They are aimed at providing students with an advanced level of education for the exercise of a highly qualified activity in specific areas.
Access is usually by a Bachelor Degrees or comparable foreign degrees. Admission is subject to specific course requirements determined by individual universities.
Master Degree courses last 2 years, and the degree is awarded to students who have earned 120 credits. The defence of a thesis is required.
A limited number of programmes (Dentistry, Human medicine, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture and Law), are defined "One Cycle Degree Courses" (one-block LM courses). Access is by the school leaving diploma or a comparable foreign qualification; admission is subject to selective entrance exams and each degree course is organised in just one-block of 5 or 6 years. In order to know how to enrol you should check the procedure explained in the Bachelor Degrees section.
For second-cycle (Master) degree programmes the University must also assess if the degree/diploma/certificate owned by the applicant can qualify for the application. You can have a pre-evaluation of your studies by filling in our online form in order to know if you have got the requirements to enter the Master Degree Program you choose.
For pre-evaluation and in order to obtain the eligibility letter you've to attach to the pre-evaluation request a copy of the ENIC/NARIC Statement of comparability for your Bachelor Degree and High School Diploma or the Declaration of value.
The University of Catania offers scholarships to international students who will enroll in its degree courses. In order to submit your application you should prepare the following documents:
- Copy of the passport. Eu citizens can attach a copy of their identity card;
- UNICT admission letter;
- Enic/Naric Statement of comparability and qualifications certification or Declaration of Value of the title requested for the admission to the chosen degree course.
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Enrolment for academic year 2018/19 is closed.
The pre-evaluation procedure for academic year 2019/20 will open in February 2019.