Objectives and competences

This postgraduate course is dedicated to the in-depth study of the issues that arise in situations of risk and neglect of minors and the appropriate instruments for resolving the problems that arise in relation to the rights of children and adolescents. The programme content also includes issues of parental authority, child maintenance and filiation processes, provision of support measures for people with disabilities and protection and care for elderly people with special needs, and gives special relevance to the processing of both domestic 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
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:14/10/2024
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:satorras@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Address:Rosa M. Satorras Fioretti
Av. Diagonal, 684, desp. 325
Despatx B401
08034 - Barcelona
Email address:satorras@ub.edu
Telephone: 934024437