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Official master’s degree in Humanistic and Social Studies
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Denomination

Official master's degree in Humanistic and Social Studies

Academic Area

Education and Humanities

Length

9 months

Credits

60 ECTS

places

20

modality

Blended learning

Student profile

Graduates interested in developing their professional careers in the field of university teaching and research, or wishing to acquire philosophical and sociological criteria to evaluate in-depth the contemporary world.

Admission and Enrolment

Enrolment application via website, sending of the documents and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

From October to June. Friday from 16.00 h to 20.15 h. It is possible to attend classes via online.

Academic Calendar

Multidisciplinary training oriented to promoting the access to a PhD programm in the Humanities and Social Sciences field.

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. PhD training

The aim of the official master’s degree in Humanistic and Social Studies of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU is the acquisition by the student of an advanced formation of multidisciplinary nature, oriented towards the promotion of their initiation in the research tasks within the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The subjects that form the official master's degree in Humanistic and Social Studies are thought to provide an in-depth and precise vision for the student, and introducing the big philosophical and cultural problems in the light of classical thinking, particularly of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

2. Methodology

The teaching approach answers to the intention of training students especially on researching, arousing an autonomous reflection that leads them to suggest in a creative way the suitable questions to every field.

The familiarisation with the bibliography management and sources in general, the capability to diagnose the state of an issue, as well as the ability to rationally argue in favour of a certain position, are the three axis on which teaching are based.
Individualised orientation: tutoring oriented to the ulterior elaboration of the doctoral thesis.

3. Faculty

Faculty composed by teachers and researchers chosen by their renowned prestige and specialisation.

4. Modality

This master's degree is taught on a blended learning modality, with the chance to follow classes on-site or, occasionally, via video conference.

5. Information resources

The Library Service is conceived as a support unit for study and research. Its most important objective is to meet the educative and scientific demands. It has convenient opening hours, including weekends, with the best computer equipment. In addition, the UAO CEU offers to all the University community a vast digital storage, with free access to its publications from its docent, research or institutional activities carried out by teachers, students or former students from the University.

Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who obtain the official title "official master's degree in Humanistic and Social Studies from the Abat Oliba CEU University" can pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Researcher
  • Lecturer
  • Analyst of social, political and cultural environments
  • Curricular improvement of secondary and upper secondary education teachers for their internal promotion

Prices and scholarships

TOTAL PRICE

€3,975

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have made a reservation, the payment of the rest of the registration fee can be carried out in one of the following methods:

Single payment

This method involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

Instalment payment

50% at the time of enrolment and 50% in January.

Monthly payment

10 instalments with special financing at 0% interest with Banc Sabadell (Check opening charges).

Other payment methods

With Banco Santander, "la Caixa", Catalunya Caixa, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This method also involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and University Extension
Bellesguard, 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00
masters@uao.es

Quality and regulations

ADMISSION PROFILE

Students wishing to apply for the official master’s degree in Humanistic and Social Studies must have a Spanish degree or advanced course (general degree, degree or honours degree) or a foreign degree (equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree  in the Anglo-Saxon system).

This profile includes:

  • Graduates interested on developing their professional career in the university teaching field and research.
  • Graduates wanting to complete their humanistic training, being open to the chance of partially working in research.
  • Graduates wishing to acquire solid philosophical and sociological criteria in order to evaluate in-depth the present world.

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the official master’s degree in Humanistic and Social Studies of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU is the acquisition by the student of an advanced formation of multidisciplinary nature, oriented towards the promotion of their initiation in the research tasks within the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The subjects that form the official master's degree in Humanistic and Social Studies are thought to provide the student a deep, precise and open vision of the big philosophical and cultural problems, in the light of classical thinking, especially that of saint Thomas Aquinas.