Product-Service-System Design, M.Sc.

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Campus: Milano Bovisa

School: Design

Programme duration: 2 years

The design approach is interdisciplinary and provides participants with actionable knowledge in different design fields (from product to service, from space to interaction), an extended design toolkit, basics of project management, supply chain management, sustainability, anthropology and ethnography, communications and media.

Career opportunities are within the traditional design industry, as well as in service design, in retail design, in brand design, in art direction, in trend analysis, in UX research and design. PSSD students have the possibility to apply for the double degree programme at Tongji University (Shanghai) or for the internal double degree with Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.

The programme is taught in English.

Programme Structure


First year: Culture and History, Design Thinking, Visualization and Prototyping, Innovation Studio, Teambuilding, Network and Services, Product Service System Design Studio

Second Year : Final Synthesis Design Studio, Elective courses, Professional Practice, Final examinatio

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Students holding a Bachelor of Art or a Bachelor degree in Design or a relevant post-graduate work experience with design background are eligible for application. The candidate is required to provide a portfolio and an English proficiency certificate.

Please check the university website for more detailed information.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 3900 International

Tuition fees for EU students range from about 900 to about 3,900€ per year.

Tuition fees for non EU students are about € 3,900 per year.


Thanks to the cooperation with public and private partners, every year Politecnico di Milano offers a number of merit based scholarships to the most talented international candidates admitted to a Master of Science programme. There is no additional application to fill for merit-based scholarships. Eligible students will be automatically considered after admission.

Students obtaining a scholarship will have to pay only an administrative fee of about €200. Merit-based scholarships are available for students applying to the 1st or 2nd semester.

For more information, please visit the University website.

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