Masters Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Master International Communication

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Italy Milan

The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. Master International Communication: www.hanzegroningen.eu/mic Welcome to the Master in International Communication This double degree programme is offered in association with the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Four universities, all specialising in corporate communication and public relations in an international, professional context, have joined forces to form the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The consortium offers a unique joint master's programme in International Communication (MIC). The programme is a full-time study over three semesters (90 EC). You will study at two universities, with the possibility to study in the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom and Lithuania. Graduates receive two degrees and a certificate from the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is a joint programme developed in close cooperation between the Geert Hofstede Consortium partners:​ Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands IULM University, Milan, Italy Vilnius University, Lithuania Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom The Master International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious programme for those who aspire to an international career in communication. Whether you have recently graduated or are currently working, the MIC prepares you for a career as a communication practitioner in senior managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. Educational concept The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. Core programme The first semester introduces you to the full breadth of the profession. What are the roles and responsibilities of the communication professional in an organisation from a strategic perspective? Which main functional areas are there? How does culture influence communication? What is the relationship between the organisation and its international and intercultural environment? All assignments and projects focus on sustainability. Specialisations During the second semester you will complete a number of specialisations from one of the consortium universities of your choice. The specialisations change according to what is happening in the professional field. Hanze UAS, Groningen offers the specialisations the Issues Manager, Media Analytics & Global Societal Challenges and Big Date & Visualization, Intercultural Training & Project Management. The dissertation You must demonstrate mastery of those competences required to obtain the title Master in International Communication. You will choose a professional role and analytically solve a problem for an outside client (working in-house or as a consultant). The result of this project will be based on applied research and the use of an appropriate methodology. Every problem requires a solution from an international or intercultural perspective. One programme, two degrees The 90 ECTS study programme allows you to study at two consortium partner universities. Each of these will award you a master's degree. You will also receive a consortium certificate stating that you succesfully completed an international joint master's programme, developed with the support of the European Union. All degrees are fully accredited. Graduation profile As a graduate of the Master in International Communication you will be an interculturally competent communication professional able to work in a global context. You will be able to anticipate changes and develop, implement and manage sustainable and innovative solutions to communication issues. As a graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to work at managerial or consultancy level. Career prospects Nearly all MIC graduates have found a job either during or shortly after their graduation project. Graduates have found jobs as public relations managers, corporate communications consultants, marketing & communications heads and brand directors. Companies where our graduates have found positions include Google, Edelman PR, Ogilvy Group, Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard, IBM and ABN Amro bank. Entry requirements Bachelor’s degree in related fields: communication, humanities, social sciences, business, management, linguistics; Extensive work experience in related fields may also be considered. A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.5 and no subscores below 5.5 or TOEFL ibt total of 90 with minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing. Your IELTS or TOEFL must not be older than two years. [-]

Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2016 Italy Bologna

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time English program which aims to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry undergoing a continuous revolution. 96% of placement in 6 months. Through the expansion of mobile devices every day more and more people around the world connect to social media: Twitter has... [+]

