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DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOTECNOLOGÍA Y CIENCIA DE LOS ALIMENTOS
(DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND FOOD SCIENCE)
INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
FOOD AND HUMAN HEALTH

Maximum number of places
On the programme: 50
On the doctoral course: 15

Assessment criteria for the admission of candidates
The programme targets postgraduate students with scientific and engineering studies: Biology, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Chemical Science, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Chemical Engineering, Agronomy, Medicine and Surgery, and œnology.
Candidate selection will on the basis of evaluation of their curriculum vitae , taking into consideration the suitability of their qualifications, their research and professional experience in areas related to the programme, their academic record and other merits.

Admissions
Admission forms, available from the Secretary's Office of the Department of Food Science and Biotechnology or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
The courses will be taught from January to July 2007 at each of the educational centres responsible for the doctoral  studies programme.

Teaching Methodology
The greater part of the courses will be taught on-line using telematic platforms as well as some classes in the laboratories of the universities participating in the programme.
Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
85 Recent developments in nutrition and dietetics F 3 OP
86 Safe dissolvents in  food industry extraction processes F 3 OP
87 Natural antioxidants and oxidative stress in the enzymatic treatment of juices and wines F 4 OP
88 Evaluation of phenolic fraction modifications during food processing F 3 OP
89 Molecular biological techniques and their application in the agro-alimentary industry F 4 OP
90 Enzymes: purification and applications in the food industry F 4 OP
91 Microorganisms pathogens and chemical risks  in foods: technological identification and control F 4 OP
92 Selection of microorganisms of relevance to the agro-alimentary industry F 3 OP
93 Quality and security in dairy and meat products F 4 OP
94 Physiological and metabolic perspectives on human nutrition F 3 OP
95 Research in the food laboratory: experimental designs and data treatment M 5 OP
96 Food and health F 5 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional
Students who successfully complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate]accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5031 Ecology of resistance to antimicrobes and food safety 12
5032 Microbiology and biotechnology of fermented products 12
5033 Microbiological and biochemical alterations during the processing and storage of food products. Control methods and microbiological risks associated with food consumption 12
5034 Development of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system in the food industry 12
5035 Factors influencing the quality of wine 12
5036 Physio-chemical and microbiological evaluation of minimally processed foods 12
5037 Optimization of methods of analysis, separation and identification of polysaccharides in grapes and wine 12
5038 The effect of probiotics on human health 12
5039 Identification and selection of microorganisms of interest to the dairy industry 12
5040 Influence of microbiological and technological factors on the final quality of dairy products 12
5041 New technologies and the quality of bovine, ovine, porcine and derived products 12
5042 The biotechnology of fermented products  Improvement of enzymes for the agro-alimentary industry 12
5043 Accelerated degradation of bitter compounds in citric juices by the application of immobilized enzymatic extracts of microbial origin 12
5044 Studies on nutrient intake in different population groups and assessment of the nutritional state 12
5045 Study of the  parameters for benchmark quality and ageing of apian products 12
5046 Enzyme immobilization for industrial application in the agro-alimentary sector 12
5048 Natural antioxidants and oxidative stress 12
5050 Distillation and catalytic distillation 12
5051 On-line supercritical fluid extraction 12
5052 Polyphenols in foods: technological interest and health implications 12
5055 Modifications of foods during processing and impact on final added value 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCIENCES
PROGRAMME:   PEDAGOGIC, CURRICULAR AND SOCIAL POLICY

Maximum number of places
25
Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:

  • Academic record
  • Curriculum and pedagogic aspects related to the programme
  • Links with the research work of the Department
  • Other merits

Admission forms
  Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page ( www.ubu.es/estudios ), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
From 8th January to 28th  June 2007.
The courses take place from 18:00 to 21:00 hours, Monday to Friday, and from 10:00 to 14:00 hours, Saturdays.
Tutors responsible for supervised research will notify students of their tutorial timetables at the start of each term.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
34 Techniques of educational planning F 4 OP
46 Comparative analysis as a socio-educational strategy F 4 OP
27 Educational organisation: the organisation of the educational centre as a social ecosystem F 4 OP
19 Management of centres and the quality of teaching F 4 OP
49 Educating values at the Education Centres F 4 OP
29 Psycho-social aspects of discrimination: racism and sexism, their impact on the educational environment F 4 OP
30 Data analysis using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) F 4 OP
31 School cultures F 4 OP
35 New technologies and education F 4 OP
32 Quantitative techniques of socio-educational research F 4 OP
33 Historic-pedagogic research : scientific method and interest F 4 OP
38 Family guidance: concept, development and intervention F 4 OP
42 Training for competitiveness and employment F 4 OP
50 Evaluation instruments for people living with disabilities M 4 OP
44 Contemporary trends in infant education M 4 OP
51 Design and evaluation of socio-educational programmes M 4 OP
47 Historic and current perspectives on educational action M 4 OP
48 Elaboration of programmes for the promotion of social development M 4 OP
52 The teaching-learning of strategies of self-regulation in childhood M 4 OP
67 Education, health and disability F 4 OP
68 Qualitative research methods: qualitative data analysis programme (Nudist/NVivo) M 4 OP
69 Socio-educational problems and challenges for citizens in the 21st century F 4 OP
70 Cinema, aesthetic educational space and society F 4 OP
72 Women, feminism and free-thought in Spain. Historical-educational analysis of the movement of freethinking women at the end of the 19th century and the start of the 20th century F 4 OP
73 Intellectual development in old age: theory and research F 4 OP
74 Social, emotional and sexual needs, and quality of life F 4 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate]accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5004 Educational organisation: 12
5005 The quality of teaching and the quality of centres 12
5006 Values contemplated in the curricular materials of educational centres 12
5022 Educational policy and legislation 12
5019 Socio-educational comparison 12
5009 Charting the history of education in Spain: an enthralling challenge 12
5010 Psycho-social aspects of discrimination: 12
5023 Education for people living with disabilities 12
5012 Family guidance in socio-educational contexts 12
5016 Transitional processes between training and employment 12
5015 Evaluation and intervention in cases of disability 12
5017 The new socio-educational concept of childhood and evolving reforms 12
5018 Psycho-social aspects of discrimination 12
5020 Evaluation of educational intervention 12
5021 Aspects of socio-affective development 12
5024 Qualitative research in socio-educational environments 12
5031 Development of autonomous learning in children 12
5032 Space, education and society in autonomous environments 12
5033 The reflection of society in cinema 12
5035 Women, feminism and free-thought in Spain. 12
5036 Intellectual development in old age: 12
5037 Sexuality and interpersonal relations 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCIENCES)
INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
EDUCATION: HISTORIC, POLITICAL, CURRICULAR AND MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES

