Master of Design in Service and Experience Design

Introduction of Program

With the rapid development of information revolution and technology, the demand for services and experiences has gradually increased. Facing the new needs and challenges emerging in the present and future society, the School of Design of Jiangnan University launched the International Postgraduate Program for Service and Experience Design. The project will systematically study, practice and explore the basic knowledge in services and experiences design to cultivate socially responsible and respected design leaders with a broad international vision, systematic understand of the service and experience design and research methods, the latest development of the subject at home and abroad, and analytical research and presentation skills.

Program duration: 3 years

Program Curriculum

Category Code Course Title Semester Hours Credits
General Courses A138001 Basic Chinese I 1 48 3
A138002 Basic Chinese II 2 48 3
A031903 Design Culture Salon 1 16 1
Required Courses         (16 credits) C031901 Design Research Studio 1 48 3
C031902 User Research and Product Design 1 48 3
C031903 Service Design Research 3 48 3
C031904 Products System and Service Front Design 3 48 3
C031905 Research Advancement   I 2 16 1
C031906 Research Advancement    II 3 16 1
C031907 Research Advancement   III 4 16 1
C031908 Research Advancement    IV 5 16 1

Elective Courses

      (at least 10 credits)

D031901 Information Visualization Design B 1 32 2
D031902 User Experiences and Usability Test 1 32 2
D031903 Interactive Design Principle and Methods 2 64 4
D031904 Co-design for Health 2 64 4
D031905 Service Design 2 64 4
D030404 From Creation to Business 2 48 3
D030705 Service Design and Social Innovation 2 48 3
D031017 International Workshop 1to2 32 2
D031909 International Summer School 2 32 2
D031910 Writing Studio 2 16 1
Required Practice         (at least 4 credits) F031901 Paper Presentation on International Seminar and Conference 3to5 32 2
F031902 Teaching Practice 3to5 16 1
F031903 Internship 3to4 16 1
Master Thesis 3to5

It is required that students should fulfill at least 33 credits for graduation.

Target Students

International designers and students prepare students with 1) holistic problem-solving skills; 2) easy to work in a cross-disciplinary environment; 3) capable of addressing problems in real life situations, and 4) good team work and communication skills.

Admission Requirements

Completion of undergraduate studies in design, information technology, psychology or other related fields or related field, good English communication skills. Transcript and portfolios are required for the application.

Tuition Fees and Accommodation

Tuition fees: 20000 RMB per year

Accommodation: 3000RMB per year

Living cost per month: approx. 2000 RMB

Students will be living on campus.

Application Procedure

1 Online application and submission

Application portalhttps://jiangnan.17gz.org/

Note: All information required in the application portal are directly linked with your visa documents. Please make sure all the information you filled in are correct (i.e. your identity information must be exactly the same as what is written on your passport).

2 submission of CV and portfolio 

After the completion of online application, please send your CV and portfolio to the following email for school review: sara.xjchen@jiangnan.edu.cn.

requirement for CV: one page, pdf format.

requirements for portfolio: the portfolio is expected to cover at least 3-4 of the applicant’s project works, expressing innovative ideas and social concerns in the specified area of study. It is expected to be in pdf document, with document size less than 10MB. If the applicant is not with a design background, please provide other supporting documents that best illustrates your potentials and qualities for the program.


There are scholarships available from different levels of support, for details, please check: http://studyabroad.jiangnan.edu.cn/English/Scholarships/CSC_Scholarship_By_Country_.htm

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