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Best Master's Programs in Italy 2019

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

A Master, which takes one to two years of schooling to receive, may help students improve their professional skills and gain knowledge in their chosen field. This improvement in skills and knowledge may lead to a highly skilled career with opportunities for advancement.

 

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Il Sole 24 ORE Business School

Luxury goods, fashion, and lifestyle represent one of the most important areas of Italian excellence. Our Master in International Luxury Management provides students with ... [+]

Luxury goods, fashion, and lifestyle represent one of the most important areas of Italian excellence. Our Master in International Luxury Management provides students with the knowledge and capabilities required by firms in the luxury industry.

Goals and Professional Openings train students with a multidisciplinary foundation by bringing together creativity with the ability to interpret and foresee business trends provide students opportunities to learn from the experience of professionals working in the luxury good sector as well as develop future networks in the luxury good market provide practical applications of the concepts learned in class through project work, an on-site visit and educational tours Duration and Structure ... [-]
Italy Milan
November 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
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POLI.design

The Specializing Master in Service Design was specially created in response to the growing demand for professionals specifically able to handle the complexity of designin ... [+]

The Master in Service Design is an international training program – taught entirely in English – focused on a user-centered approach and the development of service ideas from contextual research to prototyping.

The overall idea behind the Master stems from the awareness of the significant changes that have occurred in the development and delivery of services and products by companies and public-sector organizations, and the radical impact that these changes are producing on professional skills and corporate capabilities.

It is thus essential to train professionals who can build and manage new physical and virtual patterns of service experience and interaction.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice

7th edition - Recent developments in the world of art and culture, on one hand, saw Artists and other professionals involved in the field dealing with both the creative a ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

7th edition - Recent developments in the world of art and culture, on one hand, saw Artists and other professionals involved in the field dealing with both the creative and the business part of their work. On the other, the idea and function of culture evolved towards a more conscious and structured public good and service, in need of professionals with an entrepreneurial approach and a focus on social awareness and sustainability.

The Master course in Business for Arts and Culture provides students with a strong theoretical and practical background that allows them to start from an idea and define an effective business plan that would make the idea work and generate valuable innovation. Thanks to specific tailor-made teachings that support classes with dedicated mentorships, participants learn how to plan and manage an artistic or cultural project in its entirety. At the end of the Master, it is possible to start a career within private and public cultural institutions, to launch a business or to plan projects for no-profits.... [-]

Italy Venice
January 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
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University of Turin

The Master's degree in Materials Science aims to provide a firm grounding in the chemical, physical and technological behavior of a vast range of materials with emphasis ... [+]

APPLICATION at UniTo for a.y. 2019-2020 is OPEN until April 14th 2019. Apply at https://apply.unito.it

The Master's degree in Materials Science aims to provide a firm grounding in the chemical, physical and technological behavior of a vast range of materials with emphasis on modern advances in the field. Students are trained to understand the properties of materials in current use and encouraged to develop original ideas for creating new materials which satisfy the requirements of society and world markets (i.e. cheap, safe, recyclable and with minimum negative impact on the environment).

The course delivers advanced and integrated theoretical and practical training across the following interdisciplinary areas: chemistry and physics of solids, materials production, manufacturing, and testing, with special attention to the characterization and modeling of material structures and properties. All lectures and examinations for the Master's degree are conducted in English.... [-]

Italy Turin
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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IUAV University of Architecture in Venice, Italy

ReADs is a level 1 Postgraduate Specialisation Programme for new graduates and professionals who want to acquire the fundamental skills to conceive and design RETAIL spac ... [+]

ReADs is a level 1 Postgraduate Master course for new graduates and professionals who want to acquire the fundamental skills to conceive and design RETAIL spaces, architectures and experiences for commercial and social places.

Held at the University of Architecture in Venice –IUAV– ReADs is a high-level Master’s course that aims to train Retail Design professionals through a “learning by doing” teaching consisting of frontal lessons integrated by workshops, internships, visits to the main international companies leaders of innovation and a filed trip to Sweden, home-country of Retail.

