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Course 2022-2023 / FACULTAD DE DERECHO



This section contains the general objectives and competencies, as well as the specific competencies that students are expected to acquire in each subject as a result of their learning.


General objective: That students acquire advanced multidisciplinary training in the knowledge, skills and attitudes that currently govern the sciences of management, administration and direction of health systems and services, allowing them to develop their professional career appropriate to the needs and social demands.
Specific objectives. The student at the end of the course:
In relation to the macro-management of health systems and networks:
Know the agency relationships and determinants of the economy in the health sector.
Know how to characterize the components of the different models of health systems and the Spanish National Health System itself.
To understand the different organizational and management models of health services.
Analyze the principles, components and applications of good governance in healthcare institutions.
In relation to the management function and instruments of management of centers and services:
Analyze the essential components of planning, organization and management of health institutions.
Understand and know how to apply techniques and methods for the governance and management of people.
Know the accounting tools and methods in the framework of economic-budgetary management and cost and expense control.
Know the management systems for sustainable health architecture and engineering projects.
In relation to clinical management:
Deduce the different situations derived from clinical activity through the assessment of metrics and health information systems.
Analyze the fundamentals of clinical organization and management, as well as quality models based on excellence.
In relation to analytical methodologies, evaluation and knowledge management.
To know the current methods and techniques in the field of public health, clinical epidemiology and applied statistics.
Reasoning the fundamentals of health law, as well as the inference of professional and social responsibility.
To acquire methodological and instrumental skills in research and evaluation of health centers, services, technologies and programs.
To know the policies and instruments in specialized training, research and development of scientific knowledge applied to biomedical sciences.

Basic Competencies:
To possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
That students know how to apply acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study.
That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the ultimate knowledge and reasons that support them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous manner.
That students possess the learning skills that will enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.

General Competencies of the Master are:
STRATEGIC: To be able to act with vision and seize opportunities in their professional career and to implement efficient results-oriented governance in their managerial performance.
INSTRUMENTAL: To be able to make decisions, solve problems, organize and plan, analyze and synthesize, communicate orally and in writing, manage information, know and use new technologies and social networks, manage time adequately, have the ability to negotiate, determine priorities and use evaluation techniques.
SYSTEMIC: Be able to act motivated by quality, adapt to new situations, think creatively, learn autonomously, act with initiative and entrepreneurial spirit and show professional leadership.
PERSONAL. To be able to act with ethical commitment, work in a team and know how to delegate, show skills in interpersonal relationships, show critical reasoning and act with personal autonomy and creativity.
Specific competencies of the Master are:
Acquire the fundamentals and principles of economics and social sciences applied to the field of health and systems and services in the health environment.
To assess the efficiency of public policies in health through the comparison of models and systems, characterizing the position of the National Health System in Spain.
Knowledge of the principles and fundamentals of public health and the epidemiological method. Specific
Apply statistical methods and techniques.
To analyze situations and problems of community and population health from the perspective of the epidemiological method.
Value the perspectives and foundations of public policies.
Relevant knowledge of the ability to apply the integral factors of health law, bioethics and sociology of health.
Analyze the global economic frameworks related to health.
Assess performance in complex organizational and social systems.
Ability to use the scientific method and its application in research.
To know the elements that characterize health production and the tools for management control.
To evaluate interventions and technologies applicable in the health field.
To assess professional performance and competencies in the context of clinical management.
Acquire the fundamentals and principles of administration and governance of the healthcare enterprise.
Relevant knowledge of the factors involved in the management of human capital in the health organization and services.
Ability to apply negotiation and communication techniques.
To know how to operate with the methods for the calculation of health staff.
Relevant knowledge of the ability to manage budgets in health centers. Specific
Relevant knowledge of the ability to apply the integral factors of financial and analytical accounting of the company. Specific
To know how to apply budgeting and expenditure control techniques.
Knowledge of the methods for the management and control of sanitary and environmental engineering projects.
To know how to elaborate management contract models.
Relevant knowledge of the ability to apply operational methods of total quality management and patient safety.
Perform tasks related to the mechanisms of access and analysis of scientific evidence and its relationship with knowledge management.
Perform review, evaluation and supervision tasks on drugs and other health technologies.
Knowledge of the essential aspects of the philosophy of science applied to biomedical research.
Perform tasks related to the use of new technologies and web 2.0 in health sciences.