Objectives and competences

The postgraduate course is dedicated to the study and deepening of the issues that arise in situations of risk and helplessness of minors and the appropriate instruments for the resolution of the problems that arise around the rights of children and adolescents, completing the programme with the issues of power and the processes of alimony and filiation, of providing support measures to persons with disabilities, of the protection and attention of older persons with special needs, and giving special relevance to the processing of national and international adoptions.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Law and legal specializations
  • Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations
  • Interdisciplinary
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 900,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:15/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.ub.edu/masterfamilia
ManagmentSatorras Fioretti , Rosa Maria
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


Learn to work effectively with children, people in at-risk groups, and individuals with functional diversity.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- University graduates in areas of teaching that are related to professional practice with children and adolescents and the protection of the individual (law, psychology, education, social work, social education, labour relations, sociology, anthropology, education sciences and political sciences).
- Professionals interested in the care of children and individuals with special needs who are already working in a capacity that is directed related to these areas but wish to acquire additional interdisciplinary training.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Dret
Av. Diagonal, 684
Despatx 120
08034 - Barcelona
Email address:carlosvillagrasa@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Address:Carlos Villagrasa Alcaide
Av. Diagonal, 684, desp. 325
Despatx A304
08034 - Barcelona
Email address:carlosvillagrasa@ub.edu