Brown +1: UPF Masters in Social & Political Sciences

Current Democracies: Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturality

Linguistic, national, ethnic, religious and cultural diversity is a consolidated reality.We are testimony of a process of political, economic and technological change with global and irreversible characteristics that raises both challenges and opportunities for modern liberal democracies.The main objective of this programme is to prepare high-level academicians and professionals in the area of political theory, with the capacity of becoming specialists who can compete successfully in international academic and professional sphere. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degree in the field of Political Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, Humanities and Health Sciences
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: UPF
Political Philosophy

This programme leads students to acquire the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to work as political analysts in institutions or political and social organizations, or to enter doctoral studies in this field. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degree in Politics, Philosophy, Sciences, Humanities and Law
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: UPF
Immigration Management

This programme trains professionals in the field of international migration flows planning and management, as well as coexisting in an increasingly diverse and multi-cultural environment. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degree in the field of Political Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, Humanities and Health Sciences
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Catalan, Spanish & English
  • Coordination: UPF
Research in Political Sciences

The training of analysts and researchers in political science with sufficient capacity for independent work to apply current analysis techniques and methodologies in a productive manner and with the capacity to work in a team necessary to take part in research teams, study centres and analysis offices. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degree in the field of Political Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, Humanities and Health Sciences
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: UPF
Sociology & Demography

This programme provides the student with the necessary theoretical and methodological knowledge to conduct high quality empirical research aimed at analysing the lives of individuals in crucial areas of wellbeing, such as access to the job market, social mobility and the formation of families. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degree in the field of Political Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, Humanities and Health Sciences
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: UPF
International Relations

The Master's in International Relations is a multidisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals. Its aim is to provide students with a deep understanding of the essential analytical tools and knowledge needed to tackle current problems in the international sphere; it also aims to develop transferable skills that can be applied to any career. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Undergraduate degree (for example an honours degree or a B.A.) with good results from an accredited university.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish & English
  • Coordination: IBEI-UPF/UAB/UB
International Security

This is an interdisciplinary programme intended to educate future professionals in the area of peace and war studies. Its aims are to provide students with a comprehensive set of analytical skills, robust training in research methods, and a deep understanding of international conflicts in the 21st century. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Undergraduate degree (for example an honours degree or a B.A.) with good results from an accredited university.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: IBEI-UPF/UAB/UB