Maximum number of places
25

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their academic curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:

  • Academic record
  • Curriculum and pedagogic aspects related to the programme
  • Links with the research work of the department
  • Other merits

Admission forms
  Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
From 8th January to 28th June 2007. University of Burgos.
The courses are taught from 19:00 to 21:00 hours, Monday to Friday, and from 10:00 to 14:00 hours, Saturdays.
Tutors responsible for supervised research will notify students of their tutorial timetables at the start of each term.
Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
55 Psychomotor intervention F 4 OP
56 Educational research methodology (historic-pedagogic) F 4 OP
57 The new culture of educational planning F 4 OP
58 Formal and non-formal education: research paradigms and intervention strategies F 4 OP
59 Planning as a resource for innovation and change F 4 OP
60 Techniques of educational planning F 4 OP
61 Psycho-social aspects of discrimination: racism and sexism, their impact on the educational environment F 4 OP
62 School cultures F 4 OP
63 New technologies and education F 4 OP
64 Quantitative techniques of socio-educational research F 4 OP
66 Comparative analysis as a socio-educational strategy F 4 OP
71 Leadership in educational institutions F 4 OP
75 The management function and leadership in school dynamics F 3 OP
76 Organisational behaviour and school management: the relational group contract F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate]accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Course Title Credits
5025

Theory and history of education

12
5027

History of Physical Education and Sports

12
5034

Educational policy and legislation

12
5029

Socio-educational comparison

12
5030

Psycho-social aspects of discrimination

12
5038

Management, leadership and social cognition in education

12
5039

Leadership and organisation in schools

12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE CIENCIAS HISTÓRICAS Y GEOGRAFÍA(DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY)
PROGRAMME: THE HISTORIC HERITAGE OF CASTILE AND LEON

Maximum number of places
20

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an  evaluation of their academic curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:
  • Candidates must hold the qualification  of ‘Licenciado ', ‘Architecto ' or ‘Ingeniero ' or equivalent or studies homologated at that level.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
Teaching, beginning in January and drawing to a close in May, will take place in the (Facultad de Humanidades y Educación ) Faculty of Humanities and Education .

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
32 Archæological research techniques applied to the analysis of social organisation M 3 OP
43 Historiography and historical methodology M 3 OP
46 The life of past generations examined through their skeletal remains.  Introduction to the recognition and analysis of human remains F 3 OP
62 Documental sources M 3 OP
70 Historiographic techniques M 3 OP
77 Economy and society in Spain and America in the Modern age F 3 OP
78 Urban elites and the governance of colonial America F 3 OP
92 Production and consumption: two basic aspects of daily life in the Middle Ages F 4 OP
93 The daily life of bureaucrats and members of the military in  Modern Age F 3 OP
95 Daily life and sociability in the contemporary age F 4 OP
97 Medieval art in Castile and Leon F 4 OP
98 Modern art in Castile and Leon F 4 OP
99 Contemporary art in Castile and Leon F 4 OP
100 Excluded peoples in history: research and approaches to ethnohistory M 3 OP
107 History and gender: female elites in colonial and contemporary America F 3 OP
108 The northern meseta and the late-Roman period: Roman villas F 3 OP
109 Conservation and management of the artistic heritage assets F 3 OP
110 Social communication of historic heritage F 3 OP
111 Prehistoric heritage in Castile and Leon F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related  ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate]accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5031 Archæological research techniques 12
5032 The life of past generations examined through their skeletal remains. 12
5053 The northern meseta and the late-Roman period: Roman villas 12
5035 Production and consumption in the Middle Ages 12
5054 The daily life of bureaucrats and members of the military in the Modern Age 12
5055 Daily life and sociability in the Contemporary Age 12
5052 Excluded peoples in history: research and approaches to ethnohistory 12
5016 Funeral chapel art in Castile and Leon 12
5017 Contemporary religious art in Castile and Leon 12
5018 Cities: urbanism and contemporary architecture in Castile and León 12
5019 Contemporary painting in Castile and Leon 12
5020 Economy and society in Spain and America in the Modern age 12
5021 Female elites in colonial and contemporary America 12
5013 The powerful Hispanic monarchic elites of the 16th -18th century 12
5022 Urban elites and the governance of colonial America 12
5023 America as a frontier: discoveries, conquest and population 12
5029 The influence and extension of the Institutions of Old Spain in colonial America 12
5030 Architecture and urbanism in Spain and America 12
5056 Documental sources 12
5057 Heritage and the media 12
5059 The Bronze Age in Castile and Leon 12
5060 Social and economic studies in Prehistory 12
5061 Models for the conservation and management of artistic heritage 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE DERECHO PRIVADO(DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW)
PROGRAMME: GLOBALIZATION, INTEGRATED MARKETS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Maximum number of places
20

