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Accessory Design
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
02 November 2021
Application deadline: 31 October 2021

Program description

Accessory Design

Shoes, jewerly, handbags and hats are the icons of style and taste, symbols of distinction and identity but also witnesses of the made in Italy quality. For this reason themajor fashion brands always give more importance to accessories in its multiple interpretations requiring dedicated  professionals. Accessories also intersect with the high-tech performance materials.

The Specializing Master in Accessory Design is designed, in accordance with the spirit and tradition of the Politecnico di Milano, to join hands and mind, experimentation and tradition, technology and craftsmanship, prototype and manufacturing.

Students who complete the master will be able to design accessories for both the quality craftsmanship that in the high technology.

The Specializing Master is held in English.

The Number of Admitted Students is 25

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Admission requirements

The Specializing Master is reserved to candidates with a university Diploma or a Bachelor or a Master of Science in Engineering, Architecture, Design, humanities and scientific disciplines. As for candidates who graduated abroad, equivalent study titles in their respective educational institutions will be considered. The Specializing Master Course Committee will select the students to be admitted.

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Program content

Didactics Course

There are different design areas to be developed in design workshops with professional designers. It's a unique perspective on the world of the accessory that can provide employment opportunities in several fields.

The teaching programme will be organised as follows:

  • Accessory & Luxury: culture, history, trends and market
  • Accessory Modelling: Rhino
  • Accessory Graphics and Representation
  • Workshop: hat design
  • Workshop: eyewear design
  • Workshop: watch design
  • Workshop: jewellery design
  • Workshop: handbag design
  • Workshop: leather design
  • Workshop: luggage
  • Workshop: shoes design
  • Workshop: sportswear
  • Workshop: presentation and portfolio
  • Internship
  • Final Thesis.

Attendance is mandatory for at least 75% of the programme activities.

Tuition fees

Total tuition fee: €11,000


At the end of the programme, once the final examination has been passed, the 1st level Specializing Master “Accessory design” diploma will be issued.

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Maria Celeste Sangermani, Specializing Master Accessory Design Student Ambassador

The Specializing Master in Accessory Design provides the methodological tools and the design skills to become accessory designer, with professional application ranging from fashion to product and combining superior craftsmanship with high technology.


About this institute is based in Milan, a universally known and recognised international centre of excellence for design.

The permanent structures, cultural institutions, fairs and showrooms, publishing industry, schools, displays, exhibitions, and events that the city has to offer are numerous and contribute to creating a culturally lively and dynamic climate that can enrich professional and training courses,...

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Why study at

  • Founded by Politecnico di Milano, operates in the field of design by organizing training programmes for young graduates and professionals, as well as for companies that are closely focused on innovation
  • offers more than 50 educational products to cover a variety of application domains in the design sector. These range from products to interiors, from fashion to communication, and from services to cultural projects.
  • More than 80% of the participants are active in design studios and industry leaders within one year of completing their studies at
  • operates into an international network that is continuously growing thanks to the wide-ranging experiences and collaborations in an increasingly interconnected and global dimension

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Via Durando 38/a
20158 Milan

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