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master in industrial design

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Starting in Nov. 2020, the University Master in Industrial Design expands your talent and combines a wide spectrum of experiences, tools and knowledge in a 15-month program in Milan, world design capital. Until December 2021, learn by doing, alongside top professionals and inspiring mentors. For 2020-2021, our flexible learning strategy offers small-sized classes on campus, blended solutions and remote options for those who don’t reach Milan on time. More...

Do you want to boost your design skills and develop new products and innovative industrial artifacts? Do you want to delve deeper into research and concept definition, up to the final communication of the project?

SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan offers a Master degree in Industrial design that provides an overall experience in product ideation. Students are proposed an open, interdisciplinary methodology that values their own cultural background and emphasizes the role of dialogue and mutual exchange in the creative process.

The association with major industrial partners and a final three months internship have the purpose of perfecting the education by providing students with challenging tasks that allow them to face the relationships with business and organizations in a mature way.

The 15-month SPD Master degree in Industrial design is aimed at graduates in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent, students from schools of design or applied arts, candidates with a significant professional experience.

Starting in Nov. 2020, the University Master in Industrial Design expands your talent and combines a wide spectrum of experiences, tools and knowledge in a 15-month program in Milan, world design capital. Until December 2021, learn by doing, alongside top professionals and inspiring mentors. For 2020-2021, our flexible learning strategy offers small-sized classes on campus, blended solutions and remote options for those who don’t reach Milan on time. More...

Master degree in Industrial design is aimed at graduates in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent

The Master is held in English and takes place in Milan. For 2020-2021 blended and remote learning options are available for the first semester, upon the students' request.

Length of the course: 15 months
Classes start on: October 2021
Academic training + thesis 

The Master corresponds to 60 ECTS credits.

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A smooth start.

Familiarization activities (elective): week of 19 October 2020

Introductory lectures (elective and without attendance registration): week of 26 October 2020

Classes with required presence, either on campus or remotely: from 2 November 2020

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Small-sized classes and flexible use of learning spaces to protect your safety.

On campus experience with blended learning option from November 2020 to February 2021. A guarantee for those students who reach the campus later.

In case of compelling reasons for international mobility constraints, the postponement of the missed courses is also possible. Check terms and conditions with the Academic Office.

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Smart strategy for a flexible learning

A smooth start.

Familiarization activities (elective): week of 19 October 2020.

Introductory lectures (elective and without attendance registration): week of 26 October 2020.

Classes with required presence, either on campus or remotely: from 2 November 2020.

Stay together. Stay safe.

Small-sized classes and flexible use of learning spaces to protect your safety.

On campus experience with blended learning option from November 2020 to February 2021. A guarantee for those students who reach the campus later.

In case of compelling reasons for international mobility constraints, the postponement of the missed courses is also possible. Check terms and conditions with the Academic Office.

Grow your talent.

SPD offers professionally oriented pathways to boost your potential and support your continuous learning.

 

We are modelling solutions to different needs.

For 2020-2021 enrolments, the customized approach with flexible options guarantees the maximum safety and efficacy.

 

 

Take you next step now.

SPD Academic Office is available for guidance on flexible learning plans, online counselling on the programs and Zoom tours for students, parents and guardians.

Keep following your passion and improve your career potential in the world’s capital of design.

 

 

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ONE YEAR COURSE IN interior and PRODUCT DESIGN

From November 2020 to July 2021, an intense course dedicated to all students with a different background of studies. The program lays solid design thinking foundations and builds all the technical skills, from sketching to modelling and to materials, colours and finishes. Hands-on laboratory classes led by expert professionals cover the entire creative workflow. The international environment of a world-class design capital is a plus. For 2020-2021, our flexible learning strategy offers small-sized classes on campus, blended solutions, and remote options for those who don’t reach Milan on time. More...

The school offers also an intensive training course, designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies. The One Year course in Interior and Product Design guides them to enhance their design thinking and gradually acquire a sounder set of skills with a professional orientation.

The program tackles projects of increasing complexity both in product and interior design that embrace the entire creative workflow from the concept up to execution and communication. The One Year Course can also be intended as a primer to the Master course in Industrial Design.

This intensive training course is designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies.

The programme guides them to enhance their design thinking and gradually acquire a sounder set of skills with a professional orientation. The academic approach integrates design practice with theoretical and technical teaching. General training involves colour theory and practice, 2D graphcs and 3D representation techniques, comprehensive knowledge of materials and their production processes, computer graphics, historical and cultural background information.

From November 2020 to July 2021, an intense course dedicated to all students with a different background of studies. The program lays solid design thinking foundations and builds all the technical skills, from sketching to modelling and colour and trim. Hands-on laboratories classes led by expert professionals cover the entire creative workflow. The international environment of a world-class design capital is a plus. For 2020-2021, our flexible learning strategy offers small-sized classes on campus, blended solutions and remote options for those who don’t reach Milan on time. More...

One Year Course in Interior and Product Design is designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies

The One Year course is held in English and takes place in Milan. For 2020-2021, blended and remote learning options are available for the first semester, upon the students' request.

Length of the course: 10 months
Classes start on: October 2021
Academic training + thesis 

Allows admission to:
SPD Master’s course in Industrial Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD

ABOUT SPD

THE SCHOOL

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.

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STUDYING AT 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.

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LIVING IN MILAN

THE CITY

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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VIRTUAL TOUR

Discover SPD facilities and get a glimpse of the atmosphere in our classrooms. SPD campus allows to live a real design experience in the heart of Milan creative district that is trend setting in the world.

Book your Zoom virtual tour or your visit in Milan here.