For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international:
- international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level;
- public industry. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy;
- private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency.
final test characteristics
The final test is run on the achievement of the educational goals of the course of study.
The Currency Commission degree the candidate as a whole, having regard both to the conduct of the final examination is to other elements, such as the curriculum of the studies, the completion of the university course times, independently applying specific rules established by the reference structure.
To be admitted to the final must have attained all the credits in courses provided by the syllabus except those relating to the final examination.
The final examination consists in the preparation and discussion of a written dissertation, in a foreign language, concerning the analysis of a case, design or research activity on a chosen topic within the course of studies or teachings resulting from the internship experience.
The thesis has to distinguish itself for methodological rigor, mastery of the topics and the originality of the contribution. It must express the acquisition of knowledge of the qualifying course, the ability to read on their own problems and solutions set in the light of the information and proposals reached in the European context as well as the achievement of a good level of written and oral communication.
For the purpose of overcoming of the degree it is necessary to achieve the minimum score of 66 points. The Commission has 7 points, 6 of which are to be given following the assessment of merit on the elaborate quality and rewarding one as in the case of graduation in progress.
Any attribution of praise, in addition to a minimum score of 110 points, is subject to the established importance of the results achieved by the candidate and the unanimous assessment of the commission. The chairman of the committee responsible to ensure full regularity in the performance of the test and the adherence of the final assessments to the general criteria established by the competent bodies in the course of study. The conduct of the final graduation exam is public and the public is the act of the proclamation of the final results.
The discussion of the final examination for the conferment of the degree is public.
Skills required for access
For all students, access is subject to possession of curricular requirements, defined in the academic regulations of the course of study.
Regardless of the curricular requirements for all students is expected to occur prior preparation, with procedures defined in the academic regulations.
There are no debits or additional educational, it is accessed.
employment and career opportunities for graduates
For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: - international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level; - public sector. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy; - Private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency.
Applying knowledge and understanding
Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to apply their knowledge both in the context of the world of work both in research.
Students will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of the problems in relation to all the typical problems that may arise in relations between the international and diplomatic actors in Europe and from outside Europe. In addition, they will be given the opportunity to acquire skills in solving problems and issues related to both disciplines and fields of study known, both with respect to new or unfamiliar (even interdisciplinary field) related to their course of study.
acquisition mode teaching equipment and the ability to apply knowledge and understanding will be made possible thanks to the exercises provided in most lessons. The skills of analysis and problem resolutions will be acquired through the presentation of cases in exercises and through guided simulations during specific seminars.
verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises, simulations of cases and workshops; intermediate tests; final exams. The thesis will allow students to test their ability to apply knowledge and understanding through an original search path. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will also develop their skills through practical experience.
Knowledge and understanding
Graduates of the course, following the theoretical framework and methodology courses and taking cognizance of the main reference texts of historical and institutional disciplines, political and relational and legal-internationalist, can adequately develop their ability to understand and acquire the necessary knowledge .
Expected results: All students will have acquired an interdisciplinary knowledge base that will allow the understanding of the fundamental dynamics of globalization. In particular, graduates of the Class LM / 52, using the skills and methods acquired, will have a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the internationalist and diplomatic disciplines, as well as extensive expertise of the typical problems of Asia and Africa. They will have in-depth, also from a historical and legal point of view, issues related to the contingencies related to crises and the emergence of new rights (multiculturalism, biodiversity, environment). Also thanks to the multidisciplinary training base and strengthening matured in any experience at facilities that operate in internationalist sector, will acquire mastery of issues and capacity analysis and critical elaboration, also useful for the contribution they can make if inserted in centers research or ad hoc projects. In addition, they will be able to use a medium-high level and the English language is a second language of choice (European or non-European).
These substantive and methodological knowledge acquired will allow finally graduates to program specialization courses in the field of master of 2nd level or PhD.
The teaching methods used and the main instruments available, through which facilitate the acquisition of such knowledge and therefore the achievement of the objectives of knowledge and understanding, consist of: - front / institutional lessons, supported by teaching cards and even audio and tools video. Classes are conducted in order to enhance the learning valuable contribution represented by the active involvement of learners through discussion and debate and the space reserved for in-depth inquiries (seminars, workshops, videoconferences); - Seminars, workshops, video conferences on specific issues addressed in collaboration with experts, opinion leaders, institutional and corporate representatives, articulated in order to promote knowledge and understanding of phenomena relating to international scenarios.
