Postgraduate course

The Postgraduate Course aims to contribute to the training of university graduates in social research techniques, placing particular emphasis on data collection and its analysis, interpretation and presentation, all under a largely practical approach.

To this end, 24 places are available which will awarded by a selection of candidates who fulfil the requirements stipulated in the announcement.

The course is delivered in-house and is structured into two modules with the following contents:

  • Module 1. Data collection and research through surveys.
  • Module 2. Survey data analysis and interpretation.

The teaching-learning in each module includes theory and practical classes. The practical exercises are tutored by CIS technicians.

LATEST EDITION (2018-2019)

Summary of the edition

Resolution of the CIS Presidency dated 3/05/18.Resolución cambio Dirección del curso de posgrado



A specialisation course in social research techniques, with emphasis on research design and data analysis.

Target group

University graduates with adequate training in the field of social science.



Duration and academic calendar

November   to June,  sessions a week in the afternoon (17.00 to 20.00). 270 Teaching hours.

Registration and enrolment

Se formalizará tras la resolución de la convocatoria. Enrolment fee for the full course: €2,000



10 partial scholarships.


Necessary documentation

Application (Annex I)Annex IIAnnex IIIAnnex IV).

Curriculum vitae (with documentary accreditation of accomplishments)

Official academic certificate with average degree grade.

Cover letter.

Recent photo.


Application deadline
Current situation

Informe de Resolución Provisional

Secretariat and information

For any further information, you may contact the Research Promotion Service: