Design & Engineering

Politecnico di Milano

Program Description

Design & Engineering

Politecnico di Milano

Mission and goals

The programme created by the cooperation in the educational project of the disciplinary areas of Design (School of Design), Mechanical Engineering (School of Industrial Engineering) and Materials Engineering (School of Industrial Process Engineering), has the objective of specialist training in three fundamental areas: Design, Process and Industrial Production; Design Materials; Representation and Prototyping.

This programme has the objective of preparing a design figure who integrates the Design and “engineering” cultures, a professional able to provide a complete project dossier comprising product concept, via final and working design, and preparation of the documents necessary to go into production; who has particular skills in the choice of materials, in design methodologies in a virtual environment and in the impact of the technological aspects of production systems on the project.


Among the available courses:

  • Product Development Design Studio
  • Mechanical Design
  • Materials Selection Criteria In Design & Engineering
  • Final Project Work
  • Design For Manufacturing
  • Reverse Modeling
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Semiotics
  • Cad - 3d
  • Materials Experience
  • Design History

Career opportunities

The Master of Science graduate in Design & Engineering is able to link design culture with the most advanced technological and manufacturing potential and thus is able to contribute to the growth and consolidation of the value of Italian and foreign companies.

This study programme accepts applications to the 2nd semester only from candidates who have completed the following single courses during the 1st semester: Product Development Studio; I.C. Materials for Design

Applicants with a background in Engineering are not required to provide a portfolio. Applicants with a design background must upload a portfolio on their profile.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

For EU students fees are based on students’ family income and the study plan presented. It range from about €800 to €3,300 per year.

Last updated May 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
2 years
Full time
3,500 EUR
Italy - Milan
Start date: Oct. 2017
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Italy - Milan
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Tuition fees for non EU students, per year. Tuition fees for EU students range from about 900 to about 3,500€ per year, for the two-year duration of the programme.