The Doctorate in Medieval Studies is a unique offer at SUG and constitutes a novel alternative in the field of Humanities. Its main objective is to provide students with interdisciplinary and transversal training, so that they acquire the highest level of professional and research training.PresentationMedieval studies in Santiago have consolidated and recognized national and international groups, as well as stable and leading lines of research that will allow the most qualified students to obtain the best national and regional funds to carry out their doctoral thesis. In addition to these guarantee references, the Doctorate has collaboration agreements with select state and European centers, in order for those students who wish to do so in the same research stays that enrich their scientific career. The Program aims to recover the Middle Ages with the appropriate combination of specialization and dissemination, so that doctors trained in the same can face solid research and professional experiences, which contribute to the conservation, enhancement and dissemination of the cultural heritage of an essential historical period in the formation of European civilization.Admission profileStudents who had completed the following master's degrees will have direct access, without the need to take training supplements:Master in Medieval European Studies. Images, Texts and Contexts, offered by the USC.
Students with the DEA degree obtained through the following USC programs: Galician Philology, Galician Linguistics, Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, Studies on the History of Arts and Music, Economy and Society in History: epochs medieval and modern, German Philology, The Middle Ages. Images, Texts and Contexts, Texts and Languages of Classical Antiquity.Other profiles:In the case of other types of profiles different from the previous ones, the CAPD will evaluate each case individually. Consideration will be given to the possibility of requiring students to supplement training (maximum up to 12 ECTS) depending on the transcript they accredit.
In the case of other profiles that had not completed a master's degree, a training equivalency in research credits equal to at least those of the master's degree that gives direct access will be required, which will be 60 ECTS.Requirements1) In general, for access to an official doctoral program it will be necessary to be in possession of official Spanish Bachelor's degrees, or equivalent, and University Master's degrees, or equivalent, provided that at least 300 credits have been passed ECTS in the set of these two teachings.
2) Likewise, anyone who is in any of the following cases may access:Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree or from another country that is part of the European Higher Education Area, which enables access to the master's degree in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of RD 1393/2007, and pass a minimum of 300 credits ECTS in all official university studies, of which at least 60 must be at master's level.
Be in possession of an official Spanish graduate degree, whose duration, according to community law regulations, is at least 300 ECTS credits. Said graduates must take the compulsory training complements required by the program, except that the study plan of the corresponding bachelor's degree includes research training credits equivalent in educational value to research credits from master's studies.
University graduates who, after obtaining a place in training in the corresponding test for access to specialized health training places, pass with a positive evaluation at least two years of training in a program to obtain the official degree of any of the specialties in science Of the health.
Be in possession of a degree obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems, without the need for its homologation, after verification by the University that it accredits a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish university master's degree and that it empowers in the issuing country of the title for access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title of which the interested party is in possession or its recognition for purposes other than that of access to doctoral studies.
Be in possession of another Spanish doctorate degree obtained in accordance with previous university regulations.
Be in possession of an official university degree that has obtained the correspondence to level 3 of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, in accordance with the procedure established in Royal Decree 967/2014, of November 21, which establishes the requirements and procedure for the homologation and declaration of equivalence to a degree and official university academic level and for the validation of foreign studies in Higher Education, and the procedure to determine the correspondence to the levels of the Spanish Framework of Qualifications for Higher Education of the official titles of Architect, Engineer, Graduate, Technical Architect, Technical Engineer and Diploma.3) Doctoral students who will start their doctoral program in accordance with previous university regulations will be able to access doctoral studies, after their admission in accordance with the provisions of the USC Regulations for doctoral studies. In any case, they must meet the general requirements established in said Regulation to access doctoral studies.
4) Graduates, architects or engineers who have the advanced studies diploma obtained in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 778/1998, of April 30, or achieve research sufficiency regulated in the Royal Decree 185/1985, of January 23.
5) Graduates, architects or engineers who have an official master's degree in accordance with Royal Decree 56/2005 or Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, or have passed 60 ECTS of official master's degree studies.
6) Graduates, technical engineers or technical architects who prove that they have 300 ECTS credits passed in the set of official university studies, of which, at least 60, must be at the master's level, will also be able to access.Admission criteriaScores for each merit will be assessed by the commissions as follows:Academic record: 60%
Knowledge of languages (English / French / German / Italian / Portuguese), candidates must collect supporting documentation: 10%
Professional experience (candidates must present supporting documentation): 5%
Research experience (candidates must present supporting documentation): 5%
Other merits: Competitive scholarships, awards, attendance at conferences, courses, seminars: 10%Objectives and competenciesIts main objective is to provide students with interdisciplinary and transversal training, so that they acquire the highest level of training both at a professional and research level. Medieval studies in Santiago have consolidated and recognized national and international research groups, as well as stable and leading lines of work that will allow the most qualified students to obtain the best scholarships at the national and regional level to develop their doctoral theses.
In addition to these guarantee references, the Doctorate has collaboration agreements with select state and European centers, so that those students who wish to do so can do it in the same stays that enrich their scientific career.
The fundamental objective of the Program is to recover the different aspects covered by medieval heritage with the appropriate combination of specialization and dissemination, so that doctors trained in it face solid professional and / or research experiences, which contribute to the conservation, valorization and dissemination of the cultural legacy of an essential historical period in the formation of European civilization.
General competitionsSystematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of research skills and methods related to that field
Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial process of research or creation
Ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through original research
Ability to carry out critical analysis and evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas
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
Ability to foster, in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advancement within a knowledge-based society.Specific competencesUndertake in contexts in which there is little specific information
Finding the key questions to answer to solve a complex problem
Design, create, develop and undertake novel and innovative projects in their field of knowledge
Work both as a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context
Integrate knowledge, face complexity and make judgments with limited information
The criticism and intellectual defense of solutions.Other competencesAbility to develop research in the field of medieval studies from a multidisciplinary perspective
Ability to communicate and discuss the research carried out in national and international scientific meetings of the specialty
Ability to transfer knowledge and disseminate the research results achieved in national and international scientific forums in the area of knowledge of the Program.