Product-Service-System Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    3900
    Tuition (Year)
    3900
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #201 ,
The Master Degree inProduct-Service-System Design is offered byPolitecnico Di Milano.The programme aims at training highly qualified designers who may deal with the complexity of a product-service system (PSS), that is an integrated blend of products, of communication strategies, of services and of spaces.

About

The Master Degree in Product-Service-System Design is offered by Politecnico Di Milano. PSS designers will be trained to work in team, to collaborate with experts and professionals from other fields, to broker different languages and to work in highly competitive international contexts. The programme develops in the participants the skills to creatively conceive and to manage integrated product, service, event and communication strategies, by using a wide design toolkit and by employing basics of project management, supply chain management, sustainability, anthropology and ethnography, communications and media. 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.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for the graduate in Product Service Systems Design 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 design and research.

Programme Structure

Subjects

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 547

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 78

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

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
  • EUR 3900 EU/EEA

For EU students, fees are based on students family income and on the presented study plan. They range from about 900 to 3,900 per year.

Funding

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.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.