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GPIR Programme Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes for the Graduate Programme in International Relations, second-cycle (graduate) studies, general academic profile, full-time

Place of the major among the fields of training
the International Relations major belongs to the fields of training in social and human sciences

Description of symbols:
K (followed by an underscore) – target learning outcome
W – knowledge category
U – skill category
K (after an underscore) – social competence category
H1A – learning outcome in a field of training in human sciences for first-cycle studies
S1A – learning outcome in a field of training in social sciences for first-cycle studies
01,02,03 and following – learning outcome number

Reference table

Symbol Learning outcome for International Relations.
After completing the Graduate Programme in International Relations the graduate:
Reference to learning outcome in fields of training in social and human sciences*
KNOWLEDGE
K_W01 has thorough and broad knowledge of the place of international studies in the system of social and human sciences and of its substantive and methodological connections with other scientific disciplines at the level that allows him/her to comfortably use an interdisciplinary perspective H2A_W03

H2A_W05

S2A_W01

K_W02 knows the terminology and methods applied in the study of international relations and the related disciplines at an advanced level, has thorough knowledge of their substantive and methodological specificity H2A-W03

S2A_W06

K_W03 has broad and systematised knowledge of the theory and practice of international relations H2A_W04

S2A_W02

S2A_W03

S2A_W04

S2A_W05

K_W04 has thorough knowledge of the theories, paradigms and views on the nature, principles and determinants governing international relations, in particular in terms of political relations, security, international trade and the problems of the natural environment and development; knows the specialist terminology and research methods characteristic of these subdisciplines, as well as the latest achievements and directions of development S2A_W09

H2A_W04

H2A_W06

K_W05 has thorough and broad knowledge of the global economic system and international economic relations, including the WTO system and the international monetary and financial market; knows the reasons, mechanisms, dynamics and effects of globalization H2A_W04

S2A_W02

S2A_W03

S2A_W04

K_W06 has thorough knowledge of man as an entity constituting political, military, economic and religious structures and institutions and knows the rules governing them H2A_W04

S2A_W04

S2A_W05

K_W07 has thorough knowledge of the operational processes and changes in political, military, economic and social structures and institutions in the international dimension; has thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of political and economic decision-making in these entities at the nation state level and on the international scale H2A_W04

S2A_W04

S2A_W05

S2A_W08

K_W08 has systematised, thorough knowledge of the norms regulating various areas of international relations, including in particular international trade (especially within the EU and the WTO) and of international human rights protection systems and international environment protection S2A_W07
K_W09 has systematised, thorough knowledge of the history and present situation in selected regions and subregions of the world, in particular of international regional groupings H2A_W04

S2A_W03

S2A_W04

S2A_W05

K_W10 has comprehensive knowledge of foreign

economic and security policies of selected countries and activities of related international institutions

H2A_W04

S2A_W03

S2A_W04

K_W11 has broad knowledge of international social policy and the role of international organizations and NGOs in environment protection S2A_W03

S2A_W04

S2A_W09

K_W12 has advanced knowledge of the instruments, methods and techniques of obtaining data, modelling, describing and predicting the evolution of social, political, legal and economic structures and institutions and their mutual relations, especially in the dimension of international security and global trade S2A_W06
K_W13 knows and understands the methods of analysis and interpretation of documents published by enterprises, countries and international organizations H2A_W07
SKILLS
K_U01 knows how to use the theoretical and factual knowledge in the field of international relations and related disciplines to make a deep analysis of the genesis, course and consequences of certain political, economic, cultural, military and legal processes and phenomena in the international and domestic dimension, in particular in the sphere of security and development of states; can formulate rational and apt opinions on these subjects S2A_U01

S2A_U02

S2A_U03

S2A_U08

K_U02 has the ability to combine knowledge in the field of international relations and a broad range of related disciplines and to use it in the process of solving specific problems and performing specific tasks appearing in professional work, in particular in institutions and enterprises connected with international trade, in international organizations and institutions, public administration dealing with foreign and economic policy, research and expert centres dealing with international relations, in diplomatic bodies and the mass media (the press, radio, TV) H2A_U04

S2A_U06

S2A_U07

K_U03 can competently use the normative systems in the field of international human rights protection, economic law of the European Union and international transactions and financial and monetary issues S2A_U05

S2A_U07

K_U04 knows how to model, predict and make simulations of social processes and phenomena in the international dimension, in particular the sphere of security and development of states, using a broad range of advanced tools and methods of social sciences S2A_U04
K_U05 can obtain, select and critically analyse information necessary for solving research problems and specific tasks to be encountered in his/her professional career, using various sources and techniques; knows how to obtain knowledge on his/her own and take actions to develop his/her abilities in line with the desired direction of professional career H2A_U01

H2A_U03

S2A_U02

S2A_U06

K_U06 has the ability to formulate independent views, support them with elaborate arguments, using a broad range of approaches and theoretical perspectives, formulate coherent conclusions and make a synthetic summary of these conclusions, using a specialized language of international studies and a broad range of related disciplines, for the purpose of communication with specialists in this field and a broader public H2A_U06

H2A_U08

K_U07 has a highly developed ability to formulate and solve research problems in the field of international relations and related disciplines, aptly chooses the methods and constructs adequate research tools, interprets, compiles and presents in an accessible manner the results of this research, proposes original solutions to problems presented to him/her and identifies potential directions of further research H2A_U02
K_U08 can precisely, clearly and coherently express himself/herself in speech and writing; writes elaborate papers detailed problems of political science and international studies and related disciplines, fulfilling the basic criteria of scientific dissertations; is able to comprehensively defend his/her views orally; has language skills relevant for his/her field of study and scientific discipline in accordance with the requirements defined for level B2+ of the Common European Framework of Reference H2A_U09

H2A_U10

S2A_U09

S2A_U10

S2A_U11

SOCIAL SKILLS
K_K01 is prepared to work in institutions and enterprises connected with international trade, in international organizations and institutions, public administration dealing with foreign and economic policy, research and expert centres dealing with international relations, in diplomatic bodies and the mass media (the press, radio, TV)

is aware of his/her own level of knowledge, understands the need for lifelong learning, improving one’s knowledge and skills, personal development and broadening one’s intellectual horizons; defines the directions of his/her own development and education in line with his/her professional goals; is prepared to continue education at third-cycle (postgraduate) studies.

H2A_K01

H2A_K04

S2A_K01

S2A_K04

S2A_K06

H2A_K02

S2A_K02

H2A_K03

S2A_K03

K_K02 is prepared to cooperate and undertake various roles in groups of people, actively works together with others for common goals; understands the dynamics and basic mechanisms of teamwork management; can properly define the priorities of tasks set by him/her or others H2A_K02

S2A_K02

H2A_K03

S2A_K03

S2A_K07

K_K03 knows how to prepare, develop and conduct various social projects, with particular focus on the political, economic and legal determinants of these actions and their social consequences S2A_K05
K_K04 has deep awareness of the existence of the ethical dimension of scientific research H2A_K04

S2A_K04

K_K05 is deeply aware of the cultural diversity and pluralism of views on the basic aspects of human life on the global scale, can appreciate their value and show respect to them; has the basic abilities regarding conducting dialogue with representatives of other cultures and civilizations H2A_K04

H2A_K05

S2A_K04

K_K06 is a competent participant of global culture, uses various forms and media of the cultural life, both those common in Europe and in the rest of the world H2A_K06
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