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Bachelor of Science in Communication ScienceUniversità della Svizzera italiana
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The Bachelor in Communication Sciences provide students with a thorough basic grounding in the field of communication. The programme has a rich approach, in both the disciplines that are taught and the methodologies employed and the areas of communication investigated.
Giving special attention to the fundamental role that Information and Communication Technology plays, the Bachelor in Communication Sciences is studied with the tools of both the human sciences and the social sciences.
The Bachelor in Communication Sciences focuses on quantitative and qualitative methodologies and an important part of the programme is devoted to the methodology of communication research.
Bachelor in Communication Sciences students have the opportunity to personalize their study programme by choosing one of following three specialist areas:
- Communication and Media
- Business Communication
- Public Communication
Admission requirements for Bachelor programmes at Università della Svizzera italiana are for the following sections:
Swiss school-leaving certificates received in Switzerland and abroad
- Federal or cantonal matriculation recognized by the Swiss Federal Matriculation Committee.
- Maturità commercial cantonale;
- Final diploma of a professional university institute or diploma of a higher technical school recognised by the competent federal authorities
- School-leaving certificates given by Swiss schools abroad are accepted
Foreign school-leaving certificates
Applicants with a foreign secondary school (pre-university) diploma (and/or a foreign university diploma considered equivalent to it) are admitted. As a rule, reference is made to the guidelines of the University Admissions Commission of the Swiss University Rectors' Conference.Where equivalence is not clearly definable, candidates may given an interview or asked to take further examinations, and supplementary pre-university courses may be prescribed.
Admission "by portfolio"
Candidates over 25 years old lacking the above qualifications may be admitted if the Academy judges they have special training and experience revealing an aptitude for design work certified with the application for admission.
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Tuition fees for the Bachelor's degrees at Università della Svizzera italiana cost CHF 4,000/semester.
Applicants who were residence in Switzerland with C permit (including Liechtenstein and Campione d'Italia) upon completion of highschool (Maturità) tuition costs CHF 2,000/semester.
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Bachelor of Science in Communication from Università della Svizzera italiana
Master's degree from the Faculty of Communication Sciences
The Faculty of Communication Sciences offers a two year Master's degree, following the 3+2 model laid out in the Bologna Convention. The Master's degrees aim to provide highly specialised training in communications fields that are of great relevance from both a professional and a scientific research point of view. The Master in Lingua, letteratura e civiltà italiana is held in Italian whereas the Master in Public Management and Policy, PMP is offered depending on the Major chosen in Italian and English or Italian, English and French.
USI' Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences gives access to the Master programmes listed below.
- Masters of Science in Communication Sciences
- Communication, Management & Health
- Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication
- Media Management
- Digital Fashion Communication
- Lingua, letteratura e civiltà italiana
- Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Economics
- Corporate Communication
- Marketing and Transformative Economy
- Financial Communication
- International Tourism
Studying at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)
USI Università della Svizzera italiana is a member of the Swiss university system and the only Italian-speaking university in Switzerland. It is a multi-lingual university with courses taught in Italian and English and it has a strong international orientation. USI’s...
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