Master in Public and Social Policies

Admission requirements

  • University degree in the field of Political Science, Health Science, Labour Science, Law, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, History, or other social sciences.
  • Proof of English language level B1 is desirable. The programme is taught in spanish, with some subjects in english.
  • Students whose native language is not Spanish, or have not followed previous official studies in this language, must have at least a B2 level certification (Common European Framework of Reference), as well as pass, fluently, a personal interview with the Academic Board in cases where this is required.

Specific selection procedure for the Master in Public and Social Policies:

  • The suitability of candidates' profiles will be based on a written presentation of a maximum of two pages, in which the candidate explains their suitability for the Master programme and their professional objectives.
  • Participants on the Master in Public and Social Policies will ideally have a university degree in the fields of Political Science, Health Science, Labour Science, Law, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, History, or other social sciences.
  • In addition, both national and international experience would be considered favourable (experience in government and private institutions, including NGOs, international bodies and their local agencies).

As set out in Article 6 of Royal Decree 861/2010 of 2 July on Credit Recognition and Transfer, the above mentioned professional and work experience will be recognised in the form of credits that will count towards obtaining the final certificate, as long as said professional experience is related to the key competencies dealt with in the programme.

  • Academic transcript.
  • A personal interview with the candidate or consideration of their CV.

Obligatory documentation*:

  • Presentation letter or video
  • Letter of interest in studying the Master (maximum 2 pages)
  • CV
  • Photocopy of national identity card/ passport
  • Certified copy of university degree
  • Certified copy of university transcript

Desirable documentation:

  • Photocopy of level B1 English certificate

*Additional information may be requested if necessary.

Admission and Enrollment

To apply for admission to this program, students must read and accept the Terms and Conditions of Contract once they start the application for admission through the following form.

  1. Application for admission
    Applications for admission will be evaluated when you complete the following steps:

    • Complete the online admission form.
    • Pay the €120 admission fee. This amount will be returned if you are not admitted.
    • Send the following documents through the online platform e-registrar:
      • Presentation letter or video
      • CV
      • Scanned copy of university degree (if you are in the last year of your degree, you can provide your academic records)
      • Scanned copy of Transcript of Records. Make sure that it includes your GPA (Grade Point Average)
      • Scanned copy of ID Card or Passport
      • Passport-size photo (jpg format)
      Additional documents may be requested in certain cases.
      Applications are subject to the number of places available on the program.
  2. Admission
    • Once the aplication is completed, the admission resolution will be sent within a maximum of 20 days.
    • The Admissions Committee will select the candidates on the basis of a personal or CV-based interview.
    • You will be notified of the admission decision in writing.
  3. Enrolment
    • Resgistration must be paid within a 15 days after the admission.
    • Once the letter of acceptance to the program has been received, you will need to submit the following original documents before the course begins:
      • Stamped and/or authenticated photocopy of your university degree.
      • Stamped and/or authenticated photocopy of your transcript of records.
    • If you have a foreign degree you may need to submit additional documents.
    • Paying the reservation fee (25% of the program's tuition fees) is essential in order to reserve your place
    • If you pay the tuition fees by bank transfer you will be required to introduce the program code. The program code for this course is {1505}.
    • The remaining tuition fees must be paid 2 weeks before the start of the course.