Objectives and competences

From a human rights perspective, and based on the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, this course complements the interdisciplinary training provided by the postgraduate course People with Disabilities, Social Rights and the Culture of Capacity Building to achieve a higher level of specialization and address the emergence of new social needs.

To deepen, strengthen and sharpen a critical, ethical and practical vision in the area of disability.

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat d'Educació
Branch of knowledge
  • Physical activity and sports sciences
  • Education sciences
  • Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.000,00 €
Second year: 2.000,00 €
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:10/11/2023
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


General objective:
to deepen, strengthen and sharpen the critical, ethical and practical vision in the area of disability.

Critical perspective:
- Learn about the historical and conceptual evolution of the various paradigms and their models for understanding, training and raising awareness regarding human rights and people with disabilities.
- Equip professionals with the tools they need to analyse, diagnose and understand the social situation of people with disabilities and further their knowledge of the new challenges being posed.

Ethical perspective:
Strengthen and spread the personal autonomy paradigm based on the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
- Promote the value of inclusive culture for improving humankind's quality of life and the development of the ethics of good living, recognizing the role and resource that people with disabilities can play and be in this process.

Practical perspective:
- Draw attention to the current situation of people with disabilities and, in particular, of women and girls with disabilities, through the double prism of gender and disability.
- Foster the ability to play a purposeful role and be a constructive force for addressing practical situations of discrimination, helping to improve the quality of life of the people involved.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates in the social sciences: Social Work, Social Education, Psychology, Sociology, Education and other fields related to disability.

Access for candidates not in possession of a university degree:
Students who do not hold a university degree may be admitted to this course, and will receive a university extension certificate on completion. In such cases, candidates will have to provide proof of prior experience in the sector and will have to submit their curriculum vitae and transcript for their most recent qualification, as well as a covering letter explaining their interest in the programme.

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 d'Educació: UFR Escola de Treball Socia
Campus Mundet
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebrón, 171
08035 - Barcelona
Email address:postgraus.educació@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Campus Mundet
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebrón, 171
08035 - Barcelona
Email address:mpdiazlopez@ub.edu
Observations:from 4 to 9 p.m. (for more information phone 618 616 849).