The final exam (11 credits and 3 for the foreign language test) is a written dissertation which the candidate needs to elaborate and discuss following the regulations and under the supervision of a professor belonging to their specific course. The Commission will test the candidate’s ability to apply their knowledge in the creation of a research linked to their course, to use specific instruments and critical method and to discuss scientific matters independently and effectively.
The graduation Commission, which is determined at Department level and composed of professors belonging to this specific course will collegially assign a maximum score of five points. The Commission can also opt in favour of a cum laude. The thesis presentation is public and involves the active participation of the candidate.