Master's Degree in Human Cognition and Evolution

Academic year 2018-19 | 60 credits | 20 places

Degree data and benchmarks



Data and description

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
New 8 10 7 6 4
SIIU New 8 9 7 6 4
Registered 8 14 19 16 8
Graduates 4 2 7 10 3

New students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning for the first time. They may have recognised credits or not.

New SIIU students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning, registering on a programme for the first time and, in accordance with SIIU criteria, may have fewer than 10 credits (for a Master's) or 30 credits (for an undergraduate programme) recognised. This set of students may also be referred to as the optimum new entry group. 

Registered students: these students have an active registration on a programme for an academic year. This set of students may also be referred to as the total student population.

  • Registration reservations are not included (due to the students awaiting a place at another university or credit recognition)
  • Registration cancellations are not included
  • Students with unpaid debts are not included

Graduates: these students have passed (passed or accredited) all credits required for the degree programme and have, therefore, finished their course regardless of whether they have requested their degree certificate be issued or not.

Entry Cohort


Data and description

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Graduation Rate 75% 33% 100%
Drop-out Rate - 10% -

Final drop-out rate: the percentage of students from a new entry cohort that, without graduating, have not re-registered on the degree or any other programme, either at this university or at any other insitution in Spain, for two academic years in a row.

Graduation rate (RD 1393/2007) is defined as the percentage of students from an entry cohort that finish their programmes in the theoretical planned timeframe for the curriculum, or within an additional academic year. The reference population is the New Full-time SIIU Student Group.

Graduating Class


Data and description

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Graduate Efficiency Rate 100% 100% 95% 89% 90%

The efficiency rate is defined as the percentage ratio between the total number of credits passed by students throughout the registered programme from which they have graduated, and the total number of credits they effectively registered for. The reference population is the optimum group.

Credits Taken and Passed


Data and description

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Degree Success Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Performance Rate 94% 70% 75% 78% 76%

Success rate: the percetage ratio between the number of passed credits and the number of credits taken for assessment.

Performance rate: the percentage ratio between the number of credits passed and the number of credits registered for.

Who directly oversees the quality of the degree programme?

Quality Assurance Commission

Quality Manager
Antoni Gomila Benjam
Teaching and Research Staff
  • Eric Munar Roca
  • Marcos Nadal Roberts
Admin and Services Staff
M. Consolación Hernández Guerra
Francisca Sastre Servera


The Quality Assurance Committee (CGQ) gathers all of the information regarding the degree programme (survey reports, data, statistics, complaints, suggestions, etc.) and analyses them. Here, you can see the regulations and duties of the Quality Assurance Committee (CGQ).

Commitment to quality

Declaration in which the person in charge of ensuring the quality of the Master's programme wishes to express his/her commitment to quality and the constant improvement of his/her actions.

Planning improvement measures

Improvement plan

Accountability and transparency

Link to the Register of Universities, Centres, and Degrees (RUCT)

End of master projects

  • Appreciate to Learn: The sciences' teaching through aesthic education
  • A study of the correlations between attentional control, daydreaming, rumination and worry
  • Atendiendo la diversidad de identidad de género: una propuesta de análisis en el sistema educativo español.
  • Dissidence: Evolutionary Considerations
  • El paper de les dones en ciència. Barreres que els han estat imposades al llarg de la història
  • Emotional intelligence and coping styles: relations between parents and children.
  • Examining the Scopes of Evaluations and Emotions with Particular and General Sensitivity Constructs for Morals, Aesthetics, and Negative Emotions. New Approach on Landy & Piazza (2017)
  • ¿Es la religión un agente cultural de autodomesticación humana?
  • Palabras, emociones y estética: La Poética [Neuro]Cognitiva.
  • Preferencia de tipo de contorno en un paradigma de visualización libre: análisis de movimientos oculares
  • Alimentación como prevención: La relevancia de las preferencias alimentarias
  • Estudio lingüístico de un paciente con monosomía parcial del gen CHL1 (Síndrome 3p26)
  • Històries de vida col·letiva a Sa Pobla: Narratives de la masculinitat al món rural.
  • Las múltiples caras de la psicopatía
  • Plural Inflection in Spanish Contrastive Study between Italian and English L1 Speakers
  • Reiki intervention in anxiety in patients undergoing alcohol detoxification
  • Sincronización anticipada en microcircuitos neuronales
  • Som el que veuen que nosaltres? Influència de la bellesa facial sobre els prejudicis de gènere i eficàcia
  • To Touch or not to Touch: Multimodal Integration in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Artworks in an Art Gallery
  • Coexistence of scientific knowledge and paranormal beliefs in the universitary domain: the case of the UIB
  • Haptic feedback in ecoDriver: a real driving test with electric vehicle
  • Individual differences in preference for curvature.
  • Intraculture: individual conquest of the social and natural environment
  • Relationship between exercise, anxiety and depression
  • The role of affective processes in the side-effect effect
  • The Role of Curvature in Preference for Visual Artworks
  • Altruismo y responsabilidad
  • Making sense of emotional contagion
  • Abacus use for numerical calculation and improvements of cognitive habilities.
  • An analysis of the creative process in Joan Miró.
  • Dual theory and interactivist perspectiva: an answer to the puzzle about false belief attribution in pre-linguistic infants.
  • Gender identity and ideology in Christian religious discourse.
  • Self-deception and sense of control: cognitive virtue o cultural vice?