Society and Culture / Master's degree programme
Labour Relations

General information for the a.y. 2021-2022

Disciplinary areaSociety and Culture
Duration 2 years - 120 Credits
Admission Accesso Libero No limited access
Language Partially taught in English (2 courses)
Teaching method Offered through distance learning (blended course)
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations
Call for Application / Short list Bando per l'accesso al corso di laurea magistrale RELAZIONI DI LAVORO (RL) 2021-2022


The programme is unique in the national academic scenario, thanks to its approach to labour relations combining legal, economic, organisational, and management subjects. The interdisciplinary approach ensures the acquisition of soft skills that help enter the labour market by widening the range of possibilities. The close coordination with Marco Biagi university Foundation offers several opportunities, by promoting the integration of students into the labour market thanks to a network of national and international relations, as well as relations with the entrepreneurial world. The Programme is provided with mixed teaching activities: e-learning activities are provided for a significant number of training activities, in any case not exceeding the two thirds of total activities. For detailed information, please visit the dedicated website: www. Access information and the call for applications are available on the Department website.

Course content

The degree programme is conceptually divided into two parallel curricula: First, it provides basic professional skills relating to data analysis, labour and industrial economics, labour history, public economic law, work organisation and human resources law. In addition, the programme provides professional skills, specific and applied, in the field of personnel information systems, advanced labour law and industrial relations, human resources management, communication and management of organisational change.

Career options

Graduates in Labour Relations are able to cover managerial/executive roles and deal with the different aspects of employment relations within public or private organisations, with particular reference to the various types of contract, industrial relations, selection, management and development of human resources, work and business organisation, risk prevention, management and organisation of safety, job counselling and active labour market policies. The professional roles of reference are found in the human resources management function of manufacturing or service companies, both public and private, in management and executive function in consulting companies, in the profession of employment consultant (after completion of the practice and after passing the State examination, of qualification to exercise the professional activity), in trade union organisations, in agencies for personnel recruiting and selection or employment administration.

List of single courses taught in English

- Labor History (History of Organizational Models) [ credits: 6]
- Organizational Forms and Design [ credits: 9]

More information

Course Director
prof. Simone Scagliarini
Maria Luisa Resta

The course is managed by the Marco Biagi Department of Economics