Advanced Research in Political Science Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 9000-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

Would you like to contribute to help find solutions to the challenges facing society today? Do you need to master the mechanisms used to evaluate public policies based on empirical evidence or acquire the training to go on to a PhD programme? Do you want to learn how to use a large volume of data generated by a new digital environment? Are you interested in processes of political and electoral change and identifying the reasons behind how citizens behave, both in and outside of Europe? This master's degree will prepare you to work with sociopolitical data by enabling you to:

  • Gather and generate data in different formats, including the automatisation of processes through the use of the internet.
  • Master advanced analysis techniques (longitudinal and multiscale data) and methods used for causal identification (experimental and quasi-experimental designs).
The master's degree combines the latest in academic methodological training with a professionalising projection through a mixture of research activities of international excellence provided by its lecturers and the collaboration of several research institutes in which you can participate in work placements.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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