Basic competences

CB6 – To possess and have an understanding of knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for being original in developing and/or applying ideas, often in a research context.

CB7 – To enable students to show an ability to apply the knowledge gained and a capacity for problem-solving in new or unexplored settings within broader (or multi-disciplinary) contexts relating to their field of study.

CB8 – To enable students to show an ability to integrate knowledge and deal with the complex situation of forming judgments on the basis of incomplete or limited information which includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.

CB9 – To enable students to show an ability to convey their conclusions and knowledge and the underlying reasons behind them to expert and layman’s audiences in a clear, unambiguous manner.

CB10 – To enable students to possess the learning skills needed to continue studying in a largely self-directed, independent fashion.


General competences

GC 1: Ability to recognize the different social and communication codes governing interpersonal interaction in order to adapt and respond to new situations in different disciplinary and cultural environments.


Specific competences

SC 1: Ability to identify the main features of cultural and historical realities and contemporary developments of a global world in Asia-Pacific area.

SC 2: Ability to analyses the process of interaction between the different cultures of the Asia-Pacific area.

SC 3: Ability to recognize and describe contemporary and modern Asia-Pacific history.

SC 4: Ability to identify and explain the debates, discourses and perceptions that mediate our knowledge on cultural diversity of Asia-Pacific region.

SC 5: Ability to recognize emerging realities in present-day Asia, using and identifying the various current debates and paradigms governing the analysis of contemporary China.

SC 6: Ability to identify and explain who the main actors are in the interaction and economic, political and cultural intermediation between Europe and Asia.

SC 7: Ability to identify and recognize cultural and communication dynamics in contemporary Asia, describing the basic chronology and periodization criteria, as well as the main actors, processes and mass culture movements in contemporary Asia.

SC 8: Ability to generate and critically manage a corpus of primary and secondary sources that makes it possible to produce new documentation about specific topics related to Asia-Pacific.

SC 9: Ability to analyses and understand the current cultural, economic and social situation in Asia, applying the necessary conceptual and methodological tools from the social sciences and humanities for the analysis of contemporary Asia.

SC 10: Apply the methodology, management and good practices in archaeological research.

SC 11: Develop a research project that provides advanced knowledge and contributes to a particular social and / or ecological debate within the field of Global Archeology.