Master in Engineering Management

General

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Program Description

This is a 2-year graduate programme entirely taught in English, offered to both national and international students.

The MSc in Engineering Management provides high-level competences for modelling, optimisation, decision making, and management of organisations. The study programme is focused on industrial economics and marketing, planning of innovation processes, and project management. The course also provides fundamentals of mathematical modelling, data and decision analysis, and optimisation of complex systems.

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Graduates in Engineering Management at the Department of Information Engineering and Mathematics are interdisciplinary managers with advanced problem-solving skills and a holistic view on modern companies in today's economic and social context, thus able to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for complex organisations.

To get admission in this course of studies students must possess a background in mathematics, statistics, and physics, equivalent to the one achieved in first-level (B.A.) engineering degrees; basics principles of economics, management, and programming.

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Career opportunities

Graduates in Engineering Management are able to apply knowledge and skills acquired during their studies in all the work environments requiring complex decision-making processes and analytical skills.

The multidisciplinary approach backed by quantitative methods can be applied to several sectors including production and logistics, financial, consultancy, healthcare or energy sectors among others.

Hence graduates in Engineering Management are hired in a wide range of positions by companies and organisations of all sizes.

The skills learned during MSc in Engineering Management can be useful in different positions. Usually, the graduates in Engineering Management start in technical roles and may quickly advance to executive and managerial positions.

Their typical activities often include the development of quantitative models, optimisation algorithms and decision support systems, and the implementation of technological innovations.

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Entry Requirements

International students wishing to apply for a Laurea Magistrale (Master’s Degree) must possess a degree or a university three-year diploma, or another study qualification from overseas, recognized as suitable, and with specific curricular requisites and adequate personal preparation, verified with the modes set out in the learning regulations for each master’s degree course, that also state the specific access criteria.

Please note that some programmes may have restricted access and the application could be subject to admission tests.

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International students wishing to enrol at a first cycle (bachelor - Laurea Triennale) degree programme taught in Italian or English or to the non-restricted access single cycle degree in Giurisprudenza at the University of Siena, can submit their documents in order to receive a letter of acceptance through the online platform within the deadline set by the University for each academic year.

The applications on the online platform for the assessment of entry qualifications of international students wishing to enrol in a first (undergraduate) or second (master's) cycle degree programme taught in Italian or English at the University of Siena will have different time frames according to the different courses. Students are invited to visit periodically this platform - http://enrolment.unisi.it/ - in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.

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Universities and Higher Education Institutions are entitled to officially recognize international qualifications.

Please remember that this procedure does not transform a foreign secondary school diploma into an Italian qualification.

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Academic Calendar

Departments at the University of Siena have adopted a semester system.

The academic year is divided into two terms: from October to January, and from March to May. At the end of each term, a period of examination is scheduled.

However, each department has its own academic calendar, which can be found at the departments’ website (at the section “Didattica”): http://www.unisi.it/strutture/dipartimenti

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2020-2021 indicative academic calendar

Autumn term (1st semester)

  • Lecture period: October 1st, 2020 - January 18th, 2021
  • Examination period: January 21st - March 1st, 2021

Spring term (2nd semester)

  • Lecture period: March 4th - June 14th, 2021
  • Examination period: June 17th - July 31st, 2021

Tuition Fees

Determination of the contribution amounts

The contribution amount due from each student enrolled in degree courses, master’s degree courses or single-cycle master’s degree courses offered by the University of Siena is defined on the basis of the following elements:

  • Category the degree course belongs to;
  • The economic status of the student’s immediate family, as this is expressed by the equivalent economic situation indicator (ISEE) for the year immediately preceding the year of enrolment;
  • Enrolment year;
  • University credits earned (ECTS credits) in the twelve months prior to 10 August.

The study course falls under one of the three categories below:

  • Humanities-social studies (US)
  • Technical-scientific (TS)
  • EU regulated healthcare (EU)

Note: For students who are citizens of non-EU member countries and who are not residents of Italy and for students to whom ISEE calculation is not applicable to their immediate family, an adjustment coefficient depending on the country of origin may be applied.

The University of Siena makes available a tuition fees calculation page: https://www.maprin.unisi.it/tasse19_20/index_eng.php

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A Strong International Mission

In its eight Centuries of history, the University of Siena has been producing a wide range of studies in many different fields of culture.

Over the years the University of Siena has enhanced its strategy for internationalisation, aiming to strengthen its international academic relationships and to attract students and researchers from different parts of the world.

In the early 21st Century this historical Institution has been able to face challenges related to the globalisation of learning, knowledge, and research with a wide number of international collaborations.

New international collaboration agreements and projects established each year, increasing number of Degrees and courses delivered in English, holding good placement in National and International Rankings; these are some of the University of Siena’s strong points.

Welcome in Siena

The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240.

Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.

Siena is located in the heart of Tuscany amid a landscape of gently rolling hills. Built on three steep hills and encircled by ancient walls, it is a unique city where students can spend a profitable study period, full of opportunities for their personal enrichment.

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Last updated May 2020

About the School

The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240. Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.

The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240. Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times. Read less