Graduate Programmes

Economics and Management of Tourist and Cultural Activities (LM-49)

Open access(non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Specialists in public relations, company image and similar professions; specialists in business administration.

Course outline The course forms highly trained professionals in various fields of territorial management and enhancement; gives students the economic-legal and social knowledge regarding culture, environment, tourism and their interconnections; and allows students to master the studies of tourist and cultural organizations regarding their managerial, economic-financial and organizational aspects.

Business Management (LM-77)

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Specialists in management and control of private enterprises, specialists in business administration.

Course outline Students continue along the three-year business administration path, mastering the topics of administration and control in businesses and public administration. In the first common core year, students deepen their skills of behavior management and legal analysis. In the second year students choose between “management control” and “public management”.

Economics, Finance and Insurance (combined-course) (LM-16 e LM-56)

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Specialists in finance activities and economic systems.

Course outline Students continue along the three-year Economics and Finance path, broadening their knowledge in the topics of bank risk management, asset-liability insurance management and financial market analysis and its influence on savings, investment decisions, growth and the economic cycle. In the first common core year students master the basic knowledge of decision-making analysis in uncertainty, financial risk management and forecasting of the course of the main macroeconomic variables. In the second year, students choose between Finance and Economic Science.

Law 

(5 yrs unique cycle master's degree)

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Lawyers, In-Company Legal experts; Legal advisors for Government bodies and Public Offices, Solicitors, Judges and Magistrates.

Course outline Over the first two years the course provides a solid grounding in the main sectors (private, constitutional, philosophical-legal/critical legal thinking, legal history) and also in particular fields (Commercial/Business, Criminal, EU, Administrative and International Law). From the third year you can choose between a traditional course programme, which looks at the more common aspects of jurisprudence; or alternatively you can choose a course programme which is linked to the environment and territory; or as a third option you can choose the International and European programme. From the first year your language skills will also be a priority; in the final two years there will be practical training courses to develop your skills for entering the workplace (internships, interactive labs for legal research and writing (including use of databases), etc.)

Cultural Heritage Diagnostics

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Museum curators and heritage work

Course outline This course trains professionals with advanced career opportunities and develops diagnostic methodology for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage. Graduates will be able to co-ordinate and plan retrieval, restoration and preservation work by identifying the correct materials and methods, they will be able to direct diagnostic projects and organise and curate scientific museums, parks and exhibitions.

Classical Literature

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Historians, researchers and qualified technicians in the fields of the Classics, Literature and History of Art

Course outline Provides advanced training in the fields of literary and historical disciplines relating to the Greek and Latin worlds of the Archaic Age and Late Antiquity.

Modern Languages, Literature and Translation

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Speakers and word-crafters, editors/translators of marketing material and technical texts, linguists and philologists, proof-readers.

Course outline Trains professionals to work in both the public and private sector, in Italy and abroad, carrying out translation, editing and proof-reading of texts in English, French, Spanish and German.

European Heritage, Digital Media and the Information Society

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub and Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Web analysts and designers, Art experts, curators and Museum restorers.

Course outline Trains professionals to integrate their knowledge of European cultural heritage with current developments in I.T. and communications, enabling them to promote Cultural Heritage both in Italy and in Europe. Teaching in English language, in agreement with the following universities: Karl-Franzens Universität (Austria), University of Turku (Finland), and Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), there will be periods of mobility and double degree entitlement.

Institutional, Economics and Public Communication

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Polo urbano - Lecce

Career opportunities Public Administration Management specialists, P.R. and marketing specialists.

Course outline Provides advanced and interdisciplinary training with particular attention paid to the business world both nationally and internationally, as well as to communications for Institutions and public and political organisations. The defining parts of the syllabus are in the economic, legal, sociology and language fields

Modern Literature

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Linguists and philologists, archivers, librarians, researchers.

Course outline In-depth study of language and literature from the Medieval period up to the contemporary period, advanced knowledge of methodologies, theories and linguistic systems of ancient and modern languages, methodology of historical sciences and research into the local area and environment.

History of Art

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Art experts, museum curators and restorers.

