Sociology and Demography

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)
  • UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials

€ 3,301 - (Rs 2,39,597)
VAT incl.

This Master will allow you to carry out analyzes and studies in sociology and demography to improve the conditions of society. You will form with highly qualified teachers and updated teaching materials and quality.

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  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    September
Description

If you would like to specialise in research and analysis techniques in demographics and sociology, and to be able to apply the results of the research to improving social needs and welfare, Emagister.com provides the master's degree in Sociology and Demographics. It is an in-person course taught at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra which will train you to carry out social research tasks.

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What are the course objectives?

You will begin by studying research methodology and techniques, which includes working wtih statistical analysis techniques. You will continue with demographic social analysis, studying social dynamics and change and also the different social policies and the Welfare State. You will be able to analyse concepts of gender, family, society and research the causes of social inequalities. You will be trained to work in institutions as an advisor or expert in sociology and study of the needs of the population.

Is this course for me?

The master's degree lasts one year and is taught in person. This allows you to take part in the practical classes prepared for this course, besides debating and interacting with the teaching staff and the rest of the students. The classes are taught in English, so it is advisable for the student to be in possession of a B1 certificate of English.

Requirements: Official bachelor's degree or equivalent. B1 level of English.

Nationally recognised qualification: Official university master's degree - Ministry of Education

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Where and when

Starts Location
September
Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
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What you'll learn on the course

Statistics
Political Economics
Demographics
Political Sociology
Migrations
Inequality
Statistical analysis
Social statistics
Social economics
Qualitative research
Work sociology
Demographic changes
Social inequalities
Social policies
Work economy
Ethnology

Course programme


COMPULSORY MODULES (30 ECTS)

Module 1: Sociodemographic Analysis (20 ECTS)
  • Demographic Changes and Social Dynamics (Pau Baizán)
  • Family, Gender and Society (Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Margarita León and Tine Rostgaard)
  • Analysis of Social Inequalities (Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Marco Albertini)
  • Social Policy and the Welfare State (Bruno Palier)
 Module 2: Research and Analytical Techniques (10 ECTS) 
  • Techniques of Statistical Analysis I (Group 1-Romain Lachat and Group 2-Jorge Rodríguez)
  • Techniques of Statistical Analysis II (Group 1- Aida Soler and Group 2-Bruno Arpino)
  OPTIONAL MODULES (10 ECTS)

Module 3: Socio-Demographic Analysis (5 ETCS)
  • Employment Policies and Labour Market (Luis Ortiz)
  • Health and Inequality (Joan Benach)
  • Migration and Society (Pau Baizán)
  • Social Psychological Approaches to Society and the Individual (Verònica Benet-Martínez)
Module 4: Research and Analytical Techniques
  • Fundamentals of Political and Social Research (Aina Gallego)
  • Research and Data Analysis Seminar (Juana Lamote)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (Evren Yalaz)

Additional information

Matriculation

non-EU students: €4063.91



Level of Catalan equivalent to C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages