Master's Degree in Design Studies in Paris in France

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Design Studies

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The design field is incredibly broad in its scope, offering a wide variety of career opportunities. Professionals working in this discipline employ creative and problem solving skills to answer consumer, business and institutional needs in both the public and private sectors.

France offers a superb higher education system to not only its citizens but also foreigners. The country's dynamic culture attracts foreign students and those interested in pursuing international courses. France has a tradition of scientific and technological innovation. This ensures that scholars fully utilize their creativity.

Paris is the most populated city in France and its capital. It has over 2 million residents. It plays host to leading centers of learning and the arts in the European region. Being home to the highest number of highly educated persons, Paris has several prestigious universities in France.

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Management Program Mode, Design & Luxury

Institut Francais de la Mode
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 France Paris

The Postgraduate Program Management Fashion, Design & Luxury reference is training dedicated to the management of the creative industries. [+]

The Postgraduate Program Management Fashion, Design & Luxury reference is training dedicated to the management of the creative industries.

Your project

You hold a Bac + 4 or +5.

Waivers can be granted for those with a diploma level +3 justifying 3 years of significant work experience (not including internships).

You come (e) a business school, an institute of political studies, university (law, management, economics, humanities, social sciences, communication ...), a school of engineers, a style school of applied arts, design, architecture, visual arts ...

You wish:

acquire a high level of expertise in management of the fashion, luxury, perfume and cosmetics, design and living environment (and other high added value creative industries) benefit from a dual expertise combining management skills and culture of creation develop conceptual and operational qualities better understand the specificities of a sector that influences today all economic activities put everything on your side to build a strong professional project serving your passion Duration of program ... [-]

Master Of Interior Designer Architect

Autograf
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Paris

Architect Interior Designer, demonstrates creativity and boldness. He directed, renovates, restores life to a place, offers new solutions, clever, aesthetic. Combining sensitivity and technique, the space designer offer, from a precise specifications, solutions adapted to the lifestyle of a group of individuals or operation of a business in accordance with the material constraints, budget and environmental-specific space. [+]

Architect Interior Designer, demonstrates creativity and boldness. He directed, renovates, restores life to a place, offers new solutions, clever, aesthetic. Combining sensitivity and technique, the space designer offer, from a precise specifications, solutions adapted to the lifestyle of a group of individuals or operation of a business in accordance with the material constraints, budget and environmental-specific space.

This vocational training is high based on creativity, professionalism, and also the acquisition of knowledge and cultural skills, sociological, semiotic, philosophical, visual (drawing, colors, volumes), graphs, infographics, conceptual, creative technical, legislative, descriptive.... [-]


Master Of Artistic Director In Graphic Design, Digital Design Option

Autograf
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Paris

Digital Designer is a graphic designer working in digital and interactive design supports: intranet and internet, DVD, mobile applications, creation of animated images, 2D or 3D ... [+]

Digital Designer is a graphic designer working in digital and interactive design supports: intranet and internet, DVD, mobile applications, creation of animated images, 2D or 3D ...

This training meets the conceptual and semantic learning, visual, technological and managerial.

During the two years of the Master, besides personal work validating each subject studied, it is proposed to students individually carry out a project year and a specialty store.

Students are also confronted with the project management agency, with the creation of collective second year. Each group created must achieve in year three real projects with real sponsors, customers who requested school or students belonging to the network.... [-]


Advanced Master Embedded Lighting Systems

ESTACA
Campus Full time 400 hours September 2018 France Paris

The vehicle lighting sector is currently undergoing major change with the development of new technologies like LED lights, as well as new and complex lighting systems functionalities. This changing landscape provides an opportunity to explore new avenues for innovation based on lasers, smart lighting solutions and new lighting functionalities. Therefore, three major Engineering Schools in Transportation Engineering (ESTACA), Optical Sciences (Institut d’Optique Graduate School) and Design (STRATE – Ecole de design) join their experience in engineer training to develop a high-level international Advanced programme designed for training cross-skilled engineers for the field of vehicle embedded lighting systems. The training structures are strongly connected to research and actively supported by industrial players. [+]

