Master in Sustainable Design
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Master in Sustainable Design

Edition: 14th

Language: Spanish

Duration: 9 months

Start Date: 7 October 2022

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Credits: 60 *

Biada 11; 08012 Barcelona, España

Price: €12,600 (Enrolment fee €2,500 + tuition fee €10,100).
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Introduction

The Master in Sustainable Design tackles sustainability from a 360° approach, which includes choosing materials, conceiving the business model or service idea and studying its financial profitability. Students are guided deep into the complex world of product design and contemporary packaging, where they are taught to be creative, analyse each project carefully and implement new social values.

Today, designing means understanding the customer and society so as to come up with solutions that produce much more than aesthetically pleasing results. Here, design is a fundamental part of the innovation process. Sustainability depends heavily on innovation and requires a good command of new materials, production processes, business relations and social values.

The content is divided into 5 topics: Sustainability, Techniques, Management, Projects and Specialisation. To end the course, students are tasked with a final project which involves a real collaboration with a product and/or service company such as Artemide, Fluvia, Santa&Cole, and Comú de Canillo in Andorra.

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Objectives

– Train design professionals in innovation, creativity, project management and administering teams of professionals.

– Focus on sustainability with particular interest and in great depth. The aim is to provide a multidisciplinary education and touch on different aspects and points of view. The objective of the Master is to produce designers with a cutting-edge training in a field that is predicted to be the driving force of innovation in the coming years.

– Tackle sustainability from 360º by including sustainable design in the materials, the business model concept, the idea of associated services and profitability.

Methodology

During the coursework, inter-disciplinary seminars and workshops are held with guest specialists so as to develop in practice different topics of interest and consolidate the knowledge obtained in the theoretical and practical courses. The Master is led by a teaching staff of leading-edge professionals who are specialists in each of the pioneering areas about which the students are given knowledge and methodologies.

The contents of the master’s course are organised into 5 areas by topic: Sustainability, Techniques, Management, Projects and Specializations.

Student Profile

Creative profiles interested in the potential of design as an agent of change to respond to social and environmental challenges.

Product designers, fashion designers or textile designers, industrial design engineers and engineers who want to get involved in design. Architects and interior designers, interested in product design oriented towards sustainability and in new creative methodologies.

Job Opportunities

After taking the master’s course, the students have the skills to develop professionally in both design studios and technical and innovation departments, as well as to implement their own projects and design-linked business ideas. They are trained to be ready to join in-company design and innovation teams and to bring value to design studios and/or manage their own professional career by creating an innovative business or their own creative studio.

Companies

In previous editions of the Master in Sustainable Product Design, projects were developed with well-known companies, including Santa & Cole, Artemide, NEXIA, Simon Lighting and Canillo Council (Principality of Andorra).

COORDINATION

MARKEL CORMENZANA

Transition designer, Markel is a mechanical engineer specialized in Product Development by education. He has channeled his professional activity towards design and innovation. He is currently involved in research into embodied intelligence and the exploration of performing arts language in the context of design.

JON MARÍN

Graduate in Biology and Master’s in Industrial Ecology. Founder of Nutcreatives and Bridepalla. He works in the fields of design and sustainability from an academic, professional, and PhD researcher approach.

Credits

The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program has adopted a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The IED Master is a private degree.

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