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Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance






Specific Admission Requirements

Admission requirements The admission requirements for Bachelor Degree in Economics are the following: (a) high school diploma with the duration of studies of four or five years; (b) other academic qualifications obtained abroad and recognized as equivalent by the Faculty Council on the proposal of Degree Course Council and ratified by the Academic Senate.

Profile of the programme

Course Profile The aim of the Degree Course is to prepare Economists to operate in organisations and companies, public or private ones, or in Public Administration. The graduates of the Bachelor Degree Course are characterized by solid knowledge of economics, supported by a background in legal systems as well as in mathematics and statistics. The theoretical and practical skills particularly referred to are: (a) economic system and its functioning; (b) economics of organizations, firms and production sectors, and (c) the collection and analysis of economic data. The skills acquired in this way enable graduates to analyse the economic problems of production processes and sectorial dynamics.

Key learning outcomes

Expected achievements The graduates acquire: Learning and understanding skills: The knowledge of basic theories, instruments and models of economic analysis, specifically of behaviour of economic agents (consumers, workers, investors, firms), and of the economic aggregates (products, interest rates, unemployment, inflation); Skills to apply knowledge: The knowledge and understanding of the tools and models of economic policy, applied analysis, economics and management of organisations, private and public law, commercial and administrative law, applied informatics in organisations, companies and Public Administration and two foreign languages of EU other than Italian. Formulation of personal opinion: The ability to analyse opportunities and weaknesses of the economic system, the skills of formulating personal opinions and explanation of observed economic phenomena, evaluation of economic profile and financial profile of organisations, firms and companies and expressing personal judgements about efficacy and efficiency of specific economic policies. Communication skills: The ability to transfer information, ideas, problems and solutions to experts and public through development of presentation skills. Learning skills: The skills which are necessary to continue education with a high degree of autonomy to undertake an advanced course of study.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (formal, non -formal and informal)

Modality of recognition of previous carrier (formal, non-formal and informal) University Academic Regulations, Art. 35th (Registration on the basis of foreign degree) paragraph 3, letter. c); University Academic Regulations, Art. 40th (Recognition of foreign academic qualifications)

Qualification requirements and regulations

Requisites to obtain the degree To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Economics the student must acquire 180 credits, according to Annex A of the Regulations of the Degree Course and according to Annex A of the Regulations of the Degree Course, and have the knowledge of two of the European Union languages in written and oral forms as well as both English and Italian languages.

Occupational profiles of graduates

Employment opportunities The degree course provides necessary analytical tools to carry out successfully, professional activity in firms (both public and private), associations and unions in Public Administration and in cooperative organizations and in the non-profit sector. Other professional opportunities are related with professions in the field of education, consulting services (labour consultant and expert in accounting). The course offers preparation for the following professions: -Specialists in acquisition of goods and services -Specialists in the trade of goods and services (excluding ICT) -Specialists in market analysis -Specialists in economic systems -Specialists in accounting -Economists and treasurers -Teachers in professional education

Access to further studies

Access to successive studies The degree allows to access second-cycle studies (Masters), especially in the fields of economics and business.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examinations and grading system University Academic Regulations, Article 49- Verification of results Academic Regulations for the Degree Course Article 16  "Verification of results"

Graduation requirements

Requisites to obtain the final degree To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Economics, the student must acquire 180 credits, including acquiring the knowledge of one of the European Union languages, as well as the Italian language(Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Ministerial Decree of 22 October 2004, n. 270).

Mode of study

The study option (full time, part-time, distance study) The students enrolled to the Bachelor Degree in Economics have a possibility to access the part-time option of studies (Academic Regulations for the Course, Art. 15). The Bachelor Degree in Economics does not offer long-distance study option.

Programme director or equivalent

Prof. Rosanna Nisticò, Coordinator of course (email

Prof. Maria De Paola, Director of the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance (DESF) (email