The following profile establishes the  skills that a graduate in the “Master in digital information systems” must acquire throughout the studies. As it is a professional master’s degree, this knowledge and skills must provide the student with specialized training, both theoretical, practical, and applied, which enables them to work in different work environments: information units of all kinds, as well as in any organization that works with digital information/documentation.

Core Competences:

CB6: Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
CB7. Students will be able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study.
CB8. Students will be able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
CB9. Students will be able to communicate their conclusions – and the knowledge and rationale underpinning them – to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
CB10. Students will possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.


General competences (optional but the computer application requires a GC1)

GC1. Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to select, manage, organise and preserve digital documentation and information for use by others.

Specific competences

SC1. Ability to design, plan and organise digital information systems, units and services.
SC2. Ability to select and apply the appropriate techniques, according to the needs of the users, in the selection, organisation, access and retrieval, conservation, dissemination and exchange of digital information.
SC3. Performance in the use of the information technologies used in digital information units and services.
SC4. Ability to apply the techniques for obtaining, processing and interpreting data on the environment of digital information units and services and the study, management and evaluation of the processes of production, transfer and use of digital information.
SC5. Ability to use computer tools for the implementation, development and operation of digital information systems.
SC6. Ability to analyse, advise and train producers, users and clients of digital information services.



digital curation

Diagrama esquemático que muestra el rango de habilidades profesionales que son mapeadas por los diferentes lentes bajo el marco DigCurV.

International Framework of Skills and Competences for a Digital World SFIA-8

Rueda de proceso SFIA

Employability Competences. Development