The University Master's Degree in Constitutional Law is a blended Master's degree with a research nature that offers a comparative study in those basic contents of Constitutional Law. During the academic year 2021/2022, in accordance with the various scenarios proposed by the Vice-Rector's Office, the Master's Degree in Constitutional Law will be taught in a hybrid mode, prioritizing face-to-face, without prejudice to the fact that teaching can be followed through the Microsoft platform Teams, when health circumstances make it advisable, especially in the case of travel from other countries.
Regarding its content, after a first module of legal methodology, the rest of the subjects that every jurist expert in constitutional law must master are analyzed: Constitutional principles, Human Rights, Constitutional Organization of the State (organs and territorial distribution of power) , Constitutional Justice and Interpretation of the legal system. In addition, you have the possibility of completing this training with a specialization in the field of tax, procedural and criminal law or philosophy of law.
The research interest of this Master is mainly demonstrated by the following:The great demand and interest among the doctrine, researchers and legal scholars in general for the constitutional aspects of the various legal problems, topics that are the central content of this Master.
The demand and the specific academic interest for those who wish to specialize in constitutional law, either because of the interest in making innovative contributions in the research field, or as specific training for employability in advisory work or jobs at the service of the sector public, in particular lawyers from administrative, parliamentary or judicial institutions.
The existence of numerous research agreements between the UCLM and foreign institutions dedicated to study and research in the field of Constitutional Law.Training objectivesTrain researchers in the field of Constitutional Law.
Instruct future advisers in constitutional matters, particularly those who carry out this work at the service of the public sector, such as lawyers or jurists at the service of various public administrations, lawyers of Parliaments, ordinary or constitutional Courts, legal advisers of political parties, etc., no only in Spain but in various European and American countries.
Expand the constitutional legal training received by graduates in Law and in those degrees related to this sector of knowledge.
Provide a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the basic issues of Constitutional Law.CompetenciesKnow and integrate constitutional law at the center of the legal system.
Apply the knowledge acquired in the Master to solve and interpret the constitutional problems that arise in their professional and / or academic environment.
Evaluate public policies and present alternatives in the event that these imply an affectation of the constitutional order.
Ability to advise on constituent projects in Spain and in the world, given the comparative approach that underpins this Master.
Develop research projects in the field of Constitutional Law.
Train all those who in one way or another occupy the position of educators and who in one way or another have to instruct citizens in matters of Constitutional Law.
Obtain complete training in the constitutional field with the possibility of specialization in other fields such as procedural, criminal, financial or legal interpretation law.Professional outingsDespite the fact that the Master has a research nature, the professional opportunities it offers its graduates are not only research but others such as:Integrate the bodies of lawyers or advisers in bodies such as the Constitutional Court, supranational Human Rights Courts, electoral courts or the bodies for the protection of personal data or rights.
Advice to political parties.
Integrate positions that require specialization in this matter in the bodies of the Executive Power, or the national or regional Legislative Power.
Advice on constituent processes.
Teaching in matters of Constitutional Law or related.Admission profileThe recommended entry profile, in general terms, is that of those people close to the Law or the legal field in any of its fields, interested in Constitutional Law, Constitutional Justice and Human Rights, as well as the great debates around to the new rights, to the jurisprudential interpretation and to many others that appear every day in the field of Constitutional Law. The main recipients of this Master are judges, prosecutors, magistrates, lawyers by profession or university professors.Admission criteriaThe processes of selection and admission of students of the Master are carried out by the Academic Committee of the same, in collaboration with the Campus Student Management Unit (UGAC), which is the one who manages the administrative and bureaucratic part.