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One-Year/ Semester Courses - Product Design

Tuition fee €15,000.00 per programme

Overview

One-Year / Semester Course:

Product designers develop a wide spectrum of design solutions that meet current demands and anticipate the future needs of society.
Their designs must incorporate the effective use of materials and technology, allow for manufacturing constraints, and provide a clear advantage to existing solutions.
One-year program in Product design, which leads to the professional diploma, is noted for combining theory and practice, taking a process-oriented approach, and focusing on social and environmental responsibility.
The program consists of courses in design theory and practice, as well as support courses in the humanities, the physical and natural sciences, and the behavioral and social sciences.
The responsive curriculum maintains a balance between technical, aesthetic, and humanistic aspects and keeps pace with the leading edge of design technology by anticipating developments in the field.
The program participates in collaborative projects with industry challenging students with real life design problems. Product design students have an active chapter, which plans lecture programs, and organizes field trips to corporate design offices.

Accademia Riaci provides the following programs;
One-year course

This course offers a comprehensive and accelerated program, giving a unique opportunity to acquire a wide range of knowledge and techniques related to your field of study.
 Along with practical classes of your major subject – combined with challenging homework and assignments – our Basic Art Lessons will provide you with fundamentals of arts and design.
 Furthermore, you will broaden and enrich your artistic experience – looking beyond the borders of your specialty – through our weekly guided Art Visits and monthly Art Stages.
 Through this program, you will not only acquire a solid foundation in your study area, but also develop specific, advanced skills, immersed in a stimulating learning environment. Moreover, you will have the chance to learn basic business practices, to start up you career as young professional. Diplomas are issued to those who pass the final exam.

Course contents: ・Lessons of specialization ・Assistant interpreter during Lessons ・Independent Study ・Guided Art Visits ・Art Stages ・Basic Art Lessons (Art History, Basic Painting, Color theory, 3D Drawing)

Atelier course

The same curriculum as One-year Course, except Basic Art Lessons.

・Lessons of specialization ・Assistant Interpreter during Lessons ・Independent Study ・Guided Art Visits ・Art Stages

Programme structure

Course Schedule

One-Year Course Jan.11, 2016 – Jul.29, 2016/Dec.16, 2016 Sep.5, 2016 – Apr.28, 2017 Jan.16, 2017 – Jul.28, 2017/Dec.15, 2017 Sep.4, 2017 – Apr.27, 2018 Semester Course Jan.11, 2016 – Apr. 22, 2016 Sep.5, 2016 – Dec.16, 2016 Jan.16, 2017 – Apr. 28, 2017 Sep.4, 2017 – Dec.15, 2017 Jan.15, 2018 – Apr. 27, 2018 Sep.3, 2018 – Dec.14, 2018

Language
Italian (with interpreter in English or Spanish)
*Please inquire for other languages.

Apply now! Fall 2018
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States