Basic information

TypeMaster's degree
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Education
Branch of knowledgeEducation sciences, Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations, Gender studies and feminist studies
Mode of deliveryPresencial
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan and Spanish
Course detailsIndicators
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Open enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesYes
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualificationNo
Main universityUniversitat Girona
  • Universitat Girona
  • Universitat Barcelona
  • Universitat Lleida
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Universitat Rovira i Virgili
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bridging coursesNo

Objectives and competences


  • Increase training in the area of research, intervention and public policies on youth.

  • Become specialised in interventions with young people and youth policies.

  • Gain advanced training in youth research and studies.


Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Access requirements and conditions

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:
  • An official Spanish degree.
  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.
  • A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.


As a general rule, at the UB you will be required to enrol online via the Món UB portal. Remember that you can lose your place if you do not enrol on the day you have been assigned

Course curriculum

Subjects and course plans

Distribution of credits

Compulsory 39
Optional 5
Compulsory placements 6
Compulsory final project 10

List of subjects

Subject Type Language Credits
Specialization: Youth and Society
Emotional Education Optional 2nd semester 6
Values Education Optional 1st semester 6

Previous years


Placements in a company or another type of organization are an integral part of university studies, providing first-hand experience of working methodologies in students' chosen professional fields. They offer invaluable practical experience for the transition into work after graduation.

Placements are supervised by tutors and subject to assessment. They are therefore included in the academic record.  There is also an option to complete non-curricular placements of up to 500 hours, which can be extended to 900 hours. For both curricular and non-curricular placements, an educational cooperation agreement is signed between the UB and the company, institution or other organization at which the placement will be carried out.

Institutional information

Career opportunities

What can you work on ?

  • Technical officer in youth services.

  • Technical officer in education.

  • Technical officer in cultural services.

  • Coordinator of youth services.

  • Head of youth facilities and programmes.

  • Head of management and coordination of youth entities and services.

  • Head of intercultural mediation and conflict resolution.

  • Youth information provider.

  • Researcher in the youth area.

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