiating the students in the field of research and, where applicable, enabling them to be admitted to the specific doctorate program in the field. Requirements: The admission process is open to any candidates meeting the following conditions: Holding a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent; Applicants who hold a university diploma or similar will additionally be required to sit an entrance examination whose content and dates will be notified during the admission process. Having a solid academic record; Previous... [-]

Master in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

MLS - Master in Liberal Studies (60 credits) [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Spain 2017. Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Courses Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits / 26 courses Thesis 8 credits Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or... [-]

Máster Universitario en Pensamiento Español e Iberoamericano

UAM Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Madrid

Los objetivos que deseamos conseguir son básicamente los mismos que nos propusimos cuando pusimos en marcha este Máster Universitario en Pensamiento Español e Iberoamericano en su primera formulación, allá en el curso 2008-2009. Y pretendemos cumplirlos conservando el mismo espíritu que nos llevó a proponer este Máster de investigación para jóvenes que deseen formarse como especialistas en el estudio de nuestras tradiciones de pensamiento. [+]

Los objetivos que deseamos conseguir son básicamente los mismos que nos propusimos cuando pusimos en marcha este Máster Universitario en Pensamiento Español e Iberoamericano en su primera formulación, allá en el curso 2008-2009. Y pretendemos cumplirlos conservando el mismo espíritu que nos llevó a proponer este Máster de investigación para jóvenes que deseen formarse como especialistas en el estudio de nuestras tradiciones de pensamiento. Cada vez es más clara la convicción según la cual no pueden construirse modelos de conocimiento universales en el pensamiento y en las ciencias sociales que no tengan en cuenta las distintas tradiciones. En un capítulo del libro titulado Cultura catalana y cultura universal (1983), José Ferrater Mora sostenía que no hay valores universalizables que no procedan de una cultura particular: “las formas de universalidad -decía- se alcanzan a partir de la cultura particular” y aquello que merece ser llamado universal es aquello que puede ser valioso para otra cultura. O dicho con sus propias palabras, hablamos de “la transparticularidad de estos o aquellos rasgos o actividades culturales”. Es un planteamiento que ha sido largamente cultivado en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid por lo que se refiere a la necesidad de que los estudiantes, que se dedican al cultivo de la Filosofía y otras ramas de las Humanidades, tengan un buen conocimiento de la(s) tradición(es) española(s). Lo propio del momento actual es que este planteamiento no puede ya realizarse sin un marco de relaciones que amplíe este horizonte a universidades iberoamericanas, en la medida en que... [-]

MA In Bilingualism And CLIL

La Salle Centro Universitario
Campus Part time 9 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

Languages ​​play an increasingly important role and the combination of content and language curriculum gives students a better preparation for a society in which the [+]

Master in Bilingualism and Methodology CLIL

Languages ​​play an increasingly important role and the combination of content and language curriculum gives students a better preparation for a society in which mobility is becoming a feature increasingly common labor.

Hence, in the last decade, bilingual programs have undergone tremendous development over the Spanish geography especially those based on the methodology CLIL. This has been the result of the commitment by European policies aimed at promoting multilingualism and an awareness of the need to learn foreign languages. Currently, in the Madrid region is developing a project that encourages the creation of bilingual schools. In order to carry out the progressive introduction of bilingual education in public schools and Primary Education of the Community of Madrid, since 2004, the Department for Education and Employment, by different orders call, has been annually selecting public schools and Primary Education where education is taught bilingual Spanish-English, up to the beginning of the academic year 2012-2013 a total of 300 centers. ... [-]