Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

Introduction

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is the largest private university in Europe boasting over 41 000 students from 12 Schools. Cattolica distinguishes itself for its multidisciplinary curriculum, industrial ties, and strong international focus. Aside from our 200+ Italian programs, we offer undergraduate, graduate, Summer and Semester programs in English, with a focus on economics, medicine & surgery, business, management, international relations and marketing. We also offer partial, merit-based scholarship opportunities to international students. Milan is home to Cattolica’s largest campus, located in the stunningly beautiful medieval building in the heart of the city. By living and studying in Milan, with its constant flow of international businesses and investments, our students are ideally positioned to put into practice the knowledge gained in their studies whilst using their own language abilities and cultural competencies.

The stunning city of Rome is home to Cattolica’s internationally acclaimed School of Medicine and Surgery. Forty-three Faculty members are listed among the Top Italian Scientists. The School is affiliated with the Policlinico Gemelli University Hospital, ranked first for the number of national non-profit clinical trials and third for non-profit drug experimentations performed. It is also the first Italian oncologic hospital for the number of patients treated. Excellent preparation has led to outstanding alumni in both private and public sectors. To date, we can count three Prime Ministers, multiple Ministers in various Offices, as well as CEOs of leading companies such as ENI, Trussardi and Louis Vuitton. Studying at Cattolica is to study at a University where the wealth of academic programs and the robustness of academic standards, is matched by the grandeur of our buildings and equally impressive locations. Cattolica is where great minds connect. Where enthusiasm meets innovation. Where dedication creates outcomes. international.inquiry@unicatt.it

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Programs

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MSc

M.Sc. Agricultural and Food Economics (Piacenza-Cremona campus)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

Università Cattolica’s Cremona campus boasts one of the world’s most renowned teams of Agriculture academics, scientists and researchers; a team at the forefront of food innovation and technology, whose expertise extends to developing tracking systems for any product transported across the European Union. If you would like to study for a graduate qualification in the world’s fastest growing industry, then a beautiful city in the heart of the... [+]

Università Cattolica’s Cremona campus boasts one of the world’s most renowned teams of Agriculture academics, scientists and researchers; a team at the forefront of food innovation and technology, whose expertise extends to developing tracking systems for any product transported across the European Union. If you would like to study for a graduate qualification in the world’s fastest growing industry, then a beautiful city in the heart of the Italian food valley will open your doors to the world.

Learning objectives

The program will prepare students to analyze the Agri-food system and to operate in the various functional areas of businesses and organizations. The program will develop your professional knowledge and skills.... [-]


M.Sc. Economics (Milan campus)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The curriculum is entirely taught in English and represents the University’s flagship course in Economics. The programme is equivalent to a two-year Master of Science in Economics. It provides students with a solid training in Economics emphasizing rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative methods. Faculty members are internationally recognized economists... [+]

The curriculum is entirely taught in English and represents the University’s flagship course in Economics. The programme is equivalent to a two-year Master of Science in Economics.

It provides students with a solid training in Economics emphasizing rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative methods. Faculty members are internationally recognized economists. Our aim is to train economists suited both for academic and non-academic careers.

During the first year, students will study the foundations of economics and quantitative analysis, whereas the second year is devoted to field courses that will expose them to recent developments at the frontier of economic research in a variety of topics. At the end of the second year students will work on their final dissertation.... [-]


M.Sc. in Banking and Finance (Milan campus)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The program is designed for students wishing to concentrate their career in financial markets and institutions. The program provides advanced training in the key areas of securities trading and risk management. A significant feature is the combination of strong analytical foundation and applications to real world issues... [+]

The program is designed for students wishing to concentrate their career in financial markets and institutions. The program provides advanced training in the key areas of securities trading and risk management. A significant feature is the combination of strong analytical foundation and applications to real world issues.

Learning objectives

Students will learn to integrate financial models, firm-specific as well as industry and economic factors in their decision making process. Students have access to meetings with highly qualified speakers from the financial industry, internship programs in major Italian and international financial institutions, exchange programs in European and US universities.... [-]


M.Sc. International Management, Legislation and Society (Piacenza-Cremona campus)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

Companies employ graduates who have developed awareness to issues of internationalization, who are competent to work in multinational working groups, who can analyze international markets, and develop major projects. The International Management program aims to give students an education that enables them to adapt quickly to an international environment, whilst understanding the dynamics, and... [+]

Companies employ graduates who have developed awareness to issues of internationalization, who are competent to work in multinational working groups, who can analyze international markets, and develop major projects. The International Management program aims to give students an education that enables them to adapt quickly to an international environment, whilst understanding the dynamics, and knowing effectively how to identify solutions to managerial problems.

