Masters Programs in Design Studies in Italy 2020

Designers create the form and function of every man-made object or system we see around us. Master of Design graduates are in high demand across every industry and sector, from Fashion to Architecture, Transportation to Entertainment, Production to Management and more. Universities and academic institutions in Italy work to provide the training necessary to prepare graduates for success after they… Read more

Designers create the form and function of every man-made object or system we see around us. Master of Design graduates are in high demand across every industry and sector, from Fashion to Architecture, Transportation to Entertainment, Production to Management and more. Universities and academic institutions in Italy work to provide the training necessary to prepare graduates for success after they achieve their Master of Design degree.

It is possible for both recent graduates from related Bachelor's degree programs, and working professionals, to study and obtain their Master in Design degree in Italy. Programs last anywhere from one to two years and can be taken on a full time or part time basis. Master of Design programs in Italy normally consist of a number of required courses, seminars, lectures, workshops, projects and assessments, and culminate with a master's thesis or dissertation project. To learn more about any particular Master of Design program directly from the school in Italy, use the web form on the next page.

Your future starts now! If you are ready to take the next step toward a rewarding career in any of a number of design fields and specializations, then read more about Master of Design programs in Italy, today!

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POLI.design
Milan, Italy

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to e ... +

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. -
Master
Full-time
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Master in The Art and Craft of the Costume Designer is in collaboration with costume shops, shoe factories, makeup, and hairstyle laboratories, Roman millineries and jewel ... +

The Master in The Art and Craft of the Costume Designer is in collaboration with costume shops, shoe factories, makeup, and hairstyle laboratories, Roman millineries and jewel design houses, credited for their curriculum, competence, creativity and craftsmanship level, and of service to the most important international film, theatre and tv productions, representing the highest “made in Italy” heritage and experience. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Bologna Business School
Bologna, Italy

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as speci ... +

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Artificial Intelligence. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Turin, Italy

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the ... +

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering the growing demand from companies, private and public organization for professionals with specific and diversified skills linked to the development and the new opportunities of the digital world. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
English, Italian
Campus
 
Raffles Milan - International Fashion and Design School
Milan, Italy

Why? If the world’s geography is made up of intercommunicating vessels, which tools do we need to be sure that our messages do not fall by the wayside? Visual design is the di ... +

Why? If the world’s geography is made up of intercommunicating vessels, which tools do we need to be sure that our messages do not fall by the wayside? Visual design is the discipline practiced by those who develop major flows of information and content. Each sign is followed by a reaction. Each step forward is followed by a trade or an exchange. What’s important is that they are always constructive, fair and interesting. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
English, Italian
Campus
 
Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Milan, Italy

Interior design is a clearly expressed system created to respond to multiple demands for identity, performance, emotional and physical comfort of individuals and groups. Cours ... +

Interior design is a clearly expressed system created to respond to multiple demands for identity, performance, emotional and physical comfort of individuals and groups. Course contents deal with concept design, space planning, interior layout, and display. The program provides discerning insights into the language of materials, lighting, color, furniture and the integration of technical components. -
Master
Full-time
15 months
English
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
Rome, Italy

The Master of Arts in Multimedia Arts and Design – the first program of its kind recently set up in central/southern Italy – succeeds in fully embracing this complex area of s ... +

The Master of Arts in Multimedia Arts and Design – the first program of its kind recently set up in central/southern Italy – succeeds in fully embracing this complex area of studies, addressing the increasingly central role played by digital technologies and techniques in the design of multimedia spaces and works. It represents a wide-ranging field ranging from the design of installations and fit-outs of cultural events to the realization of spaces in public and private settings and even virtual set design and video mapping on the façades of public buildings and monuments. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Università LUM Jean Monnet School of Management
Milan, Italy

The Master in Arts & Design Management is proposed as a path of high education aimed at training professionals who know how to govern the dynamics of cultural enterprises, ... +

The Master in Arts & Design Management is proposed as a path of high education aimed at training professionals who know how to govern the dynamics of cultural enterprises, who know how to apply the principles and tools of design, and are able to build partnership relations between the world of art and design and traditional industrial fields. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
EIT Digital Master School
Espoo, Finland +10 More

