Doctorate In Marine Engineering, Navy And Naval Radioelectronics

Universidad de La Laguna

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Doctorate In Marine Engineering, Navy And Naval Radioelectronics

Universidad de La Laguna

The doctoral program that is presented has the purpose of training, in the context of Naval, Marine and Naval Radioelectronics Engineering, of highly qualified researchers trained for innovation and for the advancement of knowledge in that field, which can be fully integrated into the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and the European Research Area (ERA).

Justification title

The doctoral program that is presented has the purpose of training, in the context of Naval, Marine and Naval Radioelectronics Engineering, of highly qualified researchers trained for innovation and for the advancement of knowledge in that field, which can be fully integrated into the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and the European Research Area (ERA).

Justification

Training of professional researchers. Doctors from the Naval Engineering, Marine and Naval Radioelectronics program may integrate into socio-professional sectors specific to this specific area of ​​knowledge, as well as in university teaching and other public and private research centers, where they may perform functions at the highest level.

Competencies

BASIC AND GENERAL COMPETENCES

  • CB11 - Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of skills and research methods related to the field.
  • CB12 - Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
  • CB13 - Ability to contribute to expanding the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
  • CB14 - Ability to perform critical analysis and evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas.
  • CB15 - Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about their fields of knowledge in the modes and languages ​​commonly used in their international scientific community.
  • CB16 - Ability to promote, within academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advancement in a knowledge-based society.

CAPABILITIES AND PERSONAL SKILLS

  • CA01 - Navigating our contexts in which there is little specific information.
  • CA02 - Find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
  • CA03 - To design, create, develop and launch new and innovative projects in its field of knowledge.
  • CA04 - Work in both equipment and autonomously in an international or multidisciplinary context.
  • CA05 - Integrate knowledge, handle complexity, and formulate judgments with limited information.
  • CA06 - Criticism and defense of intellectual solutions.

Training activities

  • Transversal Training Course
    • Tranversal training offered by the University of Cantabria.
    • Transversal Training offered by the University of Oviedo.
    • Transversal Training offered by the University of La Laguna.
    • Transversal Training offered by the University of the Basque Country.
    • Transversal Training offered by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
  • Participation in Congresses, Meetings, Seminars and Workshops (UC, ULL, UNIOVI, UPV / EHU and UPC)
  • Research stays in other national and foreign centers (UC, ULL, UNIOVI, UPV / EHU and UPC).

Lines of investigation

  • Line 1: Maritime Transport
  • Line 2: Maritime Safety
  • Line 3: Transport and Navigation
  • Line 4: Naval Propulsion
  • Line 5: Maritime Radiocommunications

Admission criteria

It is understood by "Admission" the action, by the University to allow a qualified candidate to accede to the aforementioned higher education studies in said institution, represented by the effective acceptance of a student to the requested program in a determined university.

The selection of students who meet the requirements of access will be made by the Interuniversity Academic Commission of the Doctorate Program, composed as determined in section 5.2.1 of this report, which will take into account the criteria established in this verification report, as provided in art. 7 of RD 99/2011.

Specifically, the Commission will carry out the evaluation of each request according to the following criteria, and will be valued each in the corresponding proportion.

  • Academic record. The file of the previous official university degree degree or equivalent and up to 3 points will be assessed the academic record of the official Master's degree with which it is accessed.
  • Obtaining scholarships, prizes and other merits. Up to 0.5 points.
  • Accredited level of other languages ​​or level of Spanish, accredited, in case of foreign student. 1 point for level B2.
  • Initial proposal of interest. The assessment of the proposal may reach up to 2 points. In the proposal the applicant must explain in what basis his interest in the program, so that the Academic Committee assesses the characteristics and suitability of the candidate. The Academic Committee shall, when it deems appropriate, conduct an interview with the applicant for the presentation and discussion of such proposed interest.

To be admitted to the program, it will be necessary to reach a mark of not less than 6 points. In the event that the number of applications that reach that minimum is higher than the number of places offered, the eligible candidates will be those who obtain the highest score.

The resolution of the admission process will be made according to what results from the application of the rules and valuation criteria established in the present report. It will be carried out by means of a procedure according to criteria of merit, equality and capacity. In any case, the admission and selection will be restricted to the entry numbers set for the Doctorate Program.

Currently there are relations with the Universities: Technique of Lisbon (Portugal) and Maritime of Constanta (Rumania) that aim to culminate in the signing of agreements that allow the exchange and recruitment of students for the realization of Doctorate Theses.

Finally, as regards the dedication regime, the following principles will be followed:

  1. Admission to the Doctoral Program in Naval Engineering, Marine and Naval Radioelectronics will preferably take place on a full-time basis, with a reserve of 20% of part-time students.
  2. The student can make a motivated request to be admitted in part-time dedication, which can be granted by the Academic Committee after analyzing the circumstances and reasons given.
  3. The admission criteria are the same for partial dedication than for full dedication.

With respect to the principle of equality of opportunity and non-discrimination of persons with disabilities, the University of Cantabria has maintained, since 2005, agreements with IMSERSO and the ONCE Foundation for the development of projects to remove architectural barriers in all buildings of the University. Thanks to these agreements, most of the buildings are fully accessible at this time. The UC also develops a joint project with the ONCE Foundation for the accessibility of computers for people with disabilities.

Information on the equality programs of the different universities involved in the program can be found at:

  • University of Cantabria
  • Univerdiad of La Laguna
  • Oviedo University
  • University of the Basque Country
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Also, since 2005, an agreement has been maintained with the Government of Cantabria through the General Directorate of Social Affairs for the care of people with disabilities, which provides all the necessary personal and academic attention to the students with whom they request The Information, Student Orientation and Support Service (SOUCAN), under the Vice-Rectorate for Students, Employability and Entrepreneurship, is responsible for the Standardization Program whose purpose is to support the process of participation of researchers in training with a disability in the University, seeking to ensure equal opportunities and the right to education. It aims, on the one hand, to know and address the individualized difficulties of access to the university curriculum (as a consequence of the lack of adapted spaces, technical aids or alternative communication systems) and, secondly, to inform / sensitize the university community about the need and importance of responding to the educational needs raised by some researchers. It also offers support and advice to researchers in training with disabilities in any field of university life.

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish
  • English


Last updated November 9, 2017
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