Course outline Trains experts in the history, criticism and conservation of the visual arts, with high level historical, critical and philological skills for research, teaching and outreach work on the chronological development of architecture, sculpture, painting and applied and decorative arts in Europe, from the Medieval period to the contemporary, as well as providing a solid grounding in conservation and restoration skills.

Philosophical Sciences

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities PR and image specialists and related jobs, philosophers, writers and poets, proof readers

Course outline Provides wide-ranging and structured skills of a historiographical, conceptual, logical and critical-hermeneutical nature. Particular attention is paid to the history of medieval, modern and contemporary philosophy. Agreements with the universities of Paris-Sorbonne (France) and Köln (Germany) mean that fixed periods are spent abroad and graduates get double-degrees (with partner institutions).

Archaeology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Polo urbano - Lecce

Career opportunities Archaeologists

Course outline The course provides advanced theoretical, methodological and working preparation with archaeological heritage in the following sectors: pre-history and proto-history of Europe and the Near East; archaeology, history and classical antiquity and medieval; methodology and technology applied to archaeology. Technological innovation is prioritised, especially in diagnosis and in methods and techniques of intervention for research into, conservation and restoration of archaeological finds.

Translation with Interpreting

Open access (non-selective test). Entry requirements: C1 (CEFR) in English and B1 or B2 (depending on which language you choose) for your second language (if you choose to do a second language).

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Speakers and word-crafters, editors/translators of marketing material and technical texts, high-level interpreters and translators, proof-readers.

Course outline This course trains specialists in translation into the various languages on offer, and liaison interpreting from Italian to English. Subjects studied include linguistics, history, tourism management and the most recent translation theories and practice (using state-of-the-art software). Translation for tourism, for medical contexts and audio-visual translation are subjects given particular focus.

Planning and Management for Education and Training

Available places: 100

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities School inspectors and related careers, experts in syllabus design and training programmes, careers officers

Course outline Provides advanced training in the sectors of socio-pedagogy, psychology, anthropology and historical law as well as skills in designing and planning, scheduling, managing and evaluating educational and training processes in the field of prevention, rehabilitation, re-integration and mitigating difficult circumstances

Geopolitical and International Studies

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Management specialists in Public Administrations, Political Scientists, Researchers and graduate level Political and Social Science sector workers

Course outline Provides a background in law, politics, geography and history with an emphasis on international, geopolitical and comparative aspects

Methodology of Psychological Intervention

Available places: 120

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Clinical psychologists and psychotherapists, development and education psychologists

Course outline Provides advanced theoretical knowledge, methodological skills and the relational techniques needed for a psychologist to be able to intervene in different fields of professional work: one to one, groupwork, in organisations and in the community

Policy Planning and Management of Social Services

Available places: 100

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Experts in research into, management of and control of social issues.

Course outline Trains professionals who can operate independently and take on management roles in social service programmes and social policy in the context of social health integration, family and individual services, migration and intercultural relations, exclusion and social marginalisation, vulnerable individuals and welfare policy.

Primary and Pre-school Education Certificate

Available places: 70

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Primary and Pre-school teachers.

Course outline Provides teachers with skills for teaching (pedagogy, psychology, sociology, Italian language and grammar, new technologies, P.E., history, geography, science and maths, teaching skills and discipline, English language) and develops the skills needed to design and organise teaching and learning activities. The number of places, dates, contents and method of testing and selection are set out yearly according to a decree issued by the Ministry of Education.

Sociology and Social Research

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: City Hub - Lecce

Career opportunities Sociologists.

Course outline The course provides theoretical skills in sociology and philosophy to analyse social issues, students develop empirical skills for research and analysis of local development (curriculum in “Territorial Development”), and the analysis and understanding of deviance (curriculum in “Social Deviance and Crime”). English is the prevalent language for this course.

Physics

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Physicists, astronomers and astrophysicists, lab experts, experts qualified in radioprotection and pollution, specialists in numerical modelling

Course outline Course content includes subjects from the sectors of Astrophysics, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Physics of Fundamental Interactions, Applied Physics for Medicine and for Cultural Heritage. Lab work includes up-to-date experimentation and sophisticated methods of measuring, analysing and processing data. Techniques in numeric and symbolic computation are taught. There is flexibility in choice of course content.

Math

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Mathematicians, researchers and mathematical science and I.T. technicians, In-company consultants, teachers.

