Communication and Society (Classe L-20)-Enrolled from 2014/2015 academic year

Cortile scienze politiche
Bachelor
A.Y. 2021/2022
L-20 - Scienze della comunicazione (EN)
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
3
Years
Milano
Italian
International title
Double Degree
Students in the degree program in Communication and Society will receive an academic education that is also geared toward real-world practice. They will acquire a deep understanding of communication theories and develop comprehensive knowledge in the field of media and communication. The goal is for students to develop critical judgment and competences from various perspectives (political, economic, cultural, juridical, sociological, psychological). The program aims to prepare students for a career in different sectors of the cultural industries (publishing, radio, television, new media), corporate communication, advertising and consumer marketing, or to work in communication studies and media consulting, political and civic education, or intercultural communication. One of the program's primary goals is to enable students to work professionally both at the national and at the international level in private companies, the public administration and the private third sector. Our co-operative education and experiential learning opportunities enable students to develop and apply their skills in other professional contexts such as editorial and journalistic functions in the audiovisual sector and with new technologies, providing the language skills to work with at least two foreign languages (especially English) and to use Italian effectively.
The degree in Communication and Society enables professional outlets in the many sectors and fields of enterprise communication and political and social communication, public and private organizations, national and international, industry Cultural, publishing, market research, business, digital economy, as press officers, advertisers and public communicators, experts in the management of companies, publishing companies, distance learning, methodologies (surveys, databases, etc.), communication campaigns.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)
Per essere ammessi al corso di laurea occorre essere in possesso di un diploma di scuola secondaria superiore o di altro titolo di studio conseguito all?estero, riconosciuto idoneo.
Per l'ammissione al corso gli studenti dovranno sostenere una prova nel corso della quale saranno verificate le competenze linguistico-espressive.
Per accedere al corso occorre sostenere il TOLC-E, il Test Online organizzato dal CISIA, (Consorzio Interuniversitario Sistemi Integrati per l'Accesso). Le conoscenze disciplinari di accesso si intendono positivamente verificate se sono raggiunti i punteggi indicati nel bando di selezione.
Agli studenti ammessi con un punteggio inferiore a quello indicato nel bando di selezione, limitatamente all'area della comprensione verbale, è assegnato un obbligo formativo aggiuntivo (OFA); esso consiste nella frequenza di un corso o di un laboratorio, anche nella modalità online, ovvero nella consultazione di materiali di studio integrativi, e deve essere soddisfatto e verificato entro il primo anno di corso.
Le modalità di soddisfazione di questi obblighi formativi aggiuntivi sono specificate sul portale di Ateneo nell'area Studiare della Facoltà di Scienze politiche, economiche e sociali.
Qualora lo studente non assolva l'obbligo entro il predetto termine, il successivo anno accademico non potrà sostenere gli esami degli anni successivi al primo.

OFA Lingua inglese

Per poter sostenere l'esame di lingua inglese previsto dal piano di studio è richiesta la conoscenza della lingua inglese di livello B1 del Quadro Comune Europeo di Riferimento per le lingue (QCER). Tale livello può essere attestato nei seguenti modi:
- tramite l'invio di una certificazione linguistica conseguita non oltre i 3 anni antecedenti la data di presentazione della stessa, di livello B1 o superiore (per la lista delle certificazioni linguistiche riconosciute dall'Ateneo si rimanda al portale d'Ateneo: https://www.unimi.it/it/studiare/competenze-linguistiche/placement-test…). La certificazione deve essere caricata al momento dell'immatricolazione, o, successivamente, sul portale http://studente.unimi.it/uploadCertificazioniLingue;
- tramite Placement Test, erogato da SLAM esclusivamente durante il I anno, da ottobre a dicembre. In caso di non superamento del test, sarà necessario seguire i corsi erogati da SLAM.
Il Placement Test è obbligatorio per tutti gli studenti che non sono in possesso di una certificazione valida.
Coloro che non sosterranno il Placement Test entro dicembre oppure non supereranno il test finale del corso entro 6 tentativi, dovranno conseguire una certificazione a pagamento entro l?annualità in cui è previsto l?esame di lingua.
The BA in Communication and Society, through the Department of Social and Political Sciences, has signed exchange agreements with the Australian Universities "University of South Australia" (Adelaide) and "Griffith University" (Brisbane), and the US University "John Cabot University" (Rome). With the latter the agreement is of "double degree", which requires the mandatory attendance for three semesters.
Students can attend a semester in the faculties and graduate courses of the Australian universities specified in the agreements, and their Australian exams will be recognized in Milano, as in the Erasmus program. An excellent knowledge of the English language, properly certified, is required to participate. Special calls establish other conditions to enter the selection. These exchanges do not enjoy any financial support from the University of Milano.

