General information

Academic year: 2023/2024

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator

Name: FANNY TANIA, AÑAÑOS BEDRIÑANA / fanntab@ugr.Qnd68BzD12ges

Faculty of Education / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Political sciences and civics (0312)

Main focus

; Graduates of this master’s programme will have acquired the following skills and knowledge: – General basic knowledge of the different subjects relating to the culture of peace, conflicts, violence, and human rights; – The ability to analyse and understand the culture of peace from the critical perspective of different social, political, educational, and psychological models as well as from a gender perspective; – The ability to analyse the various cultural and religious identities and the epistemological, anthropological, and ontological models that arise from them; – An understanding of conflicts and the ability to identify their causes as well as the areas and contexts in which they develop; – The capacity to encourage a positive, dialogical, and dialectical approach to these questions, to their systemic and structural discourse and formulate proposals for peaceful transformation; – Ability to design and develop quantitative and qualitative methodologies for an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multi-methodological approach to peace research.


Students that have completed the second cycle have the following competencies: – Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context. – Can apply their acquired knowledge and understanding, and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. – Have the ability to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. – Can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously. – Have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Cultura de Paz, Conflictos, Educación y Derechos Humanos

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Basics and Critical Fundamentals: Human Rights as "Processes of the Struggle for Human Dignity" 1st Year 1st Semester
Conflict Prevention and the Management of International Crises 1st Year 2nd Semester
Conflicts, Sustainable Development and the Environment 1st Year 2nd Semester
Democracy and Human Rights in Non-Western Contexts 1st Year 2nd Semester
Democratic Management of Interaction in Socioeducational Contexts 1st Year 2nd Semester
Development Cooperation and Post-Conflict Management. Emergency Situations and Humanitarian Aid 1st Year 2nd Semester
Education for a Culture of Peace and Positive Interaction at School 1st Year 2nd Semester
Education for a Culture of Peace and Positive Interaction in Areas of Social Intervention 1st Year 1st Semester
Education for Peace: Policies and Practice 1st Year 1st Semester
Fundamentals in Peace and Conflict Studies 1st Year 1st Semester
Gender and Peace 1st Year 2nd Semester
Geopolitics of the Sacred, Religion, Politics, International Relations, Culture and Secularism 1st Year 2nd Semester
Human Rights and the Media 1st Year 2nd Semester
Human Rights and Translation Between Cultures: Interculturality in Action 1st Year 1st Semester
Interaction between School and Surrounding Context in the Development of a Culture of Peace 1st Year 1st Semester
International Humanitarian Law 1st Year 2nd Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Migration and Multiculturalism 1st Year 2nd Semester
Research Methodology for Peace and Conflicts 1st Year 1st Semester
Science and Technology for Peace: Power, Conflicts and Values 1st Year 2nd Semester
Social, Economic and Cultural Rights 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Dialogue between Civilizations and Cultural Diversity 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Power of Peace and Non-Violence 1st Year 1st Semester
Theories of Conflict 1st Year 1st Semester
Typology of Contemporary Conflicts 1st Year 1st Semester
Work Placement 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».


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