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time English program which aims to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry undergoing a continuous revolution. 96% of placement in 6 months. Through the expansion of mobile devices every day more and more people around the world connect to social media: Twitter has 230 million users, Google+ has 500 million, YouTube 800 million and Facebook 1.23 billion. What we are witnessing is more than a technological revolution, it is a deep socio-cultural transformation. Companies the world over who are constantly increasing the amount that they invest in their online advertising to improve their relationship with the consumers and the business community. Together with the partner IAB (International Advertising Bureau), this Master’s degree provides students with the qualifications and skills to start a managerial or consultant career in the field of digital communications. A unique atmosphere of a 16th Century Villa in the hills of Bologna you will study Marketing, Communication and New Media: the subject that will shape the 21st Century. During an international course with students from all the world, a Faculty composed by professors, managers and entrepreneurs, thanks to project works, company projects and master lectures students get in touch with the key worlds of the digital era: listen, publish content, share and participate. The Master concludes with an internship at a company. Structure The Master’s degree is a 12-month full-time program including an internship or project work (total length: 1500 working hours). The academic part is divided into two terms. You will cover 1000 hours of study: 400 hours of classroom activities and 600 hours of individual/group work. During the first term you will study the fundamentals of marketing and communication, while the second term will deal with practical aspects and focus on the new media tools you will use in your professional career (you can find more detailed information about the courses you will study in the section ‘Courses’ below). The two terms are followed by an internship period of 500 working hours. This internship can be carried out at various companies and agencies in Italy or abroad. It is your chance to put into practice the theory and techniques learned during the two academic terms by working on marketing and communication strategies/campaigns, analyze and create solutions to real problems and work on action plans. You are expected to make the most of these opportunities by learning from the professionals you will be working with. At the end of the internship you will be required to hand in a ‘Final Report’, which you will present to the Director of Studies showcasing your activities and analyzing the theories and lessons learned during the academic part. Students who are interested can also choose to take an extracurricular course of Italian. First term: December 2016 – April 2017 Kick Off & Ice-Breaking activities Fundamental courses: Accounting; Corporate Communication; Information Systems and Databases; Business and Trade Marketing; Marketing and Marketing Research Second term: April 2017 – July 2017 Focused courses: Digital Interactive Marketing; Integrated Communication Planning; Industry Structure of Digital Communication; Strategic Positioning and Online/Offline Reputation; Search Marketing and Web Analytics for Businesses; Web Technologies Internship: August 2017 – December 2017 Practical Experience Final Project Learning Method The main aim of our teaching staff is to first lay down a solid grounding of theory before starting to build on that by introducing more practical aspects. This will result in you confidently entering the working environments of this industry, ready to deal with the scenarios you will face. The teaching staff will help you grasp these concepts and techniques through the use of lectures and seminars; group projects and company visits; guest speakers and case studies; videos and presentations; individual assignments and assisted private studying. The courses are set up to give the maximum freedom to learn to the students and allow the professors to teach and assess the students in the best way possible. Assessments can take the form of individual/group presentations, projects, oral and written exams as well as, of course, class participation. Fees The tuition fees for the 2016/2017 academic year are 14,800 euros to be paid in several instalments, the first one upon enrollment. The fees cover all academic materials via the online learning platform, all the facilities of the Alma Bologna Business School including use of the computers and secure personal Wi-Fi accounts, access to the study areas and gym, as well as student discount in the School’s cafeteria. Free parking is also available within the grounds of the School. In addition, with your University of Bologna Student Card you will have access to all university facilities with more than 100 libraries (including online subscriptions and databases), the 3 city centre canteens and all university student related discount offers. Scholarship/Financial Aid At Bologna Business School we understand the importance of financial aid in supporting our students in achieving their educational goals. We are aware that an advanced, high quality training path can be a significant commitment but we also truly believe that investing in one’s future always pays back. Bologna Business School is pleased to offer partial scholarships to the most meriting students: there are scholarships of 6,000 euros each and scholarships of 4,000 euros each. All applicants will be considered for a scholarship – no specific application is required. Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan. Main characteristics: Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee Reduced interest rate No collateral required Repayable in 10 years Without early closing fees [-]

Master in Fashion Direction : Brand & Communication Management

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 16/01/2017 - 20/01/2018 years October 2017 Italy Milan

Brands have a cultural identity, which often comes out from the products and the company’s technical expertise and craftsmanship, while in other cases, it is the result of a careful strategy and communication architecture. The management and exploitation of [+]

Master in Fashion Direction / Brand & Communication Management

Brands have cultural identities and roots, which often come out from the products and the company’s technical expertise and craftsmanship, while in other cases it is the result of a careful brand strategy and communication architecture. The management and exploitation of this area are increasingly important for global competitiveness of fashion companies. In this area, professionals are required to possess skills in order to create value for the final customer and the different other targets of communication and marketing strategies, as well as being able to interact with all the segments of the fashion pipeline from design and product management to marketing and retailing.... [-]


Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 - 1 year October 2017 Italy Turin

The Programme explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse categories of heritage and puts emphasis on strategic management competencies and project management for the preservation and promotion of UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites. [+]

The Master is designed by the University of Torino , the Politecnico di Torino , the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO), and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Cultural activities are a major contributor to national development, job creation and social cohesion. The master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development aims to impart the necessary competencies and skills to participants in the conservation and promotion of World Heritage Sites as well as in the conceptualization of sustainable projects designed around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, creative industries, museums and tourism.The close collaboration of senior specialists of the Culture Sector of UNESCO, working in the area of Millennium Development Goals, Historic Urban Landscape, Sustainable Tourism Programme, Nominations to the World Heritage List, Management and Periodic Reporting of World Heritage Properties, strengthen the success of the Master.... [-]

Master in International Business Development

University of Milano-Bicocca
Campus Full time 14 - 18 months October 2017 Italy Milan