Courses list

Over several sessions
These activities are scheduled over several sessions. Please refer to course overviews for details.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Italian Language Workshop 3 20 Italian L-LIN/01
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English 9 60 English L-LIN/12
Media Economics 9 60 Italian SECS-P/06
Sociology and Culture 9 60 Italian SPS/08
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Constitutional and Media Law 12 80 Italian IUS/09 IUS/10
Psychology of Communication 9 60 Italian M-PSI/06
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Contemporary History 6 40 Italian M-STO/04
Sociolinguistics 9 60 Italian L-LIN/01
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Computer Science Course 3 30 Italian INF/01
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Communications Culture 9 60 Italian SPS/08
Research Methods in the Social Sciences 12 80 Italian SECS-S/01 SPS/07
Social History of the Media 6 40 Italian M-STO/04
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Marketing and Business Strategies 9 60 Italian SECS-P/08
Media sociology 9 60 Italian SPS/08
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Digital Media 9 60 Italian L-ART/06
Information Technology 6 40 Italian INF/01
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Languages of the Media 6 40 English L-LIN/11
Optional
Qualitative research in social organization 6 40 Italian SPS/07
Sociology of Cultural Processes 6 40 Italian SPS/08
Sociology of Family and Life Course 6 40 Italian SPS/08
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Economics of Advertising 6 40 Italian SECS-P/08
European Media Law 6 40 Italian IUS/14
Human Resources Organization 6 40 Italian SECS-P/10
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Digital sociology and global politics 6 40 Italian SPS/08
Freedom of Speech and Expression 6 40 Italian IUS/08
Global Processes of Information Society 6 40 Italian SPS/07
Conclusive activities
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final Exam 6 0 Italian
Optional activities and study plan rules
3 - Students must achieve 6 CFU in one of the following topics
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Economics of Advertising 6 40 Italian Second trimester SECS-P/08
Freedom of Speech and Expression 6 40 Italian Third trimester IUS/08
4 - Students must achieve 6 CFU in one of the following topics
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Qualitative research in social organization 6 40 Italian First trimester SPS/07
Sociology of Cultural Processes 6 40 Italian First trimester SPS/08
Sociology of Family and Life Course 6 40 Italian First trimester SPS/08
5 - Students must achieve 6 CFU in one of the following topics
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Global Processes of Information Society 6 40 Italian Third trimester SPS/07
Human Resources Organization 6 40 Italian Second trimester SECS-P/10
6 - Students must achieve 6 CFU in one of the following topics
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Digital sociology and global politics 6 40 Italian Third trimester SPS/08
European Media Law 6 40 Italian Second trimester IUS/14
The following topics are preparatory to the courses of the third year:
Economy and industry of the media
English as foreign language
Sociolinguistic
Workshop of Italian language
Psychology of communication
Sociology and culture
Contemporary history
Information and constitution

Moreover:
Sociology and culture is preparatory to Media sociology, Intercultural communication, Cultures of communication and Digital Media
Marketing and business strategy is preparatory to Economy and technique of advertising.