Academic year: 2020/2021
Level of qualification
Bachelor’s Degree Programme
Ministerial degree code
L-18 (Science of International Business and Economics)
Announcements and Regulations
The teaching regulations of the study course depend on the following organisational aspects: educational goals, access methods, study plan, exams, final exam, job opportunities, etc. Throughout their university career, students must refer to the teaching regulations enforced from their matriculation.
Head of studies
Access to the programme
Programmed, 120 places available.
Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 10 seats, of which 1 is reserved for a Chinese student living in China, under the Marco Polo Project..
The admission onto the Digital Management degree programme is permitted after passing the TOLC-E online test, created by CISIA – the Inter-University Consortium for Integrated Admission Systems (www.cisiaonline.it).
For admissions, an adequate understanding of English language at level B2, at least, is required.
Admission to the course requires a high school diploma or other equivalent and approved qualification obtained abroad.
Students must possess adequate knowledge of basic mathematics and at least level B2 proficiency in English. There are compulsory checks of possession of these requirements. The procedures for checking academic requirements are indicated in the Course Regulations, published on the university website, which establishes the additional learning requirements (OFAs) to be achieved in the first year of the course if the initial requirements are not met.
More information on OFA for this programme is available on the web page dedicated to admission testing.
Admission with international qualification
Applicants with international qualification must have obtained a secondary school diploma after having completed at least 12 years of schooling. The preliminary evaluation of the qualification is mandatory. Procedures and deadlines are available on the dedicated online platform.
European applicants and non-European applicants with a permit of stay valid for enrolment must take the onsite admission test. Non-European applicants who need a visa for enrolment will take the admission test via Skype.
The Degree course is an innovative programme, the first in Italy of its kind in the economics and business management. Designed in partnership with H-Farm, the course trains digital transformation specialists capable of creating innovative start-ups or providing support to private and public companies, in Italy or abroad, in the digital transformation and innovation of business models.
Taught entirely in English, the course offers an immersive and interactive learning experience with an interdisciplinary pathway, problem- and project-based teaching, a rich programme of extra-curricular activities (for example workshops on soft skills and on wide-ranging topics such as geopolitics, presentation design, public speaking and interaction design). The course is distinguished by the continuous interaction between students, teachers and innovative start-ups and the engagement of important lecturers expert in the fields of transformation and digital innovation. The course provides a high degree of professional training: from this point of view, the project work that concludes the course has a significant weight in the curriculum and is undertaken at innovative companies affiliated to the Ca' Foscari and H-Farm networks. The proximity and direct participation of the companies, with particular reference to startups and innovative companies of the H-Farm ecosystem, will facilitate the job placement of students. The degree course is sited on the Ca' Foscari campus located in Roncade, at the H-Farm Education facilities.
The employment opportunities and professional activities envisaged refer to positions in all company areas, in particular those involving innovation in technology, business and organisation, economics and law. Specifically, graduates will find professional openings:
- in the private sector, in manufacturing and service companies of all sizes and specialisations, or in organisations that use modern digital technologies, such as e-commerce and industry 4.0;
- in public institutions;
- freelance work in digital transformation.
Final exams and graduation
The training process will be extremely operational, built on company project work, with plenty of space for group work. It strives to produce concrete results, articulated on a very wide range of skills in the digital, organizational, managerial, financial and motivational fields.
The final exam consists of an essay in which students:
- Discuss the development of scientific knowledge on the specific theme of the project work undertaken at the company;
- Reason on the transformation dynamics of the sector in which the hosting company operates and on the potential offered to the company by digital transformation;
- Present the content and structure of the project work developed in the company;
- Demonstrate their ability to reflect critically on the internship experience and understanding of how to connect what they learned during the internship with the academic content of their university course.
The final exam consists of a written paper organised into sections agreed by the student and supervisor.
Access to further studies
Professional Master's programmes (1st level) and Master’s degree programmes
Last update: 17/11/2020