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". 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 7 Masters' Degree courses taught in English:
- LM 17 PHYSICS
- LM 22 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL SUSTAINABILITY
- LM 25 AUTOMATION ENGINEERING AND CONTROL OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS
- LM 28 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
- LM 29 ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
- LM 62 GLOBAL POLITCS AND EUROMEDITERRANEAN RELATIONS
- LM 91 DATA SCIENCE FOR MANAGEMENT
The call for non EU students living abroad to enrol in English taught Masters' Degree courses for Academic Year 2020-2021 is published here
The call deadline was 16th March 2020, check the rankings:
LM 17 PHYSICS
LM 22 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL SUSTAINABILITY
LM 25 AUTOMATION ENGINEERING AND CONTROL OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS
LM 28 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
LM 29 ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
LM 62 GLOBAL POLITCS AND EUROMEDITERRANEAN RELATIONS
LM 91 DATA SCIENCE FOR MANAGEMENT
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.
The pre evaluation system for Italian taught courses will be online from 02 March 2020 till 30 June 2020.