Candidates for this programme must hold a Bachelor’s, Licenciatura degree, Diploma or the equivalent foreign qualifications in these fields:
- Health Sciences (Psychology, Nursing, Medicine, etc.)
- Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Work, Law, Anthropology, etc.),
- Education (Pedagogy, Teaching, Social Education, Psychopedagogy, etc.)
- And candidates from other related disciplines who intend to practice in the field of disabilities and social inclusion.
Graduates of the Master’s degree in Social Inclusion and Disability (official Spanish diploma) have a profile with the abilities, skills and knowledge needed to occupy positions related to intervention and/or research on disability. Their background complies with the requirements to practise in this field, with particular emphasis on the principles of quality and professional ethics.
Therefore, the graduate profile defined for this Master’s degree is that of a professional with a multidisciplinary background and a comprehensive vision of addressing disabled people's socio-educational needs. They are equipped to work in a wide range of fields such as social and healthcare services (day-care centres, care facilities), public organisations, social services, leisure and recreation, housing, labour insertion, research and training, among others.
In addition to the entry requirements established in the current legislation, admission criteria include:
1. To be admitted to the Master’s programme, candidates must receive a favourable assessment. This assessment will take into account the following:
• Academic transcript
• BA study field must be in the same or a related field to the Master’s.
• Postgraduate or continuing education study field in the same or a related field to the Master’s.
• Prior professional and voluntary experience
• Curriculum Vitae
• Knowledge of other languages, mainly English.
• Oral and written communication skills
2. Ensure that they have sufficient time and adequate financial resources to undertake the programme.
The Board’s decision-making procedure is two-fold:
• Assessment of the documents submitted by candidates in support of their application:
- Application form
- Official academic transcript.
- Full Curriculum Vitae with supporting documentation
- A personal statement.
• A personal interview where the following aspects will be assessed:
- Motivation to study at Master’s level.
- Professional aims
- Attitudes and values relevant to the programme of study.
- A capacity for teamwork
- Personal maturity