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UPF Barcelona School of Management Master in Public and Social Policies
UPF Barcelona School of Management

Master in Public and Social Policies

Barcelona, Spain

2 Years

Spanish

Full time

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EUR 17,500

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Introduction

The Master's Degree in Public and Social Policies , offered in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, is an international reference program in its field, backed by a history of 23 editions. Become an agent of social improvement through public and social policies.

The Master's Degree in Public and Social Policies is a program taught at the UPF Barcelona School of Management in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University , two internationally renowned institutions that occupy very prominent positions in different research and teaching rankings.

The Master will provide you with the necessary concepts, tools and capacities to analyze, design, implement and evaluate innovative public policies to improve the social well-being and quality of life of populations, responding to social challenges through public policies. and social, and integrating the network of public, private and community actors linked to them.

You will receive the training and the necessary tools to interpret current social needs (labour, educational, environmental, political, health, housing, management and many more) and you will develop innovative responses to them, in the context of the political and social challenges facing those facing contemporary societies.

You will learn to understand and analyze quantitative and qualitative information on the well-being, quality of life and health of populations, to diagnose social needs and priorities, and to make proposals for improvement . Starting from a solid conceptual and analytical base linked to public policies, the program stands out especially for its sectoral and transversal approach to public and social policies.

The Master's has a large teaching team of recognized experts and professionals who will accompany you in the training process so that you can obtain in-depth knowledge of the different dimensions of the welfare state and public and social policies, as well as fundamental social issues such as housing, social exclusion, the labor market, public health or climate change, among others. In addition, the master's degree includes professional and research practices in public, private and community, national and international institutions and entities, as well as in specialized centers.

The Master's Degree in Public and Social Policies has the endorsement of Pompeu Fabra University , the 1st Spanish university and 15th best university in the world (of those with less than 50 years of history), according to the Times Higher Education ranking. In turn, the UPF Barcelona School of Management has the EQUIS accreditation , the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally.

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Why choose this program

01 International recognition

Train at a school accredited by EQUIS, an international distinction that guarantees the quality of our institution and makes us the 1st management school linked to a public university with this accreditation in our country.

02 Two reference institutions

The Master is developed at the UPF Barcelona School of Management in collaboration with John Hopkins University, under the rigor and academic excellence characteristic of both institutions.

03 Reference program in the field of public and social policies

The Master is classified as the 2nd best master's degree in Political Science and Administration by the El Mundo Ranking of the best 250 master's degrees in Spain, endorsed by a trajectory of 23 editions.

04 Learn from industry experts

The Master has a very large and highly specialized teaching team in the different fields of national and international public policies, with a combination of academic and professional profiles that help offer an approach to public and social policies both from the theoretical field and conceptual as well as from research and practice.

05 Access a specific study plan

The study plan, designed by our experts in public and social policies, especially delves into all aspects related to these policies in Spain, Europe and Latin America. Training at the highest level in the analysis of public and social policies, institutional capacities, as well as research methodologies for addressing them, combining sectoral approaches with transversal approaches to offer an integrated vision of the challenges in public and social policies. and how to offer effective responses to them.

06 Opportunities to participate in activities related to JHU

Second-year students may be eligible for scholarships in some of the courses offered annually by the JHU Fall Institute in Barcelona (political, environmental and social determinants of health), taught by JHU in collaboration with the Barcelona Public Health Agency. There is the possibility of short academic exchange stays between the JHU and the UPF.

Accreditations

The UPF Barcelona School of Management is the management school of Pompeu Fabra University , the 1st Ibero-American University and the 16th university in the world , among those with less than 50 years of history, according to the Times Higher Education ranking.

The UPF Barcelona School of Management has the EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally, which places it among the elite of business schools.

The Master's Degree in Public and Social Policies is an official master's degree and has the academic recognition of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Spain. The Quality Agency of the Catalan University System (AQU) has also institutionally accredited UPF-BSM. This accreditation certifies all the official university master's degrees that we teach and recognizes the quality of our educational model in accordance with the criteria of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

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