Master in Management and Governance - Curriculum Accounting and Management

University of Siena

Program Description

Master in Management and Governance - Curriculum Accounting and Management

University of Siena

Management and Governance (Specialization in Accounting and Management)

The course aims to provide students with a deep knowledge of the main theoretical and applied concepts in accounting and management, with particular reference to the economic and managerial dynamics in the international context.

Students are familiarized with modern economic and managerial theories, concepts, techniques, and their applications. The aim is to provide students with the advanced tools necessary to investigate economic, social, legal, cultural and technological issues.

Particular attention is devoted to the recent evolution and major changes of the firms' operating environment in order to provide students with adequate competencies related to the government, managerial, and organizational processes in different types of firms, operating in diverse businesses (public and private sectors).

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Objectives and professional roles

The course intends to form graduates that will be able to:

- assume roles of directional responsibility inside companies, organizations and institutions (in staff functions as well as in line management) which, in particular, operate at the supranational level;

- start an independent entrepreneurial activity, including that of the execution of the professions and activities of consulting (accounting and company) with a strong international vocation;

- assume roles of responsibility in institutional organisms (Chamber of Commerce, Associations of category, Local bodies, international organizations).

It also provides adequate knowledge for placement in roles of directional responsibility within Public Administrations, Utilities and the non-profit sector.

In all these cases the subject can perform decision-making, management, coordination, management, data analysis and information functions.

The Course also prepares graduates to perform the functions of Auditor and Chartered Accountant.



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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 a restricted access and the application could be subject to admission tests.

International students wishing to enroll 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 enroll on 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 - - in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.

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”):

2018-2019 indicative academic calendar

Autumn term (1st semester)

  • Lecture period: October 1st, 2018 - January 18th, 2019
  • Examination period: January 21st - March 1st, 2019

Spring term (2nd semester)

  • Lecture period: March 4th - June 14th, 2019
  • Examination period: June 17th - July 31st, 2019

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:

a) category the degree course belongs to

b) 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

c) enrolment year

d) University credits earned (ECTS credits) in the twelve months prior to 10 August

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

a) humanities-social studies (US)

b) technical-scientific (TS)

c) 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:

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This school offers programs in:
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Last updated October 18, 2018
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2 years
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Italy - Siena, Tuscany
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