In today’s highly competitive and fast-changing global market, engineers need advanced knowledge and highly developed skills in how to create competitive and sustainable products, services and business models. Integrated Product Design is a two-year graduate programme focusing on processes and methods for product development and innovation in order to create usable, competitive and sustainable products and services.
Integrated Product Design at KTH
Integrated Product Design consists of two specialisation tracks. The Industrial Design Engineering track concentrates on the functional design and communicative aspects of the product in relation to user and market and the Innovation Management and Product Development track focuses on managing innovation and product development processes.
The programme consists of a mixture of compulsory courses, optional courses and tracks specific courses, offering students the opportunity to select courses that match their individual interests and career goals. During the programme, students will have contact with industry and projects are often done in co-operation with a company or organisation providing students with valuable work experience.
In the final term degree project, students perform in-depth work on a real problem in line with the specialisation chosen. The degree project is supervised by an experienced researcher and can be performed in an industrial setting or in an academic environment.
- Track Innovation Management and Product Development
- Track Industrial Design Engineering
The Integrated Product Design programme offers master’s students a comprehensive education and refined expertise applicable in many different industries and business sectors.
The Industrial Design Engineering track provides the skills necessary to work with product development and design engineering, user-driven design, either as a technical expert, a project manager, or a commissioner of design and other related positions.
The Innovation Management and Product Development Track provide opportunities for a variety of jobs in areas related to innovation such as project management, business development and product planning. You also instil competence to work with complex multidisciplinary product development projects, either as a technical expert, project manager, R&D manager, or consultant.
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Last updated January 27, 2018