It is an interuniversity Doctorate Program at the universities of Vigo, a Coruña and Santiago de Compostela with which it is intended to generate an interprofessional space between the different agents that participate in the protection of Heritage in their different perspectives: documentation and valuation of the asset culture, characterization of the materials of the property and the environment in which it is found, mechanisms of deterioration and diagnosis and, finally, direct or indirect intervention on the Heritage.PresentationThis Program also aims to respond to the current demand in Galicia for research training by the groups involved in the protection of cultural heritage, grouping all the disciplines that participate or contribute to it.
It is therefore an eminently multidisciplinary program since the disciplines that deal with research on heritage are varied, among others: history, geography, art history, archeology, chemistry, physics, geology, biology, architecture, conservation and restoration. , as well as various technologies. The teaching staff involved in this Program, by the USC, belong fundamentally to the faculties of Geography and History, Biology and Pharmacy.Admission profileGiven the interdisciplinarity of the Program, which is reflected in the varied offer of lines of research, students who, being in possession of the access qualification, may be admitted, without taking training complements, although they It will give priority to the following: History, Art History, Geography (Degree), Geography and Spatial Planning (Degree), Geography and History (Degree and Degree), Archeology, Fine Arts, Conservation and Restoration, Geology, Chemistry, Biology , Pharmacy, Physics, Engineering, Architecture, Economics, Philosophy, Law, Anthropology and Pedagogy
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 criteriaCurriculum (The evaluation of the files will take into account the average values of the Bachelor's and Master's degree access): minimum 80%
Guarantees, personal interviews and other merits: maximum 20%.
Additional evaluation: it will be valued that the student presents a letter from a professor in which he expresses his commitment to assume the direction of the thesis.Objectives and competenciesGeneral 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 competencesAcquire the ability to address, from a scientific point of view, new research challenges in the protection of Cultural Heritage
Acquisition of rigorous and deep scientific knowledge on some aspect related to the protection of Cultural Heritage
Acquire the ability to apply scientific methods in the study, conservation and management of cultural heritage
Ability to create, develop and undertake novel and innovative projects in the field of research on Cultural Heritage
Ability to work in teams in a coordinated and complementary way
Acquire self-criticism and know how to evaluate the rigor and originality of the research results
Ability to write and present scientific texts
Acquire the ability to join multidisciplinary research groups in the field of cultural heritage protection