Lessons are held by some of the best professionals in Retail, Design and Architecture worldwide.... [-]

Italy Venice
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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GEMA Business School

The Master Program is tailored for those who have a strong interest in international aspects of Human Resource Management either through previous study or through current ... [+]

Why a Master's degree in International Human Resources Management?

Informed by current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice the programme offers an opportunity to extend and develop skills, knowledge and critical abilities at Masters Level in the field of International Human Resource Management.

Through the Programme courses, students can broaden and expand their personal skills in communication, presentation, research, critical analysis and problem solving.

Thanks to the partnership with the University of Greenwich (London - UK), one of the most representative academic institution in the UK, all the training activities (lectures, researches, assignments, project works, etc.) will be held in English by Faculty Members, Visiting Professors and Guest Speakers from English and International business context. ... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
4 - 10 months
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino

17th edition​ - The Master course in Transportation Design offers people with a great passion for cars the chance to engage strongly in car design techniques. It takes st ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

17th edition​ - The Master course in Transportation Design offers people with a great passion for cars the chance to engage strongly in car design techniques. It takes students at the core of design world, making them learn about innovative thinking and how to approach, develop and finalize the design of a car exterior and a car interior.

Turin is the perfect city for this course, because it is the world capital of car design, and it was the birthplace of the most important design houses and car companies of Italy. The city offers the chance to get the whole network of Car Designers to come to IED sharing their abilities with our students for classes, lectures, workshops or for recruiting young talents.... [-]

Italy Turin
March 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)

E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy) ... [+]

Admissions to the 2019/2020 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are open: first deadline – 28 January 2019, second deadline - 25 March 2019. EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 41 participating universities from all the EU member states.

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC). It is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating 90 professionals annually in the field of human rights and democratisation. The Master’s Degree is also an action and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives with skill-building activities, and in-depth study of the following areas: Human Rights Institutions, Mechanisms and Standards; Human Rights in Context: Historical, Philosophical, Religious and Anthropological Perspectives; Globalisation, Development and Human Rights; Building and Protecting Democracy; Human Rights, Peace and Security.... [-]

Italy Venice
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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ALCHIMIA Contemporary Jewellery School

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is ... [+]

Alchimia’s MFA program develops over a two-year period with the aim to expand and deepen the students’ knowledge and skills in studio-based jewelry design. The program is intended to generate further critical understanding in and of the discipline, strengthen individual artistic approaches and positions, and investigate new possibilities for marketing and promotion.

The objective of the course is to render the students independent and qualitatively highly prepared in every aspect of their work, not only including research, creation, and production, but also networking, and exhibiting and self-presentation in relation to galleries and collectors. Therefore, in the second year of the program, students are not required to live in Florence but can choose any city in Europe as their base. A personal tutor appointed by the school will follow their developments, while intensive workshops, seminars, and training periods are held in Florence.... [-]

Italy Florence
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome

4th edition - The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been constantly ch ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

4th edition - The goal of the Master in Jewelry Design is to train professionals to enter and succeed in the complex world of jewelry, a field that has been constantly changing over the past two decades and that requires a thorough understanding of all its aspects. The Jewel Designer must be able to operate in different areas of the jewelry, i.e. watches, fine jewelry, precious stones, fashion accessories and metal, with an open mind asset for both creative and operative aspects. The Master also offers a broad and strategic vision on trends and market developments, in order to interpret and give an original personality to collections, in line with future scenarios.... [-]

Italy Rome
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Accademia Costume & Moda

The course will be taught both in Italian and English and classes will be held at MISS DEANNA’s historic headquarters in the town of SAN MARTINO IN RIO (Reggio Emilia). T ... [+]

In Collaboration with CKM

Outline Be creative within an industry framework. Research, tradition and innovation are the key points of this educational course. Each student will have the opportunity to learn about and work with the latest industrial tools, experiencing first-hand the challenges of a professional knitwear designer. Course Structure

The course will be taught both in Italian and English and classes will be held at Accademia Costume & Moda as well as at MISS DEANNA’s historic headquarters in the town of SAN MARTINO IN RIO (Reggio Emilia).

The tailor made course comprises of on-site lessons with the main tutors, while the visiting and special projects tutors will be on hand to help to support students with their personal projects and to guide their progress towards personal and professional growth. The course places great emphasis on collaborations with prestigious partner companies, these are a crucial element of the course. Therefore, students will be required to take part in external visits to these facilities in order to become familiar with and learn about the most technologically advanced knitwear manufacturing processes.... [-]

Italy Rome
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Deusto: Deusto Business School

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orchestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique ... [+]

Program Description

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orchestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique in its field, integrating theory and practice and reinforcing the idea of innovation through action.

It allows participants to discover new business opportunities, enhance the development and implementation of strategic ideas, create a culture that encourages innovation, facilitate the integration of R+D+I, develop an innovation project for their company and convert themselves into leaders who can drive innovation in their companies. The course consists of 6 intensive week-long modules in various locations.... [-]

Italy Florence
September 2019
Part-time
9 months
Campus
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University Of Genoa (Università Degli Studi Di Genova)

This Course aims to train experts that know how to combine the professional and cultural aspects of Hydrography and Oceanography with the most innovative marine environme ... [+]

Summary

This Course aims to train experts that know how to combine the professional and cultural aspects of Hydrography and Oceanography with the most innovative marine environment survey techniques.

It is the only Italian Master’s degree course that prepares experts in hydrography and oceanography in an international environment and conforms with the recognized standards of the International Board of Standards of Competence, FIG/IHO/ICA Hydrographic Surveyor Category A Course.

Learning by doing Analysis, control, and management of the natural and man-made environment. Direct and remote survey of the environment; management of data networks (Geomatics). Measures of physical size of oceanic water masses, weather-oceanographic numerical models. Thematic and nautical cartographic production. Career perspectives Research and education institutes; Regions; Municipalities, Port authorities; Technological parks, Marine hydrographic institute; Hydrological services. Maritime engineering businesses, resources, exploration, cable-laying, and pipelines, dredging, cartography, environmental monitoring. ... [-]
Italy Genoa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

8th edition - The Master course in Arts Management is an 11-month full-immersion interdisciplinary course, that is truly featured by a unique itinerant formula. The study ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

8th edition - The Master course in Arts Management is an 11-month full-immersion interdisciplinary course, that is truly featured by a unique itinerant formula. The study plan takes place in three different prestigious locations, Florence, Rome, and Venice, to engage students in a grand tour of contemporary art, with a focus on the jobs of the future.

The Master course builds a central figure for the life of cultural institutions who deal with art project management. This professional is capable of identifying innovative content, structuring a comprehensive event schedule, planning and developing fundraising events and resource management.... [-]

Italy Florence
February 2020
Full-time
11 months
Campus
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James Madison University

Taught exclusively in Florence, Italy, the Master of Arts in political science program focuses on comparative and international politics. This program is designed to dire ... [+]

This program is taught in Florence, Italy.

James Madison University's M.A. program in political science with a concentration in European Union Policy Studies (EUPS) is a one-year program based in Florence, Italy. Students become experts in European politics, policy analysis, and the transatlantic relationship in the city that has inspired Dante, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and countless others.

Alumni of the master's program take on positions in government and diplomatic service, international business, non-governmental organizations, and educational/research institutions.

The program features small classes and a dynamic international faculty. Students put their policy analytic skills into practice during summer internships. They take multiple academic trips to Brussels and Strasbourg, where they network with officials in the European Parliament, European Commission, US Department of State, NATO, and elsewhere. They collaborate on team-based projects with master's-level peers from European universities. The program's coursework is in English, but Italian language training is emphasized, starting with full-immersion courses upon arrival.... [-]

Italy Florence
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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