It 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 to innovative 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 programme prepares graduates to create and launch their own entrepreneurial business or undertake a PhD programme in economics or strategy.The Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
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.
In the first year, students acquire a solid foundation in economic theory, analytical tools and methodologies useful to understand and manage internationalization and innovation processes. The courses touch on many different areas: economics and management, law, history, and statistics. The second year offers the chance to look more deeply into such areas as development economics, supply chain management or information systems governance.
Second SemesterMain topics:
1 Industry-specific elective chosen out of:
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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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.
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:
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.
StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:
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.
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.
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