Master Degree in Design
The central aim of the Master’s Degree is the qualification of students for a complex creative work environment, whether in the direction of research/innovation, practice/organisation or mediation/ communication. Starting from a genuine concept of design, the explicit aim is to further develop master graduates not only in content and technical level, but also to enable educational careers based on individual interests, innovative actions and inter-disciplinary working. The previous master projects show the relevance and uniqueness of this programme. About half of the students have an international background. About a quarter brings design related qualifications, which give an interesting interdisciplinary work culture in the degree programme.
Fields of Excellence
Graduates of the Master’s degree will lead to an «excellence of proficiency» in a very individual characteristics. Based on individual study profiles, the foundations are laid for careers in product, communication, interaction, event design and trend research.
As the largest business, media and knowledge center in Switzerland, Zurich has an excellent environment for the master’s degree in design and offers design graduates attractive job opportunities.