M.Sc. On Campus

Energy and Nuclear Engineering

Politecnico di Torino

24 months
2601 EUR/year
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With the Energy and Nuclear Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino you deepen the scientific knowledge that is at the roots of specific energy and nuclear applications.  


The Energy and Nuclear Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino has three orientations: Innovation in Energy Production, Rational Energy Use and HVAC Design and Nuclear Technologies and Applications. 

The Innovation in Energy Production orientation teaches you to design components, equipment and systems for the generation of thermal, mechanical and electrical energy through innovative processes involving fossil and renewable sources. If you follow this path you will find employment in industries for production processes and energy utilities. 

The Rational Energy Use and HVAC Design orientation teaches you to design and manage technologies and equipment to reduce the energy demand of buildings and industries and for their indoor climate control. If you follow this path you will find employment in design and consulting companies or as an energy manager of large energy users.

The Nuclear Technologies and Applications orientation is focused on the design and management of nuclear power plants; on the issues concerning environmental impact, reliability, safety and radiation protection; the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear fusion. If you follow this path you will find employment also in industries using particles and radiation for production processes and medical applications.

During the program you can pursue educational experiences abroad, either to follow courses or to prepare your thesis. Thanks to agreements with other European universities, you will also be able to gain a double degree.

Job prospects

As an Energy engineer, you can find employment in public service companies for energy management issues, in public and private organizations operating in the energy supply sector, in applied energy research and technological institutions, in companies that produce and market machines and power plants, technical design firms, installation and testing of HVAC systems (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and heat engineering plants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solar photovoltaic systems
  • Thermal design and optimization
  • Thermal machines and structural mechanics
  • Energy economics
  • Energy storage
  • Nuclear fusion engineering
  • Solar thermal technologies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a Bachelor degree awarded by an accredited foreign university obtained after at least 15 years of previous education(primary and secondary plus university).In case you are enrolled in a “single cycle” Laurea magistrale course (5 or 6 years degree program) and you have not yet graduated, you must have completed at least 15 years of previous education (minimum 3 years at University level) having obtained at least 180 ECTS credits or equivalent. 
  • meet curricular and quality requirements of the MS program you want to apply for. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2601 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2601 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Turin

660 - 980 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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