Learning Outcomes

Cluster

Sub-cluster

Category

Specific Skill or quality

Learning outcome describing attainment of the skill or quality

Generic graduate education (social sciences and humanities)

MA level

Cognitive skills

 

 

 

 

Key academic transferable skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-renewal (independent learning) skills

Substantive knowledge of contemporary social issues

Students get acquainted with the basic substantive features of contemporary social problems, debates and phenomena.

Research Skills

Graduates are able to design, implement and write up a good quality academic or applied research in a thorough, rigorous and consistent manner

Academic Writing

Graduates are able to produce consistent, logically articulated and comprehensive pieces of academic writing

 

Oral communication

Graduates are able to communicate clearly and in a range of contexts and using appropriate media, they are able to both work in and lead group discussions and participate in tasks involving communicative competence

Critical thinking

Students develop a critical approach to social issues

Independent learning

 

Graduates are able to learn independently for continuing professional development

PhD level

Cognitive skills

 

 

Key academic transferable skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-renewal skills

Substantive knowledge of contemporary social issues

Students form advanced substantive knowledge of contemporary social problems, debates and phenomena, with a focus on their own area(s) of interest

Academic writing and oral skills

Graduates are able to produce consistent, comprehensive and original pieces of academic writing of different length, genres, and for a variety of audiences. Graduates are able to communicate clearly and in a range of contexts and using appropriate media, they are able to both work in and lead group discussions and participate in tasks involving communicative competence.

Critical skills

Students exercise critical awareness dealing with social issues, engaging specific debates, and learn to recognize the scalar implications of knowledge claims

Research and methodological skills

Graduates are able to design, implement and write up a high quality original academic or applied research in a thorough, rigorous and consistent manner, of a quality to merit publication in peer-reviewed journals

Independent learning

Graduates are able to learn independently for continuingacademic and professional development

Subject-specific graduate education

MA level

Cognitive skills

 

 

 

Key academic transferable skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interdisciplinary grounding in sociology and anthropology

Graduates are familiar with the major concepts, theories and approaches in sociology and anthropology

Research Skills

Graduates are familiar with the major methods, both qualitative and quantitative, in sociology and anthropology.

Academic Writing in Sociology and Anthropology

Graduates are able to produce pieces of academic writing which address current debates in the two disciplines

 

PhD level

Cognitive skills

 

 

 

 

Key academic transferable skills

 

Advanced interdisciplinary grounding in sociology and anthropology

Graduates display advanced knowledge of current debates and issues in sociology and anthropology

Research and methodological skills

Graduates display advanced knowledge and practice of the methods in sociology and anthropology.

Program-specific learning

MA and PhD levels

Cognitive skills

Critical-comparative approach to social processes and forces

Graduates display comprehensive understanding of the social processes underpinning social change, subjected to critical and comparative analysis;

 

Systematic connection between macro (structure, power etc.) and micro (agency, action) phenomena

Graduates display thorough understanding and critical evaluation of the dynamics of power relations in selected locations, in a context of intensified urbanization and global interconnectedness

Critical self-reflexivity

A ability of critical and reflexive evaluation of own academic practices, values and ethical principles in designing and conducting research

 

Interdisciplinary reflexivity

Ability to formulate, investigate and discuss sociologically and anthropologically informed questions within and across the two fields of study

Specific CEU

Mission-driven

 

Interdisciplinarity

Inter- and multi-diciplinary approaches

Policy relevance

Students learn to connect through theory and/or practice their academic activity to policy issues with special focus on ethical issues and critical engagement.

Global ethos

Students acquire or develop a global intellectual ethos: local or regional issues are referred to broader structures, processes and events through comparative, macro and micro approaches and methods.

Critical scholarship and Commitment to social change

Students learn to approach critically social and political problems, referring them to their sources in power relationships