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Master in Cultural Theory and Criticism

Graduate School of Humanities and Communication

Direction
Prof. Antonio Gómez Ramos
Deputy Direction
Prof. Fernando Broncano Rodríguez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60
Campus
Getafe
Applications

 Open 

☛  Places available: 30

Departments
Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory Department

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    This Master’s offers an interdisciplinary, open program to address today’s cultural phenomena. Understanding and analysis of the representations, practices and forms of identity in contemporary culture increasingly demand an approach that complements and goes beyond the methods and content of the traditional humanities disciplines.

    Students and researchers that seek advanced preparation in the analysis of different cultural phenomena find that their disciplinary methodological preparation is limited when studying the complex networks of relationships shaping these phenomena.

    In this Master’s in Cultural Theory and Criticism, the understanding of cultural forms is addressed via philosophy, linguistics, literary theory, visual theory and the social sciences. It is conceived as a stage in research training, but also as education in cultural criticism which could be of interest for professionals in the area of culture seeking a solid theoretical complement.

    As an official research Master’s, this program provides access to postgraduate studies in the following Doctoral programs, among others.

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    📥 │ Master's Thesis defenses

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    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ 20 students per class
    • ☛ High rate of academic continuity among graduates
    • ☛ More than 10 cultural and research activities associated with the Master
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

    • ALBORNOZ, LUIS ALFONSO
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • ALONSO, ANDONI
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Full Professor
      PhD
    • BRONCANO, FERNANDO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CHECA, JULIO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CONTE, DAVID
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      PhD Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • FUSCO, VIRGINIA
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      PhD Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GAITÁN, ANTONIO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÉS, PILAR​
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA PÉREZ, RAFAEL
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA RUIZ, ALICIA​
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      PhD
    • GÓMEZ RAMOS, ANTONIO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GONZÁLEZ MARÍN, CARMEN
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GREPPI, ANDREA
      Department of International Law, Eclesiastical Law and Philosophy of Law
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LABANDEIRA​, SIBLEY
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MORIMOTO, YUKO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PAVÓN, MARÍA VICTORIA
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PELLICER, ANA​
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PÉREZ RASILLA, EDUARDO
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • QUEROL, JOSÉ MANUEL
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • SUÁREZ​, ARIANA
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Phd Assistant Professor
      PhD
      CV Abreviado
    • THIEBAUT, CARLOS
      Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process, please, read the following information:

      Requirements

      Graduates with degrees in Humanities, Philosophy, Languages, History, Geography, Art, Fine Art, and Performing Arts, but also Law, Political and Social Sciences, Engineering. However, students with different degrees are also eligible to apply. It is particularly important for students to prove their interest in the study of contemporary culture in some of the aspects of the master's program and their ability to study the theoretical and methodological proposals contained in the course.

       

      Admission criteria

      The selection of candidates will take into account the following criteria and percentages:

      ADMISSION CRITERIA WEIGHT
      Academic record 40%
      Motivation letters 20%
      Recommendation letters 10%
      Professional experience 10%
      Level language skills 20%

      For the assessment of these criteria, the steering committee of the Master may conduct a personal interview with the candidates, which should develop on matters relating to their motivation, training, career and interest in implementing the Program. A portion of the interview may be conducted in the language whose knowledge has proved the applicant.

      Universidad Carlos III de Madrid has not established any specific examination for admission to this Master.

      Language requirements

      Check the general language requirements required to study a Master’s at UC3M, depending on whether it is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      TUITION FEES*

      Reservation fee: €450 

      • it will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment
      • the reservation fee will only be refunded if the master program is cancelled

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €2,701.2 (€45.02/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €5,044.2 (€84.07/ECTS credit)

       

      ✎│Tuition fees


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

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      * Current fees for the 22/23 academic year, pending approval by the Community of Madrid for the 23/24 academic year.

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2023/2024

    CALL AM02-23/24-AUIP

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces 1 scholarship for the academic year 2023-2024, aimed at newly admitted students of the Master in Cultural Theory and Criticism from non-Spanish university centers associated with the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP), with the following provision:

    • Tuition assistance for the amount of the corresponding academic fees
    • Bag or study scholarship of €1,500

    To apply, you must have completed the application for admission to the Master’s.

     

    Application deadline: April 30, 2023

    Resolutions: from May 28, 2023

     

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    📚 │ Scholarships

    ☛ UC3M e-bulletin (BOEL) in Spanish

     

    SEVENth Edition of Rocío Orsi Award for Master's Thesis │ CLOSED

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces the Seventh Edition of Rocío Orsi Award for Master's Thesis. This award is open to all students who have presented, defended and obtained an "A" or "B" grade, as well as the credits corresponding to the Master's Thesis (TFM), during the period between February 1 and September 30, 2022, in the official programs linked to the Faculty of Humanities, Communication and Documentation.

    • Amount: 500 €

    Applications deadline: January 16, 2023

    Resolution: 23 February 2023
     

    ✎ │ Application form

    📥 │ Rules of the call

     

    General information on scholarships

    For more information on specific scholarships of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 │ Scholarships to study a University Master

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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