Educational plan


Valorization and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas (Classe LM-73)-Enrolled from 2022/23 Academic Year
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Applied Statistics for Mountain Agri-Environmental Analyses 6 56 English SECS-S/01
Bioresources for Innovation in Mountain Products 12 112 English AGR/16 CHIM/06 VET/04
Environmental Geology for Mountain Areas 6 56 English GEO/05
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
European Union Law 6 48 English IUS/14
Geographic and Historical Development of the Mountain in the Long Run 6 56 English M-GGR/01 SECS-P/12
Mountain Ecosystems and Biodiversity Valorization 12 112 English AGR/19 BIO/03
Sustainable Management and Bioeconomy of Mountain Forests 8 80 English AGR/05
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Economics, Management and Valorization of Mountain Goods and Services 8 72 English AGR/01
Renewable Energy and Mountain Sustainable Environment Management 6 56 English AGR/09
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Infrastructures and Landscape Planning for Sustainable Tourism in Mountain Areas 6 48 English AGR/10
Web Communication Theories and Techniques 6 48 English SPS/08
Conclusive activities
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Internship 6 0 English
Final Exam 20 0 English
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Co-Creation for Policy: Challenge-Based Learning and Outdoor Education as Tools to Connect People and Places 3 28 English SPS/08
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Current Issues in Mountain Tourism Management 2 16 English SECS-P/08
Mountain Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas 4 40 English BIO/03 BIO/05
Undefined
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
Other Training Activities 4 0 English
Other Training Activities 1 0 English
Optional activities and study plan rules
- The teaching plan includes 8 self-chosen ECTS credits, to be acquired with modules offered by the University of Milan.
Some of the activities of your choice may include the attendance of seminars, conferences, refresher courses, or other activities organized by the university or another body, always following a favourable assessment from the Academic Board, and can usually allow students to acquire up to a maximum of 4 ECTS credits.
These activities must appear in the study plan and are freely chosen by the student with the help of the tutor, but must be approved by the Academic Board which judges their consistency with the master's course. The courses specifically activated by the Master's degree in Valorization and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas are listed in the table below.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Co-Creation for Policy: Challenge-Based Learning and Outdoor Education as Tools to Connect People and Places 3 28 English First semester SPS/08
Current Issues in Mountain Tourism Management 2 16 English Second semester SECS-P/08
Mountain Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas 4 40 English Second semester BIO/03 BIO/05
- STUDENTS HAVE TO ACQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL 4 CREDITS.

Additional Language Skills: Italian (foreign students).

To obtain the degree, those who do not hold an Italian high school diploma or bachelor's degree must demonstrate proficiency in Italian at the A2 or higher level per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This level must be demonstrated prior to completing the course programme in one of the following ways:
- by submitting a certificate of A2 or higher level issued no more than three years prior to the date of submission. You will find the list of language certificates recognized by the University at: https://www.unimi.it/en/node/349/). The language certificate must be submitted to the University Language Centre (SLAM) via the Language Test category of the InformaStudenti service: https://informastudenti.unimi.it/saw/ess?AUTH=SAML;
- via a entry-level test administrated by SLAM that can only be taken only once.
Those who fail to reach A2 level will have to attend a 60-hour Italian course geared to their level.
Those who do not take the entry-level test or fail to pass the end-of-course test after six attempts will have to obtain language certification privately in order to earn the 3 credits of Additional language skills: Italian.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian Undefined
Other Training Activities 4 0 English Undefined
Other Training Activities 1 0 English Undefined