M.Sc. Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Politecnico Di Milano

Tuition fee:
  • € 800 / Year (EEA)
  • € 3,300 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

Campus: Como

School: Civil, Environmental and Land Management Engineering

Mission and Goals

This Master of Science programme, taught entirely in English, aims at preparing high level professionals that can deal with a variety of problems common to all development and resource exploitation plans. Their expertise will range from the knowledge of modelling of land and ecological systems, to acquisition and analysis of relevant data, geo-referencing and geo-processing, to pollution abatement technologies and reclamation plans. Students following this programme may either specialize in Geomatics or Environmental Engineering with particular emphasis on sustainable development and water resources.

Career Opportunities

In addition to the classic professional opportunities for Environmental and Land Planning Engineering, studying Geomatic Engineering in depth allows to work in national or local bodies involved in cartography, land registries and collection of land data or in the aerospace and ICT industries involved in the management of territorial databases. On the other side, graduates with a deeper knowledge in Environmental Engineering can also found opportunities in the field of international relations, large multinational corporations and in non-governmental organizations.

Programme duration: 2 years

Contents

Subjects

Mandatory courses: Modeling and Simulation, Statistical Analysis of Environmental Data, Natural Resources Management, Environmental and Natural Resources Economy and Geographic Information Systems

Eligible courses: 1. Geomatics Remote Sensing, Image Analysis, Satellite Navigation and Monitoring; Geophysical Prospecting; 2. Environmental Engineering Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Reclamation, Environmental Protection Plans and Pollution Risk, Engineering and Cooperation or Energy for Global Development.

Requirements

  • At least 15 years of total education (including a minimum of 3 years of undergraduate studies).
    Note: In case your schooling years prior to university are only 10, your bachelor diploma should be at least of 5 years; if your schooling years prior to university are 11, the bachelor diploma should last at least 4 years.
  • A university qualification, at least at undergraduate level, whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which you are applying.
    a. A Bachelor degree earned by
    i. the end of July if you apply for Master of Science programmes starting in October (1st Semester)
    ii. the end of December if you apply for Master of Science programmes starting in March (2nd Semester)

Or

b. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits (gained in a minimum period of 3 years) if you come from a country where a Master degree is obtained in 4-6 years and would allow you to access to PhD level in case of completion.Note: If the academic system of the student's country does not operate in ECTS, the credits will be verified by our International Admissions Office.

Minimum GPA by country
You have to meet the minimum GPA requirements as shown in the table linked below. If your country is not listed, we do not ask you for any minimum GPA requirements.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 547
TOEFL iBT® test: 78

Funding

Thanks to the cooperation with public and private partners, every year all international candidates admitted to one of Politecnico di Milano M.Sc. programmes, starting during the 1st semester of every academic year, are automatically considered for different types of merit based scholarships (there is no separate application for scholarships). Students obtaining a scholarship will have to pay only an administrative fee.

For the Academic year 2013-2014, there will be a number of merit based scholarships for which all admitted students with a complete dossier will be automatically considered (there is no separate application for scholarships).
The relevant calls will be published by the month of February.

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