Title name: Master's Degree in Economic Development and Innovation
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Economics and Business Avda. Do Burgo, s / n. North Campus 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 434/2009 of December 3 (DOG 12/15/2009)
Date of publication in the BOE: 12/19/2016
Date of the last accreditation: 07/08/2015
Responsible for the title:
Title coordinator: Vence Deza, Xabier
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face
Study regime: full tempo / partial tempo
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe main objective of the Master's Degree in Economic Development and Innovation is to provide participants with advanced, specialized and multidisciplinary training, aimed at academic-professional or research specialization in the field of regional and local economic development and analysis and R&D and innovation management.
General CompetencesApplication of the knowledge acquired and its ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments.
Ability for critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas.
Ability to communicate their findings to specialized and non-specialized audiences.
Learning skills that allow them to continue studying.
Ability to promote, in academic and professional contexts, technological, social or cultural advances within a knowledge-based society.CurriculumSpecialties or itineraries:
This master has two orientations:Academic-professional
ResearcherIn the academic-professional orientation, the student will have to take the subject External Practices (6 ECTS), and a Master's Thesis of 6 ECTS.
Students taking the research itinerary must complete a Master's Thesis of 12 ECTS and take the Complementary Subject to the TFM (6 ECTS).
In addition, the master is organized into two specialties:Specialty in Research and Innovation Management
Specialty in Regional and Local Economic DevelopmentIn each of the two specialties, the student has to take 7 elective subjects of their specific specialty, out of 9 offered.SaidasUpon completion of their training, the student must be able to effectively join in consulting activities and specialized advice to companies and administrations or to be directly responsible for the design and management of R&D and innovation projects in companies, technology centers and research organizations. research or in the design and management of local, regional or sectoral development programs and projects in public bodies.
The training acquired will also offer the student the necessary knowledge to be able to undertake applied research in the field of regional and local development, technological change and innovation.