Master of Science (MSc) in Design Studies in Milan in Italy

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Design Studies

The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

Design is a specialty discipline with a vast array of applications. Constructing an object or process is key to meeting clients’ needs. Unique thinking, research, analysis and problem solving combine to fabricate products in corporate, education, government, and not-for-profit environments.

 

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

For all those who are interested in studying Fashion and latest trends Milan is the best place to go. It has all the good training institutions which provide good quality education at a reasonable cost. University of Milan and Polytechnic University of Milan are some of the well-known universities.

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MSc in Digital and Interaction Design

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

Responding to the development of Information and Communication Technologies in the last decades, the programme will provide knowledge and design experiences in all the application fields of digital technologies: interactive and connected products, responsive environments, tangible and multimedia interfaces, personal artifacts. The focus is on design for experience through the innovation of artefacts, spaces and services. [+]

About

The programme aims at training highly qualified professionals who are able to employ the potentials of technologies in all domains of design applications, to drive design processes in multidisciplinary contexts and to use the design tools to represent also the non-material dimensions of interactive experiences.

Career opportunities

Besides working in traditional industries, graduates in Digital and Interaction Design have career opportunities in design studios, in companies focused on the innovation of products and in technology-driven enterprises, such as telecommunication and media companies.

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MSc in Product Service System Design

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The fundamental educational objective is to offer a wide range of design tools able to provide appropriate skills in creatively managing products, services, events, and communication strategies in an integrated way. [+]

Mission and Goals

The programme has the aim of preparing a highly qualified designer able to take on a design role concerning the product service system (considered as a blend of products, communication strategies, services and spaces used by profit and non profit entities –enterprises, institutions, associations, etc.- to represent themselves in an integrated form to their reference market) in international contexts in which the individual innovation is no longer sufficient to combat increasing competitivity. The fundamental educational objective is to offer a wide range of design tools able to provide appropriate skills in creatively managing products, services, events, and communication strategies in an integrated way. ... [-]


MSc in Integrated Product Design

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The MSc Programme in Integrated Product Design approaches the Product Design discipline in a comprehensive and systemic way, with a strong cultural attitude. Within an accelerated social and technical progress, products progressively evolve into complex systems that merge both tangible and intangible aspects. [+]

The Product Design for Innovation master of science programme aims to prepare multidisciplinary professionals able to deal with the complexity of modern products. Within an accelerated social and technical progress, products progressively evolve into complex systems that merge both tangible and intangible aspects. Consequently, the boundaries of the product design discipline expand to integrate different facets, such as the relationship between design and technology and the need for new augmented functions; strategic and marketrelated actions; a focus on social and environmental issues; and a clear understanding of the processes that concur in the definition of the qualities of products.

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MSc in Interior and Spatial Design

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

This programme aims at training highly skilled professionals, who are able to critically deal with Landscape and interior-spatial design, New Interiors and Ephemeral/Temporary spaces. Interior and spatial designers will be able to creatively work in projects with an innovative functional, aesthetic, technical and technological approach even for social innovation. The programme is characterized by different didactical activities, ranging from mono-disciplinary courses, to experimental workshops and design studio, where students are given the opportunity to experiment the tools used in design professions. [+]

Career opportunities

The Interior and Spatial Designer can work in design studios or in companies as a director of activities oriented towards various areas: domestic environment, retail, places of cultural production (auditoriums, museums, galleries, exhibitions), public areas (offices, hospitals, schools, universities), hotel trade as well as in the redevelopment of industrial/service areas. The programme is taught in English and offers two double degrees opportunities with Tongji University and with Tsinghua University in China.

Eligible students

Students holding a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or equivalent are eligible for application. Students are required to provide a portfolio of their works.... [-]


MSc in Design & Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

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

The programme - created by the cooperation in the educational project of the disciplinary areas of Design, Mechanical Engineering and Materials 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. ... [-]


MSc in Communication Design

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The Master of science programme in communication design prepares a designer able to cope with strategic communication problems, providing innovative solutions and coordinating all the roles and competences involved in a complex communication project. [+]

Mission and goals

The Master of science programme in communication design prepares a designer able to cope with strategic communication problems, providing innovative solutions and coordinating all the roles and competences involved in a complex communication project.

Compared to the Bachelor of Science, in the Master of Science the ability to coordinate and control complex communication systems using inter-media forms of communication is developed and refined.

The areas in which the graduate intervenes include traditional and multimedia publishing, brand and product identity, products and services for new television, information design, Internet and mobile devices.

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MSc in Architecture - Built Environment - Interiors

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The educational path of the M.Sc. Programme "Architecture - Built Environment - Interiors" provides advanced training in the field of Architectural Design with the aim to graduate practitioners able to change and to transform the built environment in its physical, architectural and landscape elements, empowering architectural resilience and affordance. [+]

Mission and goals

The programme focuses on the modification and the regeneration of urban fabric, as well as of fragile territories, on interventions of building extensions and transformation, restoration and enhancement. The programme offers the possibility to characterize the study plan according to personal interests by choosing, besides the compulsory courses, a large number of elective thematic Design Studios. Furthermore, specific courses aimed at providing advanced knowledge on Computational Design are available during all the two yearprogramme. Beside curricular activities, the School provides a number of international seminars, conferences, workshops and study visits to enhance academic development. Graduates of our MSc programme are currently working as independent professionals, for Public Administration, research institutes, private firms both in Italy and abroad. Politecnico di Milano has been home to many well-known architects of the 20th Century, such as Renzo Piano, Franco Albini, Achille Castiglioni, Franca Helg, Ernesto Nathan Rogers, and Aldo Rossi. The programme is taught in English.... [-]