Masters of Science in Product Design

General

Programme Description

The Masters Programme in Product Design is a studio-based programme for students who wish to hone their ability to innovate.

Candidates should be interested in the integration of design, technology, culture and business. The programme encourages creative thinking and critical reflection as fundamental design tools for the development of new objects and ideas to improve people’s lives.

In particular, the Masters of Science in Product Design encourages and trains students to:

  • Explore new cultural languages
  • Experiment with new technology and materials
  • Develop concepts for innovation
  • Interact with different forms of knowledge
  • Collaborate with international companies
  • Live in a multi-cultural environment
  • Meet creative people

The Master is organized in 4 semesters aimed to acquire innovative skills in Aesthetics, Social Communication, Intelligent Technologies, Digital Representation, Mechanics; exploring and practicing the most recent Design Thinking; understanding and developing sustainable, smart and innovative production and consumption processes. The final work is a research-based activity aimed to develop a functional prototype of an innovative product or service, in collaboration with R&D departments or universities labs or research centres.

Our graduates can spend their skills at the management level within companies, or launch new start-ups, or continue their training during the Ph.D. course.

Master’s degree is under several Agreements with International Universities, it is a member of Cumulus network, the International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, and it is joined with the ‘Sapienza Design Factory’ Laboratory and the ‘Sapienza Design Research’ Centre.

First-year always start in October!

Tuition fees for the upcoming year 2020-2020 are 2.924 Euro/year. You can pay tuition fees in one or three instalments.

Website: Product Design at Sapienza (study plan, contact, etc.)

Information to apply here

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

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Since its founding over 700 years ago, Sapienza has played an important role in Italian history and has been directly involved in key changes and developments in society, economics and politics. It has contributed to the development of Italian and European science and culture in all areas of knowledge. Read Less