Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Marketing Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12714
    Tuition (Year)
    12714
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
Marketing has become a major driver of both performance within organizations and organizational decisions. The program allows students to develop wide-ranging professional know-how in the area of marketing management, thanks to a unique combination of course contents. The Marketing Management programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This programme integrates an advanced preparation in essential marketing tools and fields such as quantitative methods, legal issues and digital marketing strategies with highly innovative approaches and competencies from different academic fields such as statistics, neuroscience or anthropological studies and their impact on marketing related fields such as consumer behavior.

Graduates are prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing globalized business world, having the necessary knowledge and skills that enable them not only to react but to proactively shape the marketing of the future.

They will be able to enter the job market in a variety of industries, from business-to-business to business-to-consumers, playing different roles within the marketing functional area. They can succeed in manufacturing, service, retailing and consultancy companies, as well as in market research and communication agencies.

The Marketing Management programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities for graduates in the MSc in Marketing Management include:

  • Business-to-business and business-to-consumer roles in all industries
  • Key areas in marketing, e.g. market analysis, strategic marketing planning, marketing implementation, and monitoring
  • Opportunities in the international arena, thanks to the international awareness about the strength of the Bocconi brand and its network of relations with companies, public sector institutions and non-profit organizations
  • Openings in manufacturing, service, retailing and consultancy companies, as well as with market-research and communication agencies
  • A wide variety of starting positions and roles, such as product and brand manager, advertising strategist, market analyst, media planner, key-account and customer relationship manager, trade and retail manager, sales manager, category manager, PR and event manager, etc.

Programme Structure

Program structure

In the first year, students study the conceptual and operative tools needed to understand the environment and behavior of markets from the demand side and the supply side (competitive contexts, behavior of consumer and industrial purchasers, distribution systems analysis) and the salient aspects of marketing management (strategic outlook, product management, innovation development and corporate communication).

Students then specialize in one of the areas focused on professional expertise and future career openings by choosing one of the majors proposed by Bocconi or by devising a set of courses to be chosen from among the ones available within the program.

First Year

First Semester

Main topics:

  • Strategic Marketing Tools
  • Market Sensing
  • Global Vision and Economic Scenarios

Students acquire a consumer-centric attitude, to develop the fundamentals of strategic marketing and understand how to analyze industrial structures and dynamics.

Second Semester

Main topics:

  • Go-to-Market Tools
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Innovation and Competitive Paths

This semester completes the pillars of marketing, developing a multidisciplinary set of competencies for problem solving and research and allow students to acquire a solid mindset for innovation and competitive challenges.

Second Year

Majors

  • Business Communication and Social Media;
  • Distribuition Networks and Retailing in the Digital Era;
  • Product and Service Management;
  • Data Science and Business Analytics.
  • Free Track
  • Internship (compulsory)
  • Foreign languages (two languages)
  • Thesis
  • 4 electives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Partnership
    Joint
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Every year Università Bocconi establishes the maximum number of students that can be admitted to a given degree program. By doing so, the University guarantees the best possible living and study conditions for students, allowing them to successfully complete their degrees and enter the job market.

The Bocconi Graduate School offers pre-experience Master of Science programs, for students coming directly from previous studies (Bachelor degree) or also with some brief work experience.

International applicants

In all the selection rounds, International applicants are selected on the basis of a process that takes into consideration all elements of their profile, focusing on three components:

  • Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
  • Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
  • Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview.

1.Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test

The aptitude test scores provide a fair and objective way to compare applications. Bocconi requires only the total score (verbal and quantitative sections) of the GMAT or GRE.No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

2.Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program

The undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of the applicant's previous academic performance. No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

3.Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal Statement

The Director of the Master of Science program will evaluate the various documents and information included in the dossier and verify the applicant's overall profile, experience and knowledge.Applications will not be evaluated if any of the 3 above mentioned elements is missing.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12714 International
  • EUR 12714 EU/EEA

Funding

Financial Aid for Prospective Graduate Students

Bocconi University is committed to making a higher education available to all talented students: we welcome motivated and bright students, regardless of their families’ financial situation. For years Bocconi has undertaken an investment policy to support deserving students, through an expanding financial aid system based on both merit and need. Thanks to agreements made with the top Italian banks, our students also have access to a variety of student loan options.

To facilitate student applications and to allow families to evaluate the actual financial commitment needed to attend a Master of Science at Bocconi before enrollment, the admissions application and financial aid applications have the same deadlines and timeframes and must be submitted together. The outcome of financial aid will be made available shortly after the admissions results and prior do the deadline to enroll in Bocconi.

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