Universit Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Economic and Social Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language

About

The Economic and Social Sciences programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

This program 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.

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 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.

Programme Structure

Program Structure

The program is made up of courses which can be divided into the following areas: analysis and statistics, economics, and social sciences.

In the second semester of the first year, students personalize their curriculum through elective courses, which pertain to the three main areas: General Economics, Applied Economics, and Econometrics and Quantitative Methods.

Program Structure

First year

  • 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.

Second Year

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

  • More details:

    Rolling system of selection, from October to May, with Enrollment period open for at least 2 weeks after the results released

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

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

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.


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

  • EUR 13326 International
  • EUR 13326 EU/EEA
  • First year tuition fee: 13,326
  • Second year tuition fee: 12,711

Funding


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