Course outline Provides a solid grounding in mathematics in terms of content, methods and techniques, with theoretical courses and applied/modelling courses.

Biology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Biologists and related careers

Course outline After the first common cycle of studies you can choose between the agro-alimentary, the bio-sanitary, and the human nutrition courses.

Medics Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Biologists and related careers, biochemists, biophysicists, Bio-technicians, pharmacologists, micro-biologists.

Course outline Trains professionals providing high-level knowledge of the most advanced biotechnical applications in basic and applied biomedical research, including molecular diagnostic systems, gene and cell therapy, regenerative medicine, technology for proteomic and genomic analysis, strategies for identifying new therapeutic molecular targets and for developing and producing medicines and bioactive molecules using biotechnology and bionanotechnology. Divided up into the following courses: biomedical, bionanotechnology, tissue engineering. The courses in the following sectors: BIO /19, BIO /13, BIO /01, BIO /09, CHIM /02, IN G-IN D/22 and IN G-IN D/34 are taught in English.

Environmental Sciences and Technology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Geologists, designers, landscapers, specialists in regeneration and land conservation, biologists and related careers, agronomists and jobs linked to forestry.

Course outline Provides a thorough grounding with a wide interdisciplinary scope in the field of Environmental Sciences, including Environmental Impact Evaluation, Strategic Environmental Evaluation and Environmental Certification.

Coastal and Marine Biology and Ecology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Zoologi, ecologi

Course outline Graduates will be able to design, lead, support, carry on research projects in response to public calls and private companies interested in the development of human activies in different productive sectors addressing the management and valorization of coastal and marine environments; act as consultants in private firms or in public bodies, provide assessment and expert recommendation on different sectors in marine and coastal as defined above; design the content of books, articles, TV programs related to the marine environment, lead, support, carry out training programmes and dissemination events.

Aerospace Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Cittadella della Ricerca - Brindisi

Career opportunities Mechanical Engineers, Aeronautical and astronautical engineers

Course outline In the first year students are given a grounding in aerodynamics and gas dynamics, aeronautical and space propulsion, aeronautical construction and flight mechanics, as well as numeric methods for aeronautical engineering and computation and planning and designing machinery/cars. The second year has a strong bias towards issues concerning technology and materials.

Management Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Industrial and Management engineers

Course outline Integrates transversal strategic skills (such as integrated business management and entrepreneurial skills) and specialist skills such as communication and information technologies, production systems and technology and energy systems and technology. A new course in “Advanced Manufacturing and Operations Management” is also available from 2017.

Civil Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Construction and Environmental Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers

Course outline In-depth professional study of civil engineering topics, including, research in structural civil engineering, construction technology, hydraulic engineering and infrastructure.

Communication Engineering and Electronic Technologies

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Systems analysts, Network and Computer Communications Specialists, I.T. Security specialists, Electronic engineers, Telecommunication Engineers.

Course outline Trains in design, production, running and maintaining modern telecommunication systems, navigation and telesurvey and applications and services based on these systems.

Computer Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Analysts and software designers, Systems analysts, Web application designers and analysts, Computer network and communication specialists, Database designers and analysts, Specialist Computer Security Systems Administrators.

Course outline In-depth study of different fields of application of Computer Engineering (including computational networks, software applications and computer systems, computation, automation).

Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Ecotekne, via per Monteroni - Lecce

Career opportunities Materials Engineers

Course outline This course is extremely interdisciplinary, looking at the phenomenon at the basis of material behaviour and their transformation processes (chemical, physical, computational mechanical, transport phenomenon, physical chemistry). Students learn about technology for measuring the properties of materials and designing and fine-tuning transformation processes.

Mechanical Engineering

Open access (non-selective test)

Campus: Cittadella della Ricerca - Brindisi

Career opportunities Mechanical, Energy, Nuclear, Industrial and Management Engineers

Course outline Provides both working and theoretical skills, both for processes and for systems for designing products, including issues relating to managing the life cycle of the product, alternative energy sources, machines and energy systems, energy saving and environmental impact, functionality, planning and scaling mechanical parts, complex machinery, cars, plants to carry out mechanical systems and their logistics, experimental methods and techniques for carrying out experiments.