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 international courses taught in English > Go to the list
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.