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MASTER COURSE Info

Starting NOV 2020

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master in car design and transportation

Starting in November 2020, this life changing, 15-month program (60 ECTS) embraces the ideation and the development of a vehicle: cars, motorbikes and innovative concepts for a new user experience. Collaborate with top companies such as Lamborghini, Ducati, Hyundai, and inspiring mentors in an international environment. 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...

Are cars, design and innovation your passion? The SPD master degree in Transportation and car design is the course you’re looking for. At SPD Scuola Politecninca di Design in Milan, students are called on to envision progressive transportation concepts that fit a future scenario where cars are no more the unrivaled player.

The Master’s program embraces the entire design development process and aims at researching into new experiential concepts, redefining the architectural solutions and moving forward with new criteria for function, comfort and emotion.

The studio projects, in collaboration with major car companies, run through the entire duration of the Master, parallel to the technical training. SPD has a long-standing educational partnership with Volkswagen Group, involving designers from the various brands - from Audi to Lamborghini – taking part in the teaching activities.

The 15-month SPD Master degree in Transportation and car design is aimed at graduates in Transportation or Car Design, Industrial Design, Vehicle Engineering or their equivalents, and candidates who have gained significant professional experience in the field.

Starting in November 2020, this life changing, 15-month program (60 ECTS) embraces the ideation and the development of a vehicle: cars, motorbikes and innovative concepts for a new user experience. Collaborate with top companies such as Lamborghini, Ducati, Hyundai, and inspiring mentors in an international environment. 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...

SPD Master degree in Transportation and car design is aimed at graduates in Transportation or Car Design, Industrial Design, Vehicle Engineering

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: 2 November 2020
Academic training + thesis in collaboration with leading car makers.

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

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.

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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.

 

 

Send your information request here.

ONE YEAR COURSE IN Car design tools

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...

The One Year Course in Car Design Tools is aimed at candidates with an academic background not relevant to the main area of study, wishing to acquire the essential set of skills to approach the design process. The OneYear course is designed to transfer a complete understanding of automotive strategy, planning and the relevant design techniques.

The program is devised as a first approach to the most fascinating and competitive careers in the world of design. The course can also be intended as a primer to the Master in Transportation and Car Design.

The programme provides a tightly interlaced mix of strategic thinking and design methodology with a spur toward product and system innovation, marketing and communication insights, and car design hard skills. Teaching is arranged into a balanced combination of theoretical teaching and project-based training.

Lessons are directly related to the requirements and the skills needed for the Master’s year, which is a continuation of this course and focuses on more specialized and advanced aspects.

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 Car Design Tools 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.

Length of the course 10 months
Start november 2020

Allows admission to:
SPD Master’s course in Car Design and Transportation

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.