Graduate Programs at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
About Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Founded in 1921, with 12 faculties and 4 campuses across Italy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is the largest non-state university in Europe.

Università Cattolica is a comprehensive university, offering programs in a wealth of subject areas, including 200 programs taught in Italian and 27 taught entirely in English, with a focus on:
  • Agribusiness and Viticulture
  • Banking and Finance
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Economics and Management
  • International Relations, Cooperation and Diplomacy
  • Medicine & Surgery
Additionally, students can easily apply for merit-based scholarships at the same time they apply for a program.

Università Cattolica boasts strong industrial ties that facilitate networking and internship opportunities, providing outstanding graduates for both private and public sectors. Cattolica is amongst the top 150 universities ranked in the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. Our campuses also regularly host Career Days too, which attract companies of the highest national and international caliber.

Each campus is tailor-made. Milan is home to Cattolica's largest campus, ideally located in the industrial, commercial and financial heartland of Italy. Students in the field of agribusiness and enology benefit from the presence of food and wine industries in the heart of the Food Valley region, location of the Piacenza-Cremona campus. Students at our Rome campus line the corridors with their lab coats as it is home to Università Cattolica's School of Medicine and Surgery which asserts an ideal affiliation with Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli." Whilst our Brecia campus is a leader in such fields as Mathematics and Physics, and enjoys a stellar reputation in such fields as Linguistics and Theater.
Why study at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore?
  • In the renowned QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, Cattolica's ascendency placed the University in formidable company, with 12 disciplines ranked in the top 200 in the world, or higher
  • It holds a sense of welcoming and strong recognition of the individual. The University offers a wide range of student services with guidance by our dedicated team of International student Advisors, with administrative matters, housing, language support and allocation of tutors
  • Cattolica is part of a strong global network, with university links in over seventy countries, from Australia, France and South Africa to India, China and Colombia
  • The Career Service helps students orientate along the paths of research, internships and employment, providing highly valued information and support. Over 7,500 internships are undertaken annually
International Students
An international study experience is that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become fully immersed into a different society and culture, and our range of campus facilities and services ensures that every international student has access to all of the support, information and mentoring which international students seek.

With over 3,250 international students on-campus representing over 100 nationalities, Cattolica prides itself in being a multicultural community. The International Student Service (ISS) is a team of passionate support staff, advisors and mentors with first-hand experience. They offer assistance to students on any aspect of life in Italy including academic matters, finding accommodation, applying for study visas and filling in administrative paperwork.
Admission Details
2-year Master of Science Programs

Entry requirements
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree, obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS) and in a subject which is relevant to the chosen degree course. If you've undertaken less than 15 years of total schooling, you may not be eligible for admission to a graduate program
  • The degree has to be issued by a higher education institution which is accredited or recognized in the awarding country
  • Cattolica will evaluate candidates' academic and personal background and decide if you meet the specific conditions for admission to the degree of your choice
  • The undergraduate degree must be obtained by the end of July 2018 (September for EU students)

English language proficiency

  • Have a TOEFL iBT overall score of at least 80 or an Academic IELTS overall score of at least 6.0 or;
  • Have successfully completed a degree program taught in the English language.
    Cattolica's TOEFL institution code is 2605.

1-Year Specializing Master Programs

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree, obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS)
  • Cattolica will evaluate candidates' academic and personal background and decide if you meet the specific conditions for admission to the degree of your choice
  • The undergraduate degree must be obtained before the start of the program

English language proficiency

  • B2 level of English proficiency; either via a certificate (TOEFL/iBT, Academic IELTS) or via a Skype interview with the relevant Master committee
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Programs

