Admission Procedures for Master of Science Programs
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  • Università Commerciale Luigi BocconiAdmissions Proceduresfor Master of ScienceProgramsInternational Applicants2011-2012Bocconi. Empowering talent.
  • >>>ADMISSIONS PROCEDURESGeneral Information living and study conditions for students,Every year, Università Bocconi establishes the allowing them to successfully complete theirmaximum number of students that can be degrees and enter the job market. In theadmitted to a given degree program. By doing academic year 2011-2012 there will beso, the University guarantees the best possible 21 class groups for the first year: Master of Science programs no. of class groups Programs taught in English International Management 1 Marketing Management 1 Accounting, Control and Financial Management 1 Finance 2 Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment 1 Economic and Social Sciences 1 Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology 1 Programs taught in Italian Management 5 Marketing Management 2 Accounting, Control and Financial Management 2 Economics and Management of Public Administration and International Institutions 1 Economics and Management of Financial Markets and Institutions 1 Law and Business Administration 1 Economic and Social Sciences 1Holders of an undergraduate degree from non- students from universities abroad areItalian universities or final-year undergraduate considered International applicants.CalendarFor the a.y. 2011-2012, international selection process in one of the followingapplicants can choose to apply for the sessions: Online application and receipt documentation deadlines Results available by 10 January 4 February 10 February 4 March 10 March 4 April 10 April 6 May 10 May 10 JuneApplications will be accepted starting on 14 October 2010.Please noteThis brochure only provides essential information on admission requirements andprocedures for International applicants. For detailed information, please 1
  • Admission Requirements application fee of € 100. The application is International applicants are admitted to the considered valid once the Admissions Office selection process (in any session), if they has received all the required supporting obtain/have obtained a recognized non-Italian documents specified above, and the receipt of undergraduate degree by October 2011 (or in payment of the application fee. any case by the first exam session after the summer break). Applicants will be asked to declare the following: •their first and second choice of Master of Elements of Evaluation Science Program; the second choice should be The selection process is based on the following: indicated as the program in which they would•results of the GMAT or GRE tests (GRE is be willing to enroll if, as a result of their accepted only for applicants who have ranking, they are not admitted to their first specified the MSc in Economic and Social choice; Sciences or in Economics and Management of •the test they wish to submit for admission Innovation and Technology programs as their (GMAT or GRE); first or second choices); •information related to university enrollment•grade point average of undergraduate exams; (Bachelor and/or Master of Science);•dossier evaluation by the Director of the •language prerequisites. Master of Science program. The Admissions Office will confirm that they The dossier must include the following: have received and checked all the required•Summary of online application for admission; documents in the “Communication from•Checklist of required documents complete Bocconi”, space available on the online with color passport size photograph; application. The results of the selection process•Submission of GMAT/GRE official score, will be published on the Bocconi website compulsory; according to the calendar above.•Motivation letter by the applicant; For detailed information about the admissions•The applicant’s curriculum vitae; process, please go to•Student record including exams passed and marks in the undergraduate program. Please include a table explaining the grading system used at the home university (which indicates Application Fee the minimum and maximum achievable Each applicant is required to pay an scores). application fee of € 100, following different payment methods: Please note that the January selection process • credit card: direct payment using the online is reserved for applicants with a GMAT score procedure (cards accepted: Visa – American of 650 or higher. Applicants with a GMAT Express – Mastercard); score of less than 650 will be evaluated from • bank transfer: in the name of Università the subsequent sessions (also open for Bocconi, Banca Popolare di Sondrio – agenzia applicants with a GMAT score of 650 or 11 – Via Bocconi, 8 – 20136 Milano – IBAN: higher). Only applicants who have expressed IT55 E056 9601 6100 0000 2000 X88. In the their first or second preference for the MSc in payment arrangements indicate FREE OF Economic and Social Sciences (ESS in English, COMMISSION and in the “Purpose” section DES in Italian) or for the MSc in Economics please put “Application for admission to and Management of Innovation and Master of Science 2011” and the applicant’s Technology (EMIT) may submit GRE test name; results. The first session (January) is reserved • postal note (for Italian residents only): postal for applicants having GRE scores of at least account no. 478271 in the name of Università 760 on the quantitative section. Applicants Bocconi – in the “Purpose” section please put with a GRE quantitative score of less than 760 “Application for admission to Master of will be evaluated starting with the subsequent Science 2011” and the applicant’s name. sessions (also open to applicants with a GRE quantitative score of 760 or higher). The application fee will not be reimbursed if the applicant decides to withdraw from selection or if the applicant is not selected. Admission Process Applicants will be asked to fill out an online application form and provide the required Scholarships documentation by the dates indicated in the Applicants interested in scholarships must table above. In order to apply for the selection apply for such at the same time of application process, applicants are required to pay an for a Master of Science program. 2
