M.Sc. Product-Service-System Design

| Milano, Italy
This MSc programme offers an interdisciplinary course held in a multicultural context that leads to an internationally recognised professional qualification. “Product-service-systems” are blends of products, of communication strategies, of services and of spaces, with a focus on people (users, suppliers, employees, stakeholders), that result from the integration of multiple design components.


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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR3500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.


Tuition fees for EU students range from about 900 to about 3500€ per year.

Tuition fees for non EU students are about € 3,500 per year.

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content


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


In order to be eligible for application, students should have a university qualification at least at undergraduate level, whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme they wish to apply to.

Please check the university website for more detailed information.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Italy when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Politecnico Di Milano

Milano, Italy

Italy Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.

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