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Interaction Design

Master in Interaction Design

Guidelines

JURY

The applications will be evaluated by the Faculty of the Master and the Admission Jury

REQUIRED MATERIAL

• Digital presentation in PDF file format, 16:9 aspect ratio, maximum 15 slides, structured as follows:
– Framework and Problem Setting: Which is candidate area of investigation?
– Research and insights: Which are the behaviors, needs, and motivations of candidate’s users? Which are candidate supporting references? Which are the best practices and solutions already available on the market?
– Persona: represent the user type(s) that might use candidate service.
– Challenge: Which is the problem candidate is going to solve?
– Solution: give a name to candidate project and describe it with 200 words
– How it works: detail candidate solutions through images, diagrams, sketches, storyboards, experience prototype.

• Competition application form 

• Curriculum vitae/resume

• Artistic or professional portfolio

• 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 programme

• One scholarship covering 50% of the total tuition fee of the master’s programme

• One scholarship covering 40% of the total tuition fee of the master’s programme

• Two special mentions covering 20% of the total tuition fee of the master’s programme

Prizes will be calculated on the standard tuition fee amounting to €29.000 (for non-EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included) and €20.900 (for EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included).

SCHEDULE 

The applications must be sent to Domus Academy by and no later than 23rd October, 2020. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by email on 29th October, 2020. 

MASTER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Interaction design is about creating a product, service, or space that people will interact with through an intuitive visual and haptic (tactile) interface. In the Master's Programme in Interaction Design, you will learn to define problems and solutions in the field of interaction and user experience. As you create enriched experiences through innovative technology, you will be encouraged to transform your original design  visions into market opportunities.

ELIGIBILITY

• Candidates already holding a first-level academic diploma or bachelor’s degree, or who are about to graduate within the academic year 2019–20

• 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.

• Materials sent to Domus Academy will not be returned.

• Domus Academy is entitled not to award the scholarship if the provided materials are deemed not to meet the suitable standards defined by the jury. The jury will judge 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.