|Master of Design (MDes)
|International Design Strategy
The Master of Design in International Design Strategy prepares adaptable and well-rounded design professionals that can address a wide range of design projects in a fast-changing world.
Students will learn how to manage a project from the definition of the design problem to the final presentation in front of a client, organize their work and their team efficiently, and thus hone their skills through inspiring design projects.
The program revolves around the acquisition of methodological tools from Design Thinking, promoting a comprehensive and user-centered approach to design projects.
It emphasizes working in multicultural groups, promoting the exchange of points of view and world views that enrich the concepts proposed by the students. The MDes Le Studio France also includes a section devoted to the integration into French culture of design and opportunities for collaboration with companies and institutions that will question the work of students.
Part of the curriculum is composed of elective courses and projects that will enable students to customize courses to their needs. With several projects carried out every year in close collaboration with companies or institutions as well as a 4- to 6-month internship during the second year, this program is aimed at building up experience of real work situations in the design field.
A one-year long End of study project and thesis will also allow students to better define their identity and values as a designers.
Students will be able to choose to work on one of these 5 topics:
This program trains students to become global players who can converse fluently in English and possibly even local, French language, understanding the context of another country, and most of all, steep themselves in the ability to design for clients and employers from other cultures.
It is a living experience that will change its participants, often opening up unexpected, exciting international career opportunities.