THE HIGH-LEVEL INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CURRICULUM IN VEHICLE LIGHTING SYSTEMS

The vehicle lighting sector is currently undergoing major changes with new technologies such as LED lights, as well as new and complex lighting systems functionalities. This changing landscape provides an opportunity to explore new avenues for innovations based on lasers, smart lighting solutions and new lighting functionalities. Therefore, three major Engineering Schools in Transportation Engineering (ESTACA), Optical Sciences (Institut d’Optique Graduate School) and Design (STRATE – Ecole de design) join their experience in engineer training to develop a high-level international Advanced programme designed for training cross-skilled engineers for the field of vehicle embedded lighting systems. The training structures are strongly connected to research and actively supported by industrial players.... [-]


Master in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Paris

The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects. [+]

Why study the EIT Digital Human Computer Interaction and Design programme?

The EIT Digital HCID programme offers:

Frontline technical content within the field Studies at two of Europe's foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored Business courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship A thesis work well grounded in industrial problems Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines at least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about?

The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects.... [-]


Master in Design Management - Berlin

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 France Paris

The master’s degree in Design Management is an international programme in partnership with the MHMK Macromedia University of Berlin. [+]

The master’s degree in Design Management is an international programme in partnership with the MHMK Macromedia University of Berlin. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BERLIN

This course, taught in English, takes place over two years and is open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s qualification in design.

It teaches students in Design Management in an international environment in Paris and Berlin at the MHMK Macromedia University. Students are awarded a master of science in Design Management.

Advantages of the Course Over the course of two years, LISAA gives its students the opportunity to further their knowledge of management and project management at its partner university, MHMK Macromedia in Berlin. Here students learn to use design thinking to develop and manage ambitious cross-disciplinary projects. An outstanding opportunity for students to immerse themselves in another culture and strengthen language skills, this programme also allows students to undertake a long-term work placement in Berlin. Fees French and EU residents: Paris (1st year) and Berlin (2nd year) - 12 000€ / year Non-EU Residents: Paris (1st year) and Berlin (2nd year) - 12 000€ / year Entry Requirements & Application ... [-]

GLOBAL DESIGN / SERVICE DESIGN

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Paris

This course allows designers from a wide range of fields – in product or environment – to specialize in service design and to approach design from a multidisciplinary angle in order to find innovative solutions. [+]

This course allows designers from a wide range of fields – in product or environment – to specialize in service design and to approach design from a multidisciplinary angle in order to find innovative solutions. PROGRAMME OPENS IN SEPTEMBER 2016

Thanks to numerous partnerships with companies in the industry, and a teaching staff made up of architecture and design professionals, LISAA is widely renowned, notably by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and also by UNAID (French National Union of Interior Architecture Designers).

MASTER-EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION

The course in Global Design/Service Design takes place over one year following the Interior Architecture – Environmental Design course or an equivalent qualification.... [-]


MASTER IN UX DESIGN

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 France Paris

This course is aimed at students who wish to learn about User Experience design issues for digital creations: websites, applications, software, interactive machines, etc [+]

This course is aimed at students who wish to learn about User Experience design issues for digital creations: websites, applications, software, interactive machines, etc. PROGRAMME OPENS IN SEPTEMBER 2016

The course is taught by active professionals who are recognised in their fields, and brings together theoretical and practical classes with several work placementsat businesses in partnership with the school. The quality of teaching at LISAA has led to it being recognised by the Ministry of Culture and Communication.

