Second cycle degree in

Business administration (2020/2021)

Class: LM-77 - Management

Class LM-77 - Management
Duration 2 years
Branch Padova
Language English
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study ANDREA FURLAN
Access Open access with assessment test and admission requirements
Reference structures Department of economics and management, Scuola di economia e scienze politiche

Calls for applications (international students) - A.Y. 2020/21:

  • 7th January-7th March: all applicants
  • 7th April-7th July: EU applicants or equivalent only


A course held entirely in English that uses advanced training techniques in two curricula, one in Management and the other in Accounting & Finance. The Management curriculum focuses on specialized operations, marketing, and organizational development, while the Accounting & Finance curriculum focused on subjects related to management control and corporate finance. The transversal approach aims at cutting across different functions and practices of corporate management including, institutional law, political and economic policies, as well as economic and quantitative tools for business. Students will cover subjects from strategic planning to advanced accounting, as well as from the process of growth management through external lines and international law. Students will gain the skills needed to carry out competitive strategies in the fields of administration, finance and control, human resources, work organization, marketing, logistics, and production.


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Characteristics and objectives
The course provides an advanced level of education for conducting activities of a specialized and/or directional nature regarding medium/large size manufacturing or trading companies; consulting and intermediary financial firms, or in government and public service companies. In these contexts candidates will be required the advanced capabilities to design strategies consistent with the competitive environment and implement them through the organization of the main departments, or at least a thorough knowledge of the business processes and logic that inspire managerial choices.
The program has two curricula, one in management and the other in accounting and finance. The former is specialized in topics related to advanced marketing, operations and logistics and organizational development and behavior. The latter provides a training in advanced management accounting, corporate finance, and banking. Some courses related to strategic development and planning, advanced accounting, international law and management of M&A processes are common to both curricula.

Occupational opportunities
The course prepares students for the following functional areas in private firms: administration, finance, management accounting, human resource management, organizational design, marketing, logistics and production. This course also provides students with managerial competencies and technical skills to work for consulting firms, banks and insurance companies.


Entry requirements

minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent)  in one or more of the following areas: Economics and Management; Business Economics; Business Administration; Accounting, Finance and Control; Industrial Engineering

Applicants who do not have one of the above mentioned degrees can also be qualified for the MSc in Business Administration, if the core academic areas listed below are covered.
The below specific entry requirements will be subject to evaluation also if you own one or more of the above listed degrees.

Fulfil specific entry requirements (core academic areas)

Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment in order to establish whether the following core academic areas are satisfied:

1. Accounting and Control
2. Management (marketing, operations management, human resources management, business strategies)
3. Quantitative methods for Business and Economics (mathematics and statistics)

Additional requirements

The following options might be an asset to your evaluation:

  • SAT
  • References
  • GPA (Grade Point Average)

Whenever necessary, the Commission may also ask candidates for an on-line interview.

English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent