Master's Degree in Scientific Culture and Innovation

University of Oviedo -

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Master's Degree in Scientific Culture and Innovation

University of Oviedo -

Professional outings

Graduates of the Master's Degree will be able to perform a professional or research task, from an interdisciplinary perspective and with a conceptual basis in the international field of social studies of science and innovation studies, around analysis, promotion, dissemination, evaluation and management of scientific culture and innovation. In this way, they will be able to develop professional tasks such as scientific dissemination, research and evaluation of policies for the promotion and dissemination of scientific culture and innovation, and the management of research and promotion projects in these fields.


Curriculum

The Master's degree consists of a total of 60 ECTS, developed throughout an academic year and distributed in three modules. It has four itineraries, two on scientific culture (one with professional orientation and another with academic orientation) and two on innovation culture (also with a professional and academic profile). The itineraries of scientific culture will be taught at the University of Oviedo and the innovation culture itineraries will be taught at the Polytechnic University of Valencia.


First semester: (30 ECTS)

Common module:

  • Science, technology and society (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to innovation studies (6 ECTS)
  • Policy and management of science and innovation (6 ECTS)
  • Social communication of science (6 ECTS)
  • Tools and techniques for scientific culture and innovation (6 ECTS)


Second semester: (30 ECTS)

Specialization module (18 ECTS) A specialization of the 4 offered is chosen

  1. Scientific culture (professional orientation)
    1. Concept and dimensions of scientific culture (3 ECTS)
    2. Strategies and techniques for the promotion of scientific culture (3 ECTS)
    3. Design, planning and execution of projects to promote scientific culture (3 ECTS)
    4. Scientific culture in specific formats: media and technical resources (3 ECTS)
    5. Internships (6 ECTS)
  2. Scientific culture (academic orientation)
    1. Concept and dimensions of scientific culture (3 ECTS)
    2. Social appropriation of science and scientific culture (6 ECTS)
    3. Public policies and indicators of scientific culture (3 ECTS)
    4. Academic study of scientific culture: research cases (6 ECTS)
  3. Culture of innovation (professional orientation)
    1. Dimensions and contexts of the culture of innovation (3 ECTS)
    2. Innovation in the company: strategies, management and organization (3 ECTS)
    3. Design, planning and execution of projects to promote the culture of innovation (3 ECTS)
    4. Sectorial differences in innovation strategies (3 ECTS)
    5. Internships (6 ECTS)
  4. Culture of innovation (academic orientation)
    1. Dimensions and contexts of the culture of innovation (3 ECTS)
    2. Theoretical studies on the planning and management of business innovation (6 ECTS)
    3. National, regional and sectoral innovation policies (3 ECTS)
    4. Searches in databases of scientific articles and patents (3 ECTS)
    5. Writing of scientific articles (3 ECTS)

Final Master's Project (12 ECTS)


Access requirements

Any person who is in possession of an official Spanish university degree, or a degree issued by a higher education institution of the EHEA that authorizes the issuer of the degree to access official master's degrees.

Also, graduates may access according to educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area without the need for homologation of their degrees, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that empower in the country issuing the diploma for access to postgraduate education. The access by this way will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title that is in possession of the interested party, nor its recognition for other purposes than that of studying the master's degree.


Modality: Blended

Place of instruction: Faculty of Philosophy and Letters.

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish


Last updated May 30, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
31 EUR
€ 30.65 / credit for EHEA students and € 60.14 / credit for non-resident foreign students
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Locations
Spain - Oviedo, Asturias
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