Course Objectives

The MSc course in Civil Engineering has the specific objective of offering the student an advanced preparation in the field of design, construction and management of civil constructions, with reference to both new constructions and rehabilitation of existing buildings. The Msc graduate will therefore be able to design following specific functional requirements in compliance with the current technical regulations, to define all the construction characteristics, to take care of its implementation also through the organization of building sites and finally to follow its management.

The course is aimed at graduates with a solid background in physics and mathematics and a broad-spectrum basic knowledge in the field of civil engineering. A first year of training is foreseen with core subjects to transmit a coherent body of knowledge and methodologies in the main branches of civil engineering (building construction, geotechnics, hydraulics, infrastructures and structures, transport, environment). In the second year the student deepens and specializes his preparation in one of the specific topics and completes the course with the final project. For the completion of the study plan, related and supplementary courses are indicated, useful for providing knowledge of the environmental / legal / technical context and / or for providing information on methods, equipment and machinery for the construction of the works.

The course is divided into curricula, each of them devoted to a branch of civil and environmental engineering. The didactic regulations of the course of study and the training offer will allow students, who request them, to follow training courses containing an adequate amount of credits in similar and non-characterizing supplementary sectors. There is also a high possibility of individual choices, in order to further specialize one's training and the enrollment of students with different degrees, even belonging to different classes, while guaranteeing the achievement of the teaching objectives of the master's degree course.