2. Skills and Competences

List of  basic skills that students must acquire during their studies (established by Royal Decree 861/2010)

Basic Skill 1:

Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of the research skills and methods related to the ITC.

Basic Skill 2:

Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial research or creating process. 

Basic Skill 3:

Ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through original research. 

Basic Skill 4:

Ability to perform a critical and assessment analysis, and synthesis of new and complex ideas.

Basic Skill 5:

Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and the society at large, about their areas of expertise in the ways and languages commonly used within the international scientific community. 

Basic Skill 6:

Ability to promote scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress within a knowledge-based society, in academic and professional contexts.

Basic Skill 7:

Ability to develop the research activity with social responsibility and scientific integrity. 

 

 

Personal Skills (established by Royal Decree 861/2010)

Personal Skill 1:

To work in contexts where there is little specific information. 

Personal Skill 2:

To find the key questions to be answered in order to solve a complex problem. 

Personal Skill 3:

To design, create, develop and undertake new and innovative projects in their field of knowledge. 

Personal Skill 4:

To work both collaboratively and individually in an international or multidisciplinary context.

Personal Skill 5:

To integrate knowledge, to deal with complexity and to formulate judgements with limited information. 

Personal Skill 6:

Critical and intellectual defence of solutions 

 

 

 

 

List of other generic skills that students must acquire during their studies 

Generic Skill 1:

Acquisition of skills in the management, treatment and development of complex analytical tools, in particular mathematics, statistics and computing ones. 

 

List of specific skills that students must acquire during their studies 

Specific Skill 1:

Acquisition of skills to analyse and solve complex problems in the ICT field, and specifically in the line of research of the doctoral thesis. 

Specific Skill 2:

Ability to define and develop measurement and/or simulation campaigns within the line of research of the doctoral thesis. 

Specific Skill 3:

Ability to operate laboratory and/or computing equipment for conducting experimental research in the line of the doctoral thesis. 

 

List of transversal skills that students must acquire during their studies

Transversal Skill 1:

Ability for the exposure of scientific results 

Transversal Skill 2:

Ability to write scientific texts 

Transversal Skill 3:

Development of the capacity for teamwork in a coordinated and complementary way.