International Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
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This Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's MSc in International Management gives students the tools required to understand the global world we live in, training prospective managers and entrepreneurs to make a major contribution to the performance of organizations of all types around the world, while applying the ideas of responsible and sustainable futures to business operations in practice.

About

Through this Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's MSc in International Management students will acquire the following skills:

Knowledge

  • Critical awareness of discipline-based concepts and approaches to understand the complexity of managing an organization in the global business arena.
  • Understanding of how acquired theoretical knowledge can be applied in practical international business situations.

Cognitive skills

  • Ability to acquire and analyze data and information, to evaluate their relevance and validity, and to synthesize a range of information sources needed to develop a sophisticated understanding of a rapidly changing international business context.
  • Skills in interdisciplinary analysis, drawing upon different empirical sources, analytical perspectives and sub-disciplines within management studies.

Professional skills

Be able to communicate effectively and convincingly, working in teams, managing time and planning work assignments.

Last but not least, you will have a lifelong experience in a multicultural and state-of-the-art learning environment in one of the most beautiful and vibrant countries in the world. Italy is a country that has so many different towns full of art, history and traditions, yet it is also Europe’s second-largest manufacturing power, and one of the largest exporting countries in the world. 

At Bocconi, students are exposed not only to Italian culture and lifestyle, but also to one of the most varied groups of companies and industries in the world.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this Master of Science typically pursue careers with an international outlook at: 

  • Large multinational firms, in a variety of departments and in different roles that require knowledge about cross-border management and international functional strategies such as global sourcing, international marketing and finance 
  • Consulting firms, in particular for tasks involved in cross-border consulting projects 
  • Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as business development managers, export managers or expatriate managers to contribute to the expansion of the SME in foreign markets 
  • Companies operating in symbol-intensive markets, reflecting the unique abilities Italian firms are known for on a global scale 
  • Research centers and educational institutions making a significant contribution, due to the systemic and interfunctional knowledge of how firms operate 
  • Government agencies

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Organization
  • Marketing Decisions
  • International Finance
  • Foundations of Globalization I
  • Foundations of Globalization II
  • Principles of Business Analytics
  • Performance Measurement
  • International Comparative Business Law
  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (compulsory) 

Year 2

  • Free track: 3 electives
  • Study Abroad Programs
  • Internship (compulsory)
  • Foreign languages (two languages) 
  • Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • 1st round: by 12 December 
    • 2nd round: by 25 January 
    • 3rd round: by 28 February
    • 4th round: by 22 March 
    • 5th round: by 3 May 
    • 6th round: by 31 May
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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 (Grade B2):

    160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    99

    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

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

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments. Read more about the GRE® General test.

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.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • First year tuition fee: €13,326
  • Second year tuition fee: €12,711

Living costs for Milano

  • 850 - 1450 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.

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