Bachelor’s degree programme 6.030204, International Information

Qualification awarded: 
Bachelor of International Information
Level of qualification : 
Bachelor
Specific admission requirements: 
None. The enrollment is carried out on the general grounds.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
None
Profile of the programme: 
The curriculum provides obtaining knowledge in the following spheres: international relations (theory and history) international relations and world policy (world countries, Ukraine, international organizations), international law (constitutional, public, private), international information and international communications, informatics and international informational systems and technologies; fundamentals of system analysis and the theory of decision making in international relations; fundamentals of modeling of international informational relations; foreign language (theory and practice of translation).
The general amount of the curriculum is 240 ECTS credits, including module pertaining to humanities, social and economic studies — 26 credits, module pertaining to training in fundamental and natural sciences — 32 credits, module of professional and practical training — 182 credits.
Key learning outcomes: 

1. Knowledge from the subject

Basic knowledge of land studies, political and economic relations between countries and their legislative regulation. International information and its methods. Software and technical means and informational systems. Foreign languages.

2. Cognitive skills from the subject

  • Ability to apply specialized professional knowledge and practical habits from fundamental subjects in legislative, political, economic, and informational relations between countries.
  • Skills of using norms of constitutional law of Ukraine and other countries in professional activity.
  • Skills of using norms of international public and private law in professional activity.
  • Ability to analyze economic causes of emergence of specific situations in international relations between Ukraine and other countries of the world.
  • Skills in using methods and means of analytic-informational activity.
  • Ability to use methods of international information.
  • Skills of using methods of analysis of conflict situations.

3. Practical habits

  • Ability to use theoretical statements in practice for analysis of international relations and that of external policy of world countries.
  • Habits of executing duties of a representative of diplomatic and consul missions.
  • Habits of using diplomatic protocol and ethiquette in conversations, negotiations, and communications.
  • Skills of conducting effective management and marketing.
  • Skills of using modern informational systems and technologies as well as technical software for analysis of international relations.

4. General skills

  • Ability to take into account main principles of humanism, ecological principles, and ethic norms; ability to apply elements of socio-cultural competence.
  • Ability to develop abstract thinking and to master methods of analysis and prognostication.
  • Ability to put knowledge into practice.
  • Ability to self-education and continuous professional development.
  • Habits of interaction with other people, skills of working in groups.
  • Skills of organizing own activity, in particular, scientific one; effective time management.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 
The generalized object of of the Bachelor in International Relations is a system of actions and rules in legislative, political, economic, and informational relations.
The Bachelor in International Information and in the field of International Relations can be engaged in the following kinds of economic activity (according to ДК 009:2005 classification of economic activity):
  • systematic study and creative activity in branches of humanities and social sciences (linguistics, languages and literature, library management, scientifico-technical information, arts, economics, statistics, organizing and management, commodity study, philosophy, sociology, politology, psychology, law, etc.);
  • study of public opinion concerning political, economic, and social issues, as well as statistical analysis of the results;
  • management, functioning, and support of informational services the activity of which is international;
  • information propagation, representation in relations with state bodies and public relations;
  • information propagation, public relations in order to influence decision making of state authorities.
99.00.0 — activity of international organizations, for example, United Nations Organization, its specialized establishments, regional representatives, etc., European Association, European Association of Free Trade, Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, Council of Custom Cooperation, Organization of Oil Expert-countries, International Monetary Fond, World Bank, etc.
The objects of activity of the Bachelor in international relations are technologies of search, obtaining, procession, analysis of international information and the creation of models and prognoses of the development of events.
The specialist is able to do the following professional work (according to ДК 009:2005 classification of economic activity):
  • 3439 — informational analyst’s assistant;
  • 3439 — assistant of computer systems analyst;
  • 3439 — advertiser’s assistant;
  • 3439 — assistant of expert in social and political issues;
  • 3439 — assistant.
Access to further studies: 
The Bachelor in International Information can continue his/her training in the university in the level of higher education Master/Specialist.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: 
Provisional regulation on evaluation of knowledge and determination of student’s rating in credit-module system of training process organization.
Graduation requirements: 
Completed curriculum amounting to 240 credits, successfully carried out and defensed diploma paper.
Mode of study: 
Full-time training
Programme director: 
Prof. Stepan P. Pavl’uk, Doctor of historical sciences