Design & Engineering

Academic year: 2024/2025

Programme duration: 2 years


English (the programme is entirely taught in English; students may also choose courses that are taught in Italian)


In order to apply, a Bachelor Degree in Design or in Engineering is required. Only students with a Design background are required to provide a portfolio of their works.

Laurea magistrale programmes in Design accept students only in the first semester of the academic year (September intake)

Mission and goals

The programme - created by the cooperation in the educational project of the disciplinary areas of Design, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering - has the objective of specialist training in three fundamental areas: Design, Process and Industrial Production; Design Materials; Representation and Prototyping. This programme has the objective of preparing a design figure who integrates the Design and “engineering” cultures, a professional able to provide a complete project dossier comprising product concept, via final and working design, and preparation of the documents necessary to go into production; who has particular skills in the choice of materials, in design methodologies in a virtual environment and in the impact of the technological aspects of production systems on the project.


Among the available courses:

1st year

Product Development Design Studio (1 and 2), Mechanical Design, Materials Selection Criteria in Design & Engineering, Design Thinking and Processes, Design and Corporate Economics, Design & Manufacturing, Elective course.

2nd year

Semiotics, Final Project Work, Internship, Final Examination.

Career opportunities

The Laurea Magistrale graduate in Design & Engineering is able to link design culture with the most advanced technological and manufacturing potential and thus is able to contribute to the growth and consolidation of the value of Italian and foreign companies.

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