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master in Food design and innovation

Are food and design your passion? Are you talented and want to offer your contribution in an increasingly growing sector?

The SPD Master degree in Food Design and Innovation is the course you’re looking for. With an academic program composed of design workshops, lessons, lectures and meetings with professionals of the field, the master allows students to design products, rituals, spaces, and food-making equipment.

The course is promoted in Milan by SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design and IULM University and held in collaboration with important institutions of the food and beverage sector.

The 15-months SPD Master degree in Food Design and Innovation corresponds to 60 CFU/ECTS credits and is aimed at graduates in design, marketing and communication and candidates with a different educational background who wish to undertake a professional path with a focus on the food sector by acquiring knowledge of methodologies of a project.

An internship in companies, agencies and institutions completes the course.

SPD Master degree in Food design and Innovation is aimed at graduates coming from various scientific disciplines, social sciences and liberal arts.

The Master is held in English and takes place in Milan. 

Length of the course: 12 months
Classes start on: November 2021
Academic training + thesis.

The Master corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD



Founded in 1954, Scuola Politecnica di Design is the first postgraduate training center for design disciplines in Italy.

The school offers English programs: OneYear courses and recognised Masters that corresponds to 60 ECTS credits, in collaboration with IULM University. SPD has been awarded with the prestigious Compasso d'Oro prize and is a member of the Cumulus design academies network and of ADI and AIAP professional organisations.

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD


the campus

SPD is located in a modern campus near IULM University in one of the most vibrant areas of the city.

SPD premises are located in Milan, in the heart of the Zona Tortona design district and close to the lively Navigli area. The school is easily connected to the city centre within minutes by bus or by underground and train. Campus facilities include canteen, computer and study rooms, library service. Many accommodation options are available in the nearby.




Milan is a world capital of design and fashion, with a dense concentration of firms and experimental companies.

The city boasts new architectures, museum and designers' showrooms that represent a daily source of inspiration for young creative people. On the plus side, the burgeoning hotel and restaurant scene with new additions every year. During the design week and fashion shows, the city is transformed into an art installation.

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