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Labour Management and Direction, Master

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This master’s has 60 credits, and has the following objectives:

  • To respond to extensive social demand among graduates of the area of social and legal sciences.
    • To develop an inter-university programme in which the three Galician universities are involved at the same level, generating quality teaching through the mobility of teachers and students.
    • To provide students with a comprehensive education, preparing high-level professionals in the field of socio-labour auditing, labour direction and management of human resources in the company.
    • It is an interuniversity master's degree with the universities of A Coruña and Vigo.

      Skills and competences 

      • Specialisation in Socio-labour Management: To acquire all the knowledge required to manage the labour and social security relations as well as those related to national and international taxation of public and private companies and organisations.
      • Specialisation in Human Resources: To acquire knowledge for optimum labour organisation of categories of staff in public and private companies and organisations.
      • Specialisation in Company Labour Management: To advise SMEs in the socio-labour field and manage cross-border and transnational labour relations, so frequent in the field of development of the Master’s .

      Taking into consideration these competencies, the professional opportunities of the master’s are oriented towards management or executive positions within human resources departments, in large companies and SMEs, in the public or private sector.

      Beyond that, it also trains specialists in socio-labour advisory or external HR consultants.

    Programme Structure

    Compulsory subjects:

    • Specialisation in Socio-labour Management 
    • Specialisation in Human Resources 
    • Specialisation in Company Labour Management 
    • External Internships and Master's Final Project

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Credits
      60 ECTS
    • Languages
      • Partially taught in English
      • Partially taught in Spanish
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    General Requirements

    Graduates in the area of Social and Legal Sciences, with preference to the following qualifications:

    • Labour Relations and Human Resources
    • Labour Relations
    • Employment Consultancy
    • Labour Sciences

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      3700 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3700 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Santiago de Compostela

    • 580 - 960 EUR/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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