Core Admission Criteria

Admissions for MSPME is highly competitive and the ideal candidate should, first and foremost, display:

Academic Excellence: Admissions will look for outstanding achievement in the applicant’s first degree. The minimum admission qualification is a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) of a minimum three-year's duration and 180 ECTS credits in a cognate discipline, e.g. business and management, science and engineering.

Solid English Language ability: For non-native English speaking applicants a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with no individual component lower then 6.00). Please note that in case you have carried out your studies in English you still need to submit an English certificate among those accepted.

Student motivation and relevance of the Masters Course to a student’s professional experience to date and future career aspirations.

How to apply:

All applications are made online through Heriot-Watt University (the co-ordinating institution).


Together with the online form, applicants will need to upload the following documentation (in English) at the time of application:  

International Students in Milan - Assistance

Once you have been accepted to the Master in Strategic Project Management (MSPME), you will be faced with a whole new "To Do" list. This will include visas, housing, insurance, setting yourself up in Milan and much more.
MSPME students will be put in touch with MIP's International Students Office which will be able to provide you with useful assistance and information in order to help your move to Italy go smoothly and your stay in Milan very comfortable.


MSPME Admissions
Tel. +39 02 2399 2820
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