BASIC AND GENERAL COMPETENCES
-Understand social, political, legal and economic realities from a comparative perspective
- Know quantitative and qualitative research techniques and possess the ability to choose which is most
adequate to apply in the field of Social Sciences
- Be able to debate and formulate critical reasoning, using precise terminology and specialized resources, when analyzing international and global phenomena, employing both the concepts and knowledge from different disciplines as well as the methods of analysis, paradigms, and concepts pertaining to the Social Sciences
- Be able to apply the scientific methods to the economic, social, and political questions of a global society; be able to formulate problems in this context, identify a possible explication or solution, and a method to contrast them by sensibly interpreting the data.
- Be able to show that they possess and comprehend facts and contents in an area of study which, based on a previous general secondary school level, have been extended to those included in advanced textbooks and in some aspects proceed from the most advanced studies in this area.
- Be able to show that they have learned how to apply their knowledge professionally to their future jobs or tasks
and that they possess the competencies needed to develop and defend arguments and solve problems in that area of study.
- Be able to show that they are capable of collecting and interpreting the relevant data (normally within their area
of study) needed for formulating judgments that require critical thought on social, scientific, and ethical topics of relevance.
- Be able to show that they are able to transmit information, ideas, problems, and solutions both to specialized
and non-specialized publics
- Be able to show that they have developed the learning skills required to perform further studies with a high
degree of self-dependence
- Acquire the capacity to communicate knowledge in oral and written form, both to specialized and to nonspecialized publics.
- Acquire the capacity to establish good interpersonal communication and to work both in interdisciplinary and international teams.
- Acquire the capacity to organize and plan workloads, taking correct decisions based on the available information, collecting and interpreting relevant data in order to provide assessments in that area of study.
- Develop the motivation and capacity to perform independent continuous learning for life, with an endowment to adapt to change and new situations.
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to policies in different countries.
to discern the differentiating elements in international problems in accordance with the development of a country.
to critically relate present and past events and processes.
to formulate and solve basic economic, social, political problems in an international context.
to design and evaluate programs to improve the management and quality of public and private to carry out case studies and apply comparative method to analyze institutions, processes and
- Ability to analyze, from a multidisciplinary perspective, the principal aspects of international relations on different levels: aggregate (states, societies, and economies), individual, and collectives (organizations, firms, interest groups). - Capacity to recognize and contrast key facts, processes, and historical factors and to determine the relationships between the political, social, and economic aspects in the societies under study.
- Capacity to elaborate with clear and well-reasoned arguments the connections between the different disciplines within established theoretical frameworks.
- Capacity to determined, contrast and analyze the social, economic and political determinants of structures and developments in an international environment, and to reflect about