The information you find on this page is designed to help you choose the most suitable program to further your studies with an English-taught or an Italian-taught program.
Università Cattolica offers 2-year M.Sc. degrees and 1-year Specializing Masters across 12 Schools/Facoltà.
What is the difference between 2-year M.Sc. degrees and 1-year Specializing Masters?
The 2-year M.Sc. degree:
- Is an academic degree of 120 ECTS.
- Requires a similar academic background for access.
- Provides advanced academic knowledge in highly specialized areas. You will write a final dissertation.
- The degree enables you to apply for a PhD at any Italian or international university, as well as to internships/ job opportunities.
The 1-year Specializing Master:
- Is a professionalizing diploma of at least 60 ECTS.
- Welcomes students from different academic backgrounds
- The program focuses on specific topics and provides practical skills. There is dedicated time for an internship/project work and you will not write a final dissertation
- The diploma does not give you direct access to a PhD but leads to internships/ job opportunities