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Electric Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The MSc programme in Electric Engineering from Politecnico di Torino   allows students to deepen their knowledge related to electrical systems for energy and for industrial automation, creating a professional figure with specific and exclusive competences in the field of electrical engineering. 


The Electric Engineering programme from Politecnico di Torino is structured to form a clearly identified professional figure with extensive expertise in all areas of application of electricity, who can interact effectively with operators in other technical/engineering and economic/organisational fields. 

Particular importance is given to technologies, safety, quality of products and services, control and reliability of components and systems, economic aspects and interactions with energy networks and the environment. This fosters a degree of versatility that provides the graduate with diverse opportunities in the labor market. 

The programme begins with instruction in applications of electromagnetism and of mechanical and electromechanical technologies. On this foundation, students investigate electric drives, systems for producing electricity and the combined production of different energy vectors, and systems for the transport of electricity over large transmission networks.

Career opportunities

Typical employment opportunities of the MSc graduate in Electrical Engineering are found in sectors dealing with the study, design, manufacturing and operation of both traditional and innovative components and systems that use electricity. Graduates can be employed: in large power producing companies, in companies that manage even small size electricity production systems, in companies that produce systems for energy conversion, in industry, in transportation and in services. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Propulsion of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 
  • Smart electricity systems 
  • Power System Economics and Operation 
  • Smart electricity systems 
  • Propulsion of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score:


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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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