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Building Engineering

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What is the objective of the course? What is it?
What does it train you for?

The course aims to qualify professional engineers specialized in the main construction fields: structural design and retrofitting, plant engineering, architecture, sustainability, and materials recovery. These areas are present in the various courses under the flag of sustainability and innovation. The course aims to train new professionals capable of dealing with the design of standard and complex building systems in an interdisciplinary, flexible, and innovative way, by exploiting new technologies, new construction criteria and new materials, while respecting structural safety, energy-saving and the architectural quality of the buildings.

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What do you learn?

Knowledge is acquired on:

  • the design and construction of buildings, the renovation and use of existing buildings;
  • the structural design of reinforced concrete (RC), steel and masonry systems, with particular regard to structural safety in seismic areas and concerning the design of new constructions and the retrofitting and reinforcement of existing buildings;
  • plant design with in-depth analysis of issues related to energy-environmental sustainability and building safety;
  • issues related to the use of traditional and innovative building materials with particular reference to degradation and durability.

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What can you do with it?

In addition to working as an independent professional, graduates in Building Engineering can hold technical-administrative and managerial positions of high responsibility in public and private organizations. The Master Degree graduate will also have knowledge of business organization and professional ethics, which will derive from the experience gained during the internship. They will be able to communicate and express problems relating to specific aspects of building systems and to hold conversations by presenting ideas and offering solutions to specialists and non-specialists.