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JURY

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

REQUIRED MATERIAL

• Digital presentation in PDF file format, 16:9 aspect ratio, maximum 15-20 slides, structured as follows:
– Framework and Problem Setting: Which is your area of investigation?
– Research and insights: Which are the behaviors, needs, and motivations of your users? Which are your supporting references? Which are the best practices and solutions already available on the market?
– Persona: represent the user type(s) that might use your service.
– Challenge: Which is the problem you’re going to solve?
– Solution: give a name to your project and describe it with 200 words
– How it works: detail your solutions through images, diagrams, sketches and illustrations such as service map, stakeholder map, journey map touchpoints.

The competition proposal must be accompanied by the following supplemental materials:

• Curriculum vitae

• Motivational letter

• Domus Academy Application form*

• Bachelor’s degree in Italian or English language

• Bachelor’s transcripts in Italian or English

• Copy of passport

• IELTS 5.0 academic or equivalent certificate

The candidates are asked to send their materials in one sole file in .PDF format.

 

ADDITIONAL FOR DOUBLE AWARD MASTER'S

• 2 reference letters

• IELTS 5.5 overall and in every single part or equivalent certificate

• Bachelor’s degree in Italian or English language with GPA no lower than 2.2**

*Application fee is waived for competition participants

**Applications are opened also to students holding a Bachelor’s Degree lower than 2:2 provided that they have also one year of relevant work experience. Students in such case could be requested to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel and/or to produce further documentation upon request.

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 - Double Award Master's / €24.900 - Academic Master's (for non-EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included) and € 21.900 - Double Award Master's / €19.900 - Academic Master's (for EU passport holders - diploma fee is not included).

SCHEDULE

The applications must be sent to Domus Academy by and no later than October 8th 2021. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by email on October 27th.

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 2020-21

• Candidates who have a working knowledge of the English language: IELTS 5.0 academic or equivalent certificate for Academic Master’s Programmes – IELTS 5.5 in all parts for Double Award Master’s Programmes.

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.