Step 1. Evaluation of applicants’ qualifications
After the application deadline, the Selection Committee assesses all the applications and the attached documents.
The Selection Committee can assign you a maximum of 70 points
, according to the following criteria:
- MSc’s final grade (for graduands: weighted average grade of the exams passed before the application deadline as stated in the documentation uploaded to Apply@polito) – maximum 25 points;
- number of years needed to get the final degree and graduation date: degrees awarded in the past two solar years obtain higher score – maximum 10 points;
- grade obtained in the MSc’s exams and their coherence with programme’s topic – maximum 10 points;
- MSc’s final thesis topic coherence with programme’s topic – maximum 10 points;
- work experiences related to programme’s topic – maximum 5 points;
- study and work experiences abroad related to programme’s topic – maximum 5 points;
- others academic careers related to programme’s topic – maximum 5 points.
The final score of the first step of the evaluation is based upon the above-mentioned criteria, up to a maximum of 70 points.
You will be considered as “inelegible
” and you will not be admitted to the second step of the selection process if you:
Step 2. Interview
- do not attach all the compulsory documents;
- do not fulfill all the admission requirements;
- do not reach the minimum score of 30 points.
In this phase, the Selection Committee interviews the applicants who passed the first step of the selection process. The Selection Committee can assign you a maximum of 30 points
Interviews aim to assess:
- your motivation;
- soft skills;
- technical knowledge (included any project performed at University which may be relevant to the contents of the Specializing Master’s programme);
- your level of English proficiency;
- work experience.
If you passed the first step of selection you will be able to see your name and the date and place for the interview on the programme website. The interviews will begin two days after the publication of the first step’ results.
In case you cannot attend the interview in the day assigned, you can ask to postpone it in the next four days following the publication of the results.
If you do not attend the interview you are automatically excluded from the selection process.
In exceptional cases, if you are unable to attend the interview in presence, you can request the Selection Committee, within three days prior to the interview, to have a remote interview. The decision of the Selection Committee is unquestionable.
The overall score is the sum of the score obtained in the first and second step of the selection process.
If you do not score at least 60 points you are not admitted to the programme.