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Official Master's Degree in Globalisation and Development

Aimed at: People interested in professional training and academic education in the field of globalisation and the paradigms of human development and sustainability.

The Official Master's Degree in Globalisation and Development is aimed at professional and research training. Its focus is to study the relations between the globalisation phenomenon and development processes.

The Official Master's Degree in Globalisation and Development is part of the range of official qualifications of the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU), and is coordinated by the Hegoa Institute and the Department of Applied Economics at the UPV/EHU.

The Master's Degree is aimed at academic specialisation and the training of researchers in relation to the globalisation phenomenon and development processes. The programme is interdisciplinary and is part of the Development Studies tradition.

The teaching on this master's course is focused on the theoretical-methodological areas of two fundamental aspects: globalisation, taken to be the process to globalise interrelations and processes in the economic, social, political and cultural fields; and on the main theoretical approaches to development, addressed from the paradigms of human development and sustainability, and taking into account the role of international cooperation as society's instrument to foster peaceful coexistence and development globally. 

Student may opt for the specific analysis of some of the most important aspects in development processes, such as gender, poverty and inequality, the environment, local development, governance, conflicts and human security.
This master's degree provides direct access to the Development Studies PhD Programme.

Entrance requirements

  • Any undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification (short-cycle degree, long-cycle degree, engineering, architecture).
  • Academic records, supporting letter, knowledge of languages and, where applicable, professional experience will be assessed when selecting the students. Other admission requirements, along with holding the necessary qualifications, are providing a curriculum vitae and accrediting the merits cited. 
  • Foreign students must be able to express themselves correctly in written and spoken Spanish.
If you wish to learn more about the master's degree and the syllabus, visit its web page on the UPV/EHU site: https://www.ehu.eus/es/web/master/master-globalizacion-desarrollo

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Credits: 60 ECTS

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