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an  evaluation of their academic curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration: academic and other merits of a complementary nature.
  • Candidates must hold the qualification  of ‘Licenciatura '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
November 2006- June 2007.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
101 The firm, commerce and new technologies F 3 OP
102 Competition law and industrial property law F 3 OP
44 Fiscal harmonisation and the new technologies F 3 OP
69 Unification of European contract law F 3 OP
46 New contracts and expectation damages F 3 OP
103 Electronic contracting and intellectual property F 3 OP
47 The Roman law foundation of Common European Law F 3 OP
128 Tax policy on sponsorship of artistic, cultural and other activities of general interest. M 2 OP
49 The Church and Taxation F 3 OP
51 Europeanization of national policies F 3 OP
129 Dynamics and structure of the systems of distribution A 2 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code

Supervised research work

Credits

5000

Influence of globalization, market integration and the new technologies on the institutions and on the unification of Law

12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE DERECHO PRIVADO(DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW)
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME: PRIVATE LAW: GLOBALIZATION, INTEGRATED MARKETS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES
STUDY PROGRAMME TO BE IMPARTED AT THE UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMO DE TAMAULIPAS ( MEXICO )

Maximum number of places
50

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  •  Candidates will be selected on the basis of an  evaluation of their curriculum, taking account of the following criteria: academic and other additional merits.
  •  Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
2006/2007 academic year
Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
117 Education as a fundamental factor in sustainable human development M 3 OP
118 Inheritance law F 3 OP
119 Unification of European contract law F 3 OP
120 Electronic contracting F 3 OP
121 Law on damages and civil liability F 3 OP
122 Intellectual property and new technologies F 3 OP
123 Systems and criteria for the juridical organisation of the Firm F 3 OP
124 Competition law and industrial property law F 3 OP
125 The Roman law foundations of Common Law F 3 OP
130 International trends in taxation in the field of electronic commerce F 3 OP
127 The internationalization of national policies F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code

Supervised research work

Credits

5005

Changes in Private Law derived from globalization, the integration of markets and the new technologies

12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE DERECHO PRIVADO(DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW)
PROGRAMME:   PLURALIST SOCIETY AND NEW LEGAL CHALLENGES

Maximum number of places
25

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:

  • Academic record.
  • Suitability of the qualification of ‘Licenciado '.
  • Other merits (collaborative grants, courses and seminars, residence abroad).

Candidates must hold the qualification  of ‘Licenciado ' in Law, or Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
The doctorate courses will be taught between the months of January and May, preferably timetabled for the late afternoon from Monday to Thursday each week, . A more detailed timetable will be presented in September indicating dates and teachers.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
130 Research methodology and techniques M 3 OP
158 The Spanish Constitution and historic rights F 3 OP
142 Human rights and constitutionalism: new challenges F 9 OP
140 European integration F 3 OP
180 New challenges for constitutional law:
1. The application of the new technologies in the society and the democratic state
2. Government and electronic systems. Electronic voting
3. Fundamental rights and new technologies: The secret of communications and Internet. Video-surveillance cameras. Personal data protection, etc.
F 3 OP
181 The new challenges for Employment Law and Social Security A 2 OP
182 The new horizons for procedural law F 3 OP
183 Criminal Law and the phenomenon of immigration A 2 OP
184 Cybercrime A 2 OP
167 Fundamental rights protected by the European legal tradition F 3 OP
164 Universal jurisdiction and the Spanish legal code F 3 OP
146 International Law in the face of the new family relations A 3 OP
165 New challenges for Administrative Law F 3 OP
185 Public oversight of human dignity in modern society F 3 OP
166 The renovation of Forestry Law: the recent Ley estatal de Montes 2003 [The State Law on Mountainous Terrain 2003] F 3 OP
136 Internet and Administrative Law F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5014 Challenges and tests on the new horizon for procedural law 12
5028 Human rights and constitutionalism: new challenges 12
5049 Constitutions and historic rights 12
5027 European integration 12
5019 The question of omnipotence in rationalism 12
5050 New challenges for Constitutional Law: 12
5051 Self-employment: the workers' place in employment law and Social Security 12
5067 Criminal Law faced with the phenomenon of immigration 12
5068 Cyber crime 12
5052 Fundamental rights in Europe since the French Revolution 12
5053 Universal jurisdiction and Spanish law 12
5034 International Law in the face of new family relations 12
5035 New challenges for Administrative Law 12
5054 The renovation of Forestry Law: the recent Ley estatal de Montes 2003 [State Law on Mountainous Terrain 2003] 12
5055 Internet and Administrative Law 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE DERECHO PRIVADO(DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW)
INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
ANTHROPOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA

Maximum number of places
25

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Licenciaturas ' and other postgraduate qualifications held by the student that are related to the doctoral programme will be taken into account, as well as the marks held on the student's academic record, research work and publications.

Candidates must hold the qualification  of ‘Licenciado '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be decided.

Courses and lines of research offered:

Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
148 Chroniclers and lawyers of Las Indias F 3 OP
149 Anthropology of the Andes F 3 OP
150 Anthropology of Mesoamerica F 3 OP
151 Anthropology of Brazil and the Amazon F 3 OP
186 Anthropology of the Iberian Peninsula F 3 OP
187 Anthropology of Castile and Leon F 4 OP
154 The relation between Spain and Ibero-America F 3 OP
188 Sociology of Ibero-America Methods and Theory F 4 OP
156 Anthropology of health Models and research methods F 3 OP
189 Anthropological theory and history and comparative ethnological methodology M 5 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5036 Chroniclers and lawyers of Las Indias 12
5037 Anthropology of the Andes 12
5038 Anthropology of Mesoamerica 12
5039 Anthropology of Brazil and the Amazon 12
5040 Anthropology of the Iberian Peninsula 12
5041 Anthropology of Castile and Leon 12
5042 The relation between Spain and Ibero-America 12
5044 Anthropology of health Models and research methods 12
5045 Anthropological field studies in Castile and Leon and Ibero-America 12
5048 Anthropological field studies in Castile and Leon and Ibero-America 12
5043 Sociology of Ibero-America 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE DERECHO PRIVADO(DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW)
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME:
THE LAW IN THE FACE OF THE NEW CHALLENGES OF THE THIRD MILLENNIUM
PROGRAMME to be taught at the Universidad Mayor de San Simón de Cochabamba ( Bolivia )

Maximum number of places
50

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, in the light of the following criteria:

  • Academic record
  • Suitability of the ‘Licenciado ' and other post-graduate studies held
  • Other merits (collaborative grants, courses and seminars, residence abroad, publications).

Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
The doctoral courses will be imparted according to the timetable set out by the academic council of the Universidad Mayor de San Simón , in order to allow students to combine attendance at taught doctoral classes with their daily professional life.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
172 The Spanish Public Administration and Administrative Law in the 21st century: an approach to the fundamental pillars of an essential structural  change F 3 OP
173 Democratic government and judicial power: the constitutional regulation of judicial power in Spain .
Alienage Law
F 3 OP
174 Fundamental rights: foundation, evolution and protection F 3 OP
175 The transformation of Employment Law and Social Security: their future in a globalised society F 3 OP
176 Study of immigration from its different perspectives F 3 OP
177 International conservation of the environment and natural resources F 3 OP
178 Procedural Law in the 21st century: the process in its international context, new technologies and arbitration F 3 OP
179 Fundamental problems of contemporary criminal law Guaranteeist approaches to Criminal Law versus modern Criminal Law in the risk society. Criminal organisations and socioeconomic crime F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate]accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5059 The Spanish Public Administration and Administrative Law in the 21st century: an approach to the fundamental pillars of an essential structural change 12
5060 Democratic government and judicial power: the constitutional regulation of judicial power in Spain .
Alienage Law
12
5061 Fundamental rights: foundation, evolution and protection 12
5062 The transformation of Employment Law and Social Security: their future in a globalised society 12
5063 A study of immigration from its different perspectives 12
5064 International conservation of the environment and natural resources 12
5065 Procedural Law in the 21st century: the process in its international context, new technologies and arbitration 12
5066 Fundamental problems of contemporary Criminal Law Guaranteeist approaches to Criminal Law versus modern Criminal Law in the risk society. Criminal organisations and socio-economic crime 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE FILOLOGÍA
(DEPARTMENT OF PHILOLOGY)
PROGRAMME: PHILOLOGY

 

Maximum number of places
25

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:

a) Marks and grades awarded as shown in the applicant's academic record.
b) Other merits.

  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado '.
  • In the case of qualifications that do not correspond to ‘Licenciaturas ' in some of the philological specialities or with the ‘Licenciatura ' in Humanities, the Doctoral Committee of the Department of Philology will accept the candidate if the professional experience in some of the fields specific to the Doctoral Programme is sufficiently well reflected in the latter's curriculum. The applicant shall write out a ‘Declaración Jurado '[Sworn Statement] to that effect to accompany the curriculum, which makes explicit mention of such professional experience.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
  From January to July 2007. Location to be determined.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Block 1.- Languages and Communication .

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
192 Words and power in the communications media F 3 OP
193 The journalism of Benedetti in the context of his literary work F 3 OP
194 Communication media in the Anglo-Saxon and Chinese worlds F 3 OP
195 Literature and the press: The mission of the intellectual who voices an opinion F 3 OP
196 Parody: its presence in the media, cinema and literature F 3 OP
197 Lexical inventiveness in the press F 3 OP
198 The persuasiveness of advertising and myth F 3 OP
199 The rhetoric of publicity F 3 OP
81 The comic: a language and world to be discovered F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Block 2.- Modern Languages: Contemporary currents in literature and culture.

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
200 The old French book in the literary heritage  of Europe F 3 OP
189 The other and its representation F 3 OP
201 Basis and foundation for research into French literature F 3 OP
202 The Anglo-Irish conflict in the contemporary Irish novel F 3 OP
179 Exile and the memory: keys in literary inspiration F 3 OP
180 Dis-topical literature of the 20th century F 3 OP
203 Artistic interaction in the Anglos-Saxon world: the relations between literature, cinema and music F 3 OP
175 Theoretical approaches to French autobiographical literature F 3 OP

* M: Methodological    F: Fundamental A: Related ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Block 3.- Performing Arts

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
204 Children's literature and literary workshops: Theatre. F 3 OP
205 Theory and practice of the theatre in ‘Golden-Age' literature F 3 OP
206 Dramaturgy, production and theatrical arrangement: from the text to the play F 9 OP
207 Parody and satire in the theatre F 3 OP
208 Models of saintliness and their social ramifications in Medieval dramatic literature F 3 OP
209 Poetic justice in Classical Greek Theatre F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Other subject areas

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
184 Fantasy Rhetoric F 3 OP
210 Explanatory texts on Law by Cicero F 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental    A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5093 The representation of the other in literatures of French expression 12
5080 Theoretical approaches to French autobiographical literature 12
5003 The comic: a language and world to be discovered 12
5081 Linguistics as a tool for the study of history 12
5082 Greek philology as a cultural model 12
5094 Words and power in the media in China 12
5084 Exile and the memory: keys in literary inspiration 12
5085 Dis-topical literature of the 20th century 12
5086 Software applications in Philology 12
5095 The role of the miracle in medieval hagiographical literature 12
5087 Language and politics Analysis of parliamentary debate 12
5088 An historical study of the lexicon 12
5089 The last Spanish fantasy narrative 12
5091 A methodological approach to colloquial Spanish-American poetry of the 20th century 12
5096 The preparation of a critical edition of a short literary text 12
5097 Spanish historic literature 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTOS DE
(DEPARTMENTS OF - Física
(Physics) - Expresión Gráfica
(Graphic Representation) - Construction Arquitectónicas e Ingeniería de la Construction and del Terreno
(Architectural Constructions, Construction Engineering and Land Engineering)
INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Maximum number of places
No limit

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ',  ‘Ingeniero ' or ‘Arquitecto '.
 
Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
  To be determined.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
37 Solar thermal and cold solar energy F 3 OP
38 Indirect solar energy F 3 OP
39 Hydrogen production by means of the photochemical decomposition of water F 3 OP
41 Environmental microbiology F 3 OP
42 Dams, weirs and the environment F 3 OP
43 Wastewater treatment processes F 3 OP
44 Recycling and assessment of industrial waste F 3 OP
45 Recycling of civil works materials F 3 OP
46 The atmosphere: properties and dynamics F 3 OP
47 Atmospheric contamination F 3 OP
48 Ground pollution: the ground as a receptor of pollution F 3 OP
49 Recycling strategies of organic waste according to the ground F 3 OP
50 The ‘health' of the ground and the management of agrarian systems: recovery through the use of agrarian practices F 3 OP
35 The interaction of the environment and natural systems F 3 OP
51 Territorial organisation and management of natural species F 3 OP
59 Applied and environmental geophysics  Natural risks F 3 OP
52 Environmental impact on the execution and exploitation of transport infrastructures F 3 OP
70 Fundamental processes in solar materials F 3 OP
54 Environmental applications of optical techniques F 3 OP
55 Environmental applications of computational models and statistics F 3 OP
56 Non-lineal dynamics and chaos: environmental applications F 3 OP
28 Environmental magnetism F 3 OP
57 Instrumental analysis in the determination of pollutants F 3 OP
40 Artificial intelligence applied to the environment F 3 OP
60 The environment and architecture F 3 OP
71 Hydrogeochemistry and the contamination of aquifers F 3 OP
72 Simulation of solar energy systems F 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental    A: Related   ** OB : obligatory OB : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5008 Computational methods and radiation-matter systems 12
5001 Disturbed models of radiation-matter interaction 12
5002 Solar thermal systems 12
5003 Cold solar energy 12
5004 Environmental magnetism Experimental techniques 12
5005 Paleomagnetism. Experimental techniques 12
5006 Experimentation in atmospheric physics 12
5007 Techniques in atmospheric pollution 12
5009 Environmental microbiology in the food preparation areas of collective dining rooms 12
5010 Wastewater treatment tests 12
5011 Wastewater treatment tests through the combination of biological and technological membrane-based processes 12
5012 Application of separation and conversion technologies for the minimization and re-use of industrial waste 12
5013 Metabolic control methods of polluted waste 12
5014 Biochemical indices of environmental impact 12
5015 Reorientation of processes: revaluation on a non-energetic basis of waste matter 12
5016 Decontamination of polluted ground   12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE FÍSICA - (DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS)
INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
ADVANCED METHODS IN MODERN PHYSICS

Maximum number of places
30

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an assessment of aspects related to the Programme in their curriculum vitae, taking account of the following criteria:

  • Qualification
  • Academic record
  • Professional Curriculum
  • Other merits

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be determined.

Other observations:

  Inter-university programme developed in collaboration with the following Universities:
  University of Valladolid (UVA)
  University of Burgos (UBU)
  University of Salamanca (USAL)

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
61 Computerised simulations: basic concepts F 3 ** OB:
62 Symmetry techniques in Quantum Physics F 3 ** OB:
63 Advanced Quantum Mechanics F 3 ** OB:
64 Statistical physics of materials F 3 ** OB:
65 Introduction to quantum computing and the quantum theory of information F 3 ** OB:
66 The physics of nanostructures F 3 OP
67 Simulation of materials: advanced techniques and applications F 3 OP
68 Two-dimensional quantum mechanics and the quantum-Hall effect F 3 OP
69 Non-linear physics F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code

Supervised research work

Credits

5017 Quantum groups and integral methods 12
5018 Space-time symmetries and geometry 12
5019 Supersymmetric quantum mechanics 12
5020 Symmetries in quantum mechanics and differential equations 12
5021 Singular variety, integrality and solitons 12
5022 Non-linear dispersive and dissipative systems 12
5023 Dynamic non-trivial solitons on a plane   12
5024 Problems of non-isospectral scattering   12
5025 Quantum computing and squeezing 12
5026 The formalism of squeezing and light-material interactions 12
5027 Extended super-symmetry in brane theory and supergravity   12
5028 Algebraic techniques in quantum optics: the Jaynes-Cummings model    12
5029 Geometry and quantum mechanics in spaces of constant curvature 12
5030 Topological and algebraic-geometric applications in many-body systems   12
5031 Applications of group and quantum-group theory in physics 12
5032 Irreversible process quantum mechanics 12
5033 Exact calculus in atomic physics   12
5034 Electronic structure and magnetic properties of nanostructures 12
5035 Atomic aggregates, multilayers and surfaces of transition-metal systems   12
5036 Development of Hamiltonian models for low-dimensional systems 12
5037 First principles studies using numeric code of relevant processes in the heterogeneous catalysis of new materials 12
5038 Development of new interchange and correlation functionals with the inclusion of gradient and the Laplacian of the density, and dependent on the electronic-state density 12
5039 Equations of state, phase equilibrium, phase transition, and thermal properties of extensive materials 12
5040 Physical properties of rocks and minerals: computational mineral physics 12
5041 Structural and dynamic properties of surfaces and interfaces  12
5042 Interaction of atomic aggregates with external electromagnetic fields   12
5043 Thermal and dynamic properties of atomic aggregates 12
5044 Electronic, mechanical and chemical structure and properties of carbon nanotubes   12
5045 Electronic structure of atomic aggregates 12
5046 Hydrogen absorption in carbon nanotubes 12
5047 Structural, dynamic and electronic properties of disordered systems 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE QUÍMICA - (DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:

ELECTROCHEMISTRY  SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Maximum number of places
30

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, in the light of the following criteria:
  • Qualification
  • Academic record
  • Professional curriculum related to the programme
  • Other merits
  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ',  ‘Ingeniero ' or ‘Arquitecto '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be determined.

