Health Professions of Technical Sciences (assistential)

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Master programme
A.Y. 2020/2021
LM/SNT3 - Health professions for technical assistance
Master programme
120
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
2
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

The master’s degree programme in Health Professions of Technical Sciences (Assistential) is designed to prepare graduates to:

  • apply the basic scientific knowledge relating to their specific professional profile required to make decisions concerning the organisation and management of healthcare services provided by clinical healthcare personnel in the medical field, within healthcare facilities;
  • employ the requisite health economics and business organisation competences to organise healthcare services and manage the human and technological resources available, evaluating the cost/benefit ratio;
  • oversee specific sectors of the health organisation within the sphere of clinical healthcare;
  • employ research methodologies and instruments in the organisation of healthcare services;
  • oversee the optimisation of all resources (human, technological, educational and financial) employed in healthcare facilities;
  • design and provide refresher and continuing training courses for the professional figures in question;
  • develop teaching capacities relating to their specific professional profile through tutorials and the coordination of internships designed to provide basic, further and continuing training.

Graduates in Health Professions of Technical Sciences (Assistential) are able to take into account, in the planning and management of the health area personnel, the needs of the community and the development of new methods of work organization, both of technological and IT innovation, also with reference to the forms of remote assistance or distance learning, in the planning and organization of pedagogical-training interventions as well as in the standardization of operating standards to those of the European Union.

Graduates can pursue careers in:

  • healthcare facility management (the organisation/monitoring of facilities and the provision of services);
  • human resource management in the healthcare professions;
  • teaching, upon successful completion of any competitions set out by current regulations;
  • quality service control and management;
  • risk management administration and control;
  • clinical and experimental research within their sphere of competence.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

Admission: Limited enrolment with admission test.

English language

Students are expected to attain level B1 proficiency in English.

Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December. Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.

Course, stage and workshop attendance: mandatory

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Placement i year 22 550 Italian MED/49 MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Interdisciplinary vocational course 1 10 80 Italian ING-IND/22 MED/09 MED/23 MED/28 MED/31 MED/33 MED/49 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques3
- Food sciences and dietetics1
- Heart surgery1
- Internal medicine1
- Materials science and technology1
- Musculoskeletal system diseases1
- Oral diseases and dentistry1
- Otorhinolaryngology1
Psychology applied to social relations, communication and group dynamics 8 64 Italian M-DEA/01 M-PSI/01 M-PSI/06 SPS/07
- Demology, ethnology and anthropology2
- General psychology2
- General sociology2
- Work and Organizational Psychology2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Health law and professional-ethical liabilities 5 40 Italian IUS/07 IUS/10 IUS/14 MED/43
- European Union law1
- Forensic medicine1
- International law1
- Labour law2
Principles and instruments of business economics applied to the health sector 5 40 Italian SECS-P/07
Statistic, epidemiology and history of health 7 59 Italian MED/01 MED/02 MED/42
- Hygiene and public health2
- Medical history2
- Medical statistics3
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English assessment B1 (2 ECTS) 2 0 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 3 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Placement ii year 8 200 Italian MED/49 MED/50
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Educational project planning and management 4 32 Italian M-PED/01
Planning, organisation, and monitoring in healthcare organisations 6 48 Italian SECS-P/10
Research methods 10 80 Italian BIO/11 ING-INF/05 M-FIL/03 MED/04 SECS-S/02
- Experimental medicine and pathophysiology2
- Information processing systems2
- Molecular biology2
- Moral philosophy2
- Statistics for experimental and technological research2
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Interdisciplinary vocational course 2 9 72 Italian MED/11 MED/28 MED/32 MED/34 MED/49 MED/50
- Applied medical techniques4
- Audiology1
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Food sciences and dietetics1
- Oral diseases and dentistry1
- Physical and rehabilitation medicine1
Professional management 6 48 Italian M-PSI/06 MED/44 SPS/09
- Economic sociology and sociology of work and organisations2
- Occupational medicine2
- Work and Organizational Psychology2
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final exam 7 0 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 3 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Other activities 5 75 Italian
Si consiglia vivamente di seguire la sequenza di esami prevista nei singoli semestri del piano di studi.
Location
Milano
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

More info at: Fees - current academic year

Scholarships and benefits

The University also provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students), including: