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.
The University of Catania offers five international courses taught in English:
- Electrical Engineering
- Automation Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Global Politics and Euromediterranean Relations
The call for Non EU students living abroad for Master's Degree in English for A.Y. 2019-20 expired on 15th March 2019.
If you are a Eu student interested in enrolling in these course you should fill in this form and than follow the procedures set for italian students that will be published in July.
If you're a non EU or an EU student willing to enrol in an Italian language taught Master's Degree course 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.
Remember that non EU students willing to enrol in courses taught in Italian should own a B2 certificate in Italian language or pass a language test.
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 and an Italian Language Certificate, if you don't attach it to the request you admission will be under condition.
Starting from A.Y. 2019-20 University of Catania will open a new Master's Degree course in Data Science fo Management taught in English. In order to be admitted you should possess a university background in Engineering, Biology, Tourism, Businees Administration,Chemistry Physics, Computer Science, Geology, Political Science and International Relations, Mathematics, Statistics.
In order to know if you have the knowledge required you can fill in this form
The real admission to the course will be confirmed in late June upon the approval of the course by the Italian Ministry of Education.
The pre evaluation form for Eu students that wish to enrol in English taught course and Eu/Non Eu students interested in italian taught courses will be open from 11th February 2019 til 10th June 2019