What knowledge will I acquire with this Master's?
The student will acquire transversal knowledge of different subjects related to the European Union and China. The objective of this Master is to offer a multifaceted and broad vision of current affairs that allows us to understand the rapid transformations of society in a global and interconnected scenario. To understand the economy it is necessary to delve into the culture and to understand it it is essential to carry out an analysis of the historical foundations. From the economy, we move to society from a legal perspective that allows us to acquire a broad vision as a whole.
It is therefore very current and dynamic knowledge always offered from the academic methodology and the scientific rigor of the University.
Is this degree official according to the regulations required by the European Higher Education Area?
Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree or another issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area that empowers the country issuing the degree for access to master's degrees.
The recommended entry profile for this degree is:
Bachelor's Degree in Economics
Degree or Bachelor of Business Administration and Management
Degree or Bachelor of Law
Degree of Bachelor of Political Science
Bachelor's or Bachelor's Degree in International Relations
The profile of university candidates to take the Master of European Union-China, in the distance mode, and thus obtain the official postgraduate degree, will respond to the following characteristics:
Self-employed or employed workers, with some professional experience and interested in improving their qualifications or their possibilities of promotion in the academic field.
People who, for geographical reasons of distance from face-to-face teaching centers or for personal reasons, have difficulties in following another teaching modality.
Students from other universities or educational centers, willing to undertake a new distance learning to complete the knowledge or degrees in the process of acquisition.
It is recognized that the European Union is the most advanced of the experiences of the integration processes in the world. As the Treaties were reformed, from 1957 to the present, the Community and then the European Union have been receiving a greater number of powers and, consequently, it has occupied an increasingly relevant space in the political, economic, and social life of the States that form it by building a legal and political system, of international recognition, a fact that has mobilized public attention.
In turn, China in recent decades has experienced exponential growth in its economy. To a greater extent, pursuing prolonged internal growth and a population rebalancing. Once this has been achieved, China is now turning to the outside, and is in the full development of its foreign political program known as "The new Silk Road." This will be one of the backbones of this master's degree, as it seeks to train adults and young people in the new role that China plays on the international stage.
CB6 - Possess and understand the knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context
CB7 - That students know how to apply the acquired knowledge and their ability to solve problems in new or little-known environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of ​​study
CB8 - That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments
CB9 - That students know how to communicate their conclusions ¿and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that support them¿ to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way
CB10 - That students possess the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.
CG01 - Be able to predict and control the evolution of complex situations by developing new and innovative work methodologies adapted to the specific scientific / research, technological or professional field, generally multidisciplinary, in which they carry out their activity.
CG02 - Be able to assume responsibility for their own professional development and specialization in one or more fields of study.
CG03 - Ability to critically analyze and synthesize complex problems
CG04 - Ability to search and use various sources of information, select, analyze and synthesize those relevant elements
CT01 - Autonomous Learning: Ability to choose the strategies, tools, and moments that you consider most effective to learn and put into practice independently what you have learned.
CT02 - Self-confidence: Ability to assess our own results, performance, and capabilities with the internal conviction that we are capable of doing things and the challenges that arise.
CT03 - Ability to adapt to new situations: be able to assess and understand different positions, adapting one's own approach as the situation requires.
CT04 - Awareness of ethical values: Ability to think and act according to universal principles based on the value of the person that is directed to their full development and that entails the commitment to certain social values.
CT05 - Critical reasoning: Ability to analyze an idea, phenomenon, or situation from different perspectives and assume before him/her an own and personal approach, built from rigor and reasoned objectivity, and not from intuition.
CT06 - Use of information and communication technologies (ICT): Ability to effectively use information and communication technologies as a tool for searching, processing, and storing information, as well as for developing communication skills.
CE01 - Ability to understand and use the appropriate standardized vocabulary in specialized forums in the European Union, and also in non-specialized forums, both in Spanish and in other languages.
CE02 - Ability to understand and use the appropriate standardized vocabulary in specialized forums in China, and also in non-specialized forums, both in Spanish and in other languages.
CE03 - Possess a broad command of the techniques of relationship with national and supranational agents and institutions responsible for the supervision of EU Law.
CE04 - Possess a broad command of techniques for dealing with economic, political, and institutional agents in China.
CE05 - Know and understand the institutional functioning and political organization of both the European Union and China
CE06 - Ability to carry out a critical analysis regarding what the integration processes represent, and the cooperation processes between States.
CE07 - Identify the open cooperation channels between the European Union and China
CE08 - Know and adequately handle the basic methodological instruments for research in any of the areas of European or Chinese studies that are part of the program
The requirements for access to the proposed degree are according to article 16, Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, of July 2:
To access the official Master's degrees, it will be necessary to hold an official Spanish university degree or another issued by a higher education institution belonging to another State that is part of the European Higher Education Area that empowers there to access teachings of Master.
Likewise, graduates in accordance with educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area will be able to access without having their qualifications approved, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of training equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and empower in the country issuing the degree for access to postgraduate education. Access by this means will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous degree that the interested party is in possession, nor its recognition for other purposes than that of taking the Master's degrees.
Once the application for admission has been submitted with the documentation required in each case and verified by the admissions service, the student is summoned to conduct the interview in person or by videoconference. They must come with their ID or passport to prove their identity.
The URJC and UDIMA have established a personal and/or telematic interview, where appropriate, an evaluation of the academic record that serves to evaluate the elements related to the academic and professional success of each student and to detect their specific training needs.
In the specific case of the University Master's Degree in the European Union and China, the entrance tests in both Universities will consist of a personal interview or by videoconference in Spanish, to check the level of the student's language and the academic record will also be assessed.
These entrance interviews are of an orientation nature. They will be used to evaluate the elements related to the academic and professional success of the student who wishes to enroll in addition to their specific training needs and motivations for taking the Master. The Director of the Master will be in charge of carrying out the personal assessment of the academic record.
Selection of applicants:
The evaluation criteria for the admission of students will be weighted in the following way:
Personal interview: 30-40%
Academic record: 50-60%
Professional experience: 10- 20%
Offer of places: 100 places. If the minimum number of students foreseen is not reached in a course, the University may choose not to open the teaching group.
The integration process in Europe: Legal Foundations and Institutions.
Ancient China: History, Culture, Law, Politics, and Economy.
The foundations of modern China: from the establishment of the People's Republic of China to the Politics of the New Silk Road (1949-2049).
The European Union on the international stage. Government actions, plans, and Public Policies.
Relations and business possibilities between the European Union and China.
The new world order before the rise of China as a global actor and power.
Final Master's work.