The verification of the achievement of the expected learning outcomes is based on a monitoring process that allows teachers to take on the necessary information to assess the level of learning achieved and possibly restructure the load and the modes of delivery of each teaching unit for what regards lectures. The monitoring of learning achievements is conducted: - the ongoing training process through structured testing (written and / or oral, elaborate research, project work, etc.) Given at the end of individual teaching units; - The term of the course through the assessment of the thesis.
Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (degree and Global Governance System) course at the end of their studies, thanks to methodological, dynamic and modern instrumentation acquired knowledge, they will have gained solid autonomous learning ability also might be used for a constant update ( also work), methodological and content. Graduates will mature high skills for the selection and analysis of the data subject of his study, as well as their processing.
The cultural and methodologies acquired, as well as a good knowledge of the English language, which will add to the learning of a second foreign language, will provide access to both paths of graduates of advanced improvement, even abroad, both master 2nd level as well as in activated doctorates in the fields of politics and international relations, European studies and beyond, the international cooperation.
Capture mode and teaching tools: Throughout the instruments indicated in relation to other descriptors should ensure the achievement of all expected results and therefore of educational goals and specific.
verification: Evaluation of written papers and dissertations to completion of the Program. The dissertation allows students to test their ability to learn undertaking the original research.
Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: make decisions and deal with situations of complex type with the ability to integrate their own knowledge, even in the face of data and partial information; reflect on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge; act according to the principle of accountability and non-discrimination.
Judgement will be enhanced with learning methodologies that will favor the comparison and the original contributions and implementing practice of self-assessment and evaluation of the course.
Capture mode and teaching tools: Lectures, exercises, simulation of cases. Seminars will also be provided to be used as part of the credits to be chosen. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will develop their independent judgment through practical experience.
verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises and case simulations; intermediate tests; final exams.
Judgement will be explicitly evaluated by thesis, in which the graduate must demonstrate mastery of the subject matter and know originally developed with independent judgment and critical thinking skills.
Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: prepare reports and reports on the issues and research activities; communicate in public; manage corporate communication in the interests of transparency of public action, according to the principles governing the information activities of the Public Administrations and communication; use the English language, with reference to specialist vocabulary; use a second foreign language among those given, with reference to specialist vocabulary.
Capture mode and teaching tools: It is the responsibility of teachers, in the course of lectures and exercises, stimulate students to the disclosure of information acquired during the course and expression of their ideas; in some disciplines will be provided for group work during which students will be guided to the presentation of cases; They will also provide written papers. As for the language learning is based not only on lectures, on laboratory exercises during which students will converse and support, both in writing and orally, arguments using the jargon. It will be also encouraged the use of texts or teaching material in English in the preparation of the exams.
verification: Presentation and discussion in the classroom and in the laboratory processed, simplification exercises of language, intermediate and final testing evidence. Skills associated with the function.
The responsibilities created by the degree course and that constitute the initial patrimony of his graduate start of his professional activity, respond consistently to the question that arises from the euro-Mediterranean integration policies, the strengthening of political cooperation and economic integration policies with Africa and Asia and the opportunities provided by international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Furthermore, the specific skills allow him to match the profile sought by the initiatives of the European Union and local development programs. In this phase, graduates can compete for profiles that provide a consistent basic training, adequate linguistic knowledge and the ability to cooperate, according to the methodology shared international and national scale, the achievement of specific objectives.
Function in the context of work
The skills acquired in the Master's degree in International Relations are a good preparation for participation in competitions for diplomatic and consular careers, to access university and research institutions, organizations, institutions and international governmental and nongovernmental organizations, businesses, organizations and businesses in various capacities and at public or private level operate in the international arena, offices of international relations and / or decentralized cooperation of local public authorities, administrative agencies and entities involved in local development.
Description specific educational goals
According to the general educational objectives of the course of the Degree masterful LM / 52 class in international relations, this educational project aims to provide a solid preparation in the spatial and conceptual frameworks as well as in historical, political, social, economic and legal system of the global (ie the set of institutions, and the social, political, economic and cultural factors that characterize the international life in the era of globalization and with whom have to face national equipment). The course, then, is built to propose a route to be able to meet the demands of the new order of international relations and create the expert in international affairs and make him the ideal candidate for careers in international institutions, in diplomacy, in numerous variety of government agencies or non-governmental interacting with the phenomenon of internationalization.
