PHD IN HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES OF LATIN AMERICA (2019-20)

Código:
 E030

Créditos:
 Not defined
 
Fecha de aprobación:
 13/02/2019

Título:
 Doctorate (ECTS)
 
Precio:
 300
 € por curso académico
 

RAMA

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PLAN

PHD IN HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES OF LATIN AMERICA

TIPO DE ENSEÑANZA

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CENTROS DONDE SE IMPARTE

Doctoral School

ESTUDIO IMPARTIDO CONJUNTAMENTE CON

UNIVERSITAT D'ALACANT - UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE (SPAIN)

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PLAN DE ESTUDIOS OFERTADO EN EL CURSO 2019-20

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

PhD in Humanities and Social Studies of Latin America

Academic Commission:

Coordinator: JAVIER VIDAL OLIVARES

Secretary: CARMEN LÓPEZ SÁNCHEZ

Quality Commission:

Coordinador: JAVIER VIDAL OLIVARES

Proposing body:

University Institute for Social Studies on Latin American

iuesal@ua.es

Doctoral School:

EDUA-Doctoral School of the University of Alicante 

Germán Bernácer Building, ground floor.

Phone number 965 90 3466

Contact EDUA

 

BASIC AND GENERAL COMPETENCES

BASIC

CB11 - Systematic comprehension of a field of study and mastery of the skills and research methods related to said field. 

CB12 - Ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial research or creation process. 

CB13 - Ability to contribute to the expansion of knowledge barriers through original research. 

CB14 - Ability to carry out a critical and evaluative analysis and synthesize new and complex ideas. 

CB15 - Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community as well as society in general regarding your fields of knowledge in the modes and languages used normally in your international scientific community. 

CB16 - Ability to foment scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances within a knowledge-based society in academic and professional contexts. 

PERSONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

CA01 - To cope with contexts in which there is little specific information. 

CA02 - To find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem. 

CA03 - To design, create, develop and carry out innovating projects in your field of knowledge. 

CA04 - To be able to work as a team and as an individual in an international and multidisciplinary context. 

CA05 - To process knowledge, cope with complexity and formulate judgements with limited information. 

CA06 - To criticise and defend solutions intellectually.

OTHER COMPETENCES

CE01 - Ability to apply quantitative and qualitative methodologies to the study of transversal and interdisciplinary issues and topics of social analysis related to Latin American countries.

CE02 - Ability to develop consulting tasks of a scientific nature for a wide variety of social and economic issues in Latin America countries.

CE03 - Ability to develop scientific projects of international cooperation, as well as institutional proposals to overcome structural problems of Latin America countries.

 

 

Common compulsory transversal training activities

All students will have to do a series of transversal activities; some are common to all doctoral programs whereas others are specific to each individual program.

The vehicular languages will be Spanish and Valencian. 

The activities are the following:

  • ACTIVITY 1: Tools for the management and recovery of information.
  • ACTIVITY 2: Goals and objectives of research
  • ACTIVITY 3: Scientific communication models
  • ACTIVITY 4: Transfer of knowledge models

  For more information check the Doctoral School's webpage.

 Specific compulsory transversal training activities

The activities are the following:

  • ACTIVITY 1: Course of Learning and Language management for scientific communication: Spanish, Portuguese, French and English applied to the humanities and social, experimental and technological sciences.
  • ACTIVITY 2: Novel seminar: how to elaborate art state in a thesis: problems and methods.
  • ACTIVITY 3: Course of how to elaborate scientific publications of high impact (articles, book chapters, monographs)
  • ACTIVITY 4: Course of specific programs and applications for Humanities and Social Studies of Latin America.
  • ACTIVITY 5: Annual Conference for PhD students.

Optional transversal training activities

The activities are the following:

  • ACTIVITY 1: Research seminar on Economics and business
  • ACTIVITY 2: Research seminar on History.
  • ACTIVITY 3: Research Seminar on Geography.
  • ACTIVITY 4: Research seminar on legal sciences and public administration.
  • ACTIVITY 5: Research seminar on management and quality of higher education institutions.
  • ACTIVITY 6: Research seminar on computer technology.
  • ACTIVITY 7: Mobility to Universities and Higher Research Centers.
  • ACTIVITY 8: Assistance and active participation in international congresses, seminars and workshops.

For more information check the proposing body. University Institute for Social Studies on Latin American

 

RESEARCH AREAS

  1. Political and administrative systems compared. Public policies of education and culture.
  2. International relations of Latin America.
  3. Organizations and international law.
  4. Sustainable development and international cooperation.
  5. History of Latin America (20th century) and Economic History of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  6. Human Geography of Latin America.
  7. Local Development and Cooperativism.
  8. New Technologies applied to Social Sciences.
  9. Modernization of the State and Public Administrations.
  10. Governance and Higher Education quality system.
  11. Leadership and institutional change.
  12. European Institutions and regional integration processes.
 

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

1. To be admitted in a doctoral program at the University of Alicante, it is necessary to fill in an electronic pre-registration form, available annually on the EDUA website.

2. Before starting the pre-registration process, it is advisable to consult the website of the chosen doctoral program in order to know the admission requirements demanded by the program.

3. The Academic Commissions (AC) are in charge of the admission process in the different doctoral programs.

4. The academic commissions decide annually the offer of places in every doctoral program according to the preconditions established in its Verified Memory. The commission may determine not to offer places when not having directors or tutors at any research line.

5. If the resolution is of “no admission”, in the computer application the reasons for the same will be detailed, having a calendar month to formulate an appeal before the AC; from the date of the resolution.

 

ACCESS PROCEDURE

1. In parallel with the admission process carried out by the AC, the Doctoral School (EDUA) verifies that the documentation provided is the one requested in the pre-registration form.

2. Applicants with higher studies attained in countries different from the EHEA*, at the moment of pre-registration process should pay an administrative fee for the study of their documentation, (equivalence study). The price of the rate is fixed annually by the Government of the Generalitat Valencia, by Decree.

3. People who do not provide the documentation in the terms required in the access process, may rectify this incident within 15 calendar days, from EDUA communication or, exceptionally, within the period determined by EDUA according to the concurrent circumstances.

4. When the incidents detected have not been resolved in the form and time determined by EDUA, the originated file academic record will be closed, without further processing.

5. The Doctorate School will proceed to open academic records to those who have been admitted by the AC and have correctly provided the required documentation, sending them an email with instructions to complete the enrolment process.

When the result is "no admission" it is possible to consult the grounds in the available electronic application. It is possible to raise administrative appeal (recurso de alzada) against AC resolution, within a month since resolution date.

*EHEA: European High Education Area

 

 
 
 

Internal Quality Assurance System (SGIC) of the Degree

 

Management of the SGIC (Acces to ASTUA)  candado

 

Degree monitoring