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PHD IN HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES OF LATIN AMERICA

Code:
 E030


 
 
Publication date:
 13/02/2019


 
 
Fee:
 300
 € por curso académico
 

LANGUAGE / S THAT IS OFFERED

Valencian
Spanish

CENTRES WHERE IT IS TAUGHT

Doctoral School

PROGRAMME JOINTLY SHARED WITH

UNIVERSITAT D'ALACANT - UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE (SPAIN)

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

  • First of all, the person concerned will have to fill in the pre-enrolment form and afterwards, contact the body responsible for the doctoral program in order for them to transmit your desire to enrol to the corresponding Academic Commission (AC). 
  • Once the information has been received, the AC will consider the documentation presented through the pre-enrolment form. 
  • If the person is admitted, the corresponding admission certificate will be issued and sent to the Doctoral School. 
  • If the application is rejected, an admission certificate will be issued which explains the reasons. This certificate will be sent to the Doctoral School which will then inform the person concerned.

ACCESS

  • Once the favourable admission certificate sent by the AC has been received by the Doctoral School, the process to analyse access requirements will begin. If the access degree does not belong to the EHEA (European Higher Education Area), the student will have to pay a fee for the analysis of their documentation.  
  • If the requirements are met, an academic record will be opened so that the person concerned can fill in their registration
  • If the requirements are not met, the refusal of access and reasons will be communicated. If the person concerned were to hand in the requested documents, the Doctoral School will proceed to open an academic record so that the student can fill in the registration. Otherwise, the record will be archived without further processing.

Internal Quality Assurance System (SGIC) of the Degree

 

Management of the SGIC (Acces to ASTUA)  candado

 

Degree monitoring

 

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