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MASTER COURSE Info

Starting NOV 2020

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master in visual design

Starting in Nov. 2020, SPD University Master in Visual Design is a 15 month, intense path to enhance your talent in branding, graphic identity, typography, art direction, editorial and information design. Study in Milan, in an international environment, surrounded by  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...

Are visual identity systems, editorial graphics, information design and graphic design your passion?

SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan offers the course you’re looking for: a master degree in Visual design. The program of the Master’s course allows profound experiences in the various areas of graphic design and develops in an ongoing relation among these disciplines in order to promote a higher level of professionalism and enhance the technical proficiency of the designers.

The studio classes and a final three months internship draw up the students’ design thinking and their graphic abilities by reproducing the challenging dynamics which are peculiar to the professional practice.

Format, layout and composition, typography and visual elements are closely investigated as key elements of the language of the graphic representation. The plan of studies includes advanced training in all the professional tools and up-to-date technologies.

The 15-month SPD Master degree in Visual design is aimed at graduates in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Advertising or their equivalents and students from Fine Arts Academies with graphic orientation; students with a significant experience in the field.

Starting in Nov. 2020, SPD University Master in Visual Design is a 15 month, intense path to enhance your talent in branding, graphic identity, typography, art direction, editorial and information design. Study in Milan, in an international environment, surrounded by  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...

SPD Master degree in Visual design is aimed at graduates in Visual Communication, Graphic Design

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

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 visual 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 typography to colour design. 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 school offers also an intensive training course, designed for candidates with a degree not relevant to the field of further studies. The OneYear course in Visual Design allows a creative immersion into design practice and transfers the essential tools to handle complex projects.

It is taught following a practical approach that starts from cycles of exercises and workshops succeeded by more complex identity projects and editorial designs. The One Year Course in Visual Design can also be intended as a primer to the Master course in Visual Design.

The programme guides students to consolidate their personal creative technique thereby encouraging a conscious approach to the design stage, a designer’s most vital possession.

Teaching focuses on practical experiences of increasing complexity alongside specialized classes in methodology and operational techniques. As a result of SPD’s peculiar historical heritage, specific attention is paid to relationship between the processes of human perception and the cultural and artistic roots of visual representation.

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 Visual 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: 2 November 2020
Academic training + thesis

Allows admission to SPD Master’s course in Visual Design

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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.