Bachelor Courses

Sociologia (Sociology)

The Bachelor’s Degree in Sociologia (Sociology) aims to provide the conceptual and methodological framework necessary for students to understand how complex societies work and use science to analyse contemporary social phenomena.

The knowledge and skills offered by the course are highly sought-after by some of the most highly qualified sectors in the world of work. At the same time, however, these skills allow anyone who wishes to continue their education to go on and pursue their studies at a higher level.

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Course content
The qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology will be issued on completion of the course. In order to receive the qualification, students must obtain a total of 180 University Credits (CFUs), divided as follows:

  • 150 CFUs relating to mandatory and elective core modules, including 19 exams which must be passed;
  • 30 CFUs relating to supplementary educational activities (IT skills, knowledge of English, educational workshops and placements, elective educational activities, educational activities relating to the final exam for the qualification).

Given the highly cross-discipline nature of the Degree Course, the first two years of the course touches on anthropology, law, economics, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, history, demographics and statistics, as well as exploring the basics of sociology. During the third year, the knowledge and skills acquired by the students are focused on in greater detail and with a stronger onus on sociology and its applications.
 
Skills developed
At the end of the course, graduates of the Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology will have acquired the following abilities and skills:

  • knowledge of and ability to understand the key concepts and methods of base and applied sociological disciplines, as well as an understanding of the main associated human and social sciences (philosophy, economics, law, history, psychology, anthropology and demographics);
  • ability to apply this knowledge to professional activities which require them to analyse various types of social phenomena and solve problems associated with these;
  • ability to gather, analyse and critically and independently interpret various types of empirical data regarding social phenomena;
  • ability to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialist and non-specialist individuals in accessible language, providing well-argued points backed up by science;
  • ability to continue their education by acquiring new knowledge and skills associated with this field of study or similar, including on an individual basis.

Career paths
The highly versatile, cross-discipline nature of the Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology allows students to acquire knowledge and skills that are useful across many of the most highly qualified sectors in the world of work:

  • research centres focusing on social surveys and public policy;
  • companies who run opinion surveys and market research;
  • public bodies;
  • local development and cultural promotion agencies;
  • marketing and communications departments;
  • press and public relations departments;
  • HR management.

Servizio sociale (Social Work)

The Bachelor’s Degree in Servizio sociale (Social Work) is a cross-discipline course with an integrated educational programme featuring both theoretical studies and contributions and practical experience, in the form of a mandatory placement. The courses focuses on analysing, understanding and interpreting social changes and the needs of individuals and groups, as well as the organisational structuring and planning of social and/or collective social measures.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Servizio sociale (Social Work) trains experts who are capable of taking on positions of responsibility within actions and measures designed to prevent issues arising and provide support to individuals, groups and communities. Graduates of this course are also experts in planning, organising, running and directing services within the field of social policies.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Servizio sociale (Social Work) prepares students to sit the State Exam, which is a mandatory requirement for anyone wishing to work as a Social Worker.

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Course content

The qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and Local Community will be issued on completion of the course. In order to receive the qualification, students must obtain a total of 180 University Credits (CFUs), divided as follows:

  • 150 CFUs relating to mandatory and elective core modules, including 19 exams which must be passed;
  • 30 CFUs relating to supplementary educational activities (IT skills, knowledge of English, educational workshops and placements, educational activities chosen by the student, educational activities relating to the final exam for the qualification).

 

Skills developed

The Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and the Local Community has the following specific educational focuses:

  • central importance given to the career path being pursued in terms of the teaching content chosen, the wide and flexible range of skills workshops which enable students to build up operational abilities relevant to specific tasks and the project-based nature of the final exam;
  • focus on the interdependent nature of tourism in relation to other aspects of local life (cultural heritage, environment, production industry, infrastructure and mobility systems), in order to produce graduates capable of integrating and optimising the tourist offering within the local social, cultural and economic system;
  • transmission of knowledge and skills relevant to the identification and enhancement of natural surroundings, landscape, monuments and cultural heritage in local areas, with a particular focus on archaeological sites, as well as opportunities offered by the organisation of events such as trade fairs, exhibitions and shows;
  • transmission of knowledge and skills regarding new IT and communication technology and multimedia and the ways in which these can be applied in the tourism industry. 
  • transmission of knowledge and skills relevant to understanding environmental, social and ethical responsibility within development activities.

 

Career paths

The aim of the Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and the Local Community is to train expert professionals who can operate as middle managers, consultants or business owners in the hospitality industry, in public administration and in public and private organisations active in assessing and promoting tourism and local development. 

These are professions that fall under the third large grouping (technical professions) of the ISTAT/ISFOL listing. According to  ISTAT/ISFOL, the grouping “contains professions which, in order to be practised, require operational knowledge and experience in providing technical/applied support services in scientific, humanistic, economic/social, sporting and artistic settings. This knowledge is generally acquired by completing (...) a first-level university course. Their duties include applying set, predetermined protocols to service and production activities, consolidated knowledge in the field of quantitative sciences (...); management and administrative sciences; (...) and providing specific social, public and entertainment services”.

The course therefore prepares students for careers as:

  • specialists in the commercialisation of goods and services (excluding the IT sector);
  • specialists in public relations, image consultants and similar professions;
  • advertising operators;
  • organisers of trade shows, exhibitions and cultural events;
  • organisers of conferences and receptions;
  • travel agents.

