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Expected learning outcomes

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

SUBJECT AREA: GENERAL HISTORY
Graduates:
- possess general knowledge of every historical period, with awareness of the boundaries and perspectives of historical traditions; they also are familiar with the problems associated with periodization.


SUBJECT AREA: HISTORICAL THEME
Graduates:
- possess critical knowledge of a broad historical period or of a diachronic theme, which allows them to orient themselves in historiographic debate and to be updated on the current one.


SUBJECT AREA: METHODOLOGIES
Graduates:
- know and can apply the methodologies of historical studies disciplines to specific and general cases.


SUBJECT AREA: DISCIPLINES RELATED TO HISTORICAL STUDIES
Graduates:
- know and can apply the methodologies of historical studies disciplines to specific and general cases. In particular, they can use the sector’s main methodological skills and languages for interpreting artistic, literary, philosophical, historical and religious phenomena.


ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

 

SUBJECT AREA: GENERAL HISTORY
Graduates:
- can identify connections, developments, persistence and transformations;

- are able to adequately frame major historical problems and analyse their developments and lines of investigation;

- can orient themselves and independently find information and historiographical texts;

- properly use the necessary tools for text analysis.


SUBJECT AREA: HISTORICAL THEME

Graduates:
- can analyse and contextualize, in a diachronic perspective, one or more historical themes;

  • are able to adequately illustrate developments and lines of inquiry of the historiographic production related to one or more historical periods;
  • can properly use the necessary tools for text analysis.


SUBJECT AREA: METHODOLOGIES

Graduates:
- can use the main tools for information research critically;

- can use the basic tools for cataloguing, enhancement, sharing and preservation of historical and cultural heritage;

- are familiar with different kinds of sources useful for the historical reconstruction of civilizations and historical, political and economic contexts.


SUBJECT AREA: DISCIPLINES RELATED TO HISTORICAL STUDIES

Graduates:
- know and understand themes characterising the related disciplines:

  • Can use the different skills they have acquired in specific fields of application.


MAKING JUDGEMENTS

Graduates:

- can analyse, with full autonomy of judgment, complex issues related to historical phenomena;

- use specific methodology to evaluate the historical analysis of written documents related to material culture, with particular attention to the ancient or modern/contemporary world, including diachronic phenomena;

- understand the implications and impact their judgments can have ethically and socially;

- have a critical-methodological approach that is useful for the construction of concept maps for the analysis and evaluation of hypothetical or practical problems, including in professional contexts;

- have a good capacity for the collection, selection and logical organization of complex data and information, aimed at the autonomous formulation of conclusions and opinions;

- can critically analyse different literary and documentary sources belonging to different historical periods;

- can manage and conduct analytical investigations, through the use of experiments and models, which make it possible to critically evaluate collected data and to reach valuable conclusions; 

- can use, elaborate and synthesize data, making autonomous judgments and decisions.

- have critical reasoning skills, gained through the analysis and interpretation of experimental data and theoretical results;

- work well in teams and make judgments on a professional, ethical and human level.

Students develop their autonomous judgement skills in particular through exercises aimed at independently and consciously researching documents, sources, critical bibliographies, etc. These studies must be managed within each course, with a written or oral text, through workshops, seminars or internships, through the elaboration of written texts and, in particular, while preparing for the final examination.

Thanks to those activities, during the three year degree programme, students fully gain knowledge of history in its diachronic development. They also acquire specific documentary methodologies giving them an in-depth professional approach to specific chronological fields. In addition, they can apply these methodologies in an autonomous and original way, making them eligible to attend a second-cycle degree course.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Graduates:
- can read and understand the general features of historiographical literature in at least one foreign language;

- know how to communicate both verbally and in writing, including through digital communication tools, about the main themes of the discipline, using its specific terminology and according to its scientific status;

- can listen, understand and communicate with respect to different cultures and points of view. Written and oral communication skills are developed during seminars, workshops and exercises, and are verified with oral or written tests.

 

LEARNING SKILLS

Graduates:
- choose the most appropriate learning tools given their abilities and inclinations;

- work independently in an organized manner; possess a spirit of self-criticism and can learn from comparison with other people;

- are methodologically rigorous, precise and accurate;

- can learn from experts in other fields and establish relationships with other disciplines. Learning skills are acquired and verified during the degree programme as a whole, especially in the individual study phase required for each exam, while preparing for individual and team projects and during activities related to the final examination.

 

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