SPD – Scuola Politecnica di Design in partnership with Car Body Design is offering one 100% scholarship and one 50% scholarship for its 1-year Master Programme in Car Design, organized in collaboration with Volkswagen Group Design, under the supervision of Walter De Silva and his team.
The Master has a duration of one year, is taught in English and will start on October 19th 2015.
Candidates can submit their portfolio and a curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org within September 15th 2015.
The entries will be judged by a committee composed of CBD’s team, SPD’s Teaching Staff and Volkswagen designers.
The evaluation criteria will include:
- originality and variety of the design themes
- ability to visualize design solutions
- quality of the sketches and renders
The selection is primarily targeted to graduates in transportation design, car design or equivalent, however all the applications will be assessed individually and on the merit of the portfolio.
The overall winner will be awarded a scholarship amounting to 100% of the total tuition fee (€16,300). The runner-up will receive a 50% scholarship, worth €8,150.
Application requests must include:
- A personal portfolio of works in PDF format (max total attachment size: 20 MB)
- A curriculum including details on past education and/or work experience
- A motivation letter
Applications must be sent to email@example.com within September 15th 2015.
For additional information or details on the eligibility rules you can contact SPD at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the official website http://www.scuoladesign.com/master/transportation-and-car-design-master/.
The 2015-2016 SPD Master in Transportation Design
Collaboration with Volkswagen Group
In 2011 SPD established a long-term educational partnership with Volkswagen Group Design for involving designers from the various brands – from Audi to Lamborghini – in the teaching activities.
Volkswagen Group Design has along history of investing in and benefitting from young designers who have the chance to join the design teams of the group.
Partnering with Volkswagen, SPD is able to offer to his brightest talents the change to solidify their professional skills and thus be able to move the first steps into a successful career by gaining a broader view of the business.
Characteristics and Aims
The Course lasts for one academic year, starting on October 19th 2015. The final exam consists of the presentation of a thesis project.
Full time commitment is required including mandatory class attendance, preparation of coursework and individual study.
The Master programme embraces the entire design development process through research into new experiential concepts, the redefinition of architectural solutions and by moving forward with new criteria for comfort and efficiency.
It’s a long process that demands a high level of personal commitment and flexibility, organizational and time management skills as well as a strong attitude for teamwork.
Transportation designers thus acquire constant stimuli for innovation in terms of both form language and function, allied with the understanding of engineering and production processes.
For more information visit scuoladesign.com.