Master in Information Design

Domus Academy

Program Description

Master in Information Design

Domus Academy

Master in INFORMATION DESIGN - Nurturing accessible complex information

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy

  • Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design
  • Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree
  • Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects
  • Build your own Multicultural and Global Network
  • Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience

Career Opportunities

The annual Domus Academy Placement certified survey aimed to investigate alumni occupational position after graduation. 92% of Domus Academy students find job one year upon graduation.

Graduates from the Master in Information Design may seek employment at established firms, such as corporations, business and communication consultancies, service companies, design studios, as well as NGO’s government agencies, research institutions, or start their own consulting business. Graduates can occupy a position in digital design, data and information visualization, interface and user experience design, information design, wayfinding, visual design.

Audience

The Master in Information Design has a multidisciplinary approach that brings together visual design, data analysis and creative coding. Students will develop skillsets and mindsets to understand different cultural, social and economic contexts, translate complex information into engaging visual forms and narratives that are readable by different audiences, to support comprehensive communication strategies.

Through a balance of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, the Master in Information Design provides fundamental data analysis competences and in-depth design skills that allow students to tackle complex scenarios, from the assessment of communication needs, to the proposal and prototyping of design solutions.

Program

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The Master in Information Design program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the program leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship.

The program consists of four main modules including DNA kicks, courses and workshops, followed by a fifth module providing a professional experience period and a final portfolio presentation.

The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals.

DNA kicks

The DNA kick explores the ways in which good ideas can be designed. Through lectures and intensive worktables theorists, designers, and intellectuals, it will help the students see the design practice in the widest possible terms without ever losing sight of the pragmatic nature of the craft.

Course

  • Courses aim at providing students, through a combination of lectures, exercises and tutorials, with the appropriate tools and experiences useful for the developing of their professional career. They encompass topics specific to the chosen curriculum, such as Data Analysis, Design Research Methods and Tools, and Data Visualization.

Accreditation

When Students graduate from Domus Academy, they receive a degree that is recognized around the world and in Europe– an Academic Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR).

Faculty

Students will learn from international and recognized professionals who work with leading brands and studios around the world.

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Companies

Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with Domus Academy, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with companies like these in their workshop projects and internships. This direct collaboration facilitates mentorship and gives students access to a wide network of professional connections.

Admission

Spaces in this program are limited. Participants will be selected based on their applications. When considering candidates for admission, the Admissions Manager looks at the applicant’s entire profile, including their academic records, work experience (if any), extracurricular activities, test scores, and recommendations.

Cost & Fees

EU countries and Switzerland €16,990

non-EU students €28,600

Language

English

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 9, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2018
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
12 months
Full time
Price
Price
16,990 EUR
Information
Deadline
Locations
Italy - Milan
Start date: Jan. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Jan. 7, 2019
Start date: Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 9, 2019
Dates
Jan. 2018
Italy - Milan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Jan. 7, 2019
Sept. 2018
Italy - Milan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Sept. 9, 2019
Price
EU countries and Switzerland; non-EU students €28,600