Title name: Master's Degree in International Studies
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: law School Avda. Dr. Ángel Echeverri, s / n. South campus 15782 Santiago
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: 434/2009 of December 3 (DOG 12/15/2009)
Date of publication in the BOE: 02/28/2010
Date of the last accreditation: 07/08/2015
Responsible for the title:
Title coordinator: Arenas Meza, Miguel Enrique
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 Master's Degree in International Studies seeks to respond to the concerns of a good number of graduates and graduates, especially in the field of Social and Legal Sciences, in relation to the study of international issues, as well as the interest of public institutions -such as the Diplomatic School - to have experts and researchers in the analysis of international reality from different perspectives. - To train specialists in the analysis of international relations from an eminently multidisciplinary perspective, in which legal, political or economic aspects are combined; and in which respect for the values considered fundamental for international relations in the 21st century, as proclaimed in the "Millennium Declaration" (freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, respect for the environment or common responsibility), as well as the protection of human rights -particularly the equality of men and women-, democratic principles and the development of a culture of peace.Contribute to the preparation of graduates or graduates who wish to develop their professional work in the fields related to international studies (diplomacy, international organizations, NGOs, specialized journalists), thus satisfying the demand of public administrations and the market in general of specialists in this specific field.
Initiate students in research work in the field of international studies.General CompetencesDevelop capacities to understand and analyze international reality from a critical perspective.
Ability to apply the knowledge acquired in young contexts, identifying the pluses and minuses that may arise and formulating possible imaginative solutions.
Encourage the ability to deal with different situations that may arise in the international reality, making the decisions that are required, even when the information available is incomplete or limited.
Encourage students to work in a team, especially in the case of multidisciplinary groups.
Promote the capacity for oral and written communication of the conclusions obtained from the analysis of their pluses and minuses or specific situations of the international reality in a clear way to specialized and non-specialized public.
To promote the recognition of diversity and multiculturalism typical of contemporary international society.
Awaken in the student a clear commitment to the issues of the political, economic and social reality of their environment, from which they cannot remain oblivious when formulating their judgments or making decisions.
Skills in the use of information and communication technologies applied to the field of international studies (databases for analysis of international reality, search for international jurisprudence and legislation ...)
Arouse in the student an interest in international studies that allows him to continue his training in the future permanently and independently.CurriculumSpecialties or itineraries:
They are not contemplated
Credit transfer and recognition:
Recognition of credits: consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different teachings for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
Transfer of credits: implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, in the same or in another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official title.SaidasInternational Organizations and Foreign Action: This area identifies Diplomacy, linked to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or international organizations, carried out in embassies and consulates or in international organizations (World Bank, UN, cooperation offices ...). In addition, the possibility of developing this work in the Departments of Foreign Relations and Cooperation, in the technical offices opened by the Autonomous Communities abroad and in Third Sector organizations that operate in the international arena, must also be considered.
Institutions and Administration of the European Union: Commission, Council, European Parliament, Court of Justice, Court of Auditors, European Central Bank, European Ombudsman, Economic and Social Committee, Committee of the Regions and Agencies of the European Union.
Political, interest-representing and non-governmental organizations, both at the European and international level.
Personal sector, which includes companies and consultants with international projection
Public administrations (State and regional) linked to the foreign policy of the State or the foreign action of the Autonomous Communities