Master in Design for Smart Cities - Paris

Master degree smart city design
Intake
September 2019
Admission Criteria
Undergraduate degree required
Duration
2 years
Degree
Master's degree

By 2050, 2/3rd of the population will live in cities and 2 Bn new urban citizens will reside in cities that do not exist yet. Those Smart Cities need hands-on though visionary designers to create better lives conditions and to reinvent citizenship for every stakeholder: younger/elder, families/professionals, tourists/dwellers, and by giving meaning to the best technologies.

During this 2 year program, including a final 3 to 6 month internship, students become strong professionals thanks to an intensive project-based pedagogy, and a strong connection with the industry. See full description of the program.

Since 2017, the programme is recognised by the French State through its registration by the National Council of Professional Certification (CNCP) at Level 1.

Master in Design Smart cities

The program's goal

1

Facing complexity

By giving them a strong multidisciplinary culture mixing technologies, human sciences, marketing, culture, 3D modelling, design methodology, Strate trains different types of designers able to read, represent and exploit complexity.

 

2

Solving problems

Thanks to this “Design Mix”,  Strate Designers are able to address any human issue in a creative way to enable better lives in a smarter city. 

3

Interact with the industry

Through a strong connection with the industry (all teachers are professionals + projects are given by the industry + mandatory internship), Strate trains designers prepared to face reality.

 

4

Training creative professionals

If Technologies, 3D tools, methodology, Human sciences, culture are the components, creativity is key in giving the innovative and disruptive quality of those ready to work Designers.

Career opportunities

Curriculum

1st Year
2nd Year

Curriculum Year 1

108h
Design Projects and Methodology
 
72h
Design Culture 1
 
78h
General Culture 1
 
104h
Representation & Visualization 1
 
87h
Industry sponsored project
 
30h
Design Culture 2
 
55h
General Culture 2
 
108h
Representation & Visualization 2
 
36h
Thesis 1
 

Curriculum Year 2

21h
Thesis 2
 
36h
Inter-disciplinary industry sponsored project
 
9h
Humanities
 
9h
Professionalization
 
8h
Preparation of oral defence
 
18h
Degree Project follow up
 

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