Master in Information Design

Duration 1 Year
Ects 60
Language English
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The Course

Learn to crunch, interpret, and visualize data to create compelling infographics. Private companies, social organizations, and government agencies are looking for skilled information designers to support their communications strategies.

In the Master in Information Design program, you will learn to apply the tools of visual design, data analysis, and creative coding to translate complex information into engaging visual narratives that are accessible to audiences of different backgrounds.

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Who Should Apply

The program is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in design (product, visual, graphic, media, or web design) or in architecture, computer science, or engineering.

It is also open to candidates with experience in communication science, psychology, sociology, or equivalent, if they are motivated by interest in information design and have a strong portfolio.

All courses are taught in English, so a knowledge of the English language is essential. Click “Requirements” for details.

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Career Paths

Information design is a rapidly growing discipline increasingly in demand across the private and public sectors. Graduates of this program can launch careers in the fields of digital design, data visualization, information mapping, visual design and branding, and trend forecasting.

Job titles include:

  • Information designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Data analyst
  • User experience designer
  • User interface designer
  • Visual interface designer

Explore the Program

The Master in Information Design program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the program leader, and project leaders will guide you via individual coaching and mentorship.

The program consists of four customizable course/workshop modules, followed by a professional experience period and a final portfolio presentation.

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Courses

Coursework focuses on topics such as data analysis, design research methods and tools, and data visualization. You will learn to interpret, analyze, and represent data in compelling and accessible visual narratives.

Workshops

Guided by industry professionals and faculty project leaders, you will work with leading companies on practical projects that develop your skills in graphic design and data analysis as you create effective infographics for company communications.

Professional Experience

To gain real experience working in your field, you will choose from an internship at a company site, a work project on campus in collaboration with a company, or an entrepreneurship module. In each case, you will benefit from mentorship, an inside perspective on your field, and valuable career connections.

Companies

Several prestigious companies and design studios collaborate with the Master in Information Design program, actively participating in courses, workshops, internships, and international competitions organized by the department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with these companies in their workshop projects and internships. This direct collaboration facilitates mentorship and gives students access to a wide network of professional connections.

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Check out some projects that our students have completed with top brands.

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Fees and Scholarships

Each one-year Academic Master’s program (60 ECTS) at Domus Academy involves the following costs, in addition to a € 520 diploma fee, which must be paid at least one week before the course start date. The Academic Master’s diploma is recognized by MIUR and awarded by NABA.

Matriculation Fee: € 520

See the Tuition Fees page for more information.

EU & Switzerland Students
€ 16990

Fee Description
€ 3000 Pre-Enrollment
€ 13990 Tuition

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Non - EU students
€ 28600

Fee Description
€ 3000 Pre-Enrollment
€ 25600 Tuition

Scholarship Competition

IBM Cognitive Systems & Information Design

This competition challenges candidates to effectively translate data on consumer insights into a visual form. Candidates research the fashion industry’s “see now, buy now” strategy and conduct an analysis of customer sentiment about this trend.

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In collaboration with IBM

Deadline: 05 Oct 2018

Number of scholarships: 5

Prizes: One scholarship covering 60%, one covering 50%, one covering 40%, and two honorable mentions covering 20% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program.

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