MAIB Master Program is about gaining hands-on global management experience by living and studying in 3 Global cities across 3 Different Continents – Milan, Italy; Toronto, Canada and Bangalore, India [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. MAIB Master Program allows you to gain hands-on global management experience by living and studying in 3 Global cities across 3 Different Continents – Milan, Italy; Toronto, Canada and Bangalore, India Designed by University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy) in partnership with Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India), MAIB is a full time Triple Credential Program offering: 3 SIMULTANEOUS DEGREES ACHIEVED IN 18 MONTHS, WITH A TOTAL OF 120 CREDITS. a) MAIB + IBM – 14 months Two simultaneous degrees achieved with a total of 90 credits (based on University Credit System) - First Level Master Degree from University of Milano-Bicocca – MAIB; - Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College, Toronto – IBM; This Program includes 3 months internship anywhere, except in Canada (see point b). b) MAIB + IBM + Work in Canada Option – Internship period at Centennial College (in order to explore opportunity to work in Canada) – 15 months Opportunity to work in Canada by enrolling at Centennial College for the Internship period of 15 weeks: a must in order to comply with the work visa norms of Canadian Government. Additional costs apply. c) MAIB + IBM + MBA – 18 months Additional study period at Alliance University, Bangalore India – MBA Degree from Alliance School of Business, Bangalore, India can be achieved with an additional study period of 4 months with a total of 30 credits. Additional costs apply. Admission The next batch of MAIB – Joint Triple Credential Master Program begins in October 2015 and will enroll bright, diverse, and creative future business leaders. As we build the class, we seek the most promising students in terms of intellectual distinction and professional merit. We base this judgment on the totality of information available. We consider each application holistically, and take into account factors such as your background, academic credentials, experiences, aspirations, values and accomplishments. Finally, we are looking for diversity in the MAIB class because the program is based on a collaborative educational process, bringing students together from diverse backgrounds to deliver a range of perspectives and approaches to learning. Non-discrimination Policy MAIB admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at all the Partner Universities. MAIB prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in the administration of the program and activities. SCHOLARSHIPS & STUDY LOANS – 5 Scholarships of € 7.600,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants – 5 Scholarships of € 5.000,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants Course Duration: 14 - 18 months Part time: No Full time: Yes Cost: 15,000 EUR. Additional fees apply for MBA Start date: 1st October 2016 End date: 30th November 2017 Place: 1st TERM: Italy, Milan from October 2016 – December 2016 2nd TERM: Bangalore, India from January 2017 – April 2017 3rd TERM: Toronto, Canada from May 2017 – August 2017 4th TERM: Internship (location, based on choice) from September 2017 – November 2017 Call for Application: March – June 2016 ADMISSION CRITERIA - Degree credentials - Curriculum - English Certificate - Personal statement Career Development Plan: strong focus on internship, job placement, research assignments; career fairs; student career counseling services Give your future an International Edge! [-]

Masters in Comparative International Relations

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Venice

The MSc programme involves two years of full-time study, covering a wide spectrum of fields in International Relations. It is designed for students with different academic backgrounds such as history, international law, political sciences, languages and related disciplines. [+]

The MSc (Master of Science/Laurea Magistrale) degree in "Relazioni Internazionali Comparate – International Relations", active since 2008, involves two years of full-time study, covering a wide spectrum of fields in International Relations. It is designed for students with different academic backgrounds such as history, international law, political sciences, languages and related disciplines. The curriculum
 Students can choose from five curricula, comprising specific groups of related elective courses focusing on specific themes or geographic areas: Europe-East Asia. Inter-Mediterranean Relations Transatlantic Relations Eastern Europe Development policies (fully taught in English) The final project
 The programme culminates with a final project. Students will work intensively on a topic of their choice while attending regular meetings with their project supervisor. Applying for the programme
 To enter the programme applicants need to have the equivalent to a three-year Italian undergraduate degree (Laurea) such as a BSc degree, with a sound knowledge of key issues in history, international law, and economics. Further requirements include certified knowledge of English at B2 level in addition to basic knowledge (B1 level) of one of the following languages: French, Russian, Spanish or Portuguese. Graduate careers
 The special education provided to second-cycle graduates in Comparative International Relations will enable them to hold positions of high responsibility in organizations and businesses operating internationally. Possible career opportunities include: - Purchasing of goods and services - Image and public relations consultancy and similar professions - Government and regional bodies - National and international organizations - International study centers - Consular posts - Broadcasting - Management - Marketing - Public service [-]

Master's in International Politics & Economic Relations (IPER)

University of Macerata
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Macerata

