Economic and Social Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
This Economic and Social Sciences programme at Universit Commerciale Luigi Bocconi provides a solid foundation in quantitative methods and economic theory: graduates will develop the ability to interpret the economic and social processes that are typical at all stages of development.

About

Its main strength is its wide-ranging interdisciplinarity, achieved through both flexibility in the selection of electives and the organization of ad-hoc events. Students will be able to considerably customize their study path depending on their interests and their scientific research areas.

Students will also benefit from close interaction with faculty and research centers at Bocconi, with the possibility of being involved in research projects in economics or other social sciences. They also have the opportunity to choose from several PhD-level Bocconi courses as electives.

Career opportunities of this Economic and Social Sciences programme at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi are mainly focused in professions with strong research content within corporations, international organizations, public or private research centers, consulting firms, regulatory authorities, central banking, other professions requiring strong analytical skills within consultancies and financial institutions, as well as professional academic careers in the areas of economics, statistical analysis, economic history, social sciences and applied mathematics.

Career Opportunities

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Professions with strong research content, such as positions within international organizations, public or private research centers, consulting firms, the economic press, and professional academic careers in the areas of economics, statistical analysis, economic history, social sciences and applied mathematics

  • New professional contexts in which economists are strongly required, such as regulatory authorities, central banking, nonprofit organizations, innovative areas in public administration, such as diplomacy and international commerce

  • Applied statistician analyzing sociodemographic trends on behalf of firms and corporations, and other economic or financial organizations

  • Company positions that require high-level analytical skills

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Institutions and Social Sciences
  • Law
  • 3 electives which pertain to three main areas: General Economics, Applied Economics, and Social and Quantitative Fields.

Year 2

Students personalize their curriculum through 4 more electives which pertain to three main areas: General Economics, Applied Economics, and Social and Quantitative Fields.

For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE scores, however, has not provided a minimum recommended or required score range.

    The GRE - or Graduate Record Examinations - is a standardized test administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and is part of the admission requirements at many graduate schools and business schools. The GRE score uses a range between 130 and 170 and measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing.

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 / Resume and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview.

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13326 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13326 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • First year tuition fee: 13,326
  • Second year tuition fee: 12,711

Living costs for Milano

850 - 1,450 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.