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23 Master’s Degree programmes at the UC3M, among the best in Spain

El Mundo 250 Master Guide 2018


The Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) is listed as one of the best Spanish institutions to study a postgraduate degree, according to the new 250 MASTER’S ranking published by the newspaper El Mundo in its fifteenth edition. According to the results of this report, the UC3M has 23 master's degrees (three more than last year) in the top five positions among the 50 specializations that are assessed.

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This guide sets out 250 postgraduate programmes, selected from more than one thousand options analysed. The goal is to make the choice of the future student easier. Only degrees that meet the following requirements have been taken into account: they must be face-to-face programmes, taught in Spain, have a minimum duration of 500 teaching hours and have at least four editions already completed. This last feature (which has been taught over the last five years) excludes from this ranking a good number of Master’s courses from the UC3M that have been launched during this period.

The UC3M increases the number of Master’s courses in the new edition of this ranking, with a total of 23 degrees that are listed below:

More than 800 experts, professors, alumni of the same disciplines and collaborating companies collaborated In order to establish this ranking. In total, 25 criteria were considered related to demand, human resources, the curriculum, results and material resources available to these Master's Degrees.

What's new in the postgraduate offer?

For the academic year 2018/19, the UC3M offers 16 new postgraduate degrees, with which it extends a wide range of graduate level training programmes with more than one hundred of its own programmes and master's degrees. On the one hand, five new master's degrees that focus on the following topics have started: Political and Electoral Analysis, Statistics for Data Science, Geopolitics and Strategic Studies, Clinical Engineering and Taxation. The admission requirements and the requested documentation are different in each of the cases and can be consulted in the "Admissions" section of the different programmes.

On the other hand, UC3M’s School of Continuing Education also presents its newest developments in response to the growing need for specialised training in the context of a changing economy and society. In this sense, it launches eleven of its own courses: Master’s Degree in Airframe Technology; Master’s Degree in Architecture and Society; Master’s Degree in Communication of E-SPORTS and Videogames MARCA-UC3M; Master’s Degree in Audio-visual Documentation; Master’s Degree in Video Game Script Writing; Master’s Degree in Journalism from the UC3M-EFE Agency; Master’s Degree in Support Technologies, Accessibility and Design for Everyone; International Family Law Specialist; Digital Marketing Specialist; Specialist in 5G Networks; and Expert in Digital Marketing for Companies in the Luxury Sector.

UC3M has more than 70 master's degrees (24 in Law, 8 in Economics and Political Science, 8 in Business, 10 in Humanities and Communication and 27 in Engineering and Basic Sciences) and more than 50 of its own programmes. Around 10 percent of the programmes are bilingual and around 20 percent of the total are taught in English. In the academic year 2017/18, the UC3M has had more than 4,000 students enrolled in graduate programmes (2993 in official degrees and 1035 in the university’s own degrees).

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