BASIC AND GENERAL COMPETENCES
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
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
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.
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.
CG5 - 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.
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 nonspecialized publics.
CT2 - Acquire the capacity to establish good interpersonal communication and to work both in interdisciplinary and
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.
CE8 - Understand the structure of markets and the impact of public intervention on markets.
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.
CE13 - Be familiar with the principles of cost-benefit analysis and its application to basic problems.
CO2 Understand the most important macroeconomic risks in an international context
· Applied knowledge to perform a multidisciplinary analysis of a country, the stability of its political, economic and
social system within an international context.
· Capacity to synthesize non-academic reference materials (newspapers, reports) for their presentation.
· Capacity to choose indicators to describe political, social and economic environments.
· Capacity to present complex information in graphical, written and oral form for both specialized and non-specialized
· Knowledge applied to risk assessment.