1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Sociology

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8495
Degree Programme Class L-40 - Sociology
Years in which the programme is being held I, II, III
Type of access Open access with assessment of basic knowledge
Place of teaching Forlì
Degree Programme Director Alessandro Martelli
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Admission to the 1st cycledegree programme in Sociology is subject to the possession of a five-yearsecondary school diploma or suitable qualification obtained abroad, as well asappropriate basic knowledge and competences in the subjects covered under thisprogramme.

The knowledge required for admission andthe methods of assessment are laid down in the degree programme teachingregulation. Candidates not passing the assessment will be assigned additionallearning requirements,

These additional learning requirements aresubject to specific assessment.

The methods of assessment are laid down inthe degree programme teaching regulation.

Students who do not complete the additionallearning requirements by the date set by the competent bodies and in any casewithin the first year of the programme will be required to enrol as repeatingstudents in the first year.

Programme profile

The degree programme in Sociology providesstudents with the knowledge and skills for understanding the varied and complexsocial phenomena the main processes of social change that are directly relatedto globalisation, understood as the increasing interdependence betweendifferent national and local social systems from an economic, political,cultural, religious, media, communication and linguistic point of view.Particular attention will be focused on the study of the most importantstructural, institutional, demographic and subjective transformations ofeconomic and political processes and the dynamics of social stratification,migration, city life, contemporary culture, intercultural relations and themedia. The programme therefore includes learning activities in three areas:

• ECONOMICS, LAW, HISTORY, POLITICS ANDLANGUAGE: in these subjects, graduates will study the basic structures ofpolitical and institutional history, the rules of the national constitutionalframework, the functioning of the State and economic policies, and are able toexpress themselves in English on topics relating to social sciences, politicalsciences and areas of international politics;

• THEORY OF SOCIAL ACTION, SOCIETY ANDRESEARCH METHODOLOGY: this area includes course units focusing on the study ofthe main sociological theories and the relative methods and techniques ofempirical investigation;

• SPECIFIC AND SECTORAL SOCIOLOGICALSTUDIES: this area includes course units providing knowledge of cultural andeconomic models, the structure of the labour market, social and health policy,social psychology and criminal phenomena, the link between environment andterritory, and tourism.

Expected learning outcomes

Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies or first level of Professional Master's Programmes

Career opportunities

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