CB1 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.
CB2 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 competences needed to develop and defend arguments and solve problems in that area of study.
CB3 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 which require critical thought on social, scientific and ethical topics of relevance.
CB4 Be able to show that they are able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions both to specialized and non-specialized publics.
CB5 Be able to show that they have developed the learning skills required to perform further studies with a high degree of self-dependence.
CG1 Understand social, political, legal and economic realities from a comparative perspective.
CG2 Be able to approximate and analyze the intrinsic values contained in equal opportunities, multi-cultural society, political ideological and cultural pluralism, human rights, and the international community.
CG3 Know quantitative and qualitative research techniques and possess the ability to choose which is most adequate to apply in the field of Social Sciences.
CG4 Be able to manage information: identify, organize and analyze relevant information critically and systematically within the context of international relations.
CG6 Be able to apply scientific method 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.
CT1 Acquire the capacity to communicate knowledge in oral and written form, both to specialized and to non-specialized publics.
CT2 Acquire the capacity to establish good interpersonal communication and to work both in interdisciplinary and international teams.
CT3 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.
CT4 Develop the motivation and capacity to perform independent continuous learning for life, with an endowment to adapt to change and new situations.
CE1 Be familiar with the principal political and social theories. Be capable of analyzing and comparing contemporary policies.
CE2 Be familiar with and understand the processes of political, social, economic and cultural change in society and contemporary policy.
CE6 Understand the socio-political impact of empires, religions and cultures in historical perspective.
CE7 Understand the main dynamics which generate inequality and its consequences, and comprehend the principles on which equal opportunity policies are based.
CE9 Be familiar with and comprehend the relevance of technological change for economic and social development.
CE10 Be able to discern the differentiating elements in international problems in accordance to the development stages of a country.
CE11 Be able to critically relate present and past events and processes.
CE12 Be able to formulate and solve basic economic, social, political problems in an international context.
CE16 Be able to carry out case studies and apply comparative method to analyze institutions, processes and policies in different countries.
By the end of the semester the student is expected to critically analyze the main environmental challenges in relation to political and social actors and processes and engage with the following questions: What are the main causes and political processes involved in
environmental problems? How the main international actors respond to these challenges use and what are some of the ways forward? How are environmental issues related to other problems such as inequality, security, or economic development?