Competence of the Second-level Degree Course in Philosophy graduate

The Second-cycle degree in Philosophy:

  • imparts knowledge in educational work contexts, in particular in secondary schools;
  • exercises a high degree of responsibility in the various sectors of the cultural industry;
  • organises, promotes and disseminates cultural policies within the public administration and in the private sector;
  • drafts and revises texts in the context of publishing; directs and manages human resources in public institutions or private companies;
  • promotes social and interpersonal exchanges; organises group work in the interdisciplinary field.

The Second-cycle Degree Course in Philosophy graduate has the following skills associated with the above-mentioned functions:

  • analytical and logical-argumentative skills relating to the different forms of knowledge and language;
  • skills of historical-critical analysis of the fundamental concepts of ethical, legal-political and aesthetic reflection, with particular reference to the individual and collective aspects of human praxis;
  • hermeneutic and critical evaluation skills relating to the interpretation of texts and knowledge of historiographical methodology;
  • ability to analyse and discuss theories and models of rationality (theoretical, practical, aesthetic, linguistic and communicative);
  • theoretical and methodological skills concerning the relations between philosophy, human and social sciences, natural, physical and mathematical sciences.

Fields of competence

The Second-cycle Degree Course in Philosophy graduate will be able to use the skills acquired in the following fields:

  • teaching. Access to teaching in the secondary school for class A-19 (Philosophy and History) and A-18 (Philosophy and Human Sciences) is subject to the acquisition of a sufficient number of ECTS credits in the academic disciplines indicated by the regulations in force, after having obtained the teaching qualification (see annex on requisites);
  • publishing (publishing houses, magazine editorial offices, press offices);
  • cultural enterprises (public and private cultural institutions archives and libraries, advertising and information dissemination offices);
  • human resources (temporary agencies, training offices, personnel organisation and management, organisation of cultural events, promotion of social and interpersonal exchanges, cultural mediation).