Communications and International Relations Faculty

Bachelor Studies

Communication and Public Relations

Field of study:

Communication Science

Form of education: FTL & DL

Durata studiilor:

6 semesters (3 years)

Credits: 180

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

Field of study:

International Relations and European Studies

Form of education:

FTL & DL

Psychology

Domeniu de studiu:

Psychology

Field of study:

FTL

Form of education:

6 semesters (3 years)

Credits: 180

FTL - Full time learning implies participation in course and seminar activities.

PTL - Part time learning in which case you participate only in the mandatory application activities; the teaching hours being replaced with those of individual study.

DL - Distance learning is characterized by regular tutorial meetings. The entire communication between student and teacher is achieved on the Sakai Platform, "Danubius" University being one of the few higher education institutions that exploits with maximum efficiency and responsibility this electronic education platform.

Communication and Public Relations

Through this program, Danubius University undertakes its mission to train specialists, researchers and leaders in the field of communication, from the East and South-East of the country, getting involved in the debates and projects of society, in shaping a new development framework in the European context.

Some of the disciplines studied in this program are: Crisis Communication, International Public Relations, Sectoral Public Relations, Writing Public Relations Materials, Applied Semiotics, Communication Law, Philosophy of Culture, Communication and Public Relations in Political Organizations.

In order to respond to these major components of the new field, the curriculum we offer to our students, through teachers particularly competent in the field, is in consensus with everything that is happening today nationally and internationally, which makes such a graduation diploma to be recognized, through transferable credits, anywhere.

The curricula included specialized internships in the second year of study, 4 weeks, totaling 120 hours, at the end of the second semester. The practice is performed in public and private companies, institutions, etc. according to the concluded agreements.

The Library of the University is equipped with lecture halls and its own book collection according to the subjects provided in the curricula, on university study cycles, the needed resources for carrying out the activity being provided in the income and expenditure budgets. Furthermore, within the library, students receive free online access for all the national and international databases and specialized journals from the country and abroad.

Possible Career Trajectories

Those who complete this bachelor's program can pursue professions such as: public relations specialist, mediator, spokesperson, brand manager, protocol organizer, fair and exhibition organizer, trainer, training organizer / consultant, professional skills evaluator, communication consultant politics, online public relations specialist, press communication specialist.

The professional competencies that students can acquire after obtaining the bachelor's degree are:

  • Identification and use of language, methodologies and specialized knowledge in the field of communication sciences;
  • Use of new information and communication technologies (ICT);
  • Identify and use communication strategies, methods and techniques in the public relations process;
  • Creating and promoting a public relations product;
  • Specialized assistance in crisis communication management and / or in mediating communication conflicts.

The transversal competencies that students can acquire after obtaining the bachelor's degree are:

  • Solving in a realistic way - with both theoretical and practical arguments - some usual professional situations, in order to solve them efficiently and deontologically;
  • Applying efficient work techniques in the multidisciplinary team with the accomplishment of certain tasks on hierarchical levels.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

This programme aims at providing students the proper environment for the development of high-level capabilities for access in and mobility within international study programmes, for acquiring excellent communication skills in at least two foreign international languages, an adequate knowledge of the international business environment as well as of EU institutions and policies, professional compatibility for positions in institutions administering European funding programmes, vocational skills for employment in a wide range of activities starting from domestic private businesses engaged in foreign trade, up to multinational firms and international institutions.

The objectives aimed at by this M.A. study programme can be thus summarized:

  • high quality education in the field of economic analysis of international relations;
  • competitive level of professional knowledge, internationally compatible
  • excellence of education in the field of international foreign languages
  • developing the ability to practically implement the gained theoretical knowledge;
  • stimulating international mobility of students and building their capacity to adapt to the constant changes in the labor market.

The covered subjects: Current trends in international relations, International economic relations, International public relations, World economics, Global transformations, Business negotiation strategies, Media economic dimensions, Business ethics in international relations.

Within the curricula, specialized internships have been included during the Ist academic years for 3 weeks, totaling 90 hours, at the end of the second semester. The internship takes place in public and private commercial companies, institutions, etc. in accord with the agreements concluded between them and the university.

The faculty has its own specialized laboratories (I.T. labs, multimedia) with proper equipment for all subjects that have scheduled such activities, with license for all necessary software, which enables the carrying out of the subjects in the curriculum under optimal conditions.

