The final exam consists in defending an experimental or theoretical thesis. The thesis is executed under the supervision of an instructor of the Special Master program possibly in collaboration with research centers and industries.
Passing the final exam corresponds to earning 24 credits.
Only students that have completed their entire coursework can take the final exam.
The Dean of the School of Aerospace Engineering chooses the committee members for the final exam among faculty members and experts in aerospace engineering; the faculty members are not necessarily from Sapienza University. The are at least seven members in the committee.