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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Master degree course
Duration and credits
Admission test
Available places
Studenti EU
Teaching mode
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
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Notice of admission

The course in brief


The master's degree in Diagnostic Technical Health Professions will be open to graduates in Laboratory Techniques, Radiology Techniques, Neurophysiopathology Techniques and Audiometry Techniques of CLASS L/SNT3 in the diagnostic field. In addition to in-depth study of the disciplines of the relevant profile, the course of study is focused on the acquisition of skills related to management and management, research and teaching.

Learning by doing

The course provides for the acquisition of 120 CFUs over two years, divided into a theoretical part of lectures and a part of practical internship in the disciplines pertaining to the class of origin. Attendance is compulsory for both the lectures and the curricular internship.

Professional outlets

Master's graduates of Class LM_SNT/3 intervene in clinical care, management, organizational, training and research processes in the field relevant to diagnostic technical health professions. They can have access to management in health professions departments.

The master's degree also provides access to subsequent educational pathways, such as PhD, specialization and second-level university masters.

What you will learn

  • Other technical diagnostic professions

    Baseline on non-affiliate health professions

  • Starting health profession

    Depth study of one's bachelor's degree profession

  • Learning of teaching methods

    Aims: effective teaching and criticality management

  • Health management science

    The student will learn to manage at the apex level the afferent departments

  • Research orientation

    The student will be initiated into research activity

  • Programming and law

    The student will be educated in leadership of afferent departments


Did you know that.

  • The study turns both in independent and collaborative mode, especially in the internship.
  • The degree aims to train university faculty in the specific SSDs
  • With this degree, all health care figures will be able to reach apex positions


The course of study aims at the acquisition at a more advanced level of the disciplinary skills of the profession of origin, integrating them with management-managerial and relational skills, to enable graduates to assume management and coordination roles within technical diagnostic facilities in public and private health care. It also aims to train professionals capable of translating important scientific advances in diagnostics into clinical practice and participating in research activities within multidisciplinary teams. Finally, the course will provide graduates with specific skills in the area of training, to organize continuing education activities and to collaborate with other institutions for the initial training of health care personnel.

The training course is divided into two years and within it five areas of learning are identified.

  • Professional area
  • Managerial-managerial area
  • Relational area
  • Research area
  • Pedagogical and training area

A number of internship experiences (in various operational contexts of leadership and coordination) are provided in which the student can verify and enhance what he or she has learned in frontal teaching.

The second year of the course provides for the development of a thesis, as a final test, which demonstrates the possession and ability to use the skills in the area of research, the 'analysis of problems, acquired during the training.

Where we are

The Master's Degree in Diagnostic Technical Health Professions, belonging to the School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Genoa and afferent to the Department of Experimental Medicine (DIMES) of that University and will mainly insist on the health facilities of IRSCCS San Martino in Genoa.

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