Other observations:
The Mención de Calidad [official recognition of academic quality] awarded to the Programme has led to financial assistance from the Ministry of Education and Science, such that the costs of travel, lodging and subsistence incurred during the development of the taught period may be subsidised.
The Interuniversity Programme in Electrochemistry is developed in collaboration with the following Universities:

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) de Salamanca
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
Universidad de Burgos (UBU)
Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), 200506 Course Coordinator 2005-06.
Universidad de Murcia (UM)
Universidad de Oviedo (UNIOVI)
Universidad de Sevilla (US)
Universidad de Zaragoza (UNIZAR)
Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT)
Universidade de A Coruña (UDC)
Universidade de Vigo (UVIGO)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)
Universitat d'Alacant (UA)
Universitat de Barcelona (UB)
Universitat de Lleida (UDL)
Universitat de Valencia Estudi General (UVEG)

Courses and lines of research offered:

  • Taught period
Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
146 Revision of Fundamental Electrochemistry F 3 OP
147 Revision of Applied Electrochemistry F 3 OP
148 Electrochemical and auxiliary  techniques Data processing and simulation   F 3 OP
149 Corrosion and treatment of surfaces F 3 OP
150 Electrochemistry of surfaces and electro catalysis F 3 OP
151 Environmental electrochemistry F 3 OP
152 Generation and storage of energy   F 3 OP
187

Electrochemistry of molecular materials Electroanalysis and electrochemical (bio)sensors  

F 3 OP
188 Advanced electrochemical methods
(Course to be developed at UBU)
F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period
To be followed at the Universidad de Burgos

Code Supervised research work Credits
5055 Advanced electrochemical methods Spectro-electrochemistry . Electro-polimerization 12
5056 Electrochemical analysis of biological, environmental and pharmaceutical products 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE QUÍMICA - (DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
CELLULAR SIGNALLING AND ASSOCIATED PATHOLOGIES

Maximum number of places
30

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, in the light of the following criteria:
  • Qualification
  • Academic record
  • Professional curriculum related to the programme
  • Other merits
  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ' in Biochemistry, Biological Science, Pharmacy, Medicine, Chemistry or Veterinary Science.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be determined.

Other observations:
Inter-university programme developed in collaboration with the following Universities:
Universidad de Extremadura (U.E.X), Universidad coordinadora
Universidad de Burgos (UBU)
Universidad de Alcalá (U.A.H.)
University of Valladolid (UVA)

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
155 Transduction of signals and human illness F 3 OP
156 Intracellular signalling mediated by protein phosphorylation F 3 OP
157 Neuronal apoptosis and its regulation by signalling Implications for neurodegenerative pathologies F 4 OP
158 Molecular toxicology: from basic aspects to their relevance for human pathologies F 3 OP
159 Reactive species of oxygen and nitrogen in oxidative cellular stress F 3 OP
160 Intracellular Ca2+ in neurons and myocytes F 3 OP
161 The cellular and molecular biology of cancer F 3 OP
162
  • Glutamate receptors: neuronal survival and degeneration
F 3 OP
163 The cellular and molecular biology of cardiovascular illnesses F 3 OP
164 Chemical synthesis directed at bioactive molecule discovery F 3 OP
165 Spectroscopic techniques for structural determination F 3 OP
166 Laboratory safety F 3 OP
167 Allelochemistry: chemical signalling between individuals F 3 OP
168 Course in advanced molecular biology F 5 OP
169 Transduction of signals in biological systems F 3 OP
170 Computing tools in molecular and geonomic biology F 4 OP
171 Regulatory mechanisms in the immune system F 3 OP
172 Cytomic analysis of extracellular and intracellular signalling F 4 OP
173 Stress-activated protein kinase: physiological regulation and functions of p38, JNK and ERKs F 3 OP
174 Techniques and experimental design in biochemistry and molecular biology M 5 OP
175 Cytomics M 4 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental A: Related  ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5057 Transcriptional regulation by dioxin receptors in the absence of xenobiotics and their importance in the development of tumours   12
5058 The chemeo-preventive mechanisms of natural compounds and their effect on breast cancer 12
5059 Protection by N-alcylgylcene receptors to slow neurodegeneration 12
5060 Molecular mechanisms in cellular death induced by oxidative stress in neurones and myocytes: protection by antioxidants 12
5061 Homeostatic alterations of intracellular Ca2+ in neurones and myocytes due to oxidative stress 12
5062 Neuronal apoptosis and transduction signalling Toxic mechanisms due to mpp+  and pesticides 12
5063 Structural and functional studies of the arginase enzyme  Pathological implications 12
5064 Molecular mechanisms involved in neuronal apoptosis induced by lovastatina 12
5065 Molecular mechanisms involved in the development of type 2B (MEN 2B) multiple endocrine neoplasia 12
5066 Neuronal apoptosis and its regulation by cellular signalling Neuroprotective role of lithium 12
5067 Intracellular signalling mediated by protein phosphorylation 12
5068 Preparation of bioactive molecules through synthesis focused on the generation of diversity 12
5069 Development of new methodologies applied to asymmetrical synthesis 12
5070 Diversity-oriented synthesis from multicomponent reactions and cascade processes 12
5071 Characterization of the process of cellular death in the protozoan Leishmania 12
5072 Effects of cholesterol and lipoproteins on signal transmission mediated by G proteins 12
5073 Random and freely recombining sequences as a source of molecular diversity 12
5074 DNA interaction with synthetic and biological compounds 12
5075 Molecular arrays and multianalytical sensor systems using optical transduction and electrochemical mechanisms 12
5076 Leukocyturia analysis through flow cytometry 12
5077 Analysis of plaquette functionality through flow cytometry 12
5078 Analysis of nefrotoxicity and metabolic toxicity in vitro by flow cytometry 12
5079 Role of the p38 MAPK in the physiological response of cells to different types of stress and their involvement in different illnesses 12
5080 Study of specific functions of the different members of the Raf protein family in cellular transformation 12
5081 Transduction of signals in prostate cancer 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE QUÍMICA - (DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
TOXICOLOGY, MARINE CONTAMINATION AND THE SAFETY OF MARTIME TRANSPORT

 

Maximum number of places
Not applicable

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates must hold the qualification  of ‘Licenciado ' in Marine Studies (Merchant Shipping), Public Health or Environmental Studies or equivalent academic studies.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be determined.

