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Design for Food

POLI.design
1 year
Master's degree
On campus
Milan
English
January 2021
Application deadline: 01 December 2020

Program description

Design for Food

The Specializing Master DESIGN FOR FOOD integrates extensive design skills with thematic and specific competences in the food area, related to humanities, gastronomic sciences, engineering and food technology. 

It therefore provides a wide-ranging designing capacity on process and tools for the design of the food product-service system and a series of specific thematic in-depth useful for the understanding of culture, sociological and anthropological factors and also scientific and technological. 

As a whole, it provides an explanatory and comprehensive overview of food systems, from agricultural production to food processing, from distribution to consumption, from planning to recycling in a circular economy perspective.

The Specializing Master trains design and consulting profiles who are able to integrate creative and operational skills, through the development of hard and soft skills, which train participants to work in multidisciplinary teams, in competitive and highly strategic contexts, in quick and dynamic private and public organizations.

Program content

Didactic course

The Specializing Master DESIGN FOR FOOD is structured according to an lesson plan that provides:

  • Frontal lessons: aimed to introduce the main themes of study and the acquisition of tools and methodologies for analysis and design development; the lessons are held by a Faculty with professors from the Politecnico di Milano and the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, in addition to qualified external professionals;
  • Workshop: "hands-on" activities developed in studio (also in collaboration with external companies) aimed at the application of tools and methodologies for the development of product-service ideas;
  • Study Tour: educational trips aimed to approach the topics dealt with, through experiences applied to real contexts in the food sector
  • Internship: 470 hours of training experience in a partner reality of the Master or suggested directly by the participants in agreement with the coordination of the Master

Qualification

Diploma of Specializing Master in "DESIGN FOR FOOD" by the Politecnico di MilanoThe Specializing Master programme grants 60 CFU (Formative University Credits) equivalent to 60 ECTS

Career opportunities

The opportunities for graduates to enter the job market are many and can be articulated according to different fields and roles that correspond to the different areas in which the food sector is expressed "from field to table". 

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About this institute

POLI.design

POLI.design 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 POLI.design

  • Founded by Politecnico di Milano, POLI.design 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
  • POLI.design 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 POLI.design
  • POLI.design operates into an international network that is continuously growing thanks to the wide-ranging experiences and collaborations in an increasingly interconnected and global dimension

Contact info

POLI.design

Via Durando 38/a
20158 Milan
Italy

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www.polidesign.net

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