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The Specializing Master in Transportation & Automobile Design is a Master in Car Design of the Politecnico di Milano and it is a pathway to excellence for those who seek scientifically rigorous training to meet the professional challenges that automakers’ design departments are offering in this era of far-reaching change and radical innovation in the industry.
Reliance on facilities at the Design Department at the Politecnico di Milano, such as its prototype workshop and its virtual prototyping workshop, enrich the learning experience by assuring the availability of equipment up to the task of the Specializing Master.
The Specializing Master is designed to train a figure of designer who is able to develop own creativity, integrating it in an innovative way with the academic knowledge of the training scenarios, and at the same time to experience the entire development process of typical style of the world of the automotive industry.
The goal of this Specializing Master is to train a professional designer to develop her or his own creativity, while innovatively integrating it with the academic knowledge specific to the syllabus. At the same time, the student is expected to experience the whole style-development process typical of the automobile industry. This Specializing Master is designed to enable graduates in industrial design, engineering or architecture who are interested in a career in automobile design to bring rigorous focus to their curriculum.
The Transportation & Automobile Design Specializing Master is made up of lessons, project seminars, workshops, and a final Master thesis. The course plan consists of 17 learning modules, selected so as to provide a mix that will assure the theoretical and practical knowledge essential to developing transportation-design projects with full awareness of the context.
At the end of the training course, students will have the opportunity to carry out a Project Enhancement Studio, under the guidance of the course lecturers, which will enable them to further refine the skills required to enter the world of work. Alternatively, they will carry out an Internship at design studios and companies in the automotive sector.
The Specializing Master grants 60 CFU, equivalent to 60 ECTS. Upon completion, students earn a Politecnico di Milano first-level Specializing Master.
This Specializing Master produces an innovative professional with advanced skills related to the main tasks involved in creating an automobile’s style. Its goal is to give students the chance to enter the production stream for auto-industry design. This is not limited to traditional roles or companies but encompasses a network of enterprises that interact and collaborate with corporate design departments on co-design projects. Acquired skills include teamwork and conflict management.
The enrollment at the Specializing Master in Transportation & Automobile Design requires a University Diploma, a Bachelor of Science degree, or a Master of Science degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, Engineering, or an equivalent qualification. Anyhow, the Master board has the right to consider the enrollment of candidates holding the above mentioned titles in other disciplines. For those who graduated not in Italy, equivalent study titles will be considered if recognized in the respective course of studies.
To take part to the selection process, the application form must be completed online within the following deadlines:
Total charges for the Specializing Master are € 15.500,00 (including Politecnico di Milano enrollment fee of € 500). Exempt from VAT under Article 10 of DPR 633/72.
To find out more about the educational program, the faculty and the professional opportunities, you can watch the video presentation of the Specializing Master with the testimony of the special guest Mario Antonioli.
Former TAD student, he began his career at Q-id in Forlì, working on motorbike and product design, collaborating on projects for Mv Agusta, Ducati, Ferrari, Lml and Rcf. In 2014 he moved to Munich to continue working in the world of automotive design, here he started a professional collaboration with Walter de Silva, at that time chief designer of the Volkswagen group. This collaboration has led him to many projects with companies such as Stone Italiana, Barilla, CodiceIcona, Silkfaw, Alba Mobility and Walter De Silva Shoes. Since 2017 he has been working as a consultant for the design and product identity of Volocopter, a German company that is a pioneer in the field of urban air mobility.
To find out more about the Specializing Master and discover what opportunities and professional goals it guarantees, you can watch the video presentation of the Specializing Master with the testimony of the special guest Cesar Pieri: Creative Designer who over the last 2 decades has developed his professional experience working with different cultures, many different subjects, many different companies and people all over the world.
Register for the free, online presentation day scheduled for February 13, 2023, at 5:00 pm (CET)!
Find out more about the Specializing Master TAD and meet the Alumnus Gianluca Bartolini, Co-Founder of DOTTO Creations and Lead Visualization CGI Artist at Geely Design for Lynk & Co and Zeekr projects!