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Master Program of Industrial Design




Industrial Design I Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
In this course students create and develop design-objects with the use of the last technologies. This course introduces the objects and their role in our everyday experience. Students are introduced to the ideas of process, as one of the first principles of learning how to understand development of ideas and forms.

Material theory and Manufacturing processes Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This application-oriented course covers the various product manufacturing processes and parameters involved in designing parts primarily out of plastics and metals. The course deals with industrial processes, modern technologies of product and prototype development and the theory of metals, plastics, glass, wood and also the technologies that are related to those materials.

3D Graphic Design and 3D Animation - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
In this course the student will learn to use powerful software like 3D Studio. The course is designed to offer knowledge about the modern 3D modeling techniques, 3D animation, material theory and photo-realistic rendering.

Drawing Techniques Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This course is designed to offer knowledge and experience about the classic drawing and and the modern sketching techniques. The student learns the proportions of the human body, the expressions of color, the importance of light and shadow, the use of colors and different papers.

Graphic Design Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This course is designed to offer the knowledge of desktop publishing, vector graphic, lay-out design, the use of digital and classic media and the professional presentation of digital projects. The student will learn the use of software like Illustrator or Photoshop.

C.A.D. Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This is a course about geometrical drawing and technical representation. Modern CAD systems are used to design the projects and to develop ideas.

Art History Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This course examines art and design from a variety of cultures and geographic regions. It introduces students to the conventional designations of stylistic periods, treats major works and artists in this span of time and familiarizes the student with the traditional methods.

Italian Language I - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
The didactic method based on the inductive and deductive approach. There are two aspects of the lessons, the grammatical part and the communication of the Italian language. They are about themes of culture, of the Italian history and sociality, or any other argument proposed by the students.

Industrial Design II Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
In this course students create and develop design-objects with the use of the last technologies. This course introduces the objects and their role in our everyday experience. Students are introduced to the ideas of process, as one of the first principles of learning how to understand development of ideas and forms.


Advertising and visual communication Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
This course is designed to offer the knowledge of desktop publishing, vector graphic, lay-out design, the use of digital and classic media and the professional presentation of digital projects. The student will learn the use of software like Illustrator or Photoshop to develop and advertise ideas and products.

Italian Language II - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
The didactic method based on the inductive and deductive approach. There are two aspects of the lessons, the grammatical part and the communication of the Italian language. They are about themes of culture, of the Italian history and sociality, or any other argument proposed by the students.

Portfolio Projects Master Level - 40 academic hours - 6 CREDITS
A professional portfolio is one of the most important things that a young designer needs to start a successful career. In this course the the student builds a professional portfolio adapted to his or her professional objectives. The portfolio is part of the preparation for the final examination.

Museum visits / exhibitions 6 CREDITS
It is fundamental that students see with their eyes what masters in the past have created. Teachers will organize guided museum and exhibition visits.


The courses are taught in english language.