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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 exam consists of a discussion about the Master's thesis, prepared by you in an original manner, under the guidance of one or more professors, ascertaining your technical, scientific and professional preparation.

In particular, the thesis may consist of:

  • the execution of a monographic design study in one or more fields of competence
  • the study of a theoretical, experimental or applied research topic related to the nautical engineering fields

The modalities of the final examination consist of the oral presentation of the thesis to the Commission, followed by a discussion of questions posed by members of the Commission.

In any case, at least one teacher of the degree program must be present among the committee members.

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 a maximum established by the Polytechnic School together with the Departments and reported in the University prospectus, 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