Located in Macerata, where the University was established in 1290 - the ninth oldest in the world -,our <strong>Master's Degree in International Politics and Economic Relations</strong> (IPER), run by the <strong>Department of Political Science, Communication, and International Relations</strong>, offers the benefit of small classes, of a young, dynamic and well-trained faculty, and of a fresh and interactive environment. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. Located in Macerata, where the University was established in 1290 - the ninth oldest in the world -,our Master's Degree in International Politics and Economic Relations (IPER), run by the Department of Political Science, Communication, and International Relations, offers the benefit of small classes, of a young, dynamic and well-trained faculty, and of a fresh and interactive environment. Courses are taught with a special attention to the current development and phenomena in each field, and students are always encouraged to nurture their own critical approach and supported to express their skills and follow their inclination. We are small by design, because we believe in a mutual involvement and cooperation between faculty and students, and among students. IPER’S DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAM DOUBLES THE OPPORTUNITIES IPER's students come from all over the world, from Zambia to China, from Sweden to India, from Turkey to Russia, from Pakistan to Ukraine, from Brazil to Ghana: when engaged in confrontations during and after classes, they bring with them the specialty of theirdifferent heritage, upbringing and education - an invaluable asset to learn more and better. IPER offers a twofold degree, with a first year dealing with legal, historical, political and sociological in-depth analysis, and a secondyear focussed on economics, marketing, trade law, and project management. Thus, IPER puts together the institutional perspective of a school of government and the empirical, in-the-field approach of business studies - many interdisciplinary, highly interwoven opportunities for the ideal cultural equipment to those interested as a vocation in decoding the complexities of our world and in taking part in its processes. Admission Requirements All students aiming to enrol the IPER Master's degree have to meet the following admission requirements: - knowledge of English language: a B2 level of the CEFR is required (Cambridge B2, TOEFL 87, IELTS 6.5, BULATS 75, Unicert level II, CLES 2, CET4 and so on) - three-year Bachelor’s degree in Political Science as well as equivalent qualification or acquisition, during the undergraduate degree program, of at least 6 credits (ECTS) in at least 2 of the following subject areas: - Law - Political Science and Sociology - Historical/Political and Philosophy - Economics and Statistics - Linguistic Admission is contingent upon verification by the competent Academic Offices of validity of academic qualifications for registration and acceptance of the candidate onto the course. Should this be the case we will provide students information about additional readings after the formal admission. [-]

Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Italy Venice

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises a new Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights thanks to the support of the European Union and in partnership [+]

1st semester: from mid/late September 2016 until January 2017 in Venice-Lido, Italy 2nd semester: from February to May 2017 in one of the partner universities The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises a new Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights thanks to the support of the European Union and in partnership with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the following universities: Cadi Ayyad University (Morocco), International University of Rabat (Morocco), Carthage University (Tunisia), Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Italy). The programme offers students a multidisciplinary course of study, covering topics ranging from the principles and practices of democracy, the rule of law, the international and regional systems for Human Rights Protection to specialised courses focused on the process of political and social development and transition in the Arab world. Admission Criteria The Master is open to students, professionals or experts who meet the following criteria: - Academic ability and background: Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to democracy and human rights of minimum 180 ECTS or equivalent (Bachelor/General Degree). - Additional studies and relevant experience in the area of human rights are an asset. - Fluency in English is compulsory, knowledge of Arabic is highly recommended. Application Procedure and Fees The majority of participants can benefit from tuition waivers. Tuition fees amount to 4000 euro. The programme provides to all attendees grants covering most of the accommodation and subsistence costs. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE MASTER IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE Due to the large amount of applications received, and considered the many request of extending the deadline for applications we are delighted to postpone it to the 15 of December. The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) opens applications for the new Master in Democratic Governance- Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region (DE.MA). DE.MA was created thanks to the support of the European Union and of the Danish Institute for Human Rights. It is based on a partnership between EIUC and the following universities: Cadi Ayyad University (Marrakech, Morocco), International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco), Carthage University (Tunis, Tunisia), Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine), St Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy). DE.MA is unique in its nature for its features and objectives. Open to professionals and licensed students, it will combine a theoretical and practical approach and it will deliver a joint Master’s degree from both Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Morocco. This is a multidisciplinary curriculum offering courses in law, political science, sociology and other fields relevant to the study of democratic governance and Human Rights. The first semester from January to April 2016 is held at the EIUC premises in Venice and the second one from April to July 2016 takes place in one of the partner universities in the Master's Consortium. DE.MA is meant to play an active role in the ongoing debate about the principles underpinning the transition of political regimes to democracy. It aims to: - Create high-profile experts in the fields of democratic governance and the protection of human rights, allowing them to act as promoters of a process leading to the affirmation of the democratic principles; - Foster the creation of an élite group of people in the promotion of democratic institutions; - Build a network of experts in political institutions, in national and international, governmental and non-governmental organisations in the Region. The presence of academics, professionals and students from different countries, coupled with the knowledge-sharing and the international mobility, make of this Master a unique and excellent opportunity to get an in-depth knowledge and to build up skills in the field of democratic governance and human rights. Moreover, participants will be plunged in a truly international environment and will be part of a Mediterranean network of high-level faculty, experts and prestigious international partners. Students will benefit from grants covering most of the accommodation and subsistence costs during the first and second semester. Furthermore, all participants will be supported with finding accommodation and with administrative procedures for getting the visa. [-]

Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation - Economics for Development (LM-28209) provides students with an advanced understanding of a variety of fields (including sociology, economics, political science, history and law) and the tools that are necessary to analyse and interpret the social, economic, juridical and institutional contexts that characterise developing countries. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. The Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation - Economics for Development (LM-28209) provides students with an advanced understanding of a variety of fields (including sociology, economics, political science, history and law) and the tools that are necessary to analyse and interpret the social, economic, juridical and institutional contexts that characterise developing countries. The programme addresses the evaluation and management of international cooperation programmes in terms of politics, economy, finance, health and law. Political and economic globalization calls for new professional figures that are capable of understanding, assessing and managing the social, cultural and economic challenges that await us. The competences and tools needed to analyse and operate in this context require a vast multi-disciplinary understanding of the international scenario.The Masters Programme also focuses on the methodologies employed by bi- and multi-lateral cooperation organisations to develop programmes and peace missions. The programme provides students with the competences necessary to: Conceive, draft, implement and direct integrated cooperation programmes and projects for development; Monitor and evaluate projects and programmes; Work in fluent English (both written and spoken) and provides a good working knowledge of French, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic; Employ communication and information management tools.onceive, draft, implement and direct integrated cooperation programmes and projects for development; Monitor and evaluate projects and programmes; Work in fluent English (both written and spoken) and provides a good working knowledge of French, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic; Employ communication and information management tools. [-]

Master in Political Marketing

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 9 months March 2017 Italy Rome

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. [+]

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. Playing an active role in an electoral campaign on in the life of a party, but also writing about politics on a daily basis, are activities that, without specific training and without the mastery of the most up-to-date techniques, risk being unproductive.

The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. Political-Electoral Marketing - Strategy - Market research for politics - Segmentation, targeting and positioning for politics - Political-Electoral marketing mix - Marketing 2.0 and 3.0 for politics Web and Social media for politics - Web and Social Media campaign planning, implementation and control for politics - Using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ for political communication - Political blogging - Emailing techniques Public speaking - Verbal and Non-verbal communication - Feedback effectiveness - Active listening - Steps for an effective public presentation Political Press Office - Political journalism - The Press Office - The planning of activities - Implementing actions and monitoring results. Organising events - Choice and ideation of the most suitable event in order to reach objectives - Project definition - Budget definition through the evaluation of economic aspects - Promotion: online through social media and offline through traditional media - Practical organization of the event. The electoral system and its specificity - Plurality systems - Majority systems - Proportional systems - Mixed systems Leadership for politics - Interpersonal influence - Leadership styles - The techniques Spin Doctoring - Role and activity evolution - Strategies and techniques - Excellency cases Fundraising for politics - Fundraising techniques and tactics - Fundraising patterns - The management of the relationship with donors - Budgeting and staffing models - Effective and ethical profiles - Phone banking, canvassing and special events Electoral campaign management - Traditional vs digital campaigns - Human resources management and organisation for an electoral campaign - The thematic campaign - Territorial campaign - Cases studies Innovative communication techniques for politics - Graphic, video and digital design - Modelling and 3D animation - Augmented reality - Mobile apps - Video mapping International excellency cases Edsegovi’s HOLOS model (Mexico) Learning Options This course may be attended in the following formulas: - on campus, at the Rome Business School Rome headquarters. - distance learning, through a cutting edge e-learning platform with live lectures and a great teacher-student interaction. Participation fees In order to ensure a top quality training course, attendance is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. Selection is based upon the evaluation of CVs and on the results of technical-motivational interviews. The participation fee for the Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is of € 3.500,00 (V.A.T. included). ... [-]

Master in Clinical Psychology for Individuals, Families and Organizations ( Taught in English)

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. Objectives The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. Aside from lectures, courses are characterized by active learning through exercises, role plays and group work. Students will be given the tools to work in macro-social contexts, to promote a satisfactory balance between the needs of individual empowerment and business objectives, taking into account the sustainable development of business in both national and international contexts. In particular, they will receive adequate preparation to carrying out a selection of personnel, "team" and "one to one" coaching in companies, institutions and non-profit organizations, to handle issues related to the management of the decision-making process, of communication and of the social skills of organizations and institutions. Students will also learn to design preventive interventions aimed not only at individuals, couples and families but also at companies, institutions and non-profit organizations. [-]

MA in Technologies and Codes of Communication

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 2 years November 2017 Italy Rome

The formative programs are characterized by a strong experimental component, the result of the various workshop activities aimed at [+]

