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Degree course in ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (Codice 2133)

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2009/2010
School:
  • SCHOOL OF LAW AND ECONOMIC-SOCIAL SCIENCES
Class:
  • Peace studies (L-37)

credits total:180

Educational objectives
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The educational programme of this course aims at providing graduates with the multidisciplinary competences and skills in social, economic and anthropological sciences enabling them to understand, face and manage with adequacy and professionalism problems deriving from cooperation and economic development actions in those areas which are for various reasons defined as "depressed" or underdeveloped areas. The course also aims at transmitting the skills needed to work in organised contexts such as local and national public administration as well as in international governmental and nongovernmental organisations and in the third sector. They might also work in all the private national and international companies with a specific interest in investing in less developed areas. A characteristic feature of this Degree Course is also the creation of professionals capable of managing with attention all the phases of the actions of cooperation for development. Students will therefore be accompanied through and educational programme enabling them to acquire advanced knowledge of: - Social relation processes, with a detailed overview of the demo-ethno-anthropological aspects with reference to past and modern traditions, through the disciplines of anthropology, sociology, history and demography; - The dynamics underlying the main processes of development and economic convergence, at the micro and macro levels, through economic subjects; - The main notions related to rights with a focus on international law and European Union law, through legal subjects; - The methodological, social and economic statistics tools and methods, , which are necessary to describe complex phenomena. The course also aims to provide students with specific insights related to immigration and to the problems of integration of foreign citizens, as well as aspects related to international political programs. Students may also use 12 credits for elective courses. The Degree Course in Economic Development and International Cooperation aims at training professionals in the field of cooperation and development . who possess the tools for understanding the underdevelopment realities, the problems related to economic growth and sustainable development, the policies to combat poverty and the modeling, democratization, globalization and international regulation processes. This is also achieved through a long mandatory stage period awarded with 12 credits.
Professional opportunities
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Graduates of this course might carry out their professional activities in public administration, nongovernmental and third organisations , educational institutions, in social and cultural cooperation and in international organisations. The experts in Economic Development and International Cooperation may carry out a fundamental activity in the analysis of the contexts of cooperation and development interventions. They will also be capable of identifying and investigating the need for action within its design and also monitor and evaluate the results of the specific intervention or of other development and international cooperation actions. Another professional opportunity is the activity, as individuals or in group and youth cooperatives, with respect to cooperation, social interventions towards immigrants, assistance and activity as observers during elections in the areas of international crisis, the promotion and protection of human and civil rights and to the achievement of equal opportunities in less developed countries or in those areas where the role of women is still marginal compared to the social and economic processes. Graduates may also find employment in organizations dealing with the design and management of development programs and projects at institutions for decentralized cooperation (Region, Province and Municipality), NGOs, companies with interests in developing countries.
Final examination features
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An Italian school leaving qualification after completion of 13 years of global schooling is needed to enrol in this Degree Course. Applicants must possess good knowledge of written and spoken Italian language, and intermediate level English knowledge, as well as the basics of mathematics, history, civics, geography and familiarity with computers, communication and relation skills. A first testing of access requirements is organised at University level, in accordance with the Academic senate provisions. The basic competences upon which this testing is based are based on high school programs, with respect to mathematics, computing skills and English language. The admission test will be related to these subjects and might determine the assignment of additional educational duties. The attendance of remedial courses with an additional test permits the fulfillment of any additional educational duties. A second level of testing, for Course-related specific knowledge and skills, might be provided by the Academic Regulations of the degree course, which will define the content and method of verification of these requirements.