Scienze del turismo e comunità locale (Science of Tourism and the Local Community)

The Bachelor’s Degree in Scienze del Turismo e Comunità Locale (Science of Tourism and the Local Community) focuses on the study of tourism as a global phenomenon which is continually evolving. Within the context of growing globalisation, tourism is becoming an important opportunity for local development. It is for this reason that the course has such a strong focus on the study of local communities.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Scienze del Turismo e Comunità Locale (Science of Tourism and the Local Community) provides graduates with the tools they need to fulfil any of the traditional roles within the tourism industry – from marketing managers to tour operators, tourist information staff, hotel managers and meetings and events organisers. By introducing students to project and group work, the course trains innovative tourism operators capable of helping local bodies and private companies to enhance the attractiveness and hospitality capabilities of their areas.

Presentation
Course content

The qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and Local Community will be issued on completion of the course. In order to receive the qualification, students must obtain a total of 180 University Credits (CFUs), divided as follows:

  • 150 CFUs relating to mandatory and elective core modules, including 19 exams which must be passed;
  • 30 CFUs relating to supplementary educational activities (IT skills, knowledge of English, educational workshops and placements, educational activities chosen by the student, educational activities relating to the final exam for the qualification).

 

Skills developed

The Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and the Local Community has the following specific educational focuses:

  • central importance given to the career path being pursued in terms of the teaching content chosen, the wide and flexible range of skills workshops which enable students to build up operational abilities relevant to specific tasks and the project-based nature of the final exam;
  • focus on the interdependent nature of tourism in relation to other aspects of local life (cultural heritage, environment, production industry, infrastructure and mobility systems), in order to produce graduates capable of integrating and optimising the tourist offering within the local social, cultural and economic system;
  • transmission of knowledge and skills relevant to the identification and enhancement of natural surroundings, landscape, monuments and cultural heritage in local areas, with a particular focus on archaeological sites, as well as opportunities offered by the organisation of events such as trade fairs, exhibitions and shows;
  • transmission of knowledge and skills regarding new IT and communication technology and multimedia and the ways in which these can be applied in the tourism industry. 
  • transmission of knowledge and skills relevant to understanding environmental, social and ethical responsibility within development activities.

 

Career paths

The aim of the Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Tourism and the Local Community is to train expert professionals who can operate as middle managers, consultants or business owners in the hospitality industry, in public administration and in public and private organisations active in assessing and promoting tourism and local development. 

These are professions that fall under the third large grouping (technical professions) of the ISTAT/ISFOL listing. According to  ISTAT/ISFOL, the grouping “contains professions which, in order to be practised, require operational knowledge and experience in providing technical/applied support services in scientific, humanistic, economic/social, sporting and artistic settings. This knowledge is generally acquired by completing (...) a first-level university course. Their duties include applying set, predetermined protocols to service and production activities, consolidated knowledge in the field of quantitative sciences (...); management and administrative sciences; (...) and providing specific social, public and entertainment services”.

The course therefore prepares students for careers as:

  • specialists in the commercialisation of goods and services (excluding the IT sector);
  • specialists in public relations, image consultants and similar professions;
  • advertising operators;
  • organisers of trade shows, exhibitions and cultural events;
  • organisers of conferences and receptions;
  • travel agents.

Scienze dell'organizzazione (Organisation Science)

The Bachelor’s Degree in Scienze dell’organizzazione (Organisation Science) – SCOR promotes a cross-discipline approach to the analysis of organisational phenomena through the teaching of sociological, economic/business and legal subject matter. The course aims to provide students with the conceptual, methodological and management tools they require to understand and develop complex organisations and to adopt a scientific approach to the analysis of contemporary organisational and institutional phenomena.

SCOR graduates can work in: large, medium-sized and small companies, public bodies, associations, non-profit organisations, consultancy firms, development agencies and research centres. Graduates predominantly operate in: human resource management, organisation, project management, training, corporate planning, trade union relations, business analysis, business direction consultancy.

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Course content

The qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Organisation Science (SCOR) will be issued on completion of the course. In order to receive the qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Organisation Science, students must obtain a total of 180 University Credits (CFUs), divided as follows:

  • 150 CFUs relating to mandatory and elective modules;
  • 30 CFUs relating to supplementary educational activities (IT skills, language skills, educational activities chosen by students, other skills relevant to entering the world of work, educational activities relating to the final exam).

 

Skills developed

The Bachelor’s Degree in Organisation Science (SCOR) promotes a cross-discipline approach to the analysis of organisational phenomena through the teaching of sociological, economic/business and legal subject matter.

The course aims to provide students with the conceptual, methodological and management tools they require to understand and develop complex organisations and to adopt a scientific approach to the analysis of contemporary organisational and institutional phenomena.

These objectives are pursued via a range of educational activities (classroom lessons, practical workshop sessions, seminars, case studies, testimonies from the world of work and educational trips) which are designed to provide a sound, consistent overview of base and applied socio-organisational skills and knowledge.

 

Career paths

The Bachelor’s Degree in Organisation Science (SCOR) produces “experts in organisation, human resources and local development” – graduates capable of analysing the qualitative and quantitative aspects of organisational processes and devising strategies to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, quality, reliability and sustainability of organisations.

Organisation Science (SCOR) graduates can work in: large, medium-sized and small companies, public bodies, associations, non-profit organisations, consultancy firms, development agencies and research centres.

The most popular fields of work include:

  • HR management;
  • organisation;
  • project management;
  • training/education;
  • corporate planning;
  • trade union relations;
  • business analysis;
  • business direction consultancy;