A good technical knowledge is the basis for successfully deal with planning and creativity. Digital media and the speed of evolution of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in fact challenge continuously new professionals. Three years Bachelor’s Degree and the Master’s Degree programs are conceived to provide essencial tools necessary to engage these challenges. A free Italian language course will be offered to all students who pre-apply by the first week of June. Through continuous research and study, then, you will master the digital world to use it as a tool for creating cutting-edge products and to design new and more exciting services to users. Course of study The formative programs are characterized by a strong experimental component, the result of the various workshop activities aimed at "making real", in collaboration with research centers within the university and with other entities related to it, the theoretical aspects discussed during the lessons. Another unique feature of the course is the presence of a highly qualified faculty and represented by leading figures from the world of ICT and interaction design, which have significant experience both nationally and internationally. These can thus ensure the transfer of experiences, expertise and knowledge accumulated during their career for students enrolled. FIRST YEAR Methodology and Techniques of Social Research Sociology of communication languages Sociology of new media and social networks Semiotics artifacts and image theory Interaction Design I Elements of Programming I (Web and mobile) Integrated course of communication Cognitive Psychology Analysis and visualization databases SECOND YEAR Laboratory of computer graphics, modeling and 3D printing Interaction Design II and Design Lab Interfaces English for multimedia communication Materials to be chosen Skills [-]

Master in World Politics and International Relations

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Pavia

The <strong>two-year taught Master (Laurea Magistralis) in World Politics and International Relations</strong> is designed to help you analyse the major issues arising out of these processes. Whether you are aiming at a career in national or international public services, in non-governmental organizations or in the private sector, you need a multidisciplinary approach to grasp the key issues. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. Our world is united and fragmented. Common links and challenges bind the international community together, while political phenomena are increasingly driven by regional dynamics and by conflicting national perspectives on security, wealth and identity. Globalization is still on the move along with processes of regional integration and the proliferation of new states. Military power is still concentrated at the state level, but is also becoming available to non-state actors. Technologies and information spread globally, and are variously transformed into forces for cooperation and conflict. The two-year taught Master (Laurea Magistralis) in World Politics and International Relations is designed to help you analyse the major issues arising out of these processes. Whether you are aiming at a career in national or international public services, in non-governmental organizations or in the private sector, you need a multidisciplinary approach to grasp the key issues. How are foreign policy and domestic policy related? Is regime change necessarily inconsistent with political stability? Under what conditions can power be tamed in contemporary international relations? To answer these questions, you need expertise in political science. Are contemporary international relations more or less conflict-driven than in the past? How, exactly, did the current international system arise? How did we get from Statecraft to “Globecraft”? To address contemporary challenges you need expertise in contemporary history. Is international law just a set of formal rules, or does it impact on the content of international relations? How are human rights promoted or enforced internationally? Are Mercosur and Nafta comparable to the European Union? To answer questions like these, you need regional and international expertise not only in politics but also in law. And what exactly is a human right? And what would a more just international order look like, if it were possible? To make informed judgements in these areas, you need a solid grounding in ethics. Following the long-established Italian tradition of “Political Sciences”, this Master will help you to acquire advanced skills in comparative analysis, to sharpen your analytical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. Multidisciplinary approach “Political sciences” is a multidisciplinary form of study peculiar to a limited number of European countries, most notably Italy and France (scienze politiche, sciences politiques). The “political sciences” (in the plural) include political science (in the singular), but also the other social sciences (economics and sociology), together with history, and law. These other “sciences” count as “political” insofar as they focus on political phenomena, making political science a central discipline through which the other disciplines relate to one another. Pavia has produced and hosted a number of nationally and internationally renowned scholars in the political sciences. The political and legal theorist Bruno Leoni, the economist Libero Lenti, and the historian Carlo Maria Cipolla are among the figures who have established pioneering and leading schools of research at Pavia. As well as including prominent researchers in Western and European comparative politics, history, law, economics and sociology, Political Sciences at Pavia also boasts particular strengths in the study of African and Asian history and politics, and in the teaching of the Arabic, Chinese and Japanese languages. Minimal entry requirements A first (at least three-year) degree covering one or more of the humanities or social sciences and including at least 36 credits (ECTS or international equivalent) in one or more of the following areas: politics; sociology; modern or contemporary history; public, private or international law; demography; economics (not including business studies). For students taking their first degree at an Italian University, these disciplinary areas are given official classifications. The admissions committee has no discretion regarding these classifications. Proficiency in the English language at the level of the European standard C1. Candidates are strongly advised (though not on pain of exclusion) to submit one of the following English language certificates with their application (this point does not apply to students who have completed a course of higher education in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, USA, or UK, or who can demonstrate, by means of certification from the relevant university, that their previous degree was taught and examined in English): TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT), with a score of at least 90; TOEFL Paper-based test (PBT), with a score of at least 570; IELTS (Academic version), with a score of at least 6.5; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), Grade C with a score of 67; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), Grade C. Candidates without an English language certificate at the time of application may be asked to do so as a condition for enrollment. Applicants taking their first degree at an Italian University must have acquired at least 150 credits by the relevant application deadline. Applicants need to satisfy the admissions committee not only that they meet these minimal requirements but also that their knowledge and academic abilities are of a sufficiently high level to undertake the proposed course of study. To this end, the admissions committee will assess applicants’ academic qualifications (both overall and in the relevant disciplines), their academic potential in the relevant fields, and their level of English. Academic potential will be assessed in part through an interview (by skype or in person) held shortly after the relevant application deadline. Application deadlines Prospective students wishing to enroll in the degree program in September 2015 should apply by one of the following deadlines: First deadline: 19 March 2016; Second deadline: 19 May 2016; Third deadline: 14 July 2016 (open only to Italian and other EU applicants); Fourth deadline: 12 September 2016! (open only to Italian and other EU applicants; Non-EU applicants must apply by either the March or May deadline. Italian and other EU applicants may apply at any one of the three deadlines. Non-EU applicants are advised to apply earlier rather than later, given the time needed to obtain a study visa and the competitive nature of the application process. Non-EU applicants applying to the degree program at the second of the above deadlines (in May) should consider beginning their visa application (at the Italian Embassy) beforehand, or simultaneously. Deadlines for visa applications can vary. For more precise information, we strongly advise applicants to contact the Italian Embassy in their own country as soon as possible. All applicants will be interviewed shortly after the relevant application deadline, either in person (in Pavia), or by skype. In the latter case, interviews must use the video as well as the audio facility. The interview is an integral part of the selection procedure and will include questions designed to assess applicants’ analytical, argumentative, and critical abilities. The interview will not normally presuppose specialist knowledge in particular disciplines. The admissions committee will inform all applicants by email of the outcome of the application procedure. Successful applicants will then be supplied with further information about the enrollment process. Please note that applications for academic year 2016-2017 are now open. Please consult the page "How to apply" on the WPIR website . 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Master Degree Course in Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations

