Master in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD

Program Description

Master in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD

From identity to editorial design, from information graphics to digital communication: the designer is called on to take care of all the graphic and visual aspects of the communication process. The program of the Master’s course caters to the complexity of this scenario and allows profound experiences in the various areas of graphic design. The program develops in an ongoing relation among these disciplines in order to promote a higher level of professionalism and enhance the technical proficiency of the designers. The studio classes draw up the students’ design thinking and their graphics abilities by reproducing the challenging dynamics which are peculiar to the professional practice. Format, layout and composition, typography and visual elements are closely investigated as key elements of the language of the graphic representation. The plan of studies includes advanced training in all the professional tools and up-to-date technologies.

ADMISSION

Upon selection, the Master admits graduates in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Advertising or their equivalents and students from Fine Arts Academies with graphic orientation; candidates who have gained significant professional experience in the field. The program has a limited number of places available. Applicants will be admitted upon selection based on the student’s CV, portfolio and on an interview.

DURATION

The Master lasts 15 months (from October to December of the following year, with a summer break in August). Attendance is compulsory and full time. The total workload of the course corresponds to 1500 hours/student encompassing lessons, class exercises, internship, and individual study.

INTERNSHIP

At the end of lessons, students start a three-month internship at companies or professional firms in the field.

LANGUAGE

The Master’s course is held in English.

QUALIFICATION

After passing the final exam, eligible students will obtain a Master’s Degree from IULM and SPD. The Master corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 24, 2017
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Oct. 2018
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15 years
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Italy - Milan, Lombardy
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