Master's degree en Gestió Administrativa

Bachelor’s thesis

The aim of the Master's Thesis is to deepen the study of one particular topic in the field of administrative management. To do so it seeks to know and apply the principles and methodology of study and research: documentary research, gathering, analysing and interpreting information and data, presenting conclusions and structuring of the thesis, etc. It is aimed to apply the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the degree to one specific topic.

The topic of the master thesis will be chosen by the student, who will develop it under the direction of one professor of the degree. The professor will be in charge of tutoring and guiding the student in the chosen topic and advising him or her in the relevant biography, regulations and case law, etc.

The thesis will be a study of a particular topic already analysed in one of the subjects of the degree and will have to capture the knowledge and skills acquired from a multidisciplinary point of view. In addition, it will have to be a thesis that includes the materials provided by the director of the thesis and will have to include conclusions.

Research methods used will be those appropriate to law research if the thesis has a legal profile, as in the case of a study of regulations, a study of jurisprudence of both in relation to a particular topic. The use of an empirical research method is also accepted for those theses articulated around a social or economic reality and its consequences in the framework of the professional practice of administrative management. Case method will also be suitable in those theses that consist in the development and solution of an administrative, tax or labour record (real or not).

The following (approximate) schedule will be taken into account for the elaboration of the thesis:

November

Fulfilment of a form with three different fields chosen by the students.

Appointment of a field and tutor by the coordinator.

December

First meeting with the tutor: assignment of initial reading and election of a topic inside the field assigned.

January

Fulfilment of a form with the proposed topic to the coordinator.

January - September

Regular follow-up meetings with the thesis tutor.

May

Delivery of an intermediate report to the tutor

First fortnight of September

Deadline to hand in the thesis.

Last fortnight of September 

Defence of the thesis

 

Assessment criteria:

  • Formal aspects: compliance with formal and methodological guidelines of the thesis. Defence of the thesis.
  • Competencies and knowledge: acquisition of the competencies and knowledge of the master’s degree and competencies and knowledge related to the chosen topic.

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Internship

The objective of the master's internship is to allow students to learn to develop the necessary skills and abilities for the exercisie of the profession of administrative manager, face professional deontological problems, and become familiar with the functioning and problematic of institutions related to the practice of this profession.

The master’s internship will be undertaken by the students in a collegiate administrative management office (member of the Col·legi Oficial de Gestors Administratius de Catalunya). The Catalan Professional Association of Administrative Managers (Institut Superior de Gestió Administrativa de Catalunya) will be in charge of the organization of the internships, making sure that there is at least one vacancy in each county. There is a collaboration agreement with sixty administrative management offices located all around the province of Lleida as to provide students of different provenances with different choices in order to do the 6 ECTS credits of the internship unit.

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