Skills and competences
On completing this Masters program (both the theoretical and professionally-oriented courses), and having undertaken the practicum and written a final project, students are expected to have acquired the following skills:
-A thorough understanding of their own and related disciplines from a reading of the standard bibliography and reports of the latest research findings.
In addition, students will have the capacity to apply this knowledge creatively both professionally and within their own research.
-An ability to express themselves with clarity, accuracy and expertise in their own languages. They will also be able to formulate argumentative discourse based on the concepts and expository patterns of their fields of expertise.
-An ability to express themselves with clarity and proficiency in at least one foreign language.
-An ability to undertake critical and rational analyses.
-An ability to communicate their theoretical and applied knowledge, and their skills and aptitudes, to both expert and non-expert audiences, to their peers and learners, and to their superiors and customers alike.
-The necessary cognitive, emotional and communicative skills to work as a member of a group and to undertake project management.
-The learning strategies required to continue with their autonomous study.
-An ability to apply their skills, knowledge and problem-solving powers to new and ever-changing professional and social environments, and to a range of multidisciplinary contexts.
-An ability to integrate knowledge and to handle complex data from a range of data sources so as to make reasoned judgements and decisions.
-An ability to undertake a doctorate study - to conceive, design and develop a research project with sufficient scientific and academic rigour.