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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
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Degree course details
Degree course type Second cycle degree D.M. 270/2004
Su2297
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Degree course code SU2297
Activated in 2016/17
Year of degree course structure 2016/17
Class (Ministerial field of study code) LM-81 - Development co-operation
Degree issued
Branch Padova
Language English
Degree course tracks Common track
Related degree courses --
Other degree courses within the same class    IA1864 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
IF1784 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
IA2296 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Degree programme regulations Regulations Rector's decree and regulations, issued on 17/06/2016 with RD n. 1561/2016
Annex 1 General description of educational activities
Annex 2 Study progression and proposed educational activities (course units, contact hours, credits, relevant subject areas, teaching-learning methodology, etc.)
PLEASE NOTE: To see the latest version of the regulations click here

Brief description of the degree course
Characteristics and objectives
This degree course (related to Master Erasmus Mundus procedures: www.em-stede.eu/) is conducted entirely in English and French, and provides a thorough understanding of specific forms and social,
economic, regional and institutional dynamics that characterize the processes of sustainable development in different contexts and at different levels of development, and knowledge aimed at promoting the implementation of a sustainability process (policies, operational practices) .
In particular, this degree course objective seeks to provide an in-depth application of the different methodologies used for the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects for sustainability.
This degree course includes activities dedicated to acquiring advanced knowledge in the fields of political, economic, regional and social organization, statistics for the measurement of sustainable development, design and development of group dynamics. This degree course includes a fixed international mobility: I semester in Padua, II semester in KULeuven, III semester Univ. Paris 1, Panthéon - Sorbonne. The IV semester will take place either in one of these universities or at Universidade Católica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande/Brazil).
It provides an on-site traineeship, in Italy or abroad, in conjunction with relevant authorities and NGOs, to conduct the case study that will provide the starting point for the Second Cycle degree course final exam. The title is recognized in the 4 countries of reference.

Occupational opportunities
This degree course prepares students for professions in local development and more generally in development cooperation in different social and regional contexts, with non-governmental organizations, government at various levels, international organizations, professional and neighbourhood associations. Potential employment opportunities lie in the broad field of development cooperation - especially decentralized - and the promotion of community development in terms of context analysis and feasibility studies, activities under the project cycle, participation in the elaboration and evaluation of policies and programs of this sector.


Links
Ministerial websites Universitaly
Academic reference structures School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
Chair of the Degree Course Teachers' Council MARINA BERTONCIN

Course units available for each Academic Year of the degree course
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  1. Click on "Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17" to see the details of the course units provided for in your study plan.
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  3. From May to the end of September you can also see the next A.Y. details for each course unit as soon as they are available.

Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SFM0014289 GOVERNANCE OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year First
semester
ENG EKATERINA DOMORENOK
COMMON SUP6076600 LOCAL DEVELOPMENT: SPACE FRAMING AND GIS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
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12 1st Year First
semester
ENG PIERPAOLO FAGGI
COMMON SUP4065305 PROJECT PLANNING AND EVALUATION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ELENA PISANI
COMMON SFM0014299 ECONOMIC PROCESSES IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DAVIDE GUALERZI
COMMON SFM0014295 HOW TO MEASURE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ENG MARIA CASTIGLIONI
COMMON SFM0014290 SOCIAL DYNAMICS IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG MATTEO BORTOLINI
COMMON SUP3051519 TOPICS IN POLITICAL ECONOMY: REGIONS AND CITIES
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DAVIDE GUALERZI
COMMON SUP4065274 ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG LAURA SECCO
COMMON SUP4068082 GROUP INTERACTION AND DYNAMICS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
    ENG ALESSIO SURIAN
»   SUP4068084 GROUP DYNAMICS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG ALESSIO SURIAN
»   SUP4068083 HOW TO ENHANCE GROUP INTERACTION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG JOSEMAR DE CAMPOS MACIEL
COMMON SFM1026971 HOW TO MEASURE THE IMPACT OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG ANNA GIRALDO
COMMON SFM1026972 TERRITORY AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG DAVID CELETTI

Other activities
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SFM0014296 KICK-OFF SEMINAR
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
1 1st Year First
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN

Internships and traineeships
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SFM0014288 INTERNSHIP
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
8 1st Year Annual ENG MARINA BERTONCIN

Final examination
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SFN1036417 THESIS
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
22   Annual ENG