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Info 2023/2024

Degree type
Bachelor degree course
Duration and credits
3
Years
180
CFU
L-4
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Admission
Admission test
Available places
92
Studenti EU
8
Studenti non-EU
Location
GENOVA
Italian
Teaching mode
Frontale
Taxes and fees
From 0 to 3000 euros per year. Find out if you are entitled to scholarships and exemptions
International partnerships
Student exchange
Head of programme
SILVIA PERICU
Contacts
To learn more about the Course visit the dedicated section
Documents
Degree programme table a.y. 2023/2024
Degree programme plan 2023/2024
Degree regulations 2023/2024
Information about this Course for previous years is available here: DESIGN DEL PRODOTTO E DELLA NAUTICA 9274

Notice of admission

The course in brief

Presentation

 

The bachelor's degree program in Product and Communication Design prepares the professional to operate between the moment of conception and the moment of production, taking into account aesthetic, functional and environmental aspects; it also prepares for the design of communication and graphics with analog, digital and multimedia tools for contemporary forms of information dissemination. The degree program allows you to participate in the selection for the double-degree program with Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

Learning by doing

Design has always been the professional activity that combines technical scientific knowledge with practical skills. 

The designer ranks among the creative world, among artisans and makers, through project preparation that takes the form of building models, prototypes and mock-ups. 

By participating in seminars, workshops and in-company internships you will experience teamwork and the complex relationship between product design and industrialization.

 

Professional outlets

The main employment outlets are professions in the areas of industrial product and communication. These can be carried out in public and private institutions, professional firms, design companies, artisan workshops, publishing and advertising companies, exhibition organizations, museums, and galleries.

What you will learn

  • Come sono fatte le cose

    I materiali e le tecniche di costruzione, di assemblaggio e di accoppiamento

  • La storia delle cose e dei loro Maestri

    Attraverso esperienze di lettura dei progetti e analisi critiche delle opere universalmente riconosciute come icone

  • Gli strumenti dei designer

    Software per la grafica, la modellazione, il rendering, la stampa 3D, ma anche le matite colorate e i Pantone

  • Le Teorie del progetto

    Spirale progettuale, Design Thinking, User Centred Design e altri ancora

  • I fondamenti dell'ergonomia

    La base scientifica per l'usabilità degli oggetti

  • Come si imposta un progetto

    Si parte dal concept, seguono i bozzetti, poi il progetto preliminare e quello esecutivo

  • I designer di prodotto

    Lavoreranno su packaging, prodotti per l'utenza allargata, interfacce robot, mobility design e... molto altro ancora

  • I designer della comunicazione

    Lavoreranno su siti web, pubblicità, comunicazione sociale, app e... molto altro ancora

  • tutti i designer

    Lavoreranno per il prodotto sostenibile, sul ciclo vita e sul riuso

Did you know that.

  • Potrai partecipare a eventi e manifestazioni da protagonista
  • Il corso di laurea in Design del prodotto e della comunicazione ti permette di partecipare alla selezione per il percorso a doppio titolo con la Beijing University of Chemical Technology
  • Incontrerai ospiti accademici e dell'industria
  • Il lavoro di gruppo è favorito e incoraggiato
  • Ti eserciterai su progetti di partner industriali che collaborano con l'Università
  • Farai esperienza professionale diretta con stage e tirocini

Contents

The Craft of the Designer

It is a work prepared by a training that mixes technical, humanistic and artistic skills.

We are a group of innovators who are transforming the world, bringing new ideas and new approaches.

You may not know that our profession includes:

  • interaction designer
  • car designer
  • fashion designer
  • art director
  • game designer
  • social innovation designer
  • exhibit designer
  • light designer
  • interior designer

With our bachelor's degree program you will have the foundation to complete master's studies and enter these professions.
 

Course structure

In the course there are 180 CFUs over 3 years, divided the monographic courses and thematic and design workshops.

In the training project, there is room for:

  • basic science subjects
  • characterizing design subjects
  • historical-humanities subjects

 

Where we are

House of Genoa - curriculum in Product and Communication Design
. Polytechnic School - Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)
Stradone Sant'Agostino 37
16123 Genoa
+39 010 2095660

 

 

 

 

Read more

Sportello Unico Studenti Politecnica 
. Stradone S. Agostino 37, Genoa
studenti.poli@unige.it

 

Orientation
orientamentodad@unige.it

Committees-and-referents

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Welcome to the Degree Course in Product and Communication Design! You can become a key player in Industry 4.0, the new frontiers of communication, and Italian Design. Students, faculty, tutors and all staff are strongly committed to orienting the 'design culture' towards sustainability, reuse and respect for the environment.


Head of programme