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Philosophy, International Studies and Economics (Bachelor's Degree)

Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVenice - ITALY

Field(s) of study: Economics, Humanities, International Relations
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Bachelorsbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 1 844 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Jan
to
Dec

Available slots: 

Available spots: 150
Places available per academic year: 150

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 3 years (36 months)

Start of the program: 

September

Level of entry: 

A Level

This Bachelor's degree programme trains graduates who can analyse and interpret social, political and economic phenomena with a multi-disciplinary approach and at various levels: through logical-philosophical foundations, through familiarity with international reality and the cultures of various countries and through the instruments of economic sciences for the analysis of a macroeconomic context, market behaviours and of economic factors.

The course aims to equip students with a flexible education both international and multidisciplinary based on a general vision of the problems of a globalized world with defined geopolitical areas.

 

This Bachelor's degree programme trains graduates who can analyse and interpret social, political and economic phenomena with a multi-disciplinary approach and at various levels: through logical-philosophical foundations, through familiarity with international reality and the cultures of various countries and through the instruments of economic sciences for the analysis of a macroeconomic context, market behaviours and of economic factors.

The course aims to equip students with a flexible education both international and multidisciplinary based on a general vision of the problems of a globalized world with defined geo-political areas.

Knowledge gained by students will be assessed through written and oral exams, assignments and homework, preparation of reports from the internship and discussion of specific case studies.

The final exam will consist of the preparation of a short paper written under the guidance of a supervisor.
In any case, it must be the result of an original idea and use adequate bibliographical references to prove that the graduate has acquired the fundamental instruments of analysis and interpretation of the themes examined.

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

First cycle graduates may be employed as consultants in the international economics field or carry out a profession in international relations with a specialized knowledge of :

  • economic-political phenomena and national institutions (at a ministerial or regional level, at the Chamber of Commerce or as industrial representatives)
  • international institutions (OECD, World Bank, FAO, UNESCO etc.)
  • private companies (examples include export-manager, manager of international relations)

Fulfilling all assigned duties with autonomy and proactive capabilities.

Entry requirements

Entry qualification: High school / secondary education (or higher)

Language requirements:

English

B2 level of English language is required.

We accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT 87-109

In order to enrol in limited admission degree programmes students must first pass a selection procedure. Successful applicants will be included in a Selection List.
Admission to this degree programme is subjected to a test in English aimed at: assessing comprehension skills, general knowledge, logical skills and aptitude to learn foreign languages.

A certified knowledge of English at a minimum B2 level is also required.

Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
For NON-EU students residing outside Europe, the admission test will consist of participating in an interview with our Professors via Skype in order to verify the entry requirements and also the motivational and cultural skills acquired.

Admission criteria: 

Students must have attended school for at least 12 years.

Students coming from countries where admission test to university is compulsory, must also submit a certificate attesting that they have passed it (i.e. Concurso Vestibular, Gao Kao minimum score 380, Pruebas de Selectividad, Veveosi Prosvasis, ecc.).

The admission to this BA is subjected to an entry test.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school/university. If yours is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The official translation can be issued in the country of origin or in Italy - either by a local court of law, by court interpreters or by official translators. The entry qualification documents must also be legalized or bear the Apostille stamp certifying that the signature or seal on the document is genuine, and submitted in the original or certified copy. Documents issued by European countries joining international conventions (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Latvia, Estonia and Germany) are exempt from legalization or Apostille.
You must bring the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Course cost description: 

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 1844€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 1900€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries (http://www.unive.it/): 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.