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Final project

What it is

For admission to the master's degree exam you must have obtained all the credits required by the teaching regulation of your degree course.

The final test consists of a discussion of a written dissertation (thesis),to the nominated Degree Commission, worked out individually with the support of one or more supervisors: among the supervisors, there should be at least one teacher of the Polytechnic School and/or of the Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

The thesis may consist of either a project or a monographic research (theoretical or experimental) consistent with the subjects of the Master's degree.

The thesis should reveal the student's ability in relation to research and/or applicative issues.

The thesis should also reveal:

  • adequate preparation in the disciplines characterizing the Master's degree
  • correct use of sources and bibliography
  • knowledge of a language of the European Union, with particular reference to technical-scientific terminology
  • systematic and argumentative skills
  • clarity in exposure
  • design skills and experimental capacity
  • critical capacity

What to do to graduate

If you are an undergraduate, you must:

  1. Choose the degree session
  2. Enter the title of your thesis
  3. Fill out the degree application online
  4. Fill out the questionnaire AlmaLaurea online
  5. In case you have books on loan, return them to the library
  6. Fill out the questionnaire to evaluate your study course


  1. Check that you are current on your tax payments
  2. Pay the stamp tax of € 16 for the issuance of the degree diploma (pay here)
  3. Check that you have taken all your exams and training activities
  4. Check that they are all marked on your online career

Evaluation criteria

The evaluation of the final test by the commission will be by attributing an increase, variable from 0 to 6 points and reported to the weighted average of the grades reported in the verification tests relative to the educational activities that call for a final grade, assuming as weight the number of credits associated with the single activity.

The final test is passed if you have obtained a vote of not less than 66/100 points.

Withdrawal of parchments

The collection of Degree, Master's, Doctorate and Postgraduate Parchments for all schools takes place by appointment at the 'UniGe World' premises at Via Balbi 40-42 r - ground floor (opposite Via Balbi 5).

Info, timetable and booking on the page Diploma collection