M.A. On Campus

Product Design

NABA – New Academy of Fine Arts

24 months
18600 EUR/year
13500 EUR/year
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The 2-year MA in Product Design at NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti developed out of the MA in Design, first as a specialization and now as its own complete degree program.


In the MA in Design-Product Design at NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti you will learn a contemporary approach to design founded on the Italian design culture. You will explore the ideas and strategies of professional designers in order to develop your own personal design identity. You will analyze new reference scenarios on innovative topics and design or re-design objects through fostering an experiential and physical relationship with them.

Thanks to continuous interaction with faculty mentors and industry professionals, you will become a well-rounded designer who is able to direct all stages of product development, including brainstorming, design strategy, materials research, and actual production.

Professional perspectives

Graduates of the MA in Product Design will be prepared to enter the fields of design and product design in the broadest sense. In particular, they could take on the following professional roles:

  • Product manager or developer
  • Advisor or consultant for product design companies
  • Design manager
  • Design entrepreneur
  • Educator in a school or university

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Methodology
  • 3d Rendering
  • New Materials Technology
  • Integrated New Media
  • History Of Design
  • Product Design 
  • Project Culture
  • Light Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The program is intended for graduates with an academic diploma or bachelor’s degree in design or architecture. 
  • Students with a different degree or diploma will be considered if they are motivated by a significant interest in the program’s topics. 
  • A commission will evaluate candidates on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Participants not holding a first-level bachelor’s degree/academic diploma will not receive the 120 educational credits and the Master of Arts diploma, but will instead earn a certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Milano

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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