The Politecnico di Torino, one of the most relevant Technical University in Italy, launches a new professional program on “Technologies for Manufacturing Industry” (Tecnologie per l’industria manifatturiera).
The Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) urges the Italian Universities to develop new proposals for educating graduated technician according to a professional model largely adopted in Europe (see the German Fachhochschulen).
The Politecnico Bachelor course on “Technologies for manufacturing industry” lasts for three years and graduates technicians can easily join manufacturing companies or professional consultancy firms.
The class will host 50 students that learn basic subjects (Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Economics) as well as technical topics on Mechanics, Manufacturing, Logistics, Information Technologies with a special focus on Industry 4.0 concerning: Additive manufacturing, Robotics, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, Lean Management.
Innovative characteristics of this new course is the extended internships in manufacturing companies (1,400 hours in three years), the experimental activities in academic and industrial laboratories and the close cooperation with the undergraduate technical education programs proposed by the Higher Technical Institutes (ITS) in Piedmont (NW-Italy).
You can find more information on the Politecnico di Torino Web portal http://www.polito.it/.
A complete description of the Bachelor course “Technologies for manufacturing industry” is available at https://didattica.polito.it/portal/pls/portal/sviluppo.offerta.cdl?p_sdu=38&p_cds=280&p_a_acc=2020&p_lang=EN
The press release (in Italian) is available here.