Teaching

Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences (LM52/62)

The Master's Degree in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences is inspired by an interdisciplinary approach, in which the contents and methodologies of Political Science, Sociology of Communication, Law, Economics and Statistics integrate each other. The knowledge and tools provided are an essential prerequisite for pursuing a career in the public and private sectors of the ever-changing labour market.

The Master's Degree in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences is a particularly complex course, made prestigious by the joint effort of an excellent teaching staff, and characterized by extremely specialized collateral activities.

The students may customise their learning experience, by choosing one of the two educational pathways offered: Government and Political Decision and International Relations.

Method of attendance

  • Frontal lessons: frontal lessons in mini-classes of maximum 25 students, to be carried out at the Rome branch.
  • Live streaming: the students may attend to the educational activities from their own devices, regardless of their location.

The recordings of all activities implemented through the live streaming method are also available at a later date, as a complement to the student's training.

EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS

Government and political decision

The aim of this learning pathway is to train highly specialized professional figure capable of taking sophisticated decisions and interacting with a wide range of bureaucratic organizations. 

The course provides specialised knowledge in the field of diplomatic science and international law, resolution of conflicts and peace-building, policies on energy and climate change, political value of identity and religious dynamics.

The learning pathway is especially focused on providing the essential skills required to plan policies, apparatuses and procedures during crises, emergencies and pandemics.

Traditional didactic approaches are enriched with moments of in-depth study with experts (journalists, communicators, representatives of institutions, etc.) and participation in seminars, meetings and workshops.

Students will have the opportunity to write on several thematic blogs such as Geohub, an online space for in-depth analysis on international policy.

Career opportunities

The multidisciplinary approach, enables the candidates to develop the skills necessary to establish themselves as specialists in political and social sciences, legal sciences, and economics on mid-level and high-level positions in both the public and private sectors.

Upon completion of the course, the candidates may aspire to the following positions:

  • senior officials at national and international parliaments and institutions
  • politicians, officials and managers of parties, trade unions and trade associations
  • senior officials and managers of local, regional, ministerial and state administrations
  • senior officials and managers of regulatory and supervisory authorities
  • senior officials and managers of public and private utility management companies
  • executives of representative associations
  • heads of studies and institutional relations in large public and private groups
  • diplomatic career

International relations

The aim of the International Relations learning pathway is to train professional figures capable of interacting with international, governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions.

This particular approach, is especially focused on the emerging themes of international relations, such as energy and climate policies, the management of crises with increasingly undefined contours, the conflicting strategies of the protagonists of international politics.

The course provides the students with all the specialized skills required to move with competence in the political scenarios of the infosphere, through the knowledge acquired in the areas of cyber security, the risks of disinformation, cyber warfare, social engineering and hacking.

Traditional didactic approaches are enriched with moments of in-depth study with experts (journalists, communicators, representatives of institutions, etc.) and participation in seminars, meetings and workshops.

Students will have the opportunity to write on several thematic blogs such as Geohub, an online space for in-depth analysis on international policy.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the course, the candidates may aspire to the following positions:

  • diplomacy
  • political and trade union organizations
  • international organizations
  • public administration
  • public affairs
  • lobbying
  • political intelligence
  • international relations offices of national and multinational companies
  • Institutional relations offices of national and multinational companies
  • NGOs and Third Sector

During the course of study, the students will have the opportunity to require a coaching activity supervised by the faculty, with frequent meetings and attention to possible internship paths, including international ones, made available by Link Campus University partner companies.


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