Other observations:
Inter-university programme

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
189 Environmental toxicology I (Organic toxins) F 3 OP
190 Environmental toxicology II (Inorganic toxins) F 3 OP
191 Marine pollution and public health F 3 OP
192 Fundamental toxicology F 3 OP
193 Environmental microbiology F 3 OP
194 Marine pollution caused by shipping F 3 OP
195 Localization systems, identification and follow up of potentially hazardous shipping F 3 OP
196 The safety of nautical technology over the years F 3 OP
197

The contribution of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) to navigational safety

F 3 OP
198 Marine pollution in the Canary Islands: types of pollution, transformational processes and hazards F 3 OP
199 The study of large ‘black' tides: causes and consequences F 3 OP
209 Radio navigation in maritime transport safety F 3 OP
210 Analysis of international maritime legislation applicable to marine pollution caused by shipping F 3 OP
211 Transport, storage and handling of dangerous merchandise F 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental    A: Related   ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5087 Environmental toxicology 12
5088 Marine pollution and public health 12
5089 Marine contamination and safety in maritime transport 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE QUÍMICA - (DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
LASERS AND ADVANCED SPECTROSCOPY IN CHEMISTRY

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Preference will be given to those students who have followed optional study units of the ‘Licenciatura ' that are related with the course and who have links with the research groups of the programme (projects under academic supervision, final year projects etc.)

Academic record
Other merits

  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ' in Chemistry, Physics, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or Industrial Engineering.

Admission forms

Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres

To be determined.

Participating Universities

UAM: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
UB: Universidad de Barcelona:
UBU: Universidad de Burgos
UCLM: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
UCM: Universidad Complutense de Madrid
UDC: Universidade da Coruña
UJA: Universidad de Jaén
UMA: Universidad de Málaga
UMU: Universidad de Murcia
UPO: Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Sevilla)
UPV-EHU: Universidad del País Vasco
UR: Universidad de La Rioja
URL: Universitat Ramón Llull
UVA: University of Valladolid

Other Participating Institutions

CSIC: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
CEAM: Fundación Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterráneo, Valencia

Courses and lines of research offered:

Taught period

This course will be imparted at the Universidad del País Vasco, at the Lejona campus ( Bilbao )

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
200 The fundamentals of laser beams F 3 ** OB:
201 Matter and radiation F 3 ** OB:
202 Laser spectroscopy F 3 ** OB:
208 Advanced experimentation with laser F 4 ** OB:
203 Spectroscopic techniques and instrumentation F 3 OP
204 Lasers and chemical reactions: kinetics and dynamics F 3 OP
205 Ultra-rapid lasers and femto-chemistry F 3 OP
206 Diagnosis of matter by laser F 3 OP
207

Laser processing of materials

F 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental    A: Related    ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. RESEARCH PERIOD

Code Supervised research work Credits
5090 Kinetics and reaction mechanisms in dissolution
Complexing reactions
12
5091 Thermophysical properties of fluids Solute-solvent interaction  Molecular dynamics 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE ECONOMÍA AND ADMINISTRACIÓN DE EMPRESAS
(DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
NEW TENDENCIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF FIRMS

Maximum number of places

20

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:

  • Academic record
  • Other merits (collaborative grants, courses and seminars, residence abroad, etc.).
  • Personal interview

Although the Doctoral Programme is open to post-graduate students in any discipline, in the selection of candidates the affinity of their academic studies with the content of the Doctoral Programme will, in all likelihood, be positively valued.

Admission forms

Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres

From January to July 2007
The timetabled programme is from 18:30 to 21:30, Monday to Friday, at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences.
Details of the course programme, teaching staff and timetables will be made available in November.

Courses and lines of research offered:

Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
1 Financial Economics F 3 ** OB:
2 Accounting information systems I F 3 ** OB:
3 Strategic thought F 3 ** OB:
4 The theoretical foundations of marketing F 3 ** OB:
5 Research techniques in the Economics of the Firm I M 3 ** OB:
7 Strategic behaviour of the firm Empirical analysis F 3 OP
13 Consumer behaviour and commercial distribution F 3 OP
11 Accounting information systems II F 3 OP
14 Research techniques in the Economics of the Firm II M 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental A: Related  ** OB: obligatory OP: optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5000 Ownership structures and control, governance of the firm and results 12
5042 Governance of the firm and management control systems 12
5024 Strategic analysis of financial entities 12
5043 The real options approach and the selection of investment projects in the firm 12
5034 Management models, value creation and valuation of intangibles  Their  application in firms in our business environment 12
5065 The economy through the accounts books of the Modern Age (s. 17th, 18th C., 19th C.) 12
5073 Technologies of power and the history of business 12
5074 Measurement of and information on the contribution of business to sustainable development 12
5045 New tendencies in  management control 12
5046 Corporate social responsibility 12
5047 Human resource management 12
5009 Strategy and structure of the Spanish financial sector 12
5010 The reputation of the firm and value creation 12
5013 The franchise as a distribution channel  A contract theory-based approach  12
5036 Internet as an alternative to other distribution channels 12
5027 Brand value 12
5030 The Board of Directors as a business governance mechanism 12
5031 The nature and analysis of the Spanish family firm 12
5066 Internal marketing 12
5067 Marketing and the contract approach 12
5038 Discretional accounting and capital markets 12
5039 Explanatory factors in the manipulation of results in  non-quoted firms 12
5068 Managerial cognition 12
5069 Accounting choice, corporate governance and results 12
5070 Interaction between external and internal governance mechanisms as explanatory factors for differences  in the value creation of firms Accounts and audit regulations 12
5071 Interactions between accounting regimes and other institutional characteristics 12
5072 Relational marketing 12
5041 Influence of product guides on the purchase process of the final consumer 12
5075 Quality and discretion in accounting information 12
5076 Accountancy and taxation 12
5077 Consumer behaviour 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE INGENIERÍA CIVIL
(DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING)

PROGRAMME:   CIVIL ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRY


Maximum number of places
20

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an evaluation of their curriculum, taking the following criteria into consideration:
  • Academic record
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal interview
  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ',  ‘Ingeniero ' or ‘Arquitecto '.