MASTER-EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION

The advanced course in User Experience Design takes place over two years – a master-equivalent level – and is open to students who have already completed a graphic design, technical or computer science course to a bachelor-level or equivalent (university or business school).... [-]


Master in Design Management

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time October 2018 France Paris

The course articulates along three axes built around a set of units focusing on business, design and research. It gives understanding of the design process and the creativity tools required to develop products and services within multidisciplinary [+]

The course articulates along three axes built around a set of units focusing on business, design and research. It gives understanding of the design process and the creativity tools required to develop products and services within multidisciplinary innovation-driven business contexts in the luxury fashion and luxury design field. Participants engage in inter and multidisciplinary projects that combine design awareness and business knowledge, that requires an understanding of management models, project management, creativity and leadership. The course trains participants in research methods in design and management to provide a greater understanding of design and management problems, and as a basis through which to develop a research theme that will be explored and addressed in their thesis project.... [-]


Master in Luxury Packaging Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Paris

Aimed at candidates who already have a degree in graphic design, product or similar work experience. The teaching is for those who work in specific "Luxury... [+]

Master in Luxury Packaging Design

Aimed at candidates who already have a degree in graphic design, product or similar work experience. The teaching is for those who work in specific "Luxury oriented" markets or brands that seek to achieve a unique positioning in the cluster of luxury goods. The presentation of a portfolio and good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign are prerequisites for the course. The objective is to create art directors and brand designers with a rich knowledge and informed viewpoint of creative and strategic approaches to position appropriately a brand through the communication in luxury packaging.Starting from the study of the basic techniques of 3D modeling, the curriculum explores the use of materials and visual communication, focusing on the characterisation of font types and key visuals. Following an overview of the historical and social-cultural developments of luxury goods, the learning will lead to the analysis and definition of brand values for the target market. This course focuses on the advanced virtual modeling techniques and papermaking technologies available to designers as well as the graphic design aimed at luxury packaging and the identification of latest styles and trends in the world of Luxury oriented products.Acquiring strategic skills in order to build brand personality in the field of luxury, the student will be involved in the creation of a new concept of a Luxury brand product through the briefing phase with the client, building a strategic and practical application of 3D modeling techniques, and advanced prototyping. The project... [-]


Master in Multimedia and Interactive Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 France Paris

The course is aimed at candidates who already possess a degree in Graphic Design, Photography or hold similar work experience. The curriculum is... [+]

Master in Multimedia & Interactive Design

The course is aimed at candidates who already possess a degree in Graphic Design, Photography or hold similar work experience. The curriculum is designed to prepare students as the role of specialists in visual languages related to multimedia communication through strategic competences in the practical use of video, sound and the interaction with real space.The submission of a portfolio, a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign and the basics of photography are a prerequisite for access the master. The student will be able to realize multimedia project complexities for use in various contexts. Starting from the process of storyboarding, the student will acquire technical and theoretical knowledge focused on the creation of a video project from setting to shooting. Subsequently the student will delve into the techniques and subject analysis in order to conceive proposals, which will become useful starting points for the development of a project for a company in industry.In the final phase of the course, the experience gained with the company and the research methods acquired will permit the student to create independently a real project that is both innovative and personal. Thanks to the use of techniques such as 3D animation and sound design as applied to the moving image , the student will create a video that is contextualized in a physical space.Specialized in the use of the multimedia languages linked to video, sound, motion graphics and 3D animation, the visual designer will have a cultural training in... [-]


Master in Luxury Automotive Interior Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Paris

The course is intended for students who are have a degree in automotive design, industrial design, engineers in vehicle design or an equivalent as well as for... [+]

Master in Luxury Automotive Interior Design

The course is intended for students who are have a degree in automotive design, industrial design, engineers in vehicle design or an equivalent as well as for those who have substantial experience in the field. The aim of the course is to prepare design specialists in high-end interiors. They are capable of developing projectual solutions to specific automotive interiors field, using innovative and vanguard techniques and materials.The course is focused on the development of a project with the aim of covering each phase, that allow to translate the conceptual idea into an interior design solution for such spaces. Under the supervision of skilled tutors, the learners will show their ability to work in teams and learn the specific language of the sector. They will learn how to use the tools in technical drawings, 3D modeling, research methodologies and how to create solutions that are in line with market needs and the company brand identity.Starting from the brief with the client, the students will develop further projects, in collaboration with important companies in the sector, showing their ability to independently manage all aspects of development. They will respect to lead times, proper use of professional tools, the organization of the development process all the way to the final presentation. Tutors will guide the process with particular emphasis on the quality of the work on the basis of research methods used to generate ideas that are innovative and coherent with the style of the company brand,... [-]