Executive Master in Cultural Heritage. Creativity, innovation & management
The Master is targeted at graduates and young professionals eager to take advantage of the global changes related to creative industries and tourism.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Agricultural and Food Economics
The program, organized in the context of the SMEA Graduate School, will prepare students to analyze the agri-food system and to operate in the various functional areas of businesses and organizations.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Banking and Finance
The Banking and Finance program is a specialized degree designed for students who wish to concentrate their career in financial markets and institutions. 
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: 1st Feb/ 15 March/ 15 April/ 15 May (final deadline non EU) 15 June (final deadline EU)
M.Sc. Economics
The curriculum is entirely taught in English and represents the University’s flagship course in Economics. The program is equivalent to a two-year Master of Science in Economics.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Global Business Management
The Global Business Management program aims to endow students with the listed skills so as to enable them to quickly adapt to an international environment, whilst understanding the dynamics, and knowing how to effectively identify solutions to managerial problems in such settings.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Healthcare Management
The Healthcare Management program is structured to achieve a good balance between management, economics and quantitative methods.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Management
The Management program is designed for students who wish to play an active role in managerial processes typical of companies operating in a global market. 
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Methods and Topics in Arts Management (MaTAM)
The aim is to provide students with a strong international perspective on visual and performing arts management. 
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
M.Sc. Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
The M.Sc. in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences is a joint program designed by two schools, the School of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences and the School of Economics.
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master Arts Management
The one- year program aims at developing skills and providing tools to deal with the new challenges of the domains of both the visual and performing arts, with an international perspective.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master Corporate Communication
Today being a very communicative person is not enough to succeed in the corporate communication career. You need to be actively trained to get the skills and competences to face the latest challenges of a continuously evolving scenario.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Cultural and Digital Diplomacy
The Master in Cultural and Digital Diplomacy is primarily addressed to students with professional or semi-professional experience in Arts, Culture, Diplomatic Institutions, who want to deepen their knowledge in these fields with an international strategic approach. 
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Economics & Finance
The Master in Economics and Finance is a graduate program that allows students, who already hold a Graduate degree (e.g. Master degree), to complete their training in economics providing them with a thorough understanding of the role and working of the economic and financial markets and institutions in modern economies.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Business
The Master in International Business provides a relevant training experience that allows participants to join the next wave of dynamic business leaders. The program will train you to have the skills needed to succeed in the global marketplace.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Business - Executive
The Master in International Business (MIB) Executive Class, promoted by the Faculty of Economics in Milan, is designed for participants with a professional experience, who want to make a significant change in their careers. 
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Cooperation and Development
This Master's program conjugates theoretical knowledge and practical experience, so to give students a specific set of professional skills to successfully face the global job market.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Marketing Management
The Master in International Marketing Management (MIMM) provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter the job market.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Relations
The Master in International Relations (MIR) is an innovative postgraduate program developed for graduates wanting to deepen their knowledge in the field of international relations through an immediate privileged experience with a distinguished faculty and top-level professionals.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in International Screenwriting and Production
The Master in International Screenwriting and Production - MISP is a postgraduate program that aims at creating professional working in the entertainment business (mainly screenwriters, story editors, and producers), providing them with a thorough understanding of the audiovisual industry and a strong knowledge of the storytelling techniques, which are the heart of every project of feature film and television series.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Luxury Goods Management
The Master in Luxury Goods Management (EMLUX) is aimed at those students who wish to carry out their career path in the luxury industry, a sector that requires both an understanding of the process of creativity and a solid managerial approach in order to succeed in an international multifaceted environment.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Middle Eastern Studies
This Master in Middle Eastern Studiesis specifically tailored for graduates of various disciplines and backgrounds, who are interested in obtaining a better knowledge of the Middle East region, taking into account its social-historical complexity and cultural plurality. 
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Strategic Management for Global Business
The Master provides an outstanding managerial and entrepreneurial academic preparation, based on practical and interactive teaching methods. 
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing
Specializing Master in Viticulture & Enology
The Master in Viticulture and Enology aims at addressing how vineyard and winery innovation is quickly becoming part of the Italian viticulture tradition. Italy is now the largest wine producer in the world and boasts the greatest variety in terms of cultivars.
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: Ongoing

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