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Permanent training master's degree in Intelligence Analyst

INFORMATION, PRE-REGISTRATION AND REGISTRATION

Own Teachings
Chair of Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems
Telephone: 91 488 79 78
Academic Direction: Dr. Fernando Velasco Fernández

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The Chair of Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems together with the Carlos III University of Madrid will teach the XV edition of the Master of Permanent Training in Intelligence Analyst in the academic year 23/24. The master, throughout all its editions and by the collaborating institutions, has been referred to in postgraduate training as a national reference in Intelligence Analysis.

Goals

The objective of the Master's Degree in Intelligence Analyst is to train professionals capable of working as analysts in intelligence production units, especially in the field of competitive and business intelligence. The new information and knowledge society requires institutions and companies to carry out a systematic activity of obtaining, analyzing and disseminating their information, data and specialized knowledge to reduce uncertainty in the decision-making process and position itself better and safer against its competitors.

Competences

GENERAL AND SPECIFIC COMPETENCES

  • Have the skills and techniques to identify and analyze the information needs of an organization linked to its strategic objectives and the procedures it implements to achieve these objectives.
  • Have the skills to obtain, process and interpret precious information resources to satisfy information needs.
  • Acquire the ability to use and apply the techniques, regulations and auxiliary instruments necessary for the production of strategic analysis.
  • Have skills in the management of information technologies that are essential for obtaining open information, preparing reports and managing and protecting knowledge.
  • Acquire the ability to plan, design and implement intelligence units, preferably in the field of economic and business intelligence.
  • Acquire the ability to plan, design and carry out a project to obtain and analyze strategic information within an intelligence organization.

Program

 

Modules

PERMANENT TRAINING MASTER IN INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

 

ECTS

 

Type

 

Semester

 

Module I

1. Intelligence fundamentals.

The intelligence cycle, the CNI, the Intelligence Culture in Europe, Investigation Techniques and Methodologies, among other contents.

 

2

 

OB

 

 

1

Module II

2.    Direction and planning.

The role of Intelligence in decision making, Strategic Management, Project Management and Preparation of intelligence reports and notes.

 

5

 

OB

 

1

 

Module III

3.    Obtaining, treatment and integration of information. Obtaining techniques and tools.

Open sources and human sources, Psychological profiling, Geointelligence, Data Protection and Analytical Visual Intelligence (INVIA)

 

10

 

OB

 

1

Module IV

4.    Analysis. Methodology and techniques of analysis and prospective.

Cognitive biases, Bayesian Analysis, Big Data, Structured Analytical Techniques, Network Analysis, Game Theory and Prospective Techniques.

 

10

 

OB

 

2

Module V

5.   Dissemination, protection and communication of intelligence.

Analytical Briefing, Writing and Presentation Techniques, Network Analysis

social and influence management

 

7

 

OB

 

2

Module VI

6. Economic and competitive intelligence.

Economic indicators, Consulting as a business-intelligence link, Patents

and brands, Agile Methodologies, International Intelligence and Employability.

 

7

 

OB

 

2

 

Module VII

7. required reading

Associated with the aforementioned topics and designed to enhance the

critical and analytical skills of the student.

 

4

 

OB

 

ANNUAL

 

Module VIII

 

8.    Master's thesis. In a topic of free choice by the student and that will integrate the 4 phases of the intelligence cycle: direction, obtaining, analysis and dissemination

 

15

 

OB

 

ANNUAL

Recipients

Access requirements:

University graduates and intelligence and security professionals and members of State Security Forces and Bodies and the Armed Forces. Exceptionally, students who do not have a previous university degree will be admitted. They will have to prove work experience in the world of intelligence and analysis and carry out a prior selection interview.

Number of places offered: 40

Number of reserved places: 1.When the number of applications that meet the access requirements exceeds the number of places available, a place is reserved for vulnerable groups (disability, victims of terrorism and gender violence, article 50 of the regulation) with the same selection criteria. In the event that said quota is not covered, it will pass to the general quota.

The start of the course is subject to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Duration and development

PERMANENT TRAINING MASTER IN INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

Modality: Onsite

Number of credits: 60 ECTS

Contact hours: 430 h.

Place of delivery: URJC Vicálvaro Campus

Schedules: Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m.

Start date: from October 19, 2023 to December 21, 2025

Finish date: December 21th 2025

Reservation of place and enrollment

Pre-registration period: from June 1 to September 17, 2023

Enrollment deadline: September 25 to October 8, 2023

Title price: 7.000 €

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable): Not applicable

Pre-registration: €500. This amount is included in the total cost of the course and will be refunded if your academic application is not accepted. If, once the student's application is accepted, he/she does not formalize the registration, the amount deposited for pre-registration will not be returned.

Number of places offered: 40

Number of reserved places: 1. When the number of applications that meet the access requirements exceeds the number of places available, a place is reserved for vulnerable groups (disability, victims of terrorism and gender violence, article 50 of the regulation) with the same selection criteria. In the event that said quota is not covered, it will pass to the general quota.

The start of the course is subject to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.