Learning objectives

The curriculum presents two types of courses: subjects relating to the basic disciplines (business, economic, and law), and subjects relating to business issues and problems typically associated with the processes of internationalization of firms. This is done to balance traditional knowledge of management with the specialization and the development of specific internationalization-oriented skills. In addition to traditional business disciplines, there are courses that intend to develop the capability to work in different social and cultural contexts, and to review, develop and implement internationalization of firms.... [-]


M.Sc. Management (Milan campus)

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Management program is designed for students wishing to play an active role in managerial processes typical of companies operating in a global market. Students will explore areas critical to every business enterprise, including accounting, organizational behavior, business communication, and strategic management... [+]

The Management program is designed for students wishing to play an active role in managerial processes typical of companies operating in a global market. Students will explore areas critical to every business enterprise, including accounting, organizational behavior, business communication, and strategic management.

Learning objectives

Students will get advanced training in the key areas of management and business administration in global contexts. A major strength is the combination of strong analytical foundation and applications to real-world issues. Students will learn to integrate international management and innovation issues, as well as industry and economy-related competences for understanding global changing organizations. Several teaching methods are used.... [-]


Master

Specializing Master in International Marketing Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by... [+]

The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by the presence of academics of international standing and managers, case discussions, role playing, individual, group projects and seminars.

Learning objectives

The Master aims at developing knowledge, competences and abilities in order to analyse the international markets and to assume managerial, commercial and marketing responsibilities. It enables to operate in international contexts thanks to original, dynamic and unique approaches, culture and knowledge coming from a training process that virtuously integrates the economical-managerial disciplines with the psychological-organisational ones. The learning objectives are to develop an open culture, flexible to changes and a long lasting set of competences able to continuously adequate themselves to various and dynamic economical contexts.... [-]


Specializing Master in International Screenwriting and Production

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, 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... [+]

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, 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.

The MISP is a full-time intensive course, with a maximum enrollment of 42 students.

The diploma, issued by Università Cattolica, is recognized as a first level Master’s degree by the Italian Government.

Learning Objectives

The MISP will allow students to acquire the required knowledge to work in the entertainment industry, both as writers and/or professionals working in production or distribution companies, TV networks, talent agencies or as production assistants.... [-]


Specializing Master in Luxury Goods Management (Milan)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Master in Luxury Goods Management - EMLUX is aimed at those students who wish to begin 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. With a concrete approach, EMLUX allows students to understand the peculiar logic and strategies of luxury companies, who master the ability to... [+]

The Master in Luxury Goods Management - EMLUX is aimed at those students who wish to begin 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. With a concrete approach, EMLUX allows students to understand the peculiar logic and strategies of luxury companies, who master the ability to craft products that are desired by clients worldwide.

Learning objectives

Starting from the necessary cultural foundations of luxury and the understanding of the utmost importance of craftsmanship and of the métiers d’art which are vital for this industry, EMLUX proceeds to unravel the managerial tools that dominate the functions of a luxury company, with a particular focus on brand management, retail, finance and accounting, which are key to obtain economic stability and long term growth. Our cross-functional approach is the key for future managers, who need to understand the implications and impact of company decisions.... [-]


Specializing Master in Viticulture & Enology

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program 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. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal... [+]

The Viticulture & Enology: innovation meets tradition program 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. The peculiarities of Italian viticulture and opportunity to maintain a leading role in the field are today bound by the ability to introduce sustainable innovation without losing its well-known appeal.

Learning objectives

The main goals of the program are:

To acquire solid methodology and knowledge suitable to address innovation issues in the vineyard and winery To achieve specific skills for new canopy management technique suitable to mitigate undesired climate-related effects, new sustainable approaches for pest and disease control, precision viticulture and enology Develop the ability to diagnose limiting factors occurring in vineyard and winery and to produce suitable solutions Learn to pro-actively take part in discussions dealing with viticulture and enology topics. Career opportunities & professional recognition ... [-]