Objectives and competences

The expert diploma in Data Analyst for Political Analysis and Public Management is a postgraduate course focused on graduates, students and professionals in the area of political science and social science. In this course, students learn by working in the R environment to manage, represent and analysis data. They work with RStudio and RMarkdown to draw up reports and documents. All the examples refer to relevant sociopolitical data: electoral data, public policy data, social network data, sociodemographic data or data on parliamentary activity, among others.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateExpert diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.430,00 €
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:29/09/2023
Master's degree course homepage https://www.ub.edu/analista-de-dades
ManagmentFalcó Gimeno, Albert
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


- To gain knowledge and skills in applied data analysis in a professional environment to identify, learn, and use the main methods of empirical analysis of political and social data.
- To develop a data analysis project, based on examples and projects associated, as far as possible, with the concerns and needs of each person. Projects could focus on electoral data, social network data, sociodemographic data, or data on parliamentary activity, among others.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates in political science, sociology, economy and others social sciences.

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
Diagonal 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:pol.dades@ub.edu
Observations:Friday, from 4.00 to 8.00 p.m. (students must bring a laptop to the course sessions).

For further enquiries

Address:Albert Falcó‐Gimeno
Diagonal 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:pol.dades@ub.edu
Observations:prior to pre-enrolment, candidates must apply for admission on the course website: www.ub.edu//analista-de-dades (successful candidates will receive a link with the pre-enrolment form).
More information: https://www.ub.edu/analista-de-dades.