Smart devices (mobile phones, PDAs, tablet computers), smart products (car, navigation) and smart environments (ambient intelligence) are enabling new services that require in ... +

Smart devices (mobile phones, PDAs, tablet computers), smart products (car, navigation) and smart environments (ambient intelligence) are enabling new services that require innovative interfaces. Human-Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) focuses on the study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces, interactive systems and services. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Raffles Milano Istituto Moda e Design
Milan, Italy

Ten extraordinary months. Ten great classroom lessons a month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Mila ... +

Ten extraordinary months. Ten great classroom lessons a month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. If the world is a geography of communicating vessels, what tools do we need to be sure that messages are not lost on the road? Visual design is the discipline of designing large streams of information and content. Every sign follows a reaction. At each step, it follows an exchange. The important thing is that they are constructive, correct and interesting. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
English, Italian
Nov 2020
01 Nov 2020
Campus
 
NABA
Milan, Italy

The Master of Arts in Design – Interior Design thoroughly explores themes and methods related to interiors to develop all-round professional profiles, knowledgeable, reliable ... +

The Master of Arts in Design – Interior Design thoroughly explores themes and methods related to interiors to develop all-round professional profiles, knowledgeable, reliable and versatile, that can successfully express themselves on the global marketplace. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Oct 2020
22 Aug 2020
Campus
 
POLI.design
Milan, Italy

The Specializing Master in Service Design was specially created in response to the growing demand for professionals specifically able to handle the complexity of designing a s ... +

The Specializing Master in Service Design was specially created in response to the growing demand for professionals specifically able to handle the complexity of designing a service. To achieve this purpose, the Specializing integrates general theory with methodology and hands-on experience aimed at the creation of systemic, complex solutions that blend material and immaterial components. -
Master
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
01 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Master in Creative Knitwear Design offers a unique experience in the world which puts students in contact with the Italian district of Knitwear Design of Reggio Emilia. Th ... +

The Master in Creative Knitwear Design offers a unique experience in the world which puts students in contact with the Italian district of Knitwear Design of Reggio Emilia. The course is developed in collaboration with Modateca Deanna, an important center of documentation visited by designers coming from all over the world and which includes thousands of garments of prestigious and rare collections of the most famous Maisons and designers from Valentino to Jean-Paul Gautier, Chanel and many more. More than 40 partners collaborate in the Industry Projects, real projects that introduce students in the Fashion System and that ends with the presentation of their collection at Pitti Filati in Florence, an international event in which every year the excellence of Knitwear Design showcase their collections. Materials research, design, and technical development take place in the companies of the manufacturing district of Reggio Emilia with which the course is in partnership. Particular attention is also dedicated to the analysis of new trends, communication, and product placement. Napapijri, United Color of Benetton, Roberto Collina, Max Mara, and Ermanno Scervino are the companies that have worked with our students during the last edition of the Master. Clicca qui to see all the projects. Clicca qui to watch the exclusive Fashion Show at Pitti Filati. At the end of the study path, our Careers & Placement office will introduce the students to the best companies in the Fashion System with the aim of starting internships or real professional careers. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Academic Master in Fabrics Innovation Design is addressed to graduates willing to enrich their curriculum with a study path focused on culture, creativity research innovat ... +

The Academic Master in Fabrics Innovation Design is addressed to graduates willing to enrich their curriculum with a study path focused on culture, creativity research innovation and fabrics development, one of the most challenging and fast-growing fields of the entire fashion industry. The creative exploration in textile requires a complex mix of knowledge and abilities accompanied by a deep cultural background, both in that specific field, in fashion and in art in general. The Master course centers the entire study path on the theme of innovation with particular attention to sustainability. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Accademia Costume & Moda
Rome, Italy

The Master of Arts in Costume Design & Alta Moda – Couture Design is aimed at training professionals and academics by reproducing two of the aspects that are at the basis ... +

The Master of Arts in Costume Design & Alta Moda – Couture Design is aimed at training professionals and academics by reproducing two of the aspects that are at the basis of the story of Accademia: Costume Design and Alta Moda (Haute Couture), the pillars on which, both for geographical and cultural reasons, the Italian Fashion System was born. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Campus
 

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