Students of the Building Engineering-Architecture Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programme

Discharging OFA obligations

To demonstrate their knowledge of the English language for the purpose of discharging their OFA obligations for English, students of the Building Engineering-architecture Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) study programme must submit to the Registrar’s Office one of the following certifications, provided they have obtained at least the minimum level indicated below:

Test/certificationLevel requested
ETS - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Paper based ≥ 450 (total score)
Computer based ≥ 133 (total score)
Internet based ≥ 45 (total score)
ETS - TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)≥ 450
TOEIC Bridge≥ 170
Redesigned TOEIC Bridge≥ 84/100
easySPEAKing test≥ 50
CAMBRIDGE≥ PET - B
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)≥ 4
TRINITY COLLEGE≥ ISE I

Students who have taken the test at an institute that sends the result to the Politecnico di Milano electronically do not need to submit an original copy of the certificate.

Test sat at an external institute

As an alternative to international certifications to discharge OFA obligations for English, it is possible to sit special tests at institutes outside the Politecnico. These tests, reserved for Politecnico students, do not entitle students to a certification, but only allow them to discharge their OFA obligations for English.

Graduation

For the purpose of obtaining a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science), Building Engineering-Architecture students must submit one of the following certifications (submitting said certifications also discharges their OFA obligations for English). 

International certifications are accepted regardless of the year of achievement. 

Test/certificationLevel requested
ETS - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Paper Based ≥ 547 (total score)
Computer Based ≥ 210 (total score)
Internet Based ≥ 78 (total score)
ETS - TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)≥ 720
CAMBRIDGE≥ FCE - GRADE B or ≥ CAE - GRADE C
IEL TS (International English Language Testing System)≥ 6
TRINITY COLLEGE≥ ISE II

Academic Year 2020/2021