Today designing products means dealing with both their ideation and their feasibility addressing their entire lifecycle according to a sustainable logic.
Industrial design is responsible for the most common consumer goods as well as for new and innovative artifacts. It is also what lies behind the tools and the processes involved in their production and distribution.
Designing a product today means first understanding the potential market and the social context within which that product is placed. The Master’s program in Industrial Design offers a comprehensive educational experience that starts from concept to finish, from physical and digital representation to the way the product is told and communicated.
The Master in Industrial Design focuses on the user experience and the broader meaning of the product, because it is important for the designer to fully understand the impact a product will have socially and environmentally.
We offer students an interdisciplinary learning method, encouraging the emergence of their cultural values and emphasizing the role of dialogue and mutual exchange during the creative process.
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Our students participate in a course whose goal is to prepare them in the most comprehensive way, providing them with a testing ground to express skills from concept to execution.
The faculty supervises students individually; designers, professional figures from different fields and visiting professors are at your disposal throughout the academic year.
Teaching sessions vary between intensive workshops, studio classes, lectures, seminars and external visits. We also involve you in research initiatives carried out together with brands such as Beiersdorf, Gebrüder Thonet, Ceramica Flaminia, Poltrona Frau Group, Microsoft, Samsung, Heineken and Alias.
The Master’s course in Industrial Design is organized in collaboration with major industry leaders and other universities. Certificates and academic credits are awarded according to the ECTS system.
After successfully completing the Master’s programme, students will receive the First Level University Master’s Diploma and the equivalent of 60 ECTS credits.
Graduates in Industrial or Product Design, Architecture, Product Engineering or their equivalents, plus students from Applied Arts Academies can be selected for the Master, as well as candidates who have previously gained significant professional experience in the field.
Selection is based on the following criteria:
The number of places is limited.
The Master runs for 15 months from October to December of the following year with a break throughout August.
Attendance is mandatory and the presence is full time: it corresponds to 1500 hours of lessons, class exercises, internship and individual study.
At the end of the classes, a 3-month internship at a company in which to put your skills into practice is always guaranteed.