University Master's Degree in European Union-China: Culture and Economy

Cultivating specialists to join the labour market in the European Union, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau or Latin America, in companies, institutions or non-governmental entities.

Content Official Master's Degree in European Union-China: Culture and Economy

Ideal student profile

Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria.

  • Academic transcript (50%)
  • Professional experience in the management of cultural organisations or businesses (25%)
  • Personal interview: all applicants (20%)
  • English level B1 or higher on the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (5%)

Basic skills

  • Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Student should possess the learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that is largely student led or independent.
  • Students should know how to apply the knowledge they have acquired and their capacity for problem solving in new or little known fields within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the area of study
  • Students should be able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgements based on information that may be incomplete or limited and includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities associated with the application of their knowledge and judgements
  • Students should know how to communicate their conclusions, knowledge and final reasoning that they hold in front of specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously

Specific skills

  • Analyse the economic, social and cultural characteristics of the current-day European Union and China and be able to interpret the changes that both have undergone.
  • Analyse the impact of the interrelation between the development of China’s emerging economy and the EU’s model for economic development.
  • Compare and analyse the current political, institutional and legislative structures of the European Union and China, taking in their evolution and development in the 21st century.
  • Apply distinct theoretical models to the analysis of complex discourse types (political, social, economic, business and cultural) from both an intercontinental and intercultural perspective.
  • Draw up proposals and plans for intercultural mediation in the context of the European Union and China. Design and elaborate proposals and plans for the promotion and development of institutional, economic and cultural relations between the European Union and China.
  • Provide intercultural advice in situations of total and/or partial Spanish/European business implantation in China and vice versa.
  • Design a business, economic and/or cultural implementation project in an independent manner, and address problems that arise throughout the execution process.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Carry out team work in interdisciplinary and multicultural environments.
  • Make creative and original contributions in distinct fields, demonstrating an attitude of respect towards the opinions, values, behaviour and practices of others.