1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Environment and Workplace Prevention Techniques

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8487
Degree Programme Class L/SNT4 - Health Professions for Preventive Care
Years in which the programme is being held I, II, III
Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Imola
Degree Programme Director Stefano Mattioli
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Admission requirements and evaluation

This study programme has restricted access. The number of places is set annually by MIUR at national level; an entrance exam is set in the methods and on the dates set in the call for applications for the Healthcare Professions, published annually on the School website.

Admission to the degree programme is subject to the possession of a five-year secondary school diploma or equivalent suitable qualification obtained abroad, or a four-year secondary school diploma and diploma for the relative supplementary year, or, where no longer active, admitted students will be assigned additional learning requirements.

Applicants shall also demonstrate the knowledge and competences defined annually by ministerial decree for the entrance exams to degree programmes with nationally restricted access.

The number of places, entrance exam date, contents and selection methods are published annually in the relative call for applications.

2. Assessment of basic knowledge

The knowledge and competence requirements for admission are deemed to be met by applicants who obtain the following scores in the entrance exam:

for students in the quota of Italian, EU and equivalent nationals: 20;

for students in the quota of non-EU citizens resident abroad, as laid down in the laws in force: 5.

The entrance exams will be held by 31 January of each year.

3. Additional learning requirements and assessment

Enrolled students who did not obtain the minimum score in the entrance exam will be assigned the following Additional Learning Requirements ("OFA"), which must be completed during the first year of the programme:

Basic Medical Knowledge.

The Additional Learning Requirements are deemed to have been passed when students pass the first-year exam in:

Physics (Integrated Course)

Chemistry and Biochemistry (Integrated Course)

Students not completing the requirements by the date set by the Academic Bodies and published on the University portal will be required to re-enrol to the first year of the programme as repeating students.

4. Exemption of assessment of basic knowledge

Only applicants having obtained the credits indicated in the following subject areas in previous studies will be exempted from sitting the entrance exam:

- Subject area CHIM/03 (General and Inorganic Chemistry): 3 CFU

- Subject area FIS/07 (Physics Applied to Cultural Heritage, the Environment, Biology and Medicine): 3 CFU

- Subject area BIO/10 (Biochemistry): 3 CFU

For students from the previous degree system under D.M. 509/99, exemption will be approved if they have passed at least one exam relating to the knowledge covered by the aforementioned subject areas.

Applicants to whom this clause refers should apply for exemption when submitting their application to the Student Administration Office.

The entrance exams will be held by 31 January of each year.

Programme profile

The main purpose of the degree programme in Environment and Workplace Prevention Techniques is to train professionals who carry out prevention, assessment and control activities in the field of environmental hygiene and safety in living and working places, food and beverage hygiene, public and veterinary hygiene and health.

Graduates are trained in basic subjects allowing them to understand the most important elements underlying the pathological processes of adulthood in order to focus preventive activities there (i.e. the working population).

They must be able to communicate in English and Italian in their specific field of competency, exchange general information and understand scientific literature.

Professional skills are acquired through theoretical and practical teaching activities and through learning the expendable behavioural skills indispensable for professional activities. For the integration and qualification of professional skills, particular importance is paid to the practical training (internship) under the supervision and guidance of professional tutors.

At the end of the three-year programme, Prevention Techniques graduates will have acquired the knowledge and technical competencies to work professionally in public and private prevention services. Graduates will also possess the learning skills required to continue onto specialist studies.

Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea specialistica / magistrale) and master university of first level

Career opportunities

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