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Given the fundamental role of education in promoting the cohesion and inclusion of people with different profiles, contexts and abilities (Education and Training Monitor, 2017), the Doctorate in Education and Cognitive Processes emerges with the objective of providing a multidimensional and suitable answer for attention to diversity.
The program focuses its scientific activity on a single line of work aimed at generating basic and applied knowledge that allows delving into individual differences, to give an educational response really focused on an understanding of the multidimensionality of diversity. This line of research is defined as "Cognitive processes and individual differences in education", and arises from the convergence of thematic areas close to Education, such as Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, and the interest in giving an educational response to diversity based on scientific knowledge by studying individual differences.
The access criteria to the PhD program are detailed in the following section, and are those established by the law for this purpose. Therefore, any candidate who meets these criteria would have legal access to the program.
Likewise, it is advisable to have an English proficiency equivalent to a B2 level, and a B2 level also in Spanish in the case of international PhD students.
In general, to access an official doctoral program it will be necessary to have the official Spanish degrees of Bachelor's Degree (Grado) or equivalent, and University Master's Degree. Those who are in any of the following cases may also access it:
The following scale is established for accessing these doctoral programs:
* In the case of non-European diplomas: diplomatic legalization with The Hague Apostille
Send the application with all the documentation by postal mail to:
Campus de Madrid-Princesa
Santa Cruz de Marcenado, 27
91 452 11 00.
And by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Those candidates admitted to the program but who do not have sufficient specific training in research methodology in applied education must take additional actions to their previous training.
Specifically, they will have to take a maximum of 12 ECTS credits, between 6 and 12 depending on the assessment of the candidate's training made by the Academic Committee of the Doctoral program. Given their complementary nature, these credits must be taken by students during the first year of the doctorate.
The criteria and procedures that will be applied to assess whether or not candidates have sufficient specific training in Research Methodology will be:
The subjects proposed as a complement to training are the following:
Doctoral students will have to take 125 hours of training, of which 45 hours will be of multidisciplinary training, common to all doctoral students of the university; and 80 hours of specific training, of the doctoral program in Education and Cognitive Processes
The distribution of activities for full-time students has a decreasing logic and is concentrated in three years, while in the case of part-time students, itis distributed over five years of education.
El objetivo de la mención industrial es la formación de investigadores en empresas o en administraciones públicas, para que realicen su tesis doctoral en el marco de un proyecto de desarrollo experimental en cualquiera de las ramas de conocimiento.
Para poder obtener la mención industrial, el doctorando deberá tener un contrato laboral o mercantil con una empresa pública o privada ligado al desarrollo de un proyecto experimental en el que se enmarcará la tesis doctoral.
En el siguiente documento encontrará la normativa específica:
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