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Social Policy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Bogotá, Colombia
The Master of Social Policy began work in 2003 with the aim of training qualified professionals in the analysis, design, planning and implementation of public policies in the social field, providing the theoretical foundations and methodological tools for research to facilitate the development of a vision integral of this problem and a commitment to the search for equity and social inclusion.


The Master of Social Policy is aimed at professionals from different disciplines, public sector officials and NGOs, as well as consultants and national and international consultants involved in the formulation and development of public policies in the social field, with vocation for research social science and require updating in the field of social policy. 

The Masters in Social Policy is able to design, develop, evaluate and implement social policies and programs, develops skills in methodology and techniques of social research, and acquire the elements necessary to identify and prioritize issues related to social policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • State Theory
  • Fundamentals of social policy
  • Social ethics
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Political economy of social spending
  • Institutional and analytical area of social policy
  • Policy analysis
  • Education policy
  • Health policies
  • Policy work, family and gender
  • Evaluation of social policies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Filled entry form (Internet only).
  • Proof of payment of registration fees.
  • Copy of diploma or degree certificate.
  • Certified copy of undergraduate grades.
  • Two size 3 x 4 photos.
  • Photocopy of identity enlarged to 150%.
  • Tuition fee: $ 98,000.
  • Foreign applicants must bring diploma or degree certificate apostilled.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11183 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11183 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bogotá

  • 1571843 - 2155960 COP/month
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