Master of Science in Communication, Management and Health, M.Sc. | Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) | Lugano, Switzerland
24 months
8000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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The MSc in Communication, Management and Health from Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) offers a unique opportunity to have a focused and in-depth programme in the health sector while at the same time gain a broad understanding of how business and marketing functions operate.

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The world is becoming increasingly complex, with simultaneous opposing demands for more specialisation, a broader understanding of issues, as well as an international outlook. While this is true for most fields, it is particularly the case in the domain of health, where science and its applications continue to gain in complexity and sophistication.

The Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland, offers a Master in Communication Management and Health (CMH), a degree that will prepare you to grasp the complexity of the health sector and to pursue fulfilling and diversified careers in health.

Programme Structure

The purpose of the MCMH is to enable students to:

  • comprehend the health sector;
  • learn the required analytical/methodological skills to better understand and interact with the health sector and its changes;
  • acquire practical skills in communication and management appropriate for the health context.

With an international and cross-disciplinary approach to both business and communication, the master in Communication, Management and Health provides you with a solid theoretical background in multiple academic disciplines such as:

  • Health Communication
  • Quantitative and qualitative Research Methodologies in Health Communication
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Health policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Marketing and Management in Health Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements

The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Communication, Management & Health is a Bachelor's degree granted by a recognised university, in the fields of Communication Sciences, Economics or other relevant disciplines.

Language requirements

Further information regarding language requirements are listed at 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National: CHF 2000 
  • International: CHF 4000  

Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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