Master On Campus

Labour Management and Direction

University of Santiago de Compostela

12 months
3700 EUR/year
1300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This master's degree aims to improve professionalism and increase academic training for graduates in qualifications related to labour relations and human resources.


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

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish


    60 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    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

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      3700 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 3700 EUR per year during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1300 EUR per year during 12 months.

    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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