Title name: Degree in History
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Geography and History Praza da Universidade, nº 1 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: D. 385/2009 of August 27 (DOG 09/16/09)
Date of publication in the BOE: BOE of March 5, 2010
Date of last accreditation: G5021
Responsible for the title: Garcia Quintela, Marco Virgilio
Title coordinator: Saavedra Vazquez, Maria del Carmen
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: face-to-face
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsProvide a rational and critical knowledge of the past of humanity in order to understand the present.
Contribute to the critical recognition of historical and cultural diversity
Contribute to the inculcation of attitudes of tolerance and respect for points of view that derive from historical and cultural traditions.
Educate us values of equality, gender parity and non-discrimination, through knowledge of the struggle for these values in different historical moments.
Contribute to the development of a civic conscience.
Provide a precise knowledge of events and processes of change and continuity in a diachronic perspective.
Acquire a basic knowledge of the main methods, techniques and instruments of analysis:Explain the past from the study of its remains, archaeological, documentary or artistic:
Order, organize, define or synthesize information from documentary, archaeological or bibliographic sources:
Analyze historical and contemporary social processes: understand or explain human problems and offer solutions.
The ultimate goal is to train thinkers of human behavior in society.Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies 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 a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
They are not contemplated
Temporal arrangement of studies:
It is not contemplated
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 main job opportunity for History graduates is teaching, although archaeological work and work related to archives and libraries also stand out.