Nursing and Midwifery Sciences

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Master programme
A.Y. 2020/2021
LM/SNT1 - Nursing and midwifery
Master programme
120
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
2
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

The master degree programme is designed to provide graduates with the advanced training required to:

  • identify and critically evaluate evolving care requirements within their professional ambit, also taking account of gender-related issues, where necessary;
  • make use of research methods and tools within the spheres of clinical care, organisation and training;
  • apply and evaluate the impact of different theoretic models on the effectiveness of care;
  • critically analyse ethical considerations in relation to care and multi-professional and multi-cultural considerations;
  • design, produce and evaluate educational and training programmes;
  • develop teaching competences through tutorials and the coordination of internships to provide basic, further and continuing training;
  • plan and assist with the provision of complex care and organisational issues;
  • plan, manage and evaluate care services to ensure quality improvement (planning, organisation, management, control);
  • supervise care within their specific professional ambit;
  • provide professional consulting services.

Graduates from the Nursery and Midwifery master’s degree programme can pursue careers in:

  • healthcare management in health facilities (upon successful completion of any related competition procedures);
  • departmental or facility management;
  • university teaching, upon successful completion of any related competition procedures;
  • research at public or private institutions.

Employment statistics (Almalaurea)

Admission: Limited enrollment 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.

Attendance: Mandatory

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Advanced midwifery history and philosophy 9 72 Italian MED/47
Advanced nursing history and philosophy 9 72 Italian MED/45
Midwifery ethics and professional nursing regulation 9 72 Italian MED/47
Nursing ethics and professional nursing regulation 9 72 Italian MED/45
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Prevention and care for the health community 8 64 Italian MED/03 MED/38 MED/40 MED/42 MED/43 MED/44 MED/45 MED/47
- Forensic medicine1
- General and subspecialty paediatrics1
- Hygiene and public health1
- Medical genetics1
- Midwifery1
- Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric1
- Obstetrics and gynaecology1
- Occupational medicine1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Demographic and healthcare statistics 5 40 Italian ING-INF/05 ING-INF/06 MED/01
- Electronic and informatics bioengineering2
- Information processing systems1
- Medical statistics2
Epidemiologic methods in healthcare planning and evaluation 5 40 Italian MED/07 MED/42
- Hygiene and public health4
- Microbiologia e microbiologia clinica1
Field atachement (first year) 16 320 Italian MED/45 MED/47
- Midwifery10
- Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric6
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
English assessment B1 (2 ECTS) 2 0 Italian
Study plan rules
2 - ULTERIORI ATTIVITÀ FORMATIVE OBBLIGATORIE DEL 1° ANNO DI CORSO:
Lo studente, in base alla laurea di base precedentemente conseguita, dovrà obbligatoriamente frequentare uno dei seguenti corsi:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Advanced midwifery history and philosophy 9 72 Italian year MED/47
Advanced nursing history and philosophy 9 72 Italian year MED/45
1 - ULTERIORI ATTIVITÀ FORMATIVE OBBLIGATORIE DEL 1° ANNO DI CORSO:
Lo studente, in base alla laurea di base precedentemente conseguita, dovrà obbligatoriamente frequentare uno dei seguenti corsi:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Midwifery ethics and professional nursing regulation 9 72 Italian year MED/47
Nursing ethics and professional nursing regulation 9 72 Italian year MED/45
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Advanced nursing and midwifery education 7 56 Italian MED/45
Advanced nursing and midwifery management 7 56 Italian MED/45
Optional
Midwifery research 8 64 Italian MED/47
Nursing research 8 64 Italian MED/45
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Pedagogy and applied Psychology 5 40 Italian M-PED/01 M-PSI/08
- General psychology2
- Theories and science of education and social education3
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Economics and management 7 56 Italian IUS/07 IUS/10 SECS-P/07 SECS-P/10
- Administrative law1
- Business administration and Management3
- Labour law1
- Organization studies2
Field atachement (second year) 14 280 Italian MED/45
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final exam 7 0 Italian
Study plan rules
3 - ULTERIORI ATTIVITÀ FORMATIVE OBBLIGATORIE DEL 2° ANNO DI CORSO:
Lo studente, in base alla laurea di base precedentemente conseguita, dovrà obbligatoriamente frequentare uno dei seguenti corsi:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Midwifery research 8 64 Italian year MED/47
Nursing research 8 64 Italian year MED/45
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Informatics 5 75 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 4 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
Elettivi - Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
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: