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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.

Master's Programs in Italy

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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 Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as ... [+]

The course will be delivered in English.

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. Examples of such production areas include industrial product design, interior architecture, communication, fashion, entertainment, and urban planning. Particular attention will be paid to analyzing and summarizing utilization, control, ideation, organization and planning through the use of color. Consequently, color is not treated as a simple attribute of objects or surfaces, but as a means of expression and design underlying perception and interaction with reality.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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MIB Trieste School of Management

A part-time and specialized MBA course in Italian language, focusing on Insurance and Finance advanced competencies and experience. ... [+]

This part-time MBA course is held in Italian and was conceived in collaboration with Allianz SpA and Generali Group; it has now been opened to the market. It is aimed at high potentials and executives in Insurance & Finance sectors and takes 24 months.

Program

The Executive MBA in Insurance & Finance by MIB Trieste School of Management focuses on the most up to date insurance and financial issues, aimed at offering an integrated vision of organizational and management processes in a company.

As well as studying the technical aspects of the main insurance products, great attention is delivered to fields such as Organization, Marketing, HR and Strategy.

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Italy Trieste
March 2019
Part-time
24 months
Campus
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CIS - Scuola per La Gestione D'Impresa

The Master International Management is a training course in General Management that provides the techniques and methodologies typical of the economy and business manageme ... [+]

The Master International Management is a training course in General Management that provides the techniques and methodologies typical of the economy and business management, with particular focus on business internationalization. The Master is aimed at young graduates who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills required to operate in international contexts.

It is organized by CIS - Business Management School of Unindustria Reggio Emilia, which has been working for over 30 years in the training and development of projects for the Emilian economy.

Asfor - Italian Association for Managerial Training is accredited.

The course of the Master is designed on the basis of the professional needs expressed by the companies of the territory in order to make a profitable evaluation of the candidacies for the completion of the internship and the subsequent work placement.... [-]

Italy Reggio Emilia
November 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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GEMA Business School

The professional figure trained by the Programme will know how to do market analyses, prepare and monitor plans for marketing and communication and for commercial develop ... [+]

Recipients

The Master Program in International Business Management is designed and promoted by GEMA Business School and is a modular postgraduate program designed to train a new generation of Export managers and International marketing and business managers, able to drive companies and businesses to expand their market shares in international markets by:

increasing the number of countries where products/services are sold, especially in fast-growing markets; increasing the number of product/service lines sold in international markets in tune with the structure of local demand; adopting new distribution strategies to get “closer to the customer” in international markets (e.g. commercial branches, joint venture, local production). ... [-]
Italy Rome
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 - 10 months
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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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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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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Accademia Costume & Moda

Opera was born in Italy. Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini all played the part of dictating the rules and in the de ... [+]

Opera was born in Italy. Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini all played the part of dictating the rules and in the development of the opera, from the playful and romantic to melodramatic or realistic The costume designer is the artist who knows the history, traditions, anthropological origins, psychological interpretations, emotional suggestions and the craftsmanship of the costume. The costume designer is a contemporary creative talent, a master of craftsmanship, dexterity, and design.

The I Level Masters Degree The Art and Craft of the Costume Designer for Opera and Ballet is meant to be an intensive theoretical and practical path of studies, with scientific research and hands-on laboratories offering tools for the design, modelling and application of costume-making: tailoring techniques focusing on costumes and their accessories, wigs, make-up, masks and jewellery, footwear, headgear. This is all offered in laboratories using practical techniques and applications, seeking to achieve organizational, design and operational skills.... [-]

Italy Rome
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Swiss School of Management, Rome Italy

This unique Master Program is a one of its kind. It differs from other Luxury Management programs, having a strong component of practical issues, embracing not only the m ... [+]

Master of Luxury Management, Innovation, and Branding

Despite the global economic crisis, sales of luxury goods are surging worldwide. More than a symbol, luxury goods indicate success, advantage, privilege, taste, and dreams. The luxury market relies on managers to understand, steward, and grow this unique sector.

Our Master in Luxury Management, Innovation and Branding was designed especially for students aspiring to careers in the luxury management sector of today’s dynamic, global marketplace.

Understanding the dynamics and the peculiarities of the luxury management paying a special attention to the future is the focus of this Master.

The Program awards 60 ECTS within a full academic year. It features company visits of the major brands and Luxury Goods producers in Italy, Guest Lecturers, Scientific Research and field-trips and Leadership training. The program will be run in English. The faculty consists of international professionals based in the city of Rome or close to it.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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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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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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome

The Master in Food Design Project Experience trains designers carrying critical skills to develop a constant inclination to innovation. Food Designers gain the necessary ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The Master in Food Design Project Experience trains designers carrying critical skills to develop a constant inclination to innovation. Food Designers gain the necessary flexibility to deal with different fields - where they can apply their design ability - paying a special attention the users participation in defining needs and expectations.

Professional opportunities – graduates can start a path in all the fields connected to production, communication and fruition of food. Thanks to the acquired critical competences they can face managerial and cultural field activities.

Target - the Master is addressed to BA graduates in architecture, design, visual communication, nutritional sciences and related fields.... [-]

Italy Rome
January 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
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The International Master’s in Advanced Research in Criminology

The International Master’s in Advanced Research in Criminology (IMARC) is the only existing 2-year programme in criminology that focuses on border crossing, security and ... [+]

The International Master’s in Advanced Research in Criminology (IMARC) is the only existing 2-year programme in criminology that focuses on border crossing, security and social justice. The joint programme is offered by four different Universities in Europe.

IMARC deals with crucial issues ranging from the impact of the growing influx of migrants in relation to internal and external border control, transnational organised crime, human rights concerns, urban security and threats of radicalisation and terrorism, to the role of cybercrime, corporate malfeasance and the increase of hate crimes, racism and xenophobia. A major theme in addressing these current issues is the question of how to organize security as well as safeguard human rights. IMARC addresses the need for criminological expertise in the context of a common European criminal justice area coupled with challenges of internal and external border control and wider international developments.... [-]

Italy Bologna
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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