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Master in Social Sciences

Graduate School of Economics and Political Science

Graduate Economics and Political Science School
Direction
Prof. Ignacio Sánchez-Cuenca Rodríguez
Language
English
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
120
Campus
Getafe
Applications

Open

☛  Places available: 25

Departments
Social Sciences, Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM)

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  • Inicio

    The Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM) offers a two-year, official Master of Social Sciences, run entirely in English. It corresponds to 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). It is a Master of excellence, interdisciplinary, with a strong emphasis on methodology, and academically demanding.

    The goal of the Master is to train students to do solid and rigorous research in the core topics of the Social Sciences from comparative, historical and quantitative perspectives. The Master offers courses on sociological analysis, social stratification, comparative politics, international relations, economic history, political economy, game theory, statistics and research design.

    The faculty consists of members of the IC3JM, the Department of Social Sciences, and the Departments of Economics and Statistics of the Carlos III University as well as visiting professors (leading scholars who are invited to teach a course in the Master).

     

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  • PROGRAM
  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

    • DÍEZ MEDRANO, JUAN
      Department of Social Sciences
      Full Professor
    • DOMÈNECH, JORDI
      Department of Social Sciences
      Visiting Professor
    • FERNÁNDEZ, JUAN
      Department of Social Sciences
      Visiting Professor
    • FISHMAN, ROBERT
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      CONEX Full Professor of Sociology and Political Science
    • ÖZEL, IŞIK​
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Visiting Professor
    • POLAVIEJA, JAVIER
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Santander Full Professor of Sociology
    • PRADOS DE LA ESCOSURA, LEANDRO
      Department of Social Sciences
      Full Professor
    • RADL, JONAS
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Visiting Professor
      Researcher "Ramón y Cajal" in Sociology
    • ROONEY, BRYAN
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Postdoctoral Researcher
    • RUIZ, ESTHER
      Department of Statistics
      Full Professor
    • SÁNCHEZ-CUENCA, IGNACIO
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Associate Professor
    • SANDELL, RICKARD
      Carlos III-Juan March Institute
      Associate Professor
    • SANTIAGO-CABALLERO, CARLOS
      Department of Social Sciences
      Visiting Professor
    • VEIGA, HELENA
      Department of Statistics
      Associate Professor

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • ARTÉS, JOAQUÍN
      Associate Professor in Economics
      UCM
    • FERNÁNDEZ-ALBERTOS, JOSÉ
      Researcher in Political Science
      CSIC
    • NOGUERA, JOSÉ ANTONIO
      Associate Professor in Sociology
      UAB
    • NEGRETTO, GABRIEL
      Full Professor in Political Science
      CIDE, MÉXICO
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

      Requirements

      In accordance with art. 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, as amended by Royal Decree 861/2010, to be admitted to the Master of Social Sciences will be necessary to hold a Spanish university degree or another issued by an institution of higher education of the European Higher Education Area superior (EEES) empower access to postgraduate studies.

      Priority will be given to graduate students in social studies and legal (political science, sociology, economics, history, law), but the door is left open access to any graduate long as you have the motivation and adequate capacity.

      All students must enroll previous Complement learning in Mathematics and Statistics that are indicated in the program (4 ECTS). When the previous studies make not necessary to take them, the student must request the validation of that credits by the usual procedure of Recognition of credits.

       

      Admission criteria

      Admission to the program will be based on the decision of the academic staff, who will assess the potential of each candidate based on their:

      • Motivation and merits provided in the required documentation,
      • Academic record
         
      ADMISSION CRITERIA %
      Academic record of studies access 50%
      Adequacy of previous training objectives of the Master (university of origin and courses attended) 25%
      Motivation, interest and letters of recommendation 15%
      Others 10%

      If the Committee considers it appropriate, a personal or electronic interview may be carried out.

      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, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EEES, must provide, for enrollment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or “The Hague Convention Apostille”. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Documents.

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

    • ENROLLMENT

      FEES *

      2019-2020 Academic year

       

      • Reservation fee: €450 (It will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master, and deducted from the first tuition payment)

      62 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €2,791.24 (€45.02/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €5,212.34 (€84.07/ECTS credit)
         

      * Pending approval by the Community of Madrid for 2019/2020

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees

      NOTE: The enrollment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master's degree certificate.​

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When enrolling, 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 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 2018/2019

    CALL AM02-19/20

    The UC3M announces 3 grants for the payment of academic fees for academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21, aimed at new students entering the Master in Social Sciences.

    To apply for the aid it is necessary to have completed the application for admission to the Master.


    Application deadline: 31st May 2019.

    Resolution: June 2019.
     

    Grants

    » Electronic Bulletin of the UC3M (BOEL)

    UC3M COMPLETE AID TO THE MASTER'S STUDY FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020

    CALL M01-1920 │ RESOLVED

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces 3 full grants to study the Master in Social Sciences in the academic year 2019/2020, which gives access to doctoral programs of the UC3M.

    The full aid will include the corresponding academic fees, as well as a monthly allowance of € 945.36 gross.

    To apply for the aid it is necessary to have made the application for admission to the Master. Once the notification of admission is received, the student must pay the place reservation within the established deadlines (if the student is finally awarded, the amount of the reservation will be refunded).


    Application deadline: February 21, 2019.

    ☛ Award Resolution 04/05/2019.


    [+] information

    ONE JUAN MARCH SERVERA SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE MASTER IN SOCIAL SCIENCES OF THE CARLOS III-JUAN MARCH INSTITUTE OF THE CARLOS III UNIVERSITY

    The Juan March Servera Chair of the IC3JM (created in the agreement between the Carlos III University of Madrid and the Juan March Foundation) offers one full scholarships Juan March Servera for the Master in Social Sciences of the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM).

    One Juan March Servera scholarship is awarded, with a duration of two years and with a stipend of 15,000 euros (gross) per year. The second year stipend may be cancelled if the student fails to pass one or more courses during the first year of the Master.


    ☛ The deadline for the application process is April 8, 2019.
     

    The Juan March Servera scholarship is aimed at students who have graduated after January 1, 2016, or finish the degree during the current academic year (2018/19).

    Those interested in applying for the scholarship have to register in the Master and send an e-mail to secretaria@march.uc3m.es stating your interest in the scholarship.


    ➥ More information in the web page of the Institute.

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisation.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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    Program course schedule

    Direct access to timetable (Academic Year 2018/2019)

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    VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

    Access to Virtual Secretariat

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    Material Resources of the program

    Material resources of Getafe Campus

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    complaints and suggestions

    General Registry Office

    OPINA system

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    Employability

    Access to Employment and internships