Education

The Institute of Communication and Health (ICH) offers two main post-bachelor educational programs:

  1. Master in Communication, Management and Health. The Master, in collaboration with Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia, USA), allows students to obtain an excellent education in communication, business and marketing in the field of health.
    • Its main work perspectives are in the field of pharmaceutical, biotechnological and insurance companies as well as for government agencies, where the combination of analytical competencies and knowledge of the health industry bring a competitive advantage.

     

  2. The Master in Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication, jointly offered by the Institute of Communication and Health of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a new joint Master's programme through training in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and communication. The programme focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and those of communication applied to the context of health.
    Students who choose this specialization will get a strong biological, methodological and statistical training, acquiring also knowledge in management. The specialization will familiarize students with the latest research and practice in cognitive psychology and provide a modern preparation to lead and influence change in health in today's diverse communities.

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