The degree in Social Services offers a curriculum in line with the interdisciplinary tradition of the School of Political Sciences "Cesare Alfieri". In addition, students acquire a solid grasp of social phenomena and expertise to perform professional activities in welfare systems.
The educational project is centred on aspects of contemporary society and its dynamics. Graduates achieve the professional knowledge and competences that will give them access to various employment options both in public and private social work as well as post-graduate education.
The curriculum is devised to enable students to interpret current social phenomena, especially the situations of marginality and exclusion, with an interdisciplinary theoretical background and a good mastery of social work techniques and methods.
The course will prepare students to detect, prevent and treat situations of economical, social and cultural disadvantage, in individuals, families, groups and communities. The ability to set up and lead work-groups is also gained.
Students will also attain the necessary skills to communicate and manage information as well as to use IT and the web in a proficient manner.
Graduates will have developed independent, critical and selective learning abilities, which will allow them to continue their studies in social sciences and keep up-to-date on theoretical and applied developments of their specific disciplines.
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