Masters Degree in Design Studies in Sweden

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Design Studies

Master of Design degree holders are in high demand around the world as new products and services are constantly being developed, while existing ones need to be improved. Universities in Sweden offer Master of Design programs to students in a wide range of specializations, including Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Transportation Design, Product Design, Textile Design, Packaging Design, Business Design, Child Culture Design and more. For recent Bachelor's graduates, or those who have been working in the field for longer and desire additional qualifications, a Master of Design in Sweden is a valuable investment in one's future career.

Master of Design students enroll in classes in Sweden that go deeper into the basic concepts, principles, materials and practices of design. Prior to graduation from university in Sweden, Master of Design students must submit a master's thesis project, which demonstrates their understanding and mastery of one intrinsic area of design, pertinent to their field of study.

For more details about any particular Master of Design program of interest, it is a good idea to contact the school in Sweden offering the program using the handy web form linked to below. If you are ready to find out how to build the necessary qualifications for your dream career in design, then read more about Master of Design programs in Sweden, now!

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Master in Interaction Design (Two Years)

Malmö University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Malmö + 1 more

The two-year master programme aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based interaction, wearable and embodied interaction, game design, participatory design practices, critical design, social innovation and collaborative media development. [+]

Interaction design concerns the design of digital artifacts and digitally mediated communication, with a focus on use experience.

Interaction design is a rapidly changing discipline, and we maintain the relevance of our education by working with real-world design cases and outside clients that include local industry partners, as well as cultural and civic organizations. Navigating a shifting design landscape also requires the critical mindset of a scholar, and we foster reflective design by teaching research skills and involving students in active research projects.

The two-year master programme aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based interaction, wearable and embodied interaction, game design, participatory design practices, critical design, social innovation and collaborative media development. Students approach these genres within a broad context that considers the social, political and ethical consequences of their designs.... [-]


Master in Interaction Design

Malmö University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Malmö

Interaction design concerns the design of digital artifacts and digitally mediated communication, with a focus on use experience. Interaction design is a rapidly changing discipline, and we maintain the relevance of our education by working with real-world design cases and outside clients that include local industry partners, as well as cultural and civic organizations. [+]

Interaction design concerns the design of digital artifacts and digitally mediated communication, with a focus on use experience.

Interaction design is a rapidly changing discipline, and we maintain the relevance of our education by working with real-world design cases and outside clients that include local industry partners, as well as cultural and civic organizations. Navigating a shifting design landscape also requires the critical mindset of a scholar, and we foster reflective design by teaching research skills and involving students in active research projects.

The one-year master programme consists of four 15-credit courses, starting with a studio-based introduction to multidisciplinary collaboration and mainstream interaction design. The next two courses address embodied interaction and collaborative media, two of our signature topics. The final course is a Master’s level graduation project.... [-]


Master in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

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. [+]

Why study the EIT Digital Human Computer Interaction and Design programme?

The EIT Digital HCID programme offers:

Frontline 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 centres 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.... [-]


Master’s in Innovation and Design

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time September 2018 Sweden Eskilstuna

We are convinced that broad competence in innovation and design from a holistic perspective is needed to deal with future challenges. In the international Master’s programme in Innovation and Design, you acquire specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills for interacting in a global market. After your studies you will be competitive in the labour market and prepared for doctoral studies. [+]

We are convinced that broad competence in innovation and design from a holistic perspective is needed to deal with future challenges. In the international Master’s programme in Innovation and Design, you acquire specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills for interacting in a global market. After your studies you will be competitive in the labour market and prepared for doctoral studies.

The Programme

The international Master’s programme in Innovation and Design has been developed in collaboration with stakeholders outside academia and is aimed to create a clear link to the labour market. You will acquire both theoretical and practical competencies, and learn about innovation management, design processes and communication in complex organisations. The study programme includes qualitative research methods and skills in how to collaborate with partners outside the University in interdisciplinary projects. The programme itself is multidisciplinary, combining disciplines such as engineering, the social sciences and the humanities, as well as perspectives drawn from the arts. The courses help you to develop your capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration, both nationally and internationally. You will also develop your knowledge in an area defined by yourself within the field of innovation and design.... [-]


Master in Integrated Product Design

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Architectural Lighting Design

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

There is an increasing understanding of the importance of good lighting design in urban areas, buildings, and interiors. Light is fundamental to architecture and essential for human well-being, and its quality affects human behavior, comfort, health, efficiency, safety, and security. The program is based on a new approach to light and light planning – a combination of visual, physical and biological-based experience and knowledge applied to design, technology and health. [+]

There is an increasing understanding of the importance of good lighting design in urban areas, buildings, and interiors. Light is fundamental to architecture and essential for human well-being, and its quality affects human behavior, comfort, health, efficiency, safety, and security. The program is based on a new approach to light and light planning – a combination of visual, physical and biological-based experience and knowledge applied to design, technology and health.

Architectural Lighting Design at KTH

The program provides an in-depth understanding of the field of architectural lighting design through scientific-based knowledge and practical experience in the area of artificial light and daylight. The aim of the program is to teach the ability to apply advanced knowledge in this area, in both practical and academic situations.... [-]


Master in Industrial Design

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Jönköping

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design

Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Växjö Kalmar + 1 more

This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. [+]

Department: Faculty of Technology

Level: Second Level

This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. The program is taught in English.

In the students’ work with innovations, the student should balance the process in its various parts for function, design, durability and production conditions. This requires knowledge of, or interaction between, different disciplines where different approaches, perspectives and approaches utilized. The program is based on common projects often in collaboration with industry and organizations along with advancement in their own subject area and a broadening towards other disciplines (business and design).... [-]