Specific educational objectives and description of the training
The Graduate Program LM / 52 in International Relations provides students with a path of critical reflection and thematic analysis of the complex issues related to the international dimension of modern societies, with a multidisciplinary approach based on interpretations of historical-political, legal and socio-economic. This path is also enriched by the acquisition of a number of tools needed to explore topics chosen by each student according to their vocations and professional expectations.
Consequently the course masterful LM / 52 in International Relations is mainly oriented to provide first-level graduates with an advanced conceptual and instrumental in the areas of international governance, analyzed with reference to the historical, legal, economic and social, and the complex system existing relationships, international (Europe and elsewhere), including state organizations and between them and the supranational regulations.
Ultimately, the course aims to provide knowledge and tools that enable the student to istradarsi conceptually and to operate within the activities of the international community related to the dynamics and the multiple scenarios where you exert governance processes and that increasingly appear subjects to the influence of globalization.
Specific objectives of the course are:
- upgrading of such knowledge and ability and that of their application in new themes or inserted in different contexts (Dublin Descriptors I and II);
- acquisition of independent judgment and the ability to integrate the knowledge needed to manage complex situations and assess all related elements, including ethical and social ones (Dublin descriptor III);
- enhancement of communication skills and in that of the same learning capabilities that enable it to continue further studies (Dublin Descriptors IV and V).
The achievement of these objectives appears facilitated by an interdisciplinary basis of the path; by the contribution of Visiting Professors, the use of English in the course of some courses and from encouraging participation in extracurricular activities such as seminars; fulfillment of a part of their studies abroad through the Socrates-Erasmus and Globus programs; placements of particular importance in the context of international relations, such as those organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Conference of Rectors; internships in international governmental and non, in development cooperation agencies and research centers whose attention is focused on the phenomena studied in the international or transnational dimension.
According to the Ministerial tables that provide for the detection of information and computer skills, these skills will be further developed in some teachings based on computer and multimedia lab activities, such as English Language.
The course is
To better respond to the complexity of the educational profile required by class and specialization required in the labor market, the training course is structured as follows:
- a first-year interdisciplinary specialization, including disciplinary sectors courses Economy Politics, Contemporary History, International Law and the history of political doctrines. This first phase of the path is completed by the Language and English as a second foreign language. The interdisciplinary approach is further increased dall'accorpamento of teaching modules that provides an overview of all the study and the content of the given disciplines.
- a second year of specialization that involves the teaching of disciplines strongly consistent with the training as part of the Disciplines ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, the Sociology of Economic and Labour Processes, the economic and political Geography, History of International Relations, Science Policy, Philosophy of Politics, History and institutions of Africa and the History and Asian institutions. The route is finally completed with similar or additional materials, with the activities chosen by the student and with the preparation of the thesis. It is noted that in the similar or additional types have been shown SSD also present in studies specific as the ministerial table already includes a number of areas and SSD, so the insert further distorts the educational profile of the degree program.
In his characterization, in compliance with the stated objectives, the degree course presents both disciplines occidentalistico character is of African-asiatistico character, allowing the strengthening of the internationalist education and related methodological skills acquired in the first degree course, with a view the formation of a highly qualified professional profile in the context of the multiple aspects of international relations, in particular as regards the problems and their complex situations of an overall system. To this end there are multiple disciplines of SSD internationalist vocation and area studies (Africa, Asia, the Muslim world), essential for the purpose of a professional profile with knowledge and methodological skills useful:
- the planning and implementation of operational methods of high complexity with authorities and national public bodies, international and multinational companies;
- the design, implementation and monitoring of national, international and supranational related to the strengthening of governance and democratization processes;
- geopolitical analysis of international situations of particular importance and the formulation of intervention strategies.
To make the graduate adequately provided with specialized and more operational skills will be encouraged internships and placements in organizations and institutions that operate in international relations (Europe and beyond). These activities may be carried out within the curricular subjects or those chosen by the student with the recognition of credits. The graduate of the LM / 52, therefore, will be able to operate with a large profit in a pluralistic and multicultural international context. It will be able to frame the contemporary international dynamics within a long-term perspective, in relation to the geopolitical specificities and in a comparative and transnational perspective. The same will have to master the analytical tools and institutional knowledge concerning the various areas in which they are required complex skills of international (European and international); also needed to identify the factors that produce, in international and national contexts, mechanisms of discrimination (racial, ethnic, religious, economic and gender). You will be able to analyze issues related to self-determination of peoples, the treatment of minorities and migrants, sustainable development. Will have interdisciplinary skills needed to plan and implement operational strategies too complex to fit into the staff of organizations and companies, national and international, public and private, operating in the international context (European and international).
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