Title name: Degree in Business and Technology
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Business Administration and Management [L] Avda. Alfonso XO Sabio, s / n. 27002 Lugo
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 16/06/2020 (DOG do 1/07/2020)
Date of publication in the BOE:
Date of the last accreditation: 05/18/2020
Responsible for the title: Bande Ramudo, Roberto
Title coordinator: Feas Vazquez, Jacobo
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face and blended
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: Spanish Galician EnglishInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe new Degree in Business and Technology is aimed at training professionals with a flexible mindset and vision of the future, with extensive knowledge in information and communication technologies (ICT), and in the management and analysis of information to be able to make business decisions with greater guarantees of success. Training in technological skills in the educational system is manifested as a basic pillar to increase the competitiveness of companies, with the ultimate goal of improving economic development and contributing to social welfare. Therefore, the new Degree in Business and Technology will impart specific knowledge of business and technological matters, promoting in a practical way the development of management skills for entrepreneurship, such as leadership, initiative, creativity, decision-making, communication and teamwork, among others.
The professional profiles and competences defined in this degree revolve around two fundamental objectives set out for the Degree in Business and Technology:To train professionals with a flexible mindset and vision of the future, with extensive knowledge in information and communication technologies (ICT), and in the management and analysis of information to be able to make business decisions with greater guarantees of success.
Train professionals who can act as a communication bridge between the technical and management communities of organizations, providing management with new ways of using technology and providing technologists with guidance on what to create or how to better adapt their creations to real needs of the business.Basic skillsThat students demonstrate possessing and understanding knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although it is supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from of the vanguard of his field of study
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competences that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences
That students develop those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomyCurriculumItineraries or mentions:
This degree includes two mentions:Mention in Business Development and Entrepreneurship
Mention in Information and Technology ManagementThe student may choose to obtain the degree with a mention, for which they must take the 31.5 optional credits of the modules of the corresponding mention module. You can also choose to obtain the degree without mention, being able to choose elective subjects from either of the two modules of mention indifferently.
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsThe strong irruption of technology will mean an increase in jobs that will require the performance of totally new tasks; This will mean a completely different range of opportunities for workers and will demand a wave of skilled, agile and talented students.
Among the most demanded roles for this period are: data analysts, software and application developers, specialists in e-commerce and social media. In addition, the demand is also expected to grow for: customer service workers, sales and marketing professionals, people and organizational development specialists.
According to several studies, technological trends will be the main engine of change in the professional roles of higher degrees, both globally, European and Galician. Thus, according to different organizations, such as the World Economic Forum, there is talk of the fourth industrial revolution, in which technology will transform the future of our society and, therefore, that of its future jobs.
In an increasingly competitive and global market, all economic sectors in Galicia will have to innovate as a result of the impact of technological trends. Regardless of the economic sector in question, there will be key technologies that will affect everyone, such as Big Data, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, automation, artificial intelligence, Blockchain, data analytics, robotics, circular economy or bioeconomy. Therefore, the application of technological advances, digitization and automation of production processes will be the main drivers of future university employment in Galicia.