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ICT for Smart Societies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Master in ICT for Smart Societies at Politecnico di Torino has a highly multidisciplinary nature. It addresses aspects of research and design and provides the analysis methods for ICT-based complex systems in different application domains, thus allowing entry in highly competitive companies, in industrial or public research centres of excellence.


The Master in ICT for Smart Societies at Politecnico di Torino favours methodological rather than descriptive content, hence it trains specialists with solid and long lasting skills that are needed for an immediate entry into the world of production, but that are also necessary as bases for continuous training updates. 

With its highly cross curricular approach the MSc in ICT for Smart societies provides methodological skills in telecommunications, computer science and in other sectors of IT engineering that are necessary to promote innovation in scientific areas that are traditionally not ICT related, such as production and supply of electrical power, patient healthcare and treatment, environmental protection, transportation and planning of innovative cities and buildings. 

MSc engineers are able to operate within: research, design and development of diagnostic applications for public healthcare; control of intelligent energy supply networks; planning and control of transport systems; design of innovative and environmentally sustainable buildings; and territory monitoring and control. 

Career opportunities

The main professional profiles trained by the degree program are: 
  • engineer, project development expert of data transmission services, 
  • engineer, expert in data transmission networks 
  • researcher, 
  • ICT freelance consultant, for non ICT application domains. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ICT for health 
  • Programming for IoT applications  
  • Statistical Signal Processing 
  • Management and content delivery for Smart Networks: algorithms and modelling 
  • ICT for geomatics: navigation and maps 
  • Mobile and sensor networks  
  • Operational research: theory and applications 
  • ICT in building design 
  • ICT in transport systems 
  • Smart grids 
  • Interdisciplinary projects 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor degree awarded by an accredited foreign 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 minimum 3 years at University level, having obtained at least 180 ECTS credits or equivalent. In case you obtained the high school diploma after 10 or 11 years of schooling, you must also have completed at least 15 years of previous education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Torino

  • 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.


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