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STUDENT

Are you a future student ?

The The Sustainable Design School is an institution of higher education for design in sustainable innovation, offering a cursus based on learning by doing.

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admission

What do you need to become part of The SDS

Whatever your high school major is, you can apply at our institution for sustainable design
FUNDAMENTAL
Admission after your certificate for higher education

– 1st year level open to all types of high school certificates
– 2nd year level open to students with 60 ECTS from higher education in Art, Design and other disciplines
– 3rd year level open to students with 120 ECTS
– 4th year level open to students with 180 ECTS, or a Bachelor diploma, or Master
– 5th year level open for Master students

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CONDITIONS
After interview and validation of your high school certificate

We put a high emphasis on your personal presentation, to get a better idea of the candidate and his/her projects. This is an important moment for us to inform the candidate about the professional duties and life of a designer in sustainable innovation and to inform about our study curriculum.

– Individual interview
– Presentation of a portfolio or artistic works
– Questions about professional orientation
– Presentation of former study records

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Making the choice for The SDS

WHY DO STUDENTS CHOOSE THE SDS?

INNOVATIVE COURSES

Design thinking, Frugal innovation, Knowledge Design, Social Innovation are some of our courses.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

At The SDS you learn by doing with a responsible attitude towards great opportunities of sustainable development.

PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS

Groups of students from each level are working on tasks given by major companies.

Read all testimonies (french)

The first year

WHAT DO YOU STUDY?

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UPGRADING
To reinforce your skills

Many students do not have sufficient drawing and language skills. That’s why The SDS proposed summer classes in drawing and English for personalised upgrading:

– Intensive course in English
– Courses in drawing technics

WORKSHOP
Design Summer Camp

For our future students, with other educational background, and who need upgrade in drawing, to be operational right from the beginning.

More information

Various financial aids are available for our students, like the grant from “The SDS friends”
Présentation de la 1ère année
1st
year
DRAWING
Julian Coiffard
After completion of BAC
all series or equivalent secondary education
60 ECTS
European equivalence
COURSE SUBJECTS DURING THE YEAR
  • Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Design
  • Social sciences
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Drawing upgrading
  • English upgrading
  • English (depending on level)

More about the program

diploma

After 5 years of studies

The SDS delivers a diploma Designer in Sustainable Innovation – Master level
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The SDS is member of the University Côte d’Azur – labelled Initiative of Excellence (IDEX) – a community of institutions of higher education and research.

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The SDS applies the European Credit Transfer System with the objective to facilitate international mobility.

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the job opportunities

FROM INDEPENDENT WORKER TO BEING EMPLOYED IN A MAJOR COMPANY

FREELANCE / STARTUP
AGENCY
FIRM
maud
MAUD CROUZIER

Assistante de la Création Artistique chez CHANEL
Entreprise française de luxe à Paris
Diplômée en 2015

Francois
FRANÇOIS COUÉ

Designer département Innovation chez IBM
Multinationale américaine présente dans le domaine de l’informatique
Diplômé en 2015

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IRIS ROUSSEL

Entrepreneur, fondatrice de OZ’IRIS SANTÉ
Missions d’innovation pour des entreprises et centres hospitaliers
Diplômée en 2016

Chris
CHRISTOPHE TREVISANI

Designer bateau chez VPLP
Cabinet d’architecture navale français
Diplômé en 2015

PH
PIERRE-HENRY CLOÎTRE

Chef Designer chez PETZL
Matériel de montagne et de sécurité pour l’escalade, l’alpinisme etc.
Diplômée en 2015

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JULIETTE MARTIN

Kansei Designer chez TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE
Constructeur automobile – Bruxelle, Belgique
Diplômée en 2016

emeric-elziere
EMERIC ELZIERE

Designer chez SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
Diplômé en 2017

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MEGANE MARTINI

Technology Research Analyst chez ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE R&D
Diplômée en 2017

All alumni

the corporate partnerships

Learning by working on corporate partnership projects

ACQUIRING A PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Right from the first year, the students become part of a team, working on a project, given by a national or international company.

DEVELOPING HIS/HER NETWORK

Through the partnership projects the students are directly linked to the companies with strong ties.

GIVING A DEFINITION TO HIS/HER FUTURE PLAN

During the partnership projects, the students get to know themselves and their preferences much better. This will allow to have a better view of possible future professional activities.

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