Master in Product Design Engineering

Polytechnic of Leiria

Program Description

Master in Product Design Engineering

Polytechnic of Leiria

Master in Product Design Engineering

This Master program aims to:

  • To provide and integrated set of dynamic skills, strongly based on a technical and scientific knowledge, which is crucial for rapidly and innovatively developing quality products with a high success and added-value.
  • To provide a multidisciplinary and versatile training, allowing professionals to perform strategic/supervision tasks in industrial companies or the services industry, as well as in public or private agents.

Access conditions

  1. Holders of a bachelor’s degree or legal equivalent in engineering and related areas, industrial design or product design;
  2. Holders of a foreign academic bachelor’s degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in engineering and related areas, industrial design or product design;
  3. Holders of a foreign bachelor’s degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTG in engineering and related areas, industrial design or product design;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTG.

Study plan

This Master degree program builds on the technical and scientific knowledge of a first degree in engineering or design with specific subjects on product development, such as product design, modeling and simulation, high performance materials, mechanical behavior analysis, advanced and recent production technologies and rapid production and prototyping, which are complemented by other matters to enhance the scope of student knowledge and competence beyond the strict area of mechanical engineering, such as robotics and automation, sustainable design, energy efficiency and environmental issues or new products marketing.

In addition to the lectures in the first two semesters, the training model for this program is built around an integrated project of product design and development as a way to relate and put together the matters lectured in the different subjects. The second year is completely dedicated to the development of a dissertation, project or internship.

Why choose this program?

The specialized training on these domains is clearly a fundamental toolbox for someone who wishes to promote technological development and to create added value to any industrial company and to its product portfolio. The degree aims to empower engineers and designers with the capacity to work in the area of product development with greater levels of confidence, innovation and knowhow, to allow them to contribute to the creation and management of new products with higher levels of quality, success and added value.





500€ for International Student Contingent


I. General Contingent: 1.040€ /per year

II. International Student Contingent: 3.000€/per year

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 11, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
24 months
Full time
3,000 EUR
Start date Oct. 2016
Portugal Leiria
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 24 months
Price 3,000 EUR
3.000€ /per year