Civil Engineering

Politecnico di Torino

24 months
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The aim of the MSc Civil Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino is to prepare a professional with a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills  in the design, construction and management of buildings (private and public), structures (including bridges, dams, tunnels) and infrastructures (including transportation facilities and water supply & drainage systems).


The formation path and program allow students to gain an autonomous capability of analysing and tackling complex engineering problems in various civil engineering branches, thus opening many job opportunities in the national and international context.

 Formation of students involved in the program is based on courses that on the one hand strengthen the backgorund acquired in the Bachelor level, and on the other hand introduce new elements that contribute to complete the preparation of engineers and make them knowledgeable about the design and management process of civil constructions, taking into account their interactions with the territory and environment. 

The content of Civil Engineering programme at Politecnico di Torino is strongly focused on the state of practice, but look at the state of the art of various disciplines belonging to different areas of civil engineering.

 Depending on selected curriculum, graduated students acquire specialistic skills that lead to the formation of distinct professional profiles. With a specific emphasyis placed on the curriculum “Structures and Infrastructures” (in English language), the professional profile is described below.

Career opportunities

A professional ables to:

  • apply the principles, theories and analytical, computational and experimental methods for physical-mechanical modelingof terrains and rocks and evaluating  their behavior in a static and dynamic field;
  • develop procedures for the geotechnical characterization of the land with particular focus on civil constructions and natural risk analyses;
  • analyze and design foundations, underground constructions, walls, tunnels, embankments and other constructions ;
  • planning and supervise the implementation of slopes stabilization and property improvement of the terrains.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic And Maritime Buildings And Hydrology
  • Roads, Railways And Airports
  • Transport
  • Geotechnics
  • Construction Science
  • Construction Technique

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 1st Call: February 12th 
    • 2nd Call: May 4th
    • 3rd call: June 19th




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be eligible to apply, you need to:

  • 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

The new model adopted by Politecnico consists in:

  • For non-EU students living outside Italy and not belonging to a LDC, the amount of the tuition fee is calculated considering their country of origin and whether they apply or not for tuition fee reduction according to their income/properties and family members (ISEE Parificato).
  • For EU students living outside Italy, the amount of the tuition fee depends on whether they submit or not the tuition fee reduction application according to their income/properties and family members (ISEE Parificato).


  • TOPoliTO Scholarships
  • Politecnico International Scholarships
  • EDISU Piemonte scholarships and accommodation services reserved to prospective students
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation scholarships (MAECI)
  • External Bodies calls
  • Scholarships for Refugee Students
  • Part-Time jobs and other support reserved to prospective students (I and II level degrees)
  • Italia Startup Visa program

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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