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Environmental and Land Planning Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Environmental and Land Planning Engineering programme at the Politecnico Di Milano provides an education focused on the broad range of professional capabilities and expertise required to deal with and address adequate engineering frameworks for the sustainable utilization of natural resources and man made infrastructures. 

Overview

The mission of this Environmental and Land Planning Engineering programme at the Politecnico Di Milano is to educate engineers who can design infrastructures and plan human development while balancing environmental health and the society’s need for better living conditions. 

Technical and scientific education is thus devoted, through specialized courses and laboratories, to the development, design and evaluation of proper management and intervention strategies, as well as individual measures, in the following general fields of interest: planning and design of strategies and infrastructures for land protection and prevention from natural risks damage and related anthropogenic forcings; management of complex environmental systems and of information systems for land management and resource planning; design and evaluation of engineering processes and technologies for environmental quality reclamation and maintenance, for treatment and resource recovery from liquid, solid and gaseous emissions and for soil remediation; design and data management of systems and components for environmental and land resources measurement, diagnosis and control.

The programme provides a full track in English (Environmental Engineering for Sustainability), which offers a panoply of specialized courses and laboratories addressing all the environmental components, air, water, soil and the biota, and the impacts due to natural hazards and to human activities, as well as their mitigation:

Career opportunities

The main employment opportunities are in engineering companies, consultancy studios and land and environmental service enterprises; engineering firms for design and construction of plants for water and air emissions treatment, energy generation and waste disposal; companies for producing and managing environmental instrumentation, remote sensors and environmental monitoring systems and networks; firms operating in the construction and maintenance works and interventions for groundwater protection and purification; authorities and agencies for land, environmental, geological and energy resource planning and control, as well as in national and regional technical and cartography services.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Engineering Seismology And Slope Stability
  • Green Chemistry
  • Ecology, Natural Resources Management
  • River Engineering And Groundwater Hydraulics
  • Air And Water Treatment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water And Food Security
  • Environmental Systems Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Deadline for February intake is 01 July

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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  • Minimum required score:

    547

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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

  • A Bachelor Degree in Engineering or in a related field.
  • If the university qualification is not yet available at the moment of the application, an official provisional certificate can be provided.
  • An official translation into Italian or English of the degree or of the provisional certificate is required in case the original document is in a language other than Italian, English, French or Spanish.
  • Curriculum vitae is a written description of your work experience, educational background and skills. Maximum 2 pages long.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3898 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3898 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3898 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3898 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fees for EEA students range from about 895,20 € to 3898,20 € for year.
  • The first installment corresponds to 895,20€.

Living costs for Milano

  • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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