Knowledge and ability to understand: (I Dublin Descriptor)
At the end of the course, the student will have acquired awareness of the problems relating to the nature and properties of the main materials in common use.
Skills: (II Descriptor: Ability to apply knowledge and understanding)
At the end of the course the student will have developed the ability to identify materials compatible with food and safe for the consumer. He will be able to critically analyze the tables of the various properties of the materials. He will be able to distinguish the fields of application of the main classes of materials: metals, polymers and ceramics.
Autonomy of judgment: (III, IV, V Dublin descriptor)
At the end of the course the student will have to possess the tools to design products with a critical conscience in choosing the appropriate materials to obtain certain performances.
Communication skills: (III, IV, V Dublin descriptor)
At the end of the course, the student should have acquired sufficient language skills, at least as regards the specific technological terminology of the teaching.