Master in Industrial Design

Jönköping University

Program Description

Master in Industrial Design

Jönköping University

Master in Industrial Design

Language: English

This Master's programme provides the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and creativity within the area of industrial design. You will learn more about the whole design process from a human point of view, with a focus on usability, ergonomics, aesthetics, materials and production, as well as drafting techniques and visualisation.

CREATING GOOD IDEAS AND MAKING THEM LOOK GREAT

The courses has an interdisciplinary approach and is guided by the relationship between humans and products. The programme provides students the opportunity to use a variety of tools to quickly visualize ideas and concepts in order to develop their creativity in the design studio and through model workshops. Students also learn to formulate and present ideas and solutions and identify new products and opportunities. A considerable part of this Master's programme is run in project form, implementing sharp projects in collaboration with a company.

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TWO TRACKS

The Master's programme is made up of two tracks, each of them running during two semesters/one year. The first year you study the track "The Man and the Product" and you will learn more about design communications, business and ergonomics. The second year's track is called "The Company and the Environment", and you will then focus on sharp projects within the area of industrial design.

PREPARATION FOR WORK OR RESEARCH

On completion of the degree, you will be well prepared for work on industrial design projects, or as a consultant. If you are interested in a career in research contexts, the programme also provides a firm foundation for future research work.

NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEERS

The School of Engineering, Jönköping University, is a member of the prestigious collaborative between leading engineering schools worldwide - the CDIO Initiative™. The CDIO Initiative is an innovative educational framework to conceive and develop a new vision of engineering education and for producing the next generation of engineers.

Requirements

A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Architecture (with relevant courses in construction and design), or equivalent, from a recognised university.

- At least 90 credits in your major subject as above.

- The Bachelor’s Degree should comprise a minimum of 15 credits in Mathematics.To obtain a Master's degree, 21 credits in Mathematics are required.

- Proof of a TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge score if non-native English speaker. Students who have studied the Bachelor's degree in English requires a certificate of English proficiency from the university.

Degree

Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Product Development, specialisation in Industrial Design.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 18, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
260,000 SEK
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Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Sweden Jönköping
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Duration 2 years
Price 260,000 SEK