  • Selection Results three sections, an analytical writing The results of the selection process will be assessment, a section which tests quantitative published on the Bocconi website within one reasoning, and one which tests verbal skills. month after the application deadline. Valid Your score for the analytical writing personal ID and Password entries, used to assessment is not required for admission to finalize the admission application, are required Bocconi. The quantitative section lasts 75 to access the applicant’s online results. The minutes and includes 37 multiple-choice Admissions Office will communicate the questions that measure data sufficiency and selection results and enrollment instructions to problem solving skills. The verbal section lasts all applicants. The list of scholarship recipients 75 minutes and includes 41 multiple-choice will be published shortly after (for more questions which evaluate reading information regarding this issue please see the comprehension, critical reasoning and sentence call for scholarship published online). correction. For more information regarding the GMAT test and test centers in your own country please consult Enrollment Process The GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) test Upon admission, applicants must confirm their measures verbal reasoning, quantitative enrollment in the first year of the program by reasoning, critical thinking and analytical the date indicated on the selection result writing skills that are not related to any specific webpage. field of study. The enrollment process involves the following For more information about it, please consult steps:•fill out the online enrollment form on the Remember that in order to send your test Bocconi website; scores to Bocconi, you need to provide the•pay the € 2,000.00 advance of the first University’s code, which are the following: installment of university tuition and fees; GMAT: MGM -CS-39 and GRE: 0021. How•print the online enrollment summary and the and when official scores are received should be “enrollment form”; verified as soon as possible in order to reduce•finalize enrollment. the time between the test and the communication of the official score. For Online enrollment must be finalized at the applicants that send their GMAT or GRE score Admissions Office (September 2011) by through Bocconi codes, note that the test submitting the enrollment form and bringing results must arrive at the Admissions Office by the documents listed on the enrollment the procedure deadlines. summary. Admitted graduates and final-year students are enrolled with reserve. Enrollments will be confirmed upon verification that the Language Prerequisites applicant has effectively completed the Meeting language prerequisites is always university degree (with a recognized required and assessed irrespective of the selection qualification) by October 2011, upon method. Applicants must state the language verification by the Admissions Office that all prerequisite they have when they submit their documentation relating to the degree has been application, and demonstrate it by the time of received, in compliance with the requirements enrollment finalization (September 2011). of the Ministry of Education, University and To apply for programs taught in English, it is Research and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs not necessary to prove any knowledge of for enrollment at an Italian university and Italian language, but it is necessary to upon verification of language prerequisites. demonstrate English language knowledge at For detailed information about the enrollment least equal to B2 level of the Council of process, please go to Europe’s Common European Framework of graduateguide Reference for Languages. To apply for programs taught in Italian, it is compulsory to prove English language GMAT and GRE Test knowledge at least equal to B1 level of the International applicants must present official Council of Europe’s Common European scores obtained from the GMAT test in order framework of Reference for Languages. to enter the selection process. GRE score can Moreover, to apply for programs taught in only be presented by applicants with DES, ESS Italian, it is necessary to demonstrate Italian or EMIT expressed as a first or second choice. language knowledge at least equal to B2 level The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission of the Council of Europe’s Common European Test) is an international standardized test held Framework of Reference for Languages. in English. It is used by international business Please check our website for details about schools and universities in graduate and post- language certificates recognized by Università experience program admissions. The test has Bocconi. 3
  • Entry Visas have to obtain a “Permesso di Soggiorno”All students residing in countries outside the (Permit to Stay) in order to be allowed to liveEU are required to apply for a student visa. in Italy for more than 3 months.In order to obtain a student visa, admittedstudents must apply at the Italian Consulatein their country of origin, which will provide Recognition of Examsthem with a list of the documents necessary Admitted applicants who have enrolled onlineto get their visa (visa requirements vary for and were already enrolled in another Master ofeach country and consulate). Please keep in Science program at another university maymind that Italian authorities accept requests apply for the recognition of exams passedfor student visas only until the end of May. during their post-graduate studies (up to aIn addition, remember that the Admissions maximum of 30 credit points). This can beLetter issued by Università Bocconi must be done when finalizing enrollment by submittingpresented in order to obtain a visa. a transfer request issued by the originalWe recommend students to apply for a university, along with a certificate stating themultiple-entry Schengen visa if possible. exams passed and the related study programs.For detailed information Applicants with one or more transfer recognized will still be admitted to the first yearOnce in Italy, all international students will of the program.All required supporting documentsshall be sent to the following addressUniversità BocconiStudent Affairs DivisionAdmissions Officepiazza Sraffa 1120136 MilanoFor moreà BocconiStudent Affairs DivisionAdmissions Officemasterofscienceadmission@unibocconi.itCall Center 02 5836.35354