Laurea Specialistica (Master of science-level of the Bologna process) IN ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING

Academic Year 2009/10

First established in this format in the A.Y. 2004/05

First School of Engineering

Course Website


Campus: TORINO

Degree class 4/S: ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

Referente del corsox:
BARDELLI PIER GIOVANNI
piergiovanni.bardelli@polito.it
011/5645318


Taught in Italian


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Duration and location

Duration: 2 years
Location: Torino - C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
Secretariat: Central secretariat

Professional profile

The successful graduates are able to use typical engineering tools to plan and estimate feasibility of a building and understand the technical and aesthetic aspects as well as the needs of contemporary society. They should also have the skills to work with other specialized professionals (i.e. architects and town planners).

Job opportunities

A graduate can plan and consult as a freelancer or he/she can work in public and private institutions in building managing and city or environmental planning.

Final exam

1. To be admitted to the final exam the student must have successfully passed all the exams of the program of study.
2. The final exam for the bachelor's degree (Laurea di I livello) consists of a public discussion of a dissertation or of a written thesis. The final exam for the master's degree (Laurea specialistica) consists of a public discussion of a dissertation worked out by the student, under the guidance of a professor. The final assessment of the student is a combination of the average score obtained through all courses attended during his academic curriculum and the score of the final exam.
3. Educational structures decide how the Examining Board, that will give the master's degree (Laurea specialistica), is made up.
4. The Examining Board for the bachelor(Laurea di I livello) is made up of 5 to 7 members, including the President; the Examining Board for the master (Laurea specialistica)is made up of 7 to 11 members, including the President. In both cases most of the members are professors or permanent researchers. The Examining Board can give up to 110 points; honors can be given if the mark is 110 and if all members agree. With the master's degree it is possible to obtain the Dignità di stampa in case the final mark is 110 with honors and all the members agree.

Requisites for admission to the Master of Science (Laurea specialistica)

Bachelor (Laurea di I livello) that gives access to this Master of Science (Laurea specialistica): Architectural Engineering in Torino.