Master in Italian Product Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 France Paris

The course is aimed at students who already have a degree in design, architecture, engineering or in a similar field, with a portfolio and/or professional... [+]

Master in Italian Product Design

The course is aimed at students who already have a degree in design, architecture, engineering or in a similar field, with a portfolio and/or professional experience in the projectual sector. Indispensable requirements are the knowledge of rhino software, autocad (or similar) and the Adobe software suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign). The course will develop through discovery and augmentation of production in design, from its close contact with the realities of industry and the cultural changes that influence consumer behavior.Starting from a trends analysis of the contemporary life styles, consumptions and emotional perceptions the learner will identify the knowledge of the project to be developed. Learners will work both individually and in groups on specific projects proposed by tutors and by industry live projects. They will have to integrate their creativity with the knowledge of the technical features of materials and with the application of emerging technologies. Thanks to the graphic representation and to the realization of small prototypes they will better understand the interaction of such objects with surrounding space and to evaluate its functional and ergonomics aspects.Thanks to the study of the history of Italian Design through the analysis of cult product of the Made in Italy the learners will approach with the aesthetic sense which is one of the main feature of the successful Italian style around the world.They will be invited to identify and progress a project pathway and apply theoretical knowledge to design practice. Through working with design professionals and companies they... [-]


Master in Luxury Retail Spaces Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Paris

The course is intended for those students who already hold a pertinent degree in the field, and with a professional portfolio. The aim of the Master is to train... [+]

Master in Luxury Retail Spaces Design

The course is intended for those students who already hold a pertinent degree in the field, and with a professional portfolio. The aim of the Master is to train professionals who are specialized and able to propose architectonic solutions, which are sophisticated and innovative in the area of retail. The focus of the course is dedicated to luxury and high-fashion brands, and establishing a synergy between the brand and the client.By further investigation into the subject of Interior Design, the learner explores the design methodology and transfer of the philosophy of a fashion brand to a project in interiors. Eventually with the analysis of materials and the use of digital techniques through 3D imaging, educational tools will be conveyed to allow the learner to translate the creative thinking in a real project. In the second part of the course, with the study of the language of the brand, and the characteristics that define it in the luxury market, inform the research phase that will follow and lead to the development of a personal project by the learner for a company in the retail sector.At the end of the course, the learner will be able to carry out innovative proposals in the development of a project around a fashion and luxury brand. the interpretation of international trends in the field of luxury retail, the skills in working with the supporting software for the visualization of planned spaces and for professional presentations to clients, is a... [-]


Master in Emotional and Wellbeing Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Paris

The master is intended for those learners who already have a basis in planning and design for interiors, but who would like to deepen their knowledge in the... [+]

Master in Emotional & Wellbeing Design

“Salus per aquam”, health through water: The concept of wellbeing today comes through synesthesia of luxury and body awareness. The aim of the course emotional & wellbeing design is to design spaces for spas and bespoke bathrooms through these two concepts rooted in contemporary trends in wellbeing and the technologies now available on the market.The master is intended for those learners who already have a basis in planning and design for interiors, but who would like to deepen their knowledge in the new philosophy of living within wellbeing spaces. The course offers learners a complete preparation through an advanced understanding of wellness design with fine examples throughout history and social culture. Learners will gain knowledge and analysis of the twists and turns of the market as well as its continual evolution for desireable living for the client.Therefore beginning with the history and the culture of wellbeing centres throughout the world, the course will analyse the use of natural materials such as stone or wood and the place for them in the planning and designing of these spaces. Learners will study their use in environments subject to high temperatures, as well as the study of sensory design solutions in colour and sound that contribute to evoking a sense of wellbeing for the body, mind and spirit. The subject of the master’s will cover the disciplines of design, architecture, materials, trends and luxury for wellbeing. The spa and wellbeing designer operates everywhere that is dedicated to... [-]