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Cognitive Sciences and Decisional Processes  Scienze cognitive e processi decisionali

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM-55 Cognitive sciences
Application and Admission Limited enrollment with admission test. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location via Conservatorio 7 - Milano
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico - via F. Sforza 35 - Milano
Head of Studies Gabriella Pravettoni
Course Website Programme Description



Course Objectives

The interfaculty with Medicine and Social and Political Sciences master degree programme is designed to prepare experts in the implementation and evaluation of processes geared at optimising decision-making processes, preventing errors and fostering quality and security in the organisational, economic, political and health fields.


Graduates possess advanced, multidisciplinary training of a philosophical, psychological, economic, sociological, medical, statistical-methodological, and organisational nature in the cognitive sciences.

Particular attention is paid to the development of theoretical knowledge and practical competences in the analysis and management of individual and collective decision-making processes.



Career and Employment

The interfaculty with Medicine and Social and Political Sciences master degree programme is designed to produce professional figures qualified to assume positions of responsibility in public and private organisations, with particular reference to the following areas:

  • risk management and the prevention of errors
  • the optimisation of decision-making processes in the economic, financial, political and health sectors
  • quality and security management in production processes
  • inter-personal, inter-group and inter-organisational conflict mediation.

Medicine and Social and Political Sciences graduates can enter the following professional sectors:

  • private companies
  • hospitals
  • public administrations
  • schools
  • consultancy firms
  • training institutes.