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Basic competences
The systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of skills and methods of research related to this field
The ability to conceive, to design, to create, to implement and to adopt a substantial process of research and creation
The ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through an original research
The ability to make a critical analysis and of evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas
The ability to communicate to the scientific community and to society in general about their areas of knowledge in the ways and languages commonly used in their international scientific community
 The ability to promote, in academic and professional contexts, the scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances within a society based on knowledge


Personal skills
To get on in contexts where there is little specific information
To find the key questions that must be answered for solving a complex problem
To design, to create, to develop and to undertake new innovative projects in their area of knowledge
To work both in a team and individually in an international or multidisciplinary context
To integrate knowledge and to face complexity and to formulate judgments with limited information
The intellectual critique and defence of solutions


Other competences 
The application of scientific methods in the formulation of hypotheses, experimental approach and interpretation of results