Admission requirements

Students with a foreign qualification

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to access Bachelor of Science courses you need:

1)   Secondary school diploma got after at least 12 years of schooling

  • For applicants with secondary school diploma awarded after less than 12 years of school attendance:

secondary school diploma awarded after 11 years of school attendance + all first-year university exams completed with a passing grade

or

secondary school diploma awarded after 10 years of school attendance + all first and second-year university exams completed with a passing grade

or

secondary school diploma awarded after 10 or 11 years of school attendance + a postsecondary qualification awarded by a non-university institution in a field of study related to the Bachelor's degree programme chosen by the applicant

or

Foundation course (preparation year) successfully completed in an Italian higher education institution. Politecnico di Torino assesses the Foundation course certificate and decides on its eligibility for admission.

  • Applicants who have the following qualifications can enrol at Politecnico:

U.S. secondary school diploma with at least 3 Advanced Placement courses (APs) passed with a grade between 3 and 5 in three different subjects related to the Bachelor’s degree programme chosen by the applicant (see Annex C for Engineering, B for Design and Urban Planning  for further details)

or

U.K. secondary school diploma (GCSE) with at least 3 A-levels passed in three different subjects related to the Bachelor’s degree programme chosen by the applicant (see Annex C for Engineering, B for Design and Urban Planning  for further details)

or

Scottish secondary school diploma diploma with at least 3 Advanced Highers, or, alternatively, 2 Advanced Highers + at least 4 Highers in three different subjects related to the Bachelor’s degree programme chosen by the applicant (see Annex C for Engineering, B for Design and Urban Planning for further details)

or

International Baccalaureate Diploma with the requirements listed in Annex C for Engineering, B for Design and Urban Planning 

2) For Countries where an Admission test to university is compulsory, it is necessary to attach a certificate attesting that the exam was passed (for ex: YKS, Concurso Vestibular, Gao Kao - minimum score 400 for Marco Polo students, Pruebas de Selectividad, Veveosi Prosvasis, ecc).

3) LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE needed for the chosen course

4) Passing admission test 

    or 

   Submitting international certification -SAT-GRE-GMAT- valid as admission test substitute, NOT VALID for Architecture (Art. 14