Characteristics and purposes
The course provides the necessary tools to understand the functioning of economic systems and the companies that comprise them. A solid overview is achieved with the study of subjects aimed at providing the foundations of political economy and business economics, the measurement, analysis and modelling of economic and financial phenomena, the evolution of the economic system from a historical perspective, and the legal institutions governing relations between individuals and businesses. Graduates will be prepared to face the challenges and changes arising from the technological progress of companies, the economic system, and society, with particular attention to the international context and global challenges. The new professions require excellent knowledge of economic, financial and business disciplines and a solid mathematical, statistical and econometric basis to manage and analyse the plethora of information and interpret the algorithms and models used in decision-making processes. In order to achieve these objectives, in addition to curricular teaching, workshops and participatory activities on some of the main corporate IT tools, case studies, and internships in research institutions, companies and public administrations are planned. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to gain study and internship experiences abroad, thanks to international mobility programmes. The degree course is based in Vicenza.
The course trains students for two professional roles: expert in globalised economic systems and companies operating at international level and expert in economic and financial systems. Graduates in Economics, Business and International Markets, relying on solid foundations in the economic/business field, can demonstrate skills in line with the current dynamics of the labour market, especially in an international context, and can find interesting job opportunities in public and non-profit companies, offices and studios of territorial bodies, national and international research bodies, public administrations, trade unions and professional bodies.
From school to university
Access to the course is scheduled locally, in the methods and terms set out by the annual call. As regards initial preparation, the following skills are required: logical/mathematical skills, understanding and production of logical and quantitative reasoning, including through the use of basic mathematical notions; linguistic and verbal skills, including knowledge of grammatical structures, syntax and lexicon of the Italian language and ability to read and understand texts. The possession of these skills will be verified through specific assessment tests as indicated in the Didactic Regulations.
Tutoring, counselling and job orientation services are guaranteed, as well as assistance for students with disabilities. There are incentives, contribution reductions and scholarships for deserving students. The course is activated at the Vicenza site as per the agreement between the University and the Vicenza University Foundation.
The reference point for students for information on the didactic organisation is the Economics Didactic and Students Operational Unit.
Here are the slides of the presentation of the course presented at the last open day.
Degree programme annual factsheet (SUA-CdS)As part of the Quality Assurance system, complete, updated and easily available information on objectives, study plan, resources used and results achieved for each degree programme is made available through the SUA-CdS - Scheda Unica Annuale del Corso di Studio (Degree programme annual factsheet). This includes an Overview and three public sections (Learning Objectives, Student Experience, Learning Outcomes) which together provide a wide range of information about each degree programme. The SUA-CdS also contains an administrative section (Administration and Quality Management) that is for internal use only.
The Degree programme annual factsheet (SUA-CdS), which is currently available only in Italian, is a valuable tool that can be used by the University to design, implement and reorganise, as well as to evaluate, each degree programme. However, the SUA-CdS factsheet is also useful for students, to help them choose the right programme of study.