Master in Interior Design

The Master in Interior Design is meant for individuals interested in understanding contemporary interior design, taking into account several subjects like art, history of design, colorimetry and materials in a multidisciplinary perspective. In particular, the Master program provides professionals with the competence, responsibility, sensitivity to changeable modern needs and capability to control the entire planning process. Strategic planning and management skills together with the opportunity to experiment creative and unconventional forms and solutions give the students the right instruments to balance the interplay between desire, images and essential practical needs.

The program is provided fully online.

It is possible to enroll at any time of the year.
Upon student’s request it is possible to arrange for personalized face-to-face meetings, seminars and study group sessions with professors and academic advisors.

Module 1 – History of Design and Furniture – MID_E_M1
CFU/ECTS 9 – US QC 6,75

The study of design and furniture history is fundamental for every designer, proving the necessary precondition to think about design evolution. This module offers students a comprehensive knowledge of the different historical periods, allowing them to and enrich their theoretical understanding.

Module 2 – Techniques for Interior Design – MID_E_M2
CFU/ECTS 9 – US QC 6,75

A Designer must be able to represent design concepts graphically on paper or computer. Design principles and techniques are presented to support designers to think visually and develop distinctive, personal styles of their own. This module provides the students with the competencies they need to work with a variety of materials to realize objects with different form, dimensions and function.

Module 3 – Interior Design Lessons – MID_E_M3
CFU/ECTS 9 – US QC 6,75

These lessons aim at supplying the student with a complete vision of the Interior Design world.

To allow students to get a wide and international qualification, different worldwide tendencies and styles are presented alongside the Italian style design.

Module 4 – Ecodesign – MID_E_M4
CFU/ECTS 9 – US QC 6,75

Modern Designer has to be able to configure and fully manage the design of zero-emission industrial products, combining innovation with the need to minimize environmental impact. He/She has to know the positive effects of using natural and biodegradable materials on the environment encouraging the recycling of different waste materials to give them new life.

Module 5 – Interior Design materials – MID_E_M5
CFU/ECTS 9 – US QC 6,75

Materials are the basis of every type of design. The quality and effectiveness of an interior design project are influenced by the material used.

A good designer must be able to choose the most appropriate materials for every king of object taking into account quality, resistance and cost. In this module traditional and innovative materials will be introduced in order to offer the students a complete view and allow them to be able to use the appropriate materials according to the main functionalities and objectives of the interior design object/project they develop.

Module 6 – Professional practice – MID_E_M6
CFU/ECTS 15 – US QC 11,25

Often students, after completing their studies, did not manage to enter the labour market because their qualification is above all theoretical and they have no specific knowledge of the practical aspects of professional life. This module has been included in the course program to complete the students learning path. The fundamental aspects of interior designer professional life will be analyzed to allow students to understand in detail what his specific tasks are .

The aim of this Module is to introduce students to interior design professional practice. Students will achieve a comprehensive knowledge of the specific skills and tasks of an interior designer.

The knowledge and skills acquired during the Master program enable students to work in the furnishings and decorations industry, in different retail outlets or in professional offices specialized in the sector. The interior designer works in close contact with architectural firms. He/she is competent in different sectors: interior design of houses, offices, set design, hotels, conference centers and luxury stores. The interior designer is able to plan and organize the design and decoration of interior spaces considering all aspects such as cost projection, time line materials and construction technology. Designers work with architects, customers and the brand management in order to fulfill the precise needs of the client. He/she is able to give shape to any kind of color, texture and material according to any desire, evaluate different qualifications of open and closed areas, choose elements for areas, make accurate decisions about residential organizations and qualifications of areas and adapting areas according to the user’s life style.
In order to be admitted to the Master in Interior Design program, applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from a certified institution. All courses are taught in English; therefore, proficiency in English language is required.

The scholarship program is administered by CE.A.R.S and offers partial scholarships to a wide variety of students.

Recipients are: non-traditional students; seminarians, undergraduate and post-graduate students who are looking to become tomorrow’s leaders.

If you are unable to pay the full tuition fees there might be a chance that you can be granted a partial scholarship that will cover some of the tuition fees for your preferred study programme.

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Students from other countries: Please contact us for details

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