Study Sociology in Spain

Study Sociology in Spain

Studying Sociology

Sociology deals with studying human society by analysing and investigating it using several methods of empirical research. Sociology is a branch of social science covering topics such as deviance, social stratification, social class, culture, social mobility, law and religion. Sociology is related to disciplines such as anthropology, social psychology, or philosophy.

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Studying in Spain

The Spanish university system dates back to the Middle Ages. The oldest among Spanish Universities is Salamanca, founded in 1218. The present system, however, is actually descendant of the 19th century liberal university, inspired by the centralized French model.

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22 Sociology Master's degrees in Spain

M.Sc. Immigration Management

The aim of this master's degree is to consolidate high quality university studies using firm foundations of theoretical and applied knowledge and tools that are useful for professional work in public administration and private bodies, in institutional organisations and bodies, and within the wider social fabric which is contributing to the management of immigration societies.

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Master Sociology of Law

The Master's degree in Sociology of Law of the IISL is taught in English. The goal of the programme is to expose students from different academic backgrounds and countries to the most important theories on sociology of law (socio-legal studies), to contemporary debates in selected pertinent topics, to teach them how to design and conduct sustained, original research on socio-legal topics, and to provide them with the experience of actually carrying out such a project.

Administrative and Constitutional Law and Philosophy of Law
Postgraduate Diploma Marriage and Family Education

Through this course, the Institute for Advanced Family Studies (IESF) offers a comprehensive study of family life, via a methodology which is suitable for parents and for professionals who work in the area of education or family enrichment. The Marriage and Family Education course is offered by Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.

Institute of Advanced Family Studies
Master Liderazgo Político y Social

El Máster en Liderazgo Político y Social es una titulación oficial de postgrado que destaca por su carácter pionero e innovador al integrar en un solo programa de estudios los principales ámbitos del liderazgo en escenarios públicos:

Escuela de Postgrado de Humanidades, Comunicación y C. Sociales
M.A. Regional and Population Studies

The master's degree in Regional and Population Studies offers the chance to choose between two specialisations of great social importance: regional planning on the one hand and demography on the other. This master's degree leads on to our PhD degrees, of which both Demography and Geography have received Awards for Excellence from the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Political Sciences, Society and Culture
M.Sc. Psychogerontology

This Masters is a national inter-university collaboration, with the participation of the Universities of Valencia, Santiago of Compostela, Salamanca and Barcelona (the co-ordinating University).

Faculty of Psychology
Master Universitario en Comunicación Científica

El Máster en Investigación Social de la Comunicación Científica tiene como objetivos: Formar profesionales en comunicación científica, un perfil cada vez más demandado por centros I+D+I, medios de comunicación, universidades, laboratorios y empresas relacionadas con la ciencia y tecnología. Capacitar a los investigadores para la comunicación científica de sus trabajos y ofrecer una formación específica a los periodistas para tratar con propiedad sus publicaciones sobre cultura científica y social.

On-line programmes
Specialization Geographic Indications

Enrolment open: last days! In the Geographic Indications course from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) we consider the socio, cultural and political implications of geographic indication. Geographic indication (GI) protects local products and provides interesting marketing strategies, but they also run the risk of restricting and limiting change

Master Society, Administration and Politics

The Master’s Degree in Society, Administration and Politics is mainly intended for political advisers, communication managers and journalists, those in public office, officials working for local, provincial and regional authorities, people running organisations and foundations, members of the consular corps, advanced undergraduate students of social sciences and members of the general public who are interested in learning about the transformations in society and politics and the formulas of organisations and the administration to deal with these.

Master Intervención Psicosocial y Comunitaria

UAM es una universidad moderna, interesada en la formación integral de sus estudiantes y reconocida internacionalmente, estando encuadrada dentro del grupo de las 200 mejores universidades del mundo. Está preocupada por el medioambiente y orgullosa de su trabajo por alcanzar un campus medioambientalmente sostenible. Es la universidad española de referencia desde el punto de vista investigador y que cuenta en su campus con diversos institutos universitarios de investigación propios y otros en colaboración con el Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.

Másteres oficiales
M.A. Youth and Society

The Joint Master’s in Youth and Society is a programme recognised by the Government of Catalonia and by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Innovation, officially valid in the entire Spanish State and adapted to European guidelines. As a result, it follows current regulations regarding this training in Spain, access to the programme and the costs per credit, which are subsidised.

Political Sciences, Society and Culture
M.Sc. Migrations

The main goal of Migrations programme from University of Valencia is to train professionals with a comprehensive view of migratory processes in the world, either between countries or internally, produced by both the uneven growth of countries and social violence and discrimination.

Faculty of Psychology
M.Sc. Sociology and Demography

The master's programme in Sociology and Demography trains professionals to conduct high-quality research on key socio-demographic aspects of modern societies.

Department of Political and Social Sciences
M.A. Social and Cultural Anthropology CREOLE

The master's degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology is the first Joint-Master Degree in Socialand Cultural Anthropology with a European dimension. It was developed by the departments ofAnthropology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the National University of Ireland-Maynooth, and the departments of Anthropology of the universities of Ljubljana, Stockholm and Vienna.

Political Sciences, Society and Culture
Master Social Sciences

The Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM) at Carlos III University of Madrid offers a two-year, official Master of Social Sciences, fully run in English. It corresponds to 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

Graduate School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences