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Design for Food specializing Master to train innovative and sustainable product-service designers through an experimental approach that combines design, theory, strategy and learning.
The Specializing Master Design for Food integrates extensive design skills with thematic and specific competences in the food area, related to humanities, gastronomic sciences, engineering and food technology.
It therefore provides a wide-ranging designing capacity on process and tools for the design of the food product-service system and a series of specific thematic in-depth useful for the understanding of culture, sociological and anthropological factors and also scientific and technological.
As a whole, it provides an explanatory and comprehensive overview of food systems, from agricultural production to food processing, from distribution to consumption, from planning to recycling in a circular economy perspective.
The Specializing Master trains design and consulting profiles who are able to integrate creative and operational skills, through the development of hard and soft skills, which train participants to work in multidisciplinary teams, in competitive and highly strategic contexts, in quick and dynamic private and public organizations.
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The Design for Food specializing Master aims to train professionals, entrepreneurs, independent innovators, civil servants with competences in the design and management of systems, processes and products-services in the food sector.
Professional profiles characterized by a profile combining the design and experimental approach of design with the thematic knowledge of the logics of the food sector in all its extension “from field to table”, including the traditional and more advanced production and distribution systems and with a specific attention to sustainability.
The sector already expresses forms, experimentations, experiences, innovation and project-oriented cases, requires a transversal expertise able to integrate in a strategic way the different design factors.
For this reason, the Specializing Master completes the design (in the disciplinary extension of systems, strategies, services, products-services, communication) and food engineering skills, brought by Politecnico di Milano, with the thematic and specific ones in the food area related to humanities, food technology and gastronomic sciences, brought by the University of Gastronomic Sciences.
Participants will be able to:
The Design for Food specializing Master is organized according to a mix of theory and practice that sees the alternation of lessons and hands-on activities on projects and exercises organized in the form of workshops or applied experiences, such as study-tours and compulsory internship.
The Design for Food specializing Master is structured according to an lesson plan that provides:
At the end of the course, the Diploma of Specializing Master in “Design for Food” by the Politecnico di Milano will be awarded.
The Specializing Master program grants 60 CFU (Formative University Credits) equivalent to 60 ECTS.
The job opportunities for graduates are manifold. These will be practitioners whose profiles combine the design and experimental approach with specific knowledge of the underlying logic of the food sector in its extension “from field to table”, considering traditional and innovative production and distribution systems, with specific attention to sustainability.
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The Specializing Master welcomes candidates with a Degree or Specialist/Master’s Degree in Design, Engineering, Architecture, Economics and/or Management, Social Sciences/Humanistic Sciences, Gastronomic Sciences, Agriculture, Food Technology, or to people with other types of degrees who have also gained significant professional and work experience and who wish to strengthen their professional path in the field of food innovation, acquiring and developing specific and qualified competences.
Selection will be made on the basis of the documentation sent, followed by a possible interview in English language (remotely). The selections will be made in chronological order with respect to the date of receipt of the application, until all available places are filled.
To take part to the selection process, the application form must be completed online within the following deadlines:
The Specializing Master costs € 16.500 (€ 16.000 participation fee + € 500 enrollment fee at the Politecnico di Milano) EXEMPT VAT ART. 10 DPR 633/72.
REDUCTIONS AVAILABLE | EARLY BIRD -10% | LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE!
Send your application within February 28, 2023 to take advantage of the reduction -10%!
Deadline for sending the signed contract and payment of the deposit of the participation fee: no later than March 15, 2023.
POLI.design offers the community of Politecnico di Milano a 50% discount to be applied to the participation fee for a I and II level Specializing Master or Higher Education Course / Post Graduate Program / Continuing Education Course which POLI.design manages and provides. The discount is for internal staff (i.e., structured teachers and technical and administrative staff) with active contracts at Politecnico di Milano and members of their household.
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To benefit from the discount you will need to:
16 July 2023
There are 1 partial exemption of 25% and 1 partial exemption of 50% available to be applied to the participation fee for the Specializing Master in Design for Food at the Politecnico di Milano, third edition.
How to apply
The request for partial exemption must be formalised by email to the following address: email@example.com
The application and assignment of partial exemptions takes place during the process of admission to the Specializing Master, and never after its starting date.
The partial exemptions can only be used by those who make an application for selection and participation in the Specializing Master in Design for Food at the Politecnico di Milano.
The partial exemptions are assigned according to criteria based on merit and on the basis of the requirements of Art. 5 of Rectoral Decree.
In evaluating candidates and assigning partial exemptions, the Specializing Master Board will consider:
Applications for partial exemption will be evaluated by the Specializing Master Commission on the basis of:
Candidates will be selected on the basis of how consistent their profile appears to be with the objectives of the Specializing Master when their documentation is analyzed. The minimum score to take part in the selection for one of the partial exemptions is 4/5 in scale from 1 to 5.
The Application for the selection for the Master will have to be processed by filling the application form on the link
The documents that will need to be provided for the application will be the following:
The partial exemptions cannot be combined with other exemptions, scholarships or attendance concessions provided by both POLI.design and other bodies, companies, institutions, associations etc. etc.
The partial exemptions will be assigned to the first 2 candidates in the ranking according to the requirements indicated above. In the event of candidates with the same mark, the candidate with the most recent year of graduation will have the precedence.
The deadline for submitting requests for partial exemption is 16/07/2023 – 11.59 p.m. (GMT +1 – Italian time zone).
Only the beneficiaries of the partial exemption will be notified by e-mail within 21/07/2023.
Beneficiaries of partial exemptions must confirm their acceptance and enrolment in the Specializing Master by providing the down payment and the private agreement before 31/07/2023; failing to do so will result in immediate forfeiture of the partial exemption.
Enrolment in the Specializing Master is confirmed when the down payment is received by POLI.design and the private agreement is signed.
POLI.design reserves the right not to assign all the partial exemptions available in the event that, at the discretion of the Specializing Master’s administration, no candidates appear who meet the indicated requirements.
All partial exemptions may be subject to change without notice.
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