Educational guide 2019_20
Facultade de Ciencias do Mar
Grao en Ciencias do Mar
 Competences


Type CB Code Basic Competences
  CB1 Students have demonstrated knowledge and understanding in a field of study that builds upon their general secondary education, and is typically at a level that, whilst supported by advanced textbooks, includes some aspects that will be informed by knowledge of the forefront of their field of study
  CB2 Students can apply their knowledge and understanding in a manner that indicates a professional approach to their work or vocation, and have competences typically demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments and solving problems within their field of study
  CB3 Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their field of study) to inform judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues
  CB4 Students can communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
  CB5 Students have developed those learning skills that are necessary for them to continue to undertake further study with a high degree of autonomy
Type CG Code General Competences
  CG1 Know and use vocabulary, concepts, principles and theories related to oceanography and apply everything learned in a professional and/or research environment.
  CG2 Plan and execute surveys in the field and laboratory work, applying basic tools and techniques for sampling, data acquisition and analysis in the water column, sea bottom and marine substratum.
  CG3 Recognize and implement good practices in measurement and experimentation, and work responsibly and safely both in field surveys and in the laboratory.
  CG4 Manage, process and interpret the data and information obtained both in the field and in the laboratory.
  CG5 Develop, implement and write basic or applied projects in oceanography from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Type CE Code Specific Competences
  CE1 know at a general level the fundamental principles of sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology.
  CE2 Acquire basic knowledge of mathematics (differential and integral calculation) and statistics.
  CE3 Describe how works the global ocean circulation, its forcings and its climate implications.
  CE4 Know, analyze and interpret the physical properties of the ocean according to current theories, as well as to know the most relevant sampling tools and techniques.
  CE5 Formulate the mass, energy and moment conservation equations for geophysical fluids and solve them in basic oceanic processes.
  CE6 Acquire the fundamentals and terminology of chemical processes.
  CE7 Apply to the marine and coastal environment the principles and methods used in Chemistry.
  CE8 Know the main pollutants, their causes and effects in the marine and coastal environment.
  CE9 Acquire basic knowledge about the structural and functional organization and the evolution of marine organisms.
  CE10 Know the biological diversity and functioning of marine ecosystems.
  CE11 Apply the knowledge and techniques acquired to the characterization and sustainable use of living resources and marine ecosystems.
  CE12 Acquire knowledge about processes and products related to internal and external geological cycles.
  CE13 Acquire the basic sedimentological, geochemical and geophysical techniques and methodologies used in identification, use and sustainability of the natural resources of coastal and marine environmets.
  CE14 Know basic concepts and events of global change obtained from geological records.
Type CT Code Transversal Competences
  CT1 Develop the search, analysis and synthesis of information skills oriented to the identification and resolution of problems.
  CT2 Acquire the ability to learn autonomously, continuously and collaboratively, organizing and planning tasks over time.
  CT3 Understanding the meaning and application of the gender perspective in different fields of knowledge and in professional practice with the aim of achieving a more just and equal society.
  CT4 Ability to communicate orally and in writing in Galician language.
  CT5 Sustainability and environmental commitment. Equitable, responsible and efficient use of resources.
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