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Master in Service Design

Guidelines

JURY
Projects will be selected and evaluated by the Faculty of the Master and the Admission Jury

REQUIRED MATERIAL
The candidate is asked to deliver a digital presentation in PDF format, A4 landscape orientation, composed of maximum 15 slides, structured according to the following guidelines:
 •    Framework and Problem Setting: Which is your area of investigation?
Research and Analysis: Which are your supporting references? Which are the best practices and solutions already available on the market?
Solution:
o    Overview text: max 300 words
o    Scenario: visuals and/or storyboard
o    Details: sketches, illustrations and user journeys that explain the proposed solution
*maximum file size 10 MB in one single pdf file.
•    Digital Prototype (optional)
•    Competition application form
•    Curriculum vitae/resume
•    Artistic or professional portfolio - *not mandatory.
•    Motivation Letter
•    Bachelor’s Degree or Academic Diploma translated into English or official certificate of expected graduation issued by your institution.
•    Official transcripts translated into English or most updated official transcripts if not yet graduated.
•    Passport
•    IELTS 5.0 Academic or recognized equivalent certificate to be submitted within one month of course start date.
Any further attached material will be considered a plus and will be evaluated by the jury.
* Application fee is waived for competition participants

PRIZES
•    One scholarship covering 60% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program
•    One scholarship covering 50% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program
•    One scholarship covering 40% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program
•    Two special mentions covering 20% of the total tuition fee of the master’s program

Prizes will be calculated on the standard tuition fee amounting to €28.600 (for non-EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included) and €19.900 (for EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included).

SCHEDULE
The works must be sent to Domus Academy by and no later than 25th October, 2019. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by email on 26th November, 2019.

MASTER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
In the Master in Service Design program, you will learn new skills in storytelling, prototyping, problem-solving, and business design
that you can apply to developing intuitive and relevant service ideas.
Through observing users, you will detect unmet customer needs and develop physical and virtual systems of service experience, working in close contact with professionals from private and public sector organizations.

ELIGIBILITY
•    Candidates already holding a first-level academic diploma or bachelor’s degree, or who are about to graduate within the academic year 2018–19
•    Candidates who have a working knowledge of the English language (IELTS 5.0 academic or equivalent certificate required within one month of course start date) 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• All moral and authorship rights remain that of the author.
• The projects sent to Domus Academy will not be returned.
• All the material created for this competition must be unpublished work developed by the candidate, not used on previous occasions.
• Domus Academy is entitled not to award the scholarship if the projects are deemed not to meet the standards defined by the jury. The jury will make these judgments at its own discretion, and its decision is final.
• The scholarship described in this public announcement cannot be combined with other economic reductions offered by Domus Academy.
• The scholarship amount will be deducted from the balance of the tuition fee.
• If a candidate declines a scholarship offer, the scholarship may be transferred to the next candidate on the list.
• Winning participants accept that part of their work may be published on the websites and/or social media channels of Domus Academy.