Objectives and competences

The Master's degree on Public Policies: Urban Policies and Right to the City at the University of Barcelona provides comprehensive and practical training in public policies, with a fair balance between Political Science and Administrative Law.

This master's degree offers quality professional to conduct a proper regulation and an improvement in the guidelines, and to design and assess public policies with a social impact. It facilitates working in interdisciplinary teams with the different public policies: environment, urbanism, public space, transport, mobility, new technologies, education, tourism, migration, disability, innovation and more.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Environmental sciences and ecology
  • Law and legal specializations
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.618,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:02/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage www.ub.edu/mpp
ManagmentAguado Cudolà, Vicenç
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 quality training in cross-sectoral public policies as they apply to social rights, for graduates in political science, law, management and public administration, sociology, social work, social education, social integration, psychology, communication, journalism, business administration and management and social economy, anthropology, history, pedagogy, philosophy, labour relations, security, criminology, global studies and the humanities.
- To acquire the training needed to work as a public official, deputy director, middle manager, head of service, head of section or similar position; to become a technician or other public employee; or an NGO, organizational or third-sector manager or professional, advisor, analyst or consultant.
- To learn to be a qualified expert in new employment scenarios, focusing on professional skills for the design, direction, regulation and management of public policies and services in the area of social action.
- To gain specific training to work in social integration, promotion of gender equality, education, environmental control and management support.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

University graduates and degree-holders in the areas of political, legal, social, educational, economic and human sciences.

Access requirements and conditions



09/05/2023 05/11/2023

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Dret
Avinguda Diagonal, 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:master.pp@ub.edu
Observations:From 3 to 8.30 p.m. (class times).

For further enquiries

Address:Xavier Torrens Llambrich
Avinguda Diagonal, 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:master.pp@ub.edu
Observations:You must send an email in order to pre-enrol.