University of Catania
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Catania

GLOPEM - Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations - is a two-year full-time programme entirely taught in English. It offers an advanced training program to people eager to analyze how European and global institutions tackle the challenges set by the recent acceleration of the process of globalization, and the increased interdependence of societies, markets, and states; to sharpen their analytical and critical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. [+]

GLOPEM - Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations - is a two-year full-time programme entirely taught in English. It offers an advanced training program to people eager to analyze how European and global institutions tackle the challenges set by the recent acceleration of the process of globalization, and the increased interdependence of societies, markets, and states; to sharpen their analytical and critical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. GLOPEM innovative feature is the association of global politics, European governance, and Euro-Mediterranean relations. Focus is on global institutions, policies and issues, global justice, EU policy-making and governance, and key Mediterranean issues. GLOPEM offers also the Double Degree Programme with the University of Liège. Admission A. Requirements Candidates are required to: - Have earned an undergraduate degree in a three-year Bachelor course in the area of Social and Human Studies. - Candidates who are still studying during the admission process may be given a conditional offer subject to the completion of their degree requirements by 30 November 2014 or 10 March 2015. - Have knowledge of English certified by an international certification, or proved by an exam passed in the Bachelor degree course (Italian grade 27/30 or a grade equivalent to level B1 of the Council of Europe scale). B. Colloquium All candidates are enrolled to the Master upon passing the admission colloquium. The colloquium is about the student motivation, interest and knowledge about the object of the Master programme. Core modules First year ENGLISH LANGUAGE EU PUBLIC POLICIES GLOBAL HISTORY AND NORTH AFRICA HISTORY HUMAN RIGHTS: HISTORICAL AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES MEDITERRANEAN POLITICS METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL RESEARCH WORLD INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES Second year COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ECONOMY AND SOCIAL POLICY ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS [-]

Master in New Media Communication and Interaction Design

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time 9 months March 2017 Italy Turin

