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Minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Objectives

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The 24-credit minor consists of the following 6-credit subjects:

  • Culture and Well-Being: Health and Quality of Life
  • Sustainability and Climate change
  • Tools for Entrepreneurship
  • Gender, Science and Social Change

The training provided is transversal and prepares the student to meet the demands of a changing society and to be sensitive and active with regard to sustainability, the environment, social problems, and issues of gender, well-being and health. The minor's subjects provide training in the so-called soft skills and seek to work on and strengthen social and emotional intelligence to help the student operate in changing environments in a way that is flexible, positive, empathetic, critical, engaged and centred on the Sustainable Development Objectives (SDOs).

As a result of this learning, the student is able to adapt to a constantly evolving job market and possesses skills and knowledge that are useful and applicable in many sectors and types of job. The student's learning and skills are particularly important in jobs where they may be required to manage people and in jobs requiring high levels of autonomy and initiative. In general, the student is trained to be an active player in and leader of processes to transform businesses in terms of their social responsibility.

The transversal training received will be highly useful for roles in potential growth sectors such as renewable energies, personal services and health. Public administration is another sector that will have increasing demand for professionals able to transform the workspace and who possess the transversal skills acquired during the minor.

The Minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Objectives offers a total of 25 places, 5 places for each of the knowledge areas to which the bachelor's and master's degrees are affiliated:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Social and Legal Sciences
  • Engineering and Architecture

Subjects may be integrated into the bachelor's degree curriculum or they may be studied in addition to the total number of credits stipulated for the course. Students must apply to study for the minor.

To be awarded the minor qualification, students must pass all of its subjects.