UE Code : IM1-SSOL-ESP Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :


Studies organization

Credits :


Semester :


Total Hours :

10.50 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

- To expand cultural and socio-political knowledge about Spanish-speaking countries.
- To learn about and know how to use the field of visual arts (vocabulary related to cultural heritage, cinematic vocabulary, etc.)
- To know how to describe, discuss and form arguments, express your ideas
- To make comments on and evaluate a Spanish film in its original language version. Study the historic context of the film: The Spanish period of democratic transition and the concept of "historical memory".
- To stimulate student's ability to be creative when speaking

Contents :

Two subjects will be covered:

1) UNESCO World Heritage
2) Film workshop on the Spanish film "La Isla Mínima" (2014), directed by Alberto Rodríguez.

Prerequisites :

Teaching methods :

6 sessions 1 hr 30 mins each with two 3-week periods (with a different topic for each one)
Classes carried out in workshop format with active student participation

Speakers: Inés Muñoz Serra (Group 1), Evangelina Martinelli-Salle (Group 2)

Assessment :

Written Assessment 1 hr 30 mins (on two of the topics being studied)

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major