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STUDENT PROFILE

The MDEF programme is recommended for designers, sociologists, computer scientists, economists, anthropologists, technology entrepreneurs and changemakers who are looking for a hybrid career path to conceive and produce impactful ideas to transform the world. This Master has a high component of hands-on learning and project-based learning where students will be requested to transform big ideas into design strategies, prototypes and interventions to be tested in the real world, focused on Barcelona but connected globally with other cities.

Candidates for the Master in Design for Emergent Futures are professionals coming from Industrial Design, Product Design, Urban Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Computer Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Product, Material), Sociology, Anthropology, Economy, and other related professions.

Upon successful completion of the master, the students will join the IAAC and ELISAVA Alumni Communities. IAAC Alumni Community is an active and dynamic network of visionary professionals spread around the world, promoting principles and applications of digital fabrication, design and architecture, exploring new academic and research initiatives, leading award winning practices or working for internationally acclaimed firms and institutions.

ELISAVA alumni has the mission of promoting the constant personal and professional development of ELISAVA former students. For this reason, it is built as a participative space open to diversity, and orientated to motivate leadership, cooperation, and entrepreneurship through strategic values such as design, technology, with the purpose of giving answers to the needs of nowadays society.

MDEF IN BRIEF

EDITION: 1st edition

DEGREE: Master in Design for Emergent Futures

DIRECTORS: Tomás Díez, Oscar Tomico, Mara Balestrini

CREDITS: 75 ECTS*

DURATION: 9 months from October 2018 to June 2019 – Full Time

LANGUAGE: English

TUITION FEES:

Non EU 16.000 €

EU 11.200 € 

ADMISSION: Bachelor or higher degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Urban Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Computer Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Product, Material), Sociology, Anthropology, Economy, and other related professions.

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