Transportation Design

Major in Transportation Design

Three years courses - Turin

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The Transportation Designer is a professional who is primarily concerned with designing the primary means of transport and is capable of designing a number of different kinds of vehicle, in particular motorbikes, yachts and trains. In the course of his activity the Transportation Designer is able to reconcile aspects of style, aerodynamics, feasibility, design and ergonomics. This kind of designer must have a profound understanding of the product and the functions that the consumer is looking for, so as to be able to have a clear idea about the relationship between design and marketing, innovation and commercial requirements.

The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF)

  • Credits
  • Start date
    October 2017
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Attendance
  • Language

The first year is dedicated to propaedeutic activities, which constitute thefoundations of basic training, cultural references, tools and rules thatdistinguish and characterise aptitudes and attitudes towards projects.

The second year concentrates on methodology and guided projects.The student acquires awareness and competencies in specific professional fields through guided practice, the study of technical disciplines, lessons onculture, with particular attention given to the evolution of contexts, marketsand languages.

The third year is dedicated to advanced project design and to professionalrole-play simulation, tackling the design project competencies and skills ofprofessionals in various sectors. The peak moment in the last six-month module is the dissertation projectwhich is complex and highly structured. These projects are carried out inteams in collaboration with Public Bodies or Companies that collaborate with the Istituto Europeo di Design in the aim of finding original and innovative solutions.

Students are spurred to acquire operative autonomy, the capacity to make coherent and sustained choices, to establish relationships with customersand to take on specific responsibilities. This semi-professional experience represents a winning card for graduates when they enter the working world.