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Master’s Degree in Gender, Women and Equality Studies

Receive a solid education which helps you develop professional competences to promote equality and eradicate gender violence. Acquire rigorous knowledge in gender studies, as well as the skills to apply the gender approach, which allows you to analyse critically the social reality and develop an unbiased scientific production.


Master’s degree in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

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Why should you study the University Master's Degree in Gender, Women and Equality (MUGI)?

  • So you can get an education in the gender studies and feminist theory area, in order to achieve an adequate understanding on the inequalities and gender power relations in the different areas of society.
  • So you get ready for academic research and be able to diagnose under the gender perspective.
  • So you get prepared to design, implement, manage and assess equality programmes  and policies, as well as apply transversally the gender approach to public policies.
  • So you become a professional, with theoretical and practical capacity, which implements the gender approach in their working procedures and boosts actions which favour gender equality in the working area.
  • To make an impact on the social transformation and foster gender equality and women empowerment.

You can do this master's degree with:


Training in competencies


Which degrees can grant me access to the University Master's Degree in Gender, Women and Equality

  • Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education and Pedagogy.
  • Degree in other disciplines similar to them in the Social, Human, Legal and Health Science areas

Which job positions can I access once I finish the Master's Degree in Gender, Women and Equality?

  • Equality agents and professionals specialised in the transversal application of the gender perspective in the different work, social or cultural areas.
  • Advisor in the matter of equality to develop programmes and policies in public bodies, associations, NGOs, companies or other private companies.
  • Feminist research in the academic area and inclusion of this approach into the different areas of knowledge and its scientific dissemination.
  • Access to doctorate studies.

Ministerio de Igualdad. Instituto de las Mujeres

This degree awards scholarships funded by the Women's Institute of the Spanish Government.


Access and admission

Access requirements

To be admitted to the official Master's Degree courses, students must hold an official university degree issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area or in other countries which entitles them to access Master's degree courses in the country issuing the degree.

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Only students who have completed their Bachelor’s degrees will be admitted.

Specific criteria for the Master's degree

The Master's Degree Academic Committee is ultimately responsible for determining admission.

The following criteria will be taken into account:

  • Academic record: 4 points
  • Work experience in intervention with women or equality promotion: 2 points
  • Work experience with the possibility to implement the gender perspective: 1 points
  • Other university degrees: 1 point
  • Languages: 1 point
  • Others:  1 point

At pre-registration it is necessary to attach copies of the certifications you declared to have so they are considered. Otherwise they will not be considered.  
At pre-registration it is necessary to attach copies of the certifications you declared to have. The average grade of your academic record must be presented clearly using a numerical scale 1-10 or 1-4.

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