Checking date: 09/10/2020

Course: 2022/2023

Research Work
Study: Master in Advanced Studies in Public Law (361)

Coordinating teacher: OTERO GONZALEZ, MARIA PILAR

Department assigned to the subject: Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Basic skills: CB6 Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often in a research context CB7 That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of ¿¿study CB8 That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of formulating judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments CB9 That the students know to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and last reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized public in a clear and unambiguous way CB10 That students have the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.
Description of contents: programme
Research work: The research work that the student has to develop in the second semester of the Master is a compulsory subject of 6 ECTS. In it the students must carry out an individual work demonstrating the knowledge, skills and competences acquired during the first semester of the Master. Each student enrolled in the Research Work will have a tutor, who will be one of the professors responsible for the courses of the first period or other specialists in the subject with the degree of doctor who have links with the University, within the proposed topics throughout the same, keep or not connection with the matters directly studied. This tutor / a will provide the necessary information and advice to the student to overcome the subject through tutorials or sessions of individualized guidance, providing indications on the structure and form of the Research Work according to the characteristics of the Public Law discipline that I have chosen. As a general rule, the academic work to be carried out will be 30-50 pages long and must be defended in 15¿ (+15¿ debate) before a Court composed of members of the Directorate and the Academic Committee of the Master. The research work and the TFM will have to deal with subjects corresponding to areas of knowledge different from the Departments promoting the Master.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.