This master's degree enables students to understand, analyse and intervene in the social and cultural life of a plural and constantly changing urban society, with special emphasis on migrations and cultural diversity.
The theory and methodology is largely taken from the fields of social anthropology and social work. The students receive training in urban anthropology; migrations and cultural diversity; and social intervention. The focus of the programme is interdisciplinary and it is designed to lead to a professional or research career.
- Social and cultural research
- Social diagnosis and urban planning
- Social intervention
- Equality management
- Immigration and integration management
- Socio-cultural mediation
- Social marketing
- Socio-cultural leadership
Master's Degree in Urban Anthropology, Migrations and Social Intervention
|Duration||90 ECTS credits - a year and a half|
|Track||Research and professional|
If there are sufficient students, three specialisations can be activated:
|Timetable||Afternoon/evening from 4 to 8 p.m. (two days a week, with some free weeks). You can check the timetable at Anthropology, Philosophy and Social Work Department website.|
|Work placement||Students can choose to do a work placement (6 credits). The preferences of students are taken into account when selecting a place to work.|
|Mobility||Mobility is not a condition of the master's degree but interested students are given the chance to visit another university, particularly with a view to preparing their master's thesis.|
|Language of Instruction||Spanish, Catalan. The language used in class will adapt to the language profile of the students.|
|Collaborating Institutions||Local authorities, health centres, NGOs, associations and schools collaborate in the practical training|
|Faculty||Facultay of Arts|
|Associated doctoral programme||Anthropology and Communication|
|Website of the master's degree||Master's Degree in Urban Anthropology, Migrations and Social Intervention|
|Course dates||September 2016 to June 2017|
|Master's degree thesis||The master's degree thesis is drafted during the third and last quarter. The work must be submitted in February, but the students can choose to postpone the deadline to June or September if they wish.|
|Academic coordinator||Dr. Maria Montserrat Soronellas Masdeu|
|Coordinator's email address||mariamontserrat.soronellas(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat|
|Administration contact details||
Campus Catalunya Secretariat for Academic Management
977 297 000
|Social networks||twitter: @dafitsURV
|Specific grants for this master's degree||
This master's degree has a URV grant for international students and five grants for teaching assistants. These grants are announced in the month of March. You can find information on: www.urv.cat/masters_oficials/en_beques_edpd.html
This master's degree is designed for graduates of the degree in Anthropology and Social Work, but is also offered to graduates of humanities and social sciences (sociology, political science, geography, social education, etc.) and graduates in architecture and urbanism who are interested in training in urban studies from a social and humanistic viewpoint.
- Calendar extintion of pre-existing plan
- Table of adaptation (involving students with a Master's degree in Urban Anthropology)
- Master's degree educational guide
|COMPULSORY SUBJECTS||OPTIONAL SUBJECTS||FINAL PROJECT||TOTALS|
FIRST YEAR: Compulsory Subjects
|12815101||Contemporary Cities and Metropolises||6|
|12815103||Welfare State and Social Policies||6|
|12815105||Ethnographic Method and Urban Research Techniques||6|
|12815102||Migrations and Multiculturalism *||6|
|12815104||Social Conflict, Participation and Mediation||6|
|12815107||Workshop on Demography||6|
SECOND YEAR: Compulsory Subjects
|12815108||Methodologies of Intervention in the Urban Ambit *||6|
|12815301||Final Project *||12|
* These subjects make up the competences required for the subject Career Counselling Citinzenship.
In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS BY SPECIALITY
Students can choose to thake the 30 elective credits without considering the different specialities, or take one of the speciality that will appear in the name of the degree.
Specialty Urban Anthropology (30 ECTS)
|12815201||History and Theory of Anthropology||6|
|12815203||Transnational Social Movements||6|
|12815204||Postindustrialism, Globalization and Risk Society||6|
|12815212||City, Leisure and Sport||6|
|12815214||Urban Policies Heritage and Tourism||6|
|12815215||Gender, Sexuality and Love In Urban Globalised Society||6|
Specialty Migrations and Cultural Diversity (30 ECTS)
|12815206||Contemporary Migrations Contexts and Logics||6|
|12815208||Public Policies in Migrations and Cultural Diversity||6|
|12815209||Legal Framework Governing Migrations||6|
|12815210||Economic Policies of Transnationalism and Codevelopment||6|
|12815211||Transnational Migratory Projects Genre, Family and Generations||6|
Specialty Social Intervention (30 ECTS)
|12815202||Systematization of Practices for Research and Intervention||6|
|12815205||Third Sector and Social Participation||6|
|12815207||Emerging Contexts and Spaces of Intervention||6|
|12815213||Programmes and Policies for Social Inclusion||6|
A degree in the field of humanities and social sciences; a degree in the field of architecture and urbanism.
As well as the compulsory documentation required for pre-enrolment on the programme, students must also submit the following documents:
- Proof of competence in foreign languages
Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria:
1. Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 4 points, according to the following scale:
a) Degrees in the humanities and social sciences: up to 4 points.
b) Other qualifications: 0 points.
2. Evaluation of the students' academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 3 points.
3. Higher level of English than required (elementary): up to 1 point.
4. Complementary training relevant to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided): up to 1 point.
5. Extended stays (at least four weeks, proof must be provided) in English-speaking countries: up to 1 point.
Check the regulations governing access and admission