• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    13326 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

Students encounter a challenging interdisciplinary program which blendsstrategic, managerial, organizational and economic approaches in order to analyze innovation and technology, both at firm and market levels.

This Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's MSc in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology is organized around key issues (e.g. competitiveness, innovation and internationalization) which are analyzed by relying on various disciplinary approaches (e.g. economics, management and law).

We aim to develop the analytical skills required to understand the dynamics of technology within and across organizations; the decision-making abilities to turn technological opportunities into new ideas; and the problem-solving attitude to make successful innovations out of new ideas.

Graduates are prepared to cover a number of different roles related toinnovative projects in large consultancies, multinational companies, high-tech companies, international organizations, regulatory authorities on innovation and intellectual property or work as researchers for new product development and launches. Moreover, the program prepares graduates to create and launch their own entrepreneurial business or undertake a PhD program in economics or strategy.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared to cover a number of different roles, including:
  • Industry analysts, consultants on business development at large consultancies
  • Business development managers and project managers of large innovation projects at multinational companies
  • Product managers and business operations managers in high-tech companies
  • Consultants and analysts at international organizations
  • Consultants and analysts at regulatory authorities on innovation and intellectual property
  • Market and competitive researchers for new product development and launch

This programme prepares students to craft and launch their own entrepreneurial business. It also provides a solid background in applied economics and technology and innovation strategy for students wishing to undertake a PhD program in economics or strategy.

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Competition Analysis
  • Technology and Markets
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Valuation
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Data Analysis for Managerial Decisions
  • Creating Value Through New Business Models
  • 1 course according to the selected major (or free track)

Year 2

1 Industry-specific electivechosen out of:

  • Innovation and Firm Strategies in ICT Sectors
  • Innovation and Competition in Life Science
  • Innovation in Services
  • Community-Based Innovation and Strategy

Majors

  • Green Management and Sustainability (major A)
  • Technology and Innovation Management (major B)
  • IT Consulting (major C)
  • Big Data and Business Analytics (major D)

Free Track

  • 3electives

Internship(compulsory)

Foreign languages(two languages)

Thesis

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
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

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

    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.