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Master’s degree of Research in Legal Sciences
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Denomination

Official master's degree in Research in Legal Sciences

Academic Area

Law and Political Science

Length

9 months

Credits

60 ECTS

places

20

modality

Blended learning

Student profile

Graduates in Law or Political Sciences who are required to hold an official master’s degree to have access to a PhD programme.

Admission and Enrolment

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

Calendar and timetables

From October to Juny. Thursday from 15.00 h to 20.30 h.

Academic Calendar

Allows students to access a PhD in Law programme.

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. PhD training

The official master's degree in Research in Legal Sciences has as its main objective to qualify the students for the access to a PhD programme in Law, thus as the ideal academic track to develop and defend a thesis in the Law discipline field.

2. Experience

We have been training jurists since 1973. We are the private university with more experience in the Law field in Catalonia.

3. Methodology

This master’s degree combines three simultaneous teaching methodologies:

  • Master classes
  • Discussion seminars on practical cases based on real assumptions
  • Practical workshops
4. Modality

This master is taught on a blended learning modality. The academic design and ordinance of the programme is specifically conceived to be fully compatible with the practice of a Law profession: judges, lawyers, notary publics, registrars, tax collectors, attorneys, etc.

5. Faculty

Our faculty is composed by academics, lawyers, magistrates and other professionals of the Law, selected for their careers, prestige and teaching capacities.

6. 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.

Faculty

FACULTY

The classes of the official master's degree in Research in Legal Sciences are taught by well-known experts and professionals that have a contrasted teaching and/or professional experience, and have been chosen by their renowned prestige and specialisation in the Law field:

Academic management of the master's degree

PhD Pablo Nuevo. Professor of Constitutional Law and Manager of the Law and Political Science Department of the UAO CEU.
pnuevo@uao.es

PhD José Andrés Rozas Valdés. Accredited chair of the Universidad.

Coordination

PhD Javier Cigüela. Professor of Criminal Law and Law Theory of the UAO CEU.

Faculty

  • José María Beneyto. Chair of Public International Law and International Relations at the Universidad CEU San Pablo.
  • Ramón Casas. Professor of Civil Law of the UB.
  • José Esteve Pardo. Chair of Administrative Law of the Universidad de Barcelona.
  • Rafael Gimeno Bayón. Magistrate of the Supreme Court.
  • Luis Jimena. Chair of Constitutional Law of the Universidad de Valencia.
  • Alfonso Martínez Echevarría. Chair of Commercial Law of the Universidad CEU San Pablo.
  • Antonio del Moral. Magistrate of the Supreme Court.
  • Fermín Morales. Chair of Criminal Law and Lawyer.
  • Patrick O'Malley. Professor of the University of Bocconi and Consultant.
  • Andrés Ollero. Chair of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Magistrate of the Constitutional Court.
  • José Luis Piñar. Chair of Administrative Law of the Universidad CEU San Pablo.
  • Encarna Roca. Chair of Civil Law. Magistrate of the Constitutional Court.
  • Jesús-María Silva Sánchez. Chair of Criminal Law of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and associate of Molins&Silva.
  • Anxo Tato Plaza. Chair of the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.
  • José Andrés Rozas. Co-manager of the master's degree. Accredited chair of the Universidad.

DETAILED CV OF THE FACULTY

Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The student obtains the official title "official master's degree in Research in Legal Sciences”.

The main goal of the official master's degree in Research in Legal Sciences is to provide for the interested students the required tools for an ulterior doctoral thesis in the law field, without interfeering with the professional practice of the active law professionals.

Prices and scholarships

TOTAL PRICE

€5,295

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 Research in Legal Sciences 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 master is especially addressed to graduates in Law or Political Sciences who are required to hold an official master’s degree to have access to a PhD.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this master’s degree of Research in Legal Sciences is to provide our students with the right tools to be able to complete their PhD in the legal area afterwards, and to do so without interfering in the routine of the student who may be an active jurist on duty.