Masters Degree in Design in Germany

View Masters Programs in Design in Germany 2017

Design

Master of Design students can specialize in almost any type of design, developing solutions to questions and problems through designing objects and systems for daily life. Designers from Germany have been highly influential in developing pioneering, comprehensive design movements, such as Bauhaus. Master of Design programs in Germany range in concentrations from Transportation Design to Lighting Design, Media Design to Architectural Design.

Graduates from related Bachelor's programs are encouraged to apply to Master of Design programs in Germany, where they can hone their skills for relevant application in the working world or continue their education with a PhD program. Master of Design students in Germany often have to submit a master's thesis, which gives them an opportunity to further specialize within their field of design becoming experts through independent research and presentation. Offered full time, part time and online, Master of Design programs in Germany are equally suited to recent graduates from Bachelor's programs and working professionals returning to the classroom to gain additional qualifications.

If you would like to learn more about any of the Master of Design programs in Germany that you see listed below, click to read more and then request a packet of information directly from the schools in Germany using the handy web form!

Read More

Master in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Berlin

The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects. [+]

Best Masters in Design in Germany 2017. Why study the EIT Digital Human Computer Interaction and Design programme? The EIT Digital HCID programme offers: Front line technical content within the field Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree. A good integration with tailored Business courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship A thesis work well grounded in industrial problems Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines at least through a summer school between the two years. Access to the co-location centers and innovation ecosystems of the nine EIT Digital nodes. What is the programme all about? The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects. The HCID programme is an interdisciplinary programme that offers courses on design and evaluation of interactive systems with a strong emphasis on user-centered design techniques: understanding the human capacities and consequences of using information technology as a tool for solving work related tasks, and developing and evaluating the systems by putting the user at the center of the design process. In addition, the program will create a business thinking in terms of user profiles, user segments, house style, branding, and market development and product introductions. What are the career opportunities for graduates from the programme? Graduates from the HCID master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local organizations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are: interaction designer or user experience designer, interactive systems engineer, human factors expert, usability engineer, business developer, product manager, or consultant. Through their multidisciplinary attitude graduates are valuable in open innovation settings where different aspects (market, users, social aspects, media technologies) come together. They will easily find jobs within companies that provide value-added products and services, such as telecom companies, game companies, e-learning, web developers, and entertainment. An alternative path would be to start your own company to provide product or technology development, media content, business development or consultancy services. How is the programme structured? The programme is a double degree programme with studies at a university in one country the first year (entry) and studies at a university in another country the second year (exit). The program has an integrated technical content (Technical major) and business content (Innovation & Entrepreneurship – I&E minor). The I&E minor is shared between all programs (link). An integral part of the second year is a Masters thesis (30 ECTS). The structure and content of the technical major is given below. Where can I study If I choose HCID? Entry - 1st year KTH UPS Aalto Twente Exit - 2nd year, specialisation Mobile and ubiquitous interaction (KTH - Stockholm) User modeling (Aalto - Helsinki) Situated interaction (UPS - Paris) Multimodal interaction (TU Berlin) Intelligent systems (Univ. of Twente) Affective computing (UCL - London) Cognitive interaction (UniTN - Trento) Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering or information systems is required. In special cases students from industrial design, media technology, computational linguistics, and cognitive sciences with sufficient skills in mathematics, software design and programming can be considered. [-]

Design Management

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich + 1 more

Within the interdisciplinary team, Master’s degree students develop solutions to design problems, be they in relation to strategy design, service design or human-centred design. [+]

Master in Design Management

 

In creative professions, the demand for management knowledge and management qualifications has risen sharply in recent years.

 

The Master’s course in “Design Management” is aimed primarily at talented designers who wish to apply a comprehensive understanding of design to tasks and processes. However, it is different points of view which broaden one’s perspective, creating the fertile soil for true innovation. Therefore applicants from a completely different background are welcome, be they engineers, natural scientists or creative people. During their studies the Master’s degree students learn to think about and analyse management and design together, and make decisions and shape the future.... [-]


Master in Industrial Design / Transportation Design

Braunschweig University of Art (HBK)
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Braunschweig

The Masters Degree Course for Industrial Design at the Braunschweig University of Art requires students to closely examine the future. This course which lasts for 4 terms... [+]

Master in Industrial Design / Transportation Design

Design influences our daily lives as much as social and technological changes. As a future oriented discipline it is permanently subject to change. The process of design changes and new techniques are added regularly. Furthermore design is the ultimate tool for innovative processes. Creative professionals not only design new products but also give the consumers guidelines for the values of tomorrow’s world. Designers are expected to have creative competence, to play a mediating role between various disciplines and to form design processes.

The Masters Degree Course for Industrial Design at the Braunschweig University of Art requires students to closely examine the future. This course which lasts for 4 terms encourages students to deal with and look at design in a critical way. It helps to mould students into independent and decisive personalities. This course starts in the summer term 2010 and includes the disciplines design, design science, engineering and social sciences.... [-]