Title of the title: Master's Degree in Modern History: Monarchy of Spain 16th-18th Centuries
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Geography and History Praza da Universidade, nº 1 15782 Santiago de Compostela
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Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 08/18/2015 (DOG 08/28/2015)
Date of publication in the BOE: -
Date of the last accreditation: 07/08/2015
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Coordinator of the title: López López, Roberto Javier
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face and blended
Study regime: Full tempo / Partial tempo
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelaParticipating universities:Autonomous University of Madrid
University of cantabriagoalsThe Master in Modern History "Monarchy of Spain" 16th-18th centuries aims to present a multidisciplinary vision of the Monarchy.
Based on this principle, the main objectives are the following:Know and understand at an advanced level the social, economic, institutional, cultural, ideological, religious systems and structures that make up the territories that made up the Monarchy of Spain.
Formulate judgments and critical analysis about the "Monarchy of Spain", and design approaches related to the topic, which can be investigated.General CompetencesMastering the historiographic traditions and the methodological and conceptual resources oriented towards the analysis of modern history in its different fields and approaches.
Possess an advanced knowledge of the main bibliographic resources of the different subject areas and disciplines that encompass historiographic studies on the Monarchy of Spain in the 16th-18th centuries.
Being able to organize, archive and plan the documentary material -manuscript and printed- and bibliographic material that the modernist historian can have.
Acquire a critical understanding of the relationship between current events and processes and the past.
Properly apply a scientific methodology typical of History, in the execution of bibliographic works, in the elaboration of states of the question, in the analysis and interpretation of the sources.
Apply at an advanced level the information gathering instruments such as bibliographic catalogs, archive inventories, electronic references, to research and cataloging of archives and library documentation and books.
Apply new technologies to historical research and to the exercise of work of the professional profiles of the degree.
Know how to transcribe, synthesize and catalog historical information.
Being able to comment, annotate and correctly edit texts and documents in accordance with the critical canons of history.
Be able to use the specific techniques necessary to study documents from certain periods (for example, Paleography or Epigraphy).
Know and rigorously apply theoretical and methodological aspects related to archival, historical bibliography and documentation related to Modern History.CurriculumSpecialties or itineraries:Itinerary Initiation to Research
Professional ItineraryIn case of following the orientation of initiation to research, the student must take 20 credits (4 subjects) of the optional subjects module. In case of following the professional itinerary, you must take 10 elective credits (2 subjects) and the 10 credits of the elective practicum.
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.SaidasStart a basic training in the field of archival, library science, and the use of historical documentation referring to the Modern History of the Monarchy of Spain.
With the knowledge acquired, the student is enabled to:Making a first contact with the cataloging instruments, description of collections, documentary typologies, analytical inventories, classification tables, specific databases, document and image digitization projects, design and development of archival and library projects, etc. . all this referred to the monarchy in the ss. XVI-XVIII.
A first approach to other complementary elements linked to historical archival and library science such as the restoration and typologies of paper, the binding and restoration of historical works, the acquisition of new works, ex-libris, the ornament of the historical book, etc.