Laurea Specialistica (Master of science-level of the Bologna process) IN ARCHITECTURE (URBAN AND TERRITORIAL DESIGN)

Academic Year 2007/08

First established in this format in the A.Y. 2003/04

First School of Architecture


Campus: TORINO

Degree class 4/S: ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING


Taught in Italian


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Duration and location

Duration: 2 years
I and II years lectures are at Castello del Valentino - Viale Mattioli 39 Location: Torino - Castello del Valentino Viale Mattioli, 39.
Secretariat: Architecture Secretariat

Professional profile

A graduate can:

  • work as a professional in planning public and private buildings, especially in municipal and regional bodies;
  • give advice on designing and on technical and specific architecture related issues;
  • work in the fields of architecture, town planning, management of environment, and town transformation.

    Job opportunities

    The graduate can contribute in transformation, modernization and upgrading of settlements and of territory. In order to do this he/she has to communicate with everyone involved in the processes of definition of places and surroundings. All this is possible by using his/her knowledge and various techniques acquired to manage the operating processes.

    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):Architecture Sciences (I School of Architecture) in Torino