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the growing demand from companies, private and public organization for professionals with specific and diversified skills linked to the development and the new opportunities of the digital world. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Italy 2017. Contemporary society moves its first steps towards "artificial intelligence". This expression may sound bombastic, but the essence of the phenomenon can be synthesized in a few words: many tiring activities that today weigh mainly on human intelligence are steadily being transferred to computers, which are finally able to read the semantic meaning of raw information, creating a vast network of benefits and profits. Modern digital environments, and the "artificial" intelligences that are developed in and from them, are deeply changing jobs in every sector, at every level. Many new professions are being developed in this setting, and it's not a case that most of the EU funding being placed in 2014 and onwards is going towards a "digital agenda". IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the growing demand from companies, private and public organization for professionals with specific and diversified skills linked to the development and the new opportunities of the digital world. Master objectives and method. The Master's key objective is to form professionals capable of dialoguing through digital media, who comply with "netiquette" and community participation modalities, and, above all, are able not only to realize an integrated platform or a digital marketing campaign, but also to evaluate their performance and development potential. The Master's ambition is to work as an innovation hub, a place in which aspiring communicators can be trained in a continuous interchange between theoretical, practical and experimental phases, allowing comprehension and management of all stages of new media design. To train young professionals, IAAD recreates a professional environment in its didactic plan. One of the distinctive traits of IAAD method is the constant collaboration with sector-specific companies and firms in order to realize bound projects. Both the partner companies' business requirements and IAAD's teaching requirements converge in these projects, creating a situation that is doubly positive: aspiring designers have the opportunity to work with companies that are leaders in their sectors and companies can monitor and invest on future talent. This system also allows to simulate working conditions in a professional environment: work is conducted under specific deadlines, correcting projects during their execution phase by following client feedback, through team and objective-oriented work. The Master Program is structured in 3 macro areas. One is focused on specifically "creative" skills (Creativity Techniques, Art Direction in New Media Environments, Content Editing in New Media Environments, Web Platforms Design, Mobile App Design, Audiovisual Broadcasting Design, Digital PR & Social Media Networking), another on the cultural and informative background necessary to those looking to perform these new professions (Digital Economy Sociological Models, History of New Media, Digital Marketing Models, Big Data &Internet of Things), and the third one on technical skills and competences (User Interface Design, Project Development Techniques, Web Platforms Development, Mobile App Development, Edge Interactive Technologies). A strong focus is also placed on Semantic technologies (Semantic Web, Semantic Engineering, Ontology Application Development) representing the culmination and the fulfillment of all the didactic path. These disciplines are taught and examined in depth not only from a theoretical-conceptual point of view, but also looking at their actual application in media, marketing (R&D, design, advertising), educational and entertainment. Students will be asked not only to recognize the business aspects of the project, but also to gain the marketing skills to promote themselves - essential to present and explain one's works and talents. Presentations and contests are highly rated during the Master. Students are encouraged to prepare presentations for their work and supported in participating in international and national contests. Master module - three macro areas Design & Development In new media, it's very hard to separate the actual design phase (graphic design, interface design) from the application development. This is why the Master addresses these two proficiencies conjunctly, declining them by type of communication instrument: web platforms, mobile applications and audiovisual platforms. Digital PR Many new professions, focused more on multimedia content than on the implantation of technical solutions, are flourishing in new media: community and social media manager, professional blogger, e-reputation manager, transmedia web editor, all line advertiser, etc. Roles and accordingly different work undertones abound. The Master allows gaining familiarity with the main skills involved: benchmarking analysis, digital metric analysis, real time monitoring, influencers selection and hire, etc. Semantic, Big Data & Internet of Things Semantic technologies allow computers to read the meaning of messages and then act or react accordingly. Among others, two remarkable relapses take place: it possible to intercept and analyse huge fluxes of information, often of different origin and format, to obtain new statistical informations (big data), and connect entire network of computers to allow them to communicate and interact without the necessity of human intervention (internet of things). The master dedicates many didactic resources to these branches of knowledge. During the academic year IAAD will organize didactic visits to companies, exhibits and museums, special workshops, meetings with prominent sector professionals (possible costs will be at the student's expense). FACULTY Professionals working in the respective academic subject sectors, who know the main players of the sector and the skills needed to be competitive in the job market, make up IAAD teaching staff. Lecturers will be instrumental in helping students improve and comprehend which aspects of one's professionalism need to be perfected to enter the job market with a lead. Contributions of excellence IAAD believes in the value of cultural and experiential contamination, opening the doors of the university to professionals known nationally and internationally, experts who contribute to the didactic, leading workshops, seminars and lectures. Students will have the unique opportunity to interact with "gurus" of the sector, who will join IAAD faculty as Visiting professors. Requirements and admission procedure. Preliminary module Preliminary can be accessed by graduates and postgraduates in Computer Science, Economy, Humanities, Communication Sciences, Liberal Arts, Educational Sciences, and professionals seeking a specialization in new media. Admission depends on the evaluation of the candidacy, which will have to be presented thorough a cover letter, curriculum vitae and portfolio. IAAD reserves the right to ask the candidate, when deemed necessary, an additional interview at the head office or via Skype. Master module Admission to Master from Preliminary depends on the positive result of the exams undertaken during Preliminary. Access to Master is possible only with the authorization of the Coordinator based on the evaluation of academic titles, professional curriculum and portfolio. Admission procedure Applications need to be submitted via e-mail or traditional mail. Applications have to contain these documents: - Curriculum Vitae - Cover letter - Portfolio The Master Coordinator, assisted by an academic board belonging to the Communication Design department, will communicate the results of applications. IAAD reserves the right to ask the candidate, when deemed necessary, an additional interview at the head office or via Skype. [-]