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It is an official postgraduate degree implemented under the measures envisaged by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) . An undergraduate degree certificate is required to enter a Master's degree. The purpose of an official Master's degree is to enable students an advanced specialised or multidisciplinary training for their academic and professional career, complemented with some start-up research tasks. Because of their official nature, these degrees are academically valid all over Spain and the European Union.
An official Master degree the set of regulated postgraduate courses valid throughout the Spanish territory and within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that have passed and prepared in accordance with the regulations in force of the Spanish central governments and its regional departments (Acts, Decrees, Orders), which has been recognised within the framework of the EHEA regulations and agreements.
Holding at least a three-year undergraduate degree is required to access an official Master's degree.
The UA Master's degree undergoes a more flexible and diversified internal regulatory process aimed at offering specific training in tune with the demands of society.
- Its official nature comes from the guarantee of being a degree that has undergone all the regulatory and quality controls of a public university.
- Objective: To offer a more flexible and diversified training aimed at professional and academic specialisation, and knowledge updating according to the demands of life long learning, as defended by the EHEA.
- Access: Holding at least a four-year undergraduate degree is required to access UA Master's degrees In certain cases, a three-year undergraduate degree can be accepted.
Application for admission in Master's degrees are sorted out through an application procedure .
All the places are offered in the first application phase. The remaining places after allocations in the first phase will be offered in subsequent application phases.
Applications are invited through an online form that must be completed with personal and academic details. The required documents must be attached to the online form as digital files.
Check courses of your study programme. Access the study programme of each course through the "Studies" menu and click on the official or UA Master's degree of your interest. Ask the course organiser if you have any questions (contact details are available on the study programme information sheet).
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Applicants for Master's degrees must:
IMPORTANT NOTE: the favourable technical report of the equivalence does not imply, in any case, the official recognition of the foreign degree nor does it replace the such recognition.
Yes. Each Master's degree has a percentage of 5% (at least one place) reserved for students with a recognised disability equal as or higher than 33 %.
In the same way, 3 % of the places for each Master's degree (at least one place) are reserved for high-level and high-performance athletes.
Eligibility for any of these two special groups is subject to documentary evidence of belonging to any of these groups. (Applications as either a disabled person or an athlete must include documentation proving that the applicant qualifies as such a person.)
Yes, but remember the date of issuance of the official university degree that gives you access cannot be later than the final term of the pre-registration phase of your application.
Application starts on 10 March.
There are two different admission calendars, to know which one uses your master you need to find your master in the list of admission calendars for masters.
Application is done exclusively through the Internet by completing the form available for this purpose. All the information needed is in this page.
You will be sent an email (to the e-mail address you notified on your application form) with all the information you need for enrolment.
If you need clarification or further information on the registration process, you have to contact the centre where your master's degree is managed. Here is the list of Centres responsible for Master's degrees.
With your application you must submit the following documentation:
(*) University of Alicante students don't have to submit their valid ID cards, official undergraduate degree certificate neither academic certification.
Which ID number to use in your application? Follow these rules (in order) to avoid later problems:
In addition to all the documentation listed in the above question, it may be necessary to submit:
To take into account:
* At the UA, the official approval must be taken into account in the following masters:
The list of documents you will need to submit for enrollment are detailed in this link.
For application, authentication of the documentation is not required, an uncertified copy will be enough. But for registration/enrollment purposes, you must submit the documents to the centre where the Master's degree you are applying for is managed, which must meet the following requirements:
By means of a provisional degree certificate and, if it is not available yet, by the proof of having paid the fees thereof.
If you have foreign entry qualifications, you must reckon your grade point average from this link .
Yes. Each application period has a period for rectifications/appeals and the documents that you failed to submit will be accepted in this period. If your master has a two period calendar, you will be able to submit more documents during the second phase period for application submissions.
Documents will be exclusively submitted online, attached to the application form. There is a section for each document to be attached and uploaded online. Attachments should not exceed 28 MB.
Payment of invoices can de done by banking card through your UACloud (Virtual Campus) profile. If you have any questions, check the payment instructions.
If your entry qualifications DO NOT belong to a country member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), you must pay a fee for an equivalence report to access a Master's degree ( DOCV 17/08/2016 Annex I, chapter II, section 3.3 ). The payment can be done online with a credit card by clicking here.
The application form contains a link from where you can pay the fee You need to select "Equivalence report of foreign studies for admission to Master's and PhD degrees"
Do not forget to attach the proof of payment along with the application form, otherwise you can't appear in the list of admitted applicants for enrollment.
Enrollment dates are different for each master. Once your have been admitted you will be notified with the corresponding enrollment dates. We encourage you to read the next question to avoid future problems.
If you have any question regarding the enrollment process, you must contact with the responsible center of your master.
The list of documents you will need to submit for enrollment are detailed in this link.
WARNING: If your application has been succsessful and you haven't done the enrollment on time: you have lost your place, there is nothing you can do about it. The vacant place will be available in the extraordinary admission period, if you still want a place you sholud contact with the responsible center of your master.
If you consider it appropriate, and once the admission decision is published, to lodge an appeal. You can also submit any document that you fail to do on your application.
The deadlines for appeal submissions are here.
The calculation of deadlines are envisaged on article 48 of Act 30/1992, of 26 November, on the Legal Framework applicable to Public Administrations and the general Administrative Procedures, by virtue of:
1. Provided that by law or European Community legislation is not otherwise expressed, when the deadlines are indicated by days, it is understood that these are working days, excluding Sundays and declared public holidays.
2. When deadlines are expressed in calendar days, this fact must be stated in the corresponding notices.
3. When the last day is a bank holiday, the deadline will be extended up to the next working day.
4. The periods expressed in days shall be counted from the day following the day on which the notification or publication of the event concerned, or from the next one to that in which the constructive approval or constructive rejection occurs.
For information on the waiting lists and their movements, you need to contact the centre responsible for the Master's degree that you have made your application for. Here is the list of Centres responsible for Master's degrees. Dates for waiting list movements dependend on the calendar that uses your master.
Information on the remaining places after the whole application and admission process can be requested to the centre responsible for the relevant Master's degree. Here is the list of Centres responsible for Master's degrees.
For questions regarding the application process you can contact the UA Lifelong Learning Centre office sending an email to: email@example.com
For specific inquiries (specialties, language requirement, teaching method, timetables, etc.) you should contact the Center responsible for the master's degree.