Master's Degree Courses on offer and Admission Requirements
I finished my studies many years ago, can I access a Master's degree with the degree I obtained?
Degrees do not expire. Unless a Master's degree, in its specific requirements, restricts access to certain degrees, it can be accessed under the same conditions as new university graduates.
I am a foreign student. Do I need a visa to gain admission to a master’s degree?
A visa is not a requirement for admission to a master’s degree but it is for your stay in Spain if you are a non-EU citizen. Check the following information on how to apply: http://ec.europa.eu/immigration/what-do-i-need-before-leaving/spain/student_en
Also, check the answer to: When can I apply for an admission letter?
Are there master’s degree taught totally in English?
Yes, the following:
- Master's Degree in Economics (2202)
- Master’s Degree in International Business Management. IMBA (2069)
- Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in Psychology of Work, Organisations and Human Resources (2235)
- Master’s Degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2208)
- Master’s Degree in Advanced English Studies (2196)
What master’s degree courses are offered at the Universitat de València?
The UV offers the widest and most comprehensive range of master’s degree courses available at any Valencian university, with over a hundred master’s degrees on offer. You can check the full course catalogue here:More information:
Can I study a master’s degree course on a part-time basis?
Yes, the enrolment regulations of the UV allow students to enrol in a master’s degree on a part-time basis. Part-time students take only between 24 and 36 ECTS credits per year.
Must I have finished the studies required to be eligible for admission to a master’s degree to be allowed to pre-enrol?
Students who will complete the studies required to be eligible for admission to a master’s degree during the current academic year may pre-enrol even if they have not completed such studies at the time of submitting their application. Successful applicants may be admitted and enrol conditionally subject to compliance with the requirements before 30 September at midnight. Failure to provide evidence of compliance of admission requirements within the deadline set will result in their enrolment being automatically cancelled.
How long are the master’s degree courses?
Official master’s degree last either one or two years, that is, between 60 and 120 ECTS credits.
Is previous professional experience needed to be admitted to a master’s degree?
No. In some cases it may be a criterion for determining the order of candidates if a lot of applications have been received, but it is never a requirement.
What is an ECTS?
An ECTS credit is the measurement used in order to establish the length of university studies. The price of university studies is also calculated on the basis of the price of an ECTS credit.
Is it possible to access the Master’s Degree in Law Practice or the Master’s Degree in General Health Psychology with a foreign qualification?
In these two cases, foreign degrees have to be validated even if they have been issued by an educational institution that is part of the EHEA.
Are the master’s degrees offered in the pre-enrolment Ordinary phase and in the pre-enrolment Extraordinary phase the same?
The same master’s degrees are offered, but some may not accept any more applications in Extraordinary phase because all places available were assigned during Ordinary phase.
How can I know the specific admission requirements for each master’s degree?
Each master’s degree may establish specific requirements for admission, such as a qualification within a particular field of knowledge or a specific language certificate. To know the specific admission criteria for each master’s degree, you can check the section “Access and Admission” on the master’s degree web page on the Student Services site.
Is there an offer of online official master’s degrees?
Yes. The following master’s degree are blended courses:
- Master's Degree in Law and Gender-based Violence (2130)
- Master's Degree in Corporate Law and Justice (2217)
- Master's Degree in Ethics and Democracy (2136)
- Master's Degree in Gender and Equality Policies (2153)
- Master’s Degree in History of scientific communication (2198)
- Master's Degree in Medical Physics (2140)
- Master’s Degree in Advanced Optometry and Vision Sciences (2175)
- Master’s Degree in Constitutional law (2223)