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres

According to the availability of the Centre. Preferably in the late afternoon. Classes begin in November.

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code

Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
35 Advanced analysis of the structure of concrete F 6 OP
36 Analytical and experimental techniques for the study of materials F 6 OP
37 Durability of construction  materials in engineering F 3 OP
38 Dam materials and typologies  State-of-the-art and the future F 3 OP
44 Water planning and management F 3 OP
39 Foundations, geotechnical vials, dams: pathologies, strengthening  and ground improvement F 3 OP
40 Road safety auditing F 3 OP
26 Logistics and mode of transport F 3 OP
49 Public transport networks: classification, design and demand F 3 OP
18 Management of industrial operations F 3 OP
22 New tendencies in organisational engineering F 3 OP
45 Knowledge management in business organisations F 3 OP
29 Business decision-making tools F 3 OP
41 Current approaches to health and safety at work F 3 OP
46 Accident rate analysis in the construction sector F 3 OP
47 Knowledge discovery in databases using chaos-based connectionist techniques F 6 OP
48 Advances in distributed computing: agents and multi-agent systems F 3 OP
50 Multiclassifiers in data mining F 3 OP

* M: Methodological F: Fundamental    A: Related ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5028 New strengthening techniques in masonry work and ground improvement. 12
5022 Research into special concretes 12
5033 Research into transport and road infrastructures 12
5029 Analysis of masonry structures 12
5024 Research into the behaviour of materials 12
5027 Logistics and intermodal transport 12
5008 Research into organisational engineering 12
5025 Management of safety and health at work 12
5030 Development and applications of knowledge management 12
5015 Water planning and management 12
5021 Computer models for data processing 12
5032 Development and application of data mining techniques 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge.

DEPARTAMENTO DE INGENIERÍA ELECTROMECÁNICA
(DEPARTMENT OF ELECTROMECHANICAL ENGINEERING)

INTER-UNIVERSITY AND INTER-DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME:
    THERMAL ENGINEERING


Maximum number of places
20

Assessment criteria for the admission of applicants

  • Candidate selection will be made on the basis of an evaluation of the academic curriculum, taking into consideration the following criteria:
  • Academic record
  • Experience in scientific-technical research and institutions of Higher Education
  • Professional experience and R+D in firms and institutions
  • Other complementary merits
  • Candidates must hold the qualification of ‘Licenciado ',  ‘Ingeniero ' or ‘Arquitecto ', preferably in Industrial Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Sciences, Physical Science, Marine Studies (Naval machinery).

Admission forms
Admission forms, available from the Departmental Secretary's Office or the UBU web page (www.ubu.es/estudios), should be duly completed and submitted to the secretary's office.

Course dates and location of teaching centres
To be determined.

Other observations:
Inter-university programme developed in collaboration with the following Universities:
Universidad del País Vasco
Universidad de Burgos
Universidad de La Rioja
Universidade de Vigo

Courses and lines of research offered:

1. Taught period

Code Course Title Type* Credits OB/OP **
9 Industrial thermodynamics of fluids F 3 OP
10 Determination of the thermodynamic properties of fluids of industrial interest F 3 OP
11 Energetic efficiency in construction work F 3 OP
12 Energy, technology and society F 3 OP
13 Viability studies for cogeneration installations F 3 OP
14 Application of spectroscopic methods and techniques for the control of environmental pollution M 3 OP
15 Interior air quality and ventilation in collective, commercial and domestic buildings Gas apparatus F 4 OP
16 Capture and storage of solar energy F 3 OP
17 Fundamental aspects and analysis of the emerging metal  technologies F 3 OP
18 Maintenance of alternative internal combustion motors M 3 OP
19 Methods, numbers and graphs applied to heat transmission F 3 OP
20 Modelling of fluids and the study of heat transmission through the application of computational fluid dynamics (C.F.D.) F 3 OP
21 Legal protection of engineering research A 1 OP
22 Efficient use of energy in steam generators F 3 OP
23 Energy management in industry F 4 OP
24 Energetic and exergetic analysis F 3 OP
25 Introduction to heat transmission through the finite element method F 3 OP
26 Environmental business plans and energy F 3 OP
27 Modelling and simulation of thermal fluid systems F 4 OP
28 Biomass energy F 3 OP
29 Design of experiments and analysis of the results of combustion F 3 OP
30 Statistical analysis and grey theory applied to the biomass combustion F 3 OP
31 Applications of computational fluid mechanics to the automotive industry F 3 OP
32 Modelling and numerical simulation of combustion processes and generation of pollutants F 3 OP

* M: Methodological  F: Fundamental A: Related   ** OB : obligatory OP : optional

Students who complete this period may request the Certificado [Certificate] accrediting their academic achievements.

2. Research period

Code Supervised research work Credits
5006 Research into the thermodynamic properties of fluids of industrial interest through high-precision techniques 12
5007 Energetic efficiency and renewable energies 12
5008 Renewable energies and the environment 12
5009 Rational energy usage 12

Following successful completion of the taught period and the research period and acknowledgement of Suficiencia Investigadora [Researcher Aptitude], the doctoral student may request the Diploma de Estudios Avanzados [Diploma of Advanced Studies] that will accredit the studies undertaken and will imply recognition of work completed in a particular area of knowledge

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