Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Cultural Heritage


Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Cultural Heritage

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Cultural Heritage

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Cultural Heritage

UCSC: a very special place.

Cattolica distinguishes itself for its multidisciplinary curriculum, its industrial ties allowing for unique networking and internship opportunities, and its strong international focus.

There are two types of graduate programs we offer:

The Graduate degree/Master of Science - MSc ("Laurea Magistrale"):
> Is awarded after two years of graduate studies for a total of 120 ECTS.
> Aims to provide rigorous, advanced training in more highly specialized areas.
> Enables you to apply for a PhD at any Italian or international University.

The "Master Universitario" (also known as 1 year specializing Master):
> Focuses on specific topics and aims at providing practical skills to graduates wanting to develop specific professional competences.
> Upon completion, students will have earned at least 60 ECTS.
> Università Cattolica's English taught 1 year Master programs all include consultancy work projects that may lead to internships/ job opportunities.

We offer merit-based scholarships consisting of tuition fee reductions for international students. 

Check our Graduate Programs' brochure here.

With more than 100 nationalities, we specialize in quality services tailored for international students; from dedicated orientation events, visa and accommodation assistance, to opportunities for exchange and language courses abroad for enrolled 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 Italy's economic capital, with its constant flow of international businesses and investments, our students are ideally positioned to put to practice the knowledge gained in their studies whilst using their own language abilities and cultural competencies.

The Executive Master in Cultural Heritage is a one-year, full-time program, taught entirely in English, that attracts candidates from all over the world. The Master is targeted at graduates and young professionals eager to take advantage of the global changes related to creative industries and tourism.
Thanks to Italian excellence in cultural heritage and entrepreneurial talent, the Master offers a solid foundation in management - with specific attention to the historical-artistic and tourism sectors, supporting innovation, creativity, and business development

Learning objectives

The Master is designed specifically to bridge a strong theoretical approach with a more practical professional experience. The institution aims at protecting and promoting the religious, civic, cultural and historical functions of the monuments. The Florence milieu and the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore represent a concrete model of modern entrepreneurship. Both offer candidates a genuine opportunity to learn through a real interactive experience: how to appraise, promote, maintain, and
restore goods which are part of a Country’s historical cultural heritage. In this context, people speak about “Italian creativity.”

The aim of the Master is to enable participants to:
1. acquire a critical perspective on cultural development and promotion within an international context
2. understand the complexity of heritage economics and management, its relationship to tourism, to place branding and to conservation issues
3. develop the skills associated with the practice of cultural management
4. develop the entrepreneurial skills to effectively leverage Italian and or international cultural heritage as the basis for viable new business initiatives
5. construct their own executive program choosing between creative industries and tourism

An innovative partnership

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore have established their partnership based on a specific mission: educate people to beauty, innovation, creativity. 

Starting Date: January 2018
Length of Course: 12 months
Application Deadlines: April 30, May 30, June 30, September 30, October 30

Admission requirements: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years of study (180 ECTS) in Tourism, Humanities or Social Sciences, issued by a higher education institution accredited or recognized in the awarding country. The degree must be obtained by the end of July 2017.

Language requirements: English language proficiency

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have either:
1. TOEFL iBT overall score of at least 80, or
2. Academic IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, or
3. Successfully completed a degree program taught in the English language

Tuition fees: EUR 15.000

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