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Research and Educational Change

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The course is designed for students and education professionals who wish to undertake educational research, in order to pursue doctoral studies or to apply their findings to educational practice.

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:
  • An official Spanish degree.
  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.
  • A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

Holders of any degree can will be considered for admission.
The course is intended primarily for holders of university degrees in education, teaching (primary or secondary education), social education, educational psychology and other educational disciplines.
It is also open to educational professionals with degrees in other areas of human sciences, social sciences, natural sciences, experimental and technological sciences, and health sciences. In this case, applicants must provide evidence of two years of teaching experience in formal or non-formal education: this should include accreditation of the tasks performed by the company or institution at which the experience was acquired, and a report by the candidate outlining the skills and competences developed during this period. In these cases, credit will be given for previous teacher training courses completed.
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