The Library of the University respectively that of the faculty is equipped with lecture halls and its own book collection according to the subjects provided in the curricula, on university study cycles, the needed resources for carrying out the activity being provided in the income and expenditure budgets. Furthermore, within the library, students receive free online access for all the national and international databases.

Possible career paths

The graduates of this programme can unfold their careers in several institutions and organizations such as:

  • companies and international trade institutions;
  • companies carrying out import-export transactions;
  • professional associations with international cooperation programmes;
  • representative offices and branches of foreign companies;
  • bank international relations departments;
  • insurance companies and international financial institutions;
  • European Union organizations and institutions;
  • world economics and international markets institutions and research centers;
  • agencies specializing in research and services of advertising in international markets;
  • government agencies of international finance management;
  • organization and implementation of international auctions and transactions on the stock exchange
  • transport and international shipments companies.

Psychology

The mission of the Psychology specialization within the Faculty of Communication and International Relations is to train specialists offering different categories of psychological, educational-therapeutic and recovery services, able to contribute to raising the prestige of the psychologist profession and to developing research in education and social sciences. The purpose of specialization is to train high-profile professionals to think critically and innovatively and to apply psychological knowledge and skills in their personal and professional lives.

 

Some of the disciplines studied in this program are: History of psychology; Social psychology; Age psychology; Organizational and managerial psychology; Personality psychology; Experimental psychology and data analysis; Genetics of human behavior; Neuropsychology; Psychopathology; Evolutionary psychology; Legal psychology; Psychoanalytic criminology; The psychology of education; Work psychology; Defectology and speech therapy; Psych diagnosis of young children; Atypical development profiles.

 

The curricula included specialized internships, in the second and third year of study, which are carried out in specialized offices of psychology, public and private companies, institutions in various application areas such as: clinic, health and differential, social, organizational, education and work neuropsychology, psych diagnosis, psychological counseling and psychotherapy, according to the concluded conventions. These areas of competence will offer students the possibility of a professional career in psychological research, teaching, individual or group counseling and in various environments that address human issues, such as medicine, law, education, economics, sports, legal activity, etc.

 

Students who will study the Psychology specialization will be able to adapt to the national and international labor market efficiently because they:

  • will form their skills of analysis, evaluation and approach of the individual, analysis of the human group and the situation through the role of biopsychological and multicultural factors, considering the theories of development, differential, psychosocial, neuropsychological and scientific-practical approach to problems;
  • will develop the capacity to identify, describe and apply the professional ethical principles, the standards of the specialty in various fields of practical activity;
  • will develop their skills of self-esteem and continuous personal and professional self-development through self-training of appropriate knowledge and skills.

At the end of their studies, graduates in social sciences, Psychology specialty can be employed in various agencies, institutions, organizations, in providing services: psychological, psychosocial and psycho-pedagogical assistance in institutions in the field of health, education and social assistance; counseling, school and professional guidance; human resources management in institutions and organizations; psychological counseling in governmental, non-governmental or private organizations; psych diagnosis and psychological assistance / counseling in public institutions, law, sports, transportation, education, marketing; communication, psychological assistance, advertising and publicity, research of the psychosocial phenomenon, etc.

 

Possible career trajectories

Those who complete this bachelor's program can pursue professions such as:

  • Psychologist;
  • Psychologist specializing in clinical psychology;
  • Psychologist specializing in psychological counseling;
  • Psychologist specializing in work and organizational psychology;
  • Psychologist specializing in transport psychology;
  • Psychologist specializing in applied psychology in services;
  • Psychologist specializing in educational psychology, school and vocational counseling;
  • Psychologist in the specialty of special psycho-pedagogy;
  • Psychologist specializing in applied psychology in the field of national security;
  • Psychologist in the specialty of forensic psychology - evaluation of the simulated behavior by the polygraph technique;
  • Psycho-pedagogue;
  • Polygraph expert;
  • School psychologist;
  • Researcher in psychology;
  • Research assistant in psychology;
  • Researcher in special pedagogy;
  • Research assistant in special psych pedagogy;
  • Occupational therapist.

 

The professional competencies that students can acquire after obtaining the diploma are:

  • Appropriate use, in professional communication, of basic concepts, theories and methods specific to psychology and socio-human sciences in general.
  • Explaining and interpreting psychological phenomena, through the appropriate use of basic concepts and theories in the field.
  • Building models specific to the field of psychology, by applying the main theoretical and experimental approaches.
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