MA in Engineering Physics
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
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* depending on your nationality, yearly fees range from 700 to 2,157 euros
The Master's Degree Programme in Engineering Physics is characterised by the three innovative curricula not currently present in Italy and internationally: Quantum Science and Technology, Physics of the Brain and Physics of Finance and Economics. The Quantum Science and Technology curriculum is designed to address contemporary technological challenges. The Physics of the Brain curriculum, organised in collaboration with the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA) of Trieste,an international education and research institute, aims to provide students with the most advanced tools for diagnostics and analysis of the most complex biological system: the brain. The Physics of Finance and Economics curriculum focuses on the study of the complexity sciences, which in this case are applied to social sciences: economics and finance.
this programme offers three innovative curricula in the fields of modern physics and engineering and the science of complex systems. All three curricula are pioneering, offering an educational experience not yet available elsewhere, and they are designed to shape the next generation of academics and professionals capable of tackling the challenges of the twenty-first century.
The curriculum in Quantum Science and Technology trains you to be an expert in the fields of modern physics, computer science, electronics and telecommunication systems, preparing you for a career at a high-tech company or research institute.
The curriculum focusing on the Physics of Finance and Economics is offered in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari’s Department of Economics. It will make you an expert with both a strong physics background and the ability to apply this background in the fields of sustainable finance and economics.
The Physics of the Brain curriculum is carried out in collaboration with the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste (Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, or SISSA), where part of your training takes place. This curriculum is designed to allow you to apply a strong training in physics to the study of the human brain by equipping you with expertise in the use of experimental and theoretical tools for the investigation of any biological systems. The toolkit you acquire prepares you to work at companies and research institutes focusing on biomedical applications, and upon completing your studies, you receive not only your master’s degree diploma, but also a diploma issued by the SISSA.
Depending on the curriculum you choose, this degree programme prepares you either to continue on an academic path with doctoral studies in physics, the biosciences, or finance, or launch a professional career. Some of the most popular professions include:
- IT and business consultancy professionals
- Managerial or technical roles in R&D and/or production at microelectronics and automation companies
- Managerial or technical roles in R&D and/or production at biomedical companies
- Data scientists at high-tech companies and research institutes
- Data analyst at investment banks
- Research scientist in scientific, medical or financial research centres
Scholarships and Funding
Ca' Foscari University offers high-achieving international students renewable scholarship packages of various sizes, ranging from 6,500 euro a year for bachelor's students to 8,000 euro a year for master's students.
These scholarship packages are designed to offer support for the full duration of an award-winner's degree. To be eligible to apply, you will need a minimum 8.5/10 CGPA. Complete information about the requisites and procedures to apply can be found at the dedicated webpage.
The regional government also offers financial aid for international students from low-income families for which you can apply after enrolment.
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About the School
Services offered to international students:
- Welcome Unit
- Immigration Team
- Housing office
- Financial Aid office
- Buddy program
- Sport Centre
- Student associations
- Welcome Week
- Career Service
Life at Ca' Foscari is both rewarding and stimulating thanks to a wide range of activities and events organized by the university as well as the students themselves. You can get involved in student clubs and sports, as well as take advantage of everything the city itself has to offer, from international cultural events to some of the world's most beautiful art and architecture. Plus, if you choose to live in Venice's historic center, you'll surely enjoy living locally and sustainably thanks to the fact that distances are manageable and there are no cars or traffic to compete with.
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