To access the master's degree it is necessary to have a Spanish Official University Degree (or another degree issued by a higher education institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area or third countries) that allows access to master's degree courses.
Individuals with a degree in any field ranging from Arts and Humanities; Engineering and Architecture; Sciences; Legal and Social Sciences; or Health Sciences are welcome to apply.
If the number of registered people exceeds the number of places offered, the following priority criteria will be applied:
- The academic record of the studies that have been previously completed: 60%.
- Having completed the Minor in entrepreneurship and social innovation: 5%.
- A statement of objectives, stating the candidate's motivation and the goals that led him or her to apply for this Master's Degree: 15%.
- Professional experience related to the master's degree: 20%.
Professional experience will be scored according to the experience accredited with an employment contract in areas related to entrepreneurship (creation of companies and / or participation in Startups); social policies; and social intervention and / or community action, under the following scoring scale: (i) Between one year of proven experience and 5 years: 50% (of 20%); (ii) Between 6 and 10 years of proven experience: 75% (of 20%); (iii) More than 10 years of proven experience: 100% (of 20%).
The Master in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation is aimed at eminently proactive people; with an ability to identify problems and propose alternative solutions. The master student is capable to overcome difficulties and make decisions in a purposeful way, capable of interacting with others to generate empathy and solidarity; curious and nonconformist, open and transformative and at the same time creative.
It is aimed at people with a degree in any academic discipline: from Arts and Humanities to Sciences or Engineering and Architecture, to the Social and Legal Sciences, and the Health Sciences. The studies are completely transversal and no prior knowledge of the subjects that make up its subject area is required.
Beyond the knowledge acquired in the bachelor studies, the fundamental aspect is the social sensitivity of the students. Issues such as the transition to a more sustainable, more equitable and common good economic model are fundamental. Democratic and solidarity values, the creation and equitable distribution of wealth, gender equity and respect for diversity must all be shared values by the students of this master's degree. In addition, these values should also be practiced and with the desire to widen them through professional practice. Besides, this standard should be combined with a proactive and transformative vocation to achieve sensitivity, knowledge and training so that students can get the most out of their entrepreneurial skills.