2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Politics Administration and Organization

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8784
Degree Programme Class LM-63 - Public administration
Years in which the programme is being held I °, II° Year
Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Type One or more curricula provide double/multiple degree
Degree Programme Director Michele Sapignoli
Language Italian

Programme profile

The Master'sdegree programme in Politics, Administration and Organization aims to provide asolid qualitative and quantitative methodological grounding, as well asspecialist skills in Theory of Organization, Political Science, Science ofAdministration, and Theory of Industrial Relations.

The firstaim of the curriculum is to go deeper into methodology, enabling graduates toexplore and interpret analytical models, master advanced techniques of dataanalysis, and learn techniques of work psychology and group psychology. Side byside with this they will be taught English to level B2, and will learn thespecialist language of social science. This may involve both practice in thefour language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) and compulsoryattendance of lessons. The criteria will be announced as the degree programmeunfolds.

Secondly,two groups of interdisciplinary course units will be presented: one focusing onscience of administration, the other on theory of organization; courses inpolitical science, law and economics are also scheduled, tailored to the needsof the specialization.

Thecurriculum likewise includes a broad range of related supplementary activitiesin the fields of law, economics, business management, politics and sociology.

There willalso be an internship serving as professional preparation and a way of applyingthe skills acquired.

Thecurriculum closes with a final examination consisting in writing and discussinga degree dissertation designed to show original application of what has beenlearnt during the programme and the ability to put together a piece ofindependent research.

Career opportunities forgraduates

Civil servant in publicadministration
function in a professionalcontext

A civil servant in public administration holdssenior positions in the field of organisational innovation, and in particular:
- manages projects, administrative activitiesand procedures, coordinating the activities of subordinate staff;


, curriculum politiche pubbliche e scienza dell'amministrazione, curriculum scienza dell'amministrazione e curriculum teoria dell'organizzazione.

Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

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