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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01340 - CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY D'AGOSTINO (PO) 6.0 Yearly V A M-DEA/01
04677 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE GIAMBALVO (PC) 8.0 Yearly V A L-LIN/12
14126 - PRINCIPLES OF MATHEMATICS AND ELEMENTS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE PROVENZANO (RU) 6.0 Yearly V C SECS-S/06
06571 - SOCIOLOGY AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY LO VERDE (PA) 8.0 Yearly V B SPS/07
06644 - STATISTICS GIAIMO (CU) 8.0 Yearly V C SECS-S/02
11008 - ELEMENTS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LAW LAURICELLA (PA) 8.0 Yearly V A IUS/09
11009 - MICRO- AND MACRO-ECONOMICS (PRINCIPLES) EPIFANIO (PA) 6.0 Yearly V A SECS-P/01
Optional subjects 8.0 A


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
02760 - DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS AND POLICY VIZZINI (PQ) 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/02
06672 - ECONOMIC STATISTICS DAVI' (PQ)DAVI' MARIA 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-S/03
11011 - ECONOMICS OF COOPERATION, THIRD SECTOR AND INNOVATION PROVENZANO (PA)PROVENZANO VINCENZO 6.0 Yearly V B SECS-P/06
11012 - POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ELEMENTS OF PLANNING FOR DEVELOPMENT VACCARO (PO) 10.0 Yearly V A SPS/04
06536 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL PROCESSES ARTISTA (PC) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/08
11014 - INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT/EUROPEAN UNION LAW - INTEGRATED COURSE ROMANA (RU)ROMANA NICOLA 12.0 Yearly V
EUROPEAN UNION LAW EVOLA (PC) 6.0 B IUS/14
INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT ROMANA (RU) 6.0 B IUS/13
Optional subjects II 6.0 B
Free subjects III 6.0 D


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 4.0 Yearly V E
11016 - ECONOMIC POLICY AND EUROPEAN INTEGRATION POLICY MAZZOLA (PO) 6.0 Yearly V C SECS-P/02
14152 - SOCIAL STATISTICS AND DEMOGRAPHY - INTEGRATED COURSE MENDOLA (PA) 12.0 Yearly V
SOCIAL STATISTICS MENDOLA (PA) 6.0 B SECS-S/05
DEMOGRAPHY 6.0 B SECS-S/04
02805 - PUBLIC ECONOMICS LI DONNI (PA) 6.0 Yearly V A SECS-P/03
14154 - ENVIRONMENT AND INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT - INTEGRATED COURSE 12.0 Yearly V
ENVIRONMENT AND INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS 6.0 B M-GGR/01
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT 6.0 B M-GGR/02
Stage and others 12.0 F
Optional subjects III 6.0 F
Free subjects IV 6.0 D


Elective activities

Stage and others credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
11028 - STAGE 6 CREDITS 6.0 Yearly G F
11029 - STAGE 9 CREDITS 9.0 Yearly G F
11030 - STAGE 8 CREDITS 8.0 Yearly G F
11031 - STAGE 10 CREDITS 10.0 Yearly G F
11032 - STAGE 12 CREDITS 12.0 Yearly G F
11033 - STAGE 3 CREDITS 3.0 Yearly G F
11036 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 3 CREDITS 3.0 Yearly G F
11037 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 4 CREDITS 4.0 Yearly G F
11038 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 5 CREDITS 5.0 Yearly G F
11039 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 6 CREDITS 6.0 Yearly G F
11040 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 7 CREDITS 7.0 Yearly G F
11041 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 8 CREDITS 8.0 Yearly G F
11042 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 9 CREDITS 9.0 Yearly G F
11043 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 10 CREDITS 10.0 Yearly G F
11044 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 11 CREDITS 11.0 Yearly G F
11045 - OTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES - 12 CREDITS 12.0 Yearly G F
11049 - STAGE 7 CREDITS 7.0 Yearly G F
11351 - STAGE 5 CREDITS 5.0 Yearly G F


Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
07043 - ECONOMIC HISTORY CAMILLERI (PO) 8.0 Yearly V A SECS-P/12
14177 - MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY CASTIGLIONE (PQ) 8.0 Yearly V A M-STO/04


Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06535 - SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICAL PHENOMENA D'AMICO (PQ) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/11
11020 - LEGAL SOCIOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CHANGES DINO (PA) 6.0 Yearly V B SPS/12


Optional subjects III credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04664 - FRENCH LANGUAGE 6.0 Yearly G F
04718 - SPANISH LANGUAGE 6.0 Yearly G F
04736 - GERMAN LANGUAGE 6.0 Yearly G F
07679 - OTHER LANGUAGE SKILLS 6.0 Yearly G F


Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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