Competences and skills
Skills related to the development of analytical and critical thinking.
Communication and writing skills to be applied in individual and group assignments as well as exams.
Public speaking and presentation skills.
Interpersonal skills such as the ability to work in teams and role play.
Ability to link theoretical analysis to the evolution, processes, structures, problems and challenges prevalent in the contemporary global economy.
Ability to understand, use and rigorously apply the fundamental concepts of geopolitical and strategic studies.
Ability to understand, use and rigorously apply the main theoretical frameworks formulated recently to explain the structure and functioning of
global geopolitics in the context of globalization.
Ability to analyze the economic power of major countries along with alliances, initiatives and ongoing rivalries at the global and regional level.
Ability to understand and analyze the major conflicts, risks and threats related to international security.
Ability to understand and analyze the geo-economic dimensions and consequences of globalization, and in particular the interests and spatial
strategies of the main international geo-economic actors and the rivalries and risks derived from such interests and strategies.
Ability to understand and analyze the causes and explanatory factors of inequalities of wealth and development at international level, as well as
their geopolitical implications.
Ability to understand and critically analyze policies implemented at international level to fight against poverty and to cooperate in development