Political Philosophy

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

€ 3,302 - (Rs 2,33,838)

After studying political science this master has given me more elements for policy research and analysis organizations and public administrations.

Former Student
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Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    October 2017

This is a one-year Master's degree affording the knowledge, skills and techniques required for political analysis. This knowledge will allow the pupil to form part of research teams and contribute his value to different organisations.

Important information

Requirements: Graduate degree in Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sciences, Humanities or Law, which must be accredited if it was obtained outside the European Educational Space.

Nationally recognised qualification: Official University Master's degree - Ministry of Education


Where and when

Starts Location
Barcelona, Spain
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Former Student
What I would highlight After studying political science this master has given me more elements for policy research and analysis organizations and public administrations.

What could be improved Nothing

Course taken: October 2012 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What you'll learn on the course

International Relations
Political Philosophy
Modern political philosophy
Contemporary political philosophy
Research in political philosophy
Political liberalism and democracy
Political theory in 21st century
Ethical issues
Distributive justice today
Political liberalism
Global ethics
Immigration policies
Global law
Financial crises
Economic crises

Course programme

It will be compulsory for all students to take modules 1 and 4, choose 15 ECTS credits from module 2 and 10 ECTS credits from module 3.

Module 1: Theory and Methodology 

  • Modern Political Philosophy
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy
  • Research Methods in Political Philosophy
Module 2: Theory and Political Philosophy Options 
  • Political Liberalism and Democracy: Theoretical and Institutional Aspects
  • Political Theory in 21st century
  • Ethical Issues
  • Distributive Justice Today
  • Nationalism Today
Module 3: Political Philosophy, Social Theory and Social Sciences Options
  • Federalism and Federations: Political Theory and Compared Politics
  • Immigration Policies and Diversity
  • The Welfare State, Globalisation and European Integration
  • Current Research on Diverse Democracies
  • Models of Justice and Human Rights
  • Law and Social Policies on Equality
  • International Environmental Law
  • Compared Constitutional Justice
  • The Cold War and its Legacy
  • Colonial Systems and Foreign Societies
  • The Formation of Empires in the Contemporary and Modern World
  • Construction of the State
  • Analysis of Speech II: Sociocognitive Aspects
  • Identity Dynamics: Constructions of Genre
  • Health and Society
Module 4: Master's thesis (20 ECTS credits)

Additional information

The cost for non-UE students is: € 4.063,91