MID University Master's in Interior Design – is the offspring of the collaboration between Poli.design, Consortium of Politecnico of Milan, and SPD - Scuola Politecnica di Design.
The MID Interior Design program is a graduate program which brings together the experience of two major academic institutions in Italy.
Offering 60 credits, the interior design program combines lessons and internships at selected companies. After the successful completion of the program, the 1st level University Master’s diploma of the Politecnico di Milano will be awarded.
The design courses offer an advanced education with a professional orientation. The training pathway is a synthesis of theoretical knowledge, research, project based activities and professional practice. Project experience will explore interior design skills, with a focus on both private and public spaces. Interiors are intended as relational spaces, designed to organize all of our human activities, thus creating engagement on a physical, emotional and social level.
The teaching staff, selected among the Politecnico di Milano and SPD’s faculties, is made up of designers, university researchers and professionals from different sectors.
The course lasts one year (from March) and is entirely taught in Italian language.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Founded in Milan in 1954, SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design is the first postgraduate school for design disciplines in Italy. Situated in Milan, the capital of design, Scuola Politecnica di Design pioneered design education thanks to its solid grounding and to its peculiar approach integrating different domains: ergonomics, art, perception studies, semiotics.
Today, SPD is an international laboratory for the exchange of ideas, experience and creativity in order to develop projects. Since its foundation the school has welcomed an extraordinary community of students from various countries and backgrounds.
All courses are taught in a personalized and small learning environment promoting easy contact with the faculty and the staff. Indeed, at SPD every student is followed individually by a faculty formed by designers, professionals from different fields and visiting tutors.
The masters programs offered by SPD are organized in collaboration with IULM University, and award academic degrees recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, The University and Research MIUR, corresponding to 60 credits under the ECTS system.
The teaching method at Scuola Politecnica di Design is arranged into intensive workshops, studio classes, theoretical lectures, seminars and visits. Research work is carried out in collaboration with leading companies such as Volkswagen, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Heineken, IKEA, Artemide and Poltrona Frau Group among the others.
These projects are deveopped according to an interdisciplinary approach which is a testing ground for the student’s skills, from the concept idea to its execution.