29 Masters Programs in Industrial Design

Students who want to become professionals in the industrial design field are encouraged to pursue a Master in Industrial Design. In this program, students will learn to apply various design practices and techniques in order to develop a streamlined finished industrial design.   What is a Master in Industrial Design? A Master in Industrial Design is a program that teaches students how to go ab… Read more

Students who want to become professionals in the industrial design field are encouraged to pursue a Master in Industrial Design. In this program, students will learn to apply various design practices and techniques in order to develop a streamlined finished industrial design.

What is a Master in Industrial Design? A Master in Industrial Design is a program that teaches students how to go about developing quality industrial designs through a creative and effective process. Students who complete the program are equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to create designs that are capable of improving societies and users. Students learn how to design products and plans that can improve many different industries, including lighting, graphics, automotive, packaging, furniture, exhibition, architecture, video, products, medical equipment, tabletop, and more.

Students who successfully receive a Master in Industrial Design will be armed with the education and experience necessary to pursue successful careers in industrial design. Because the program offers such a wide variety of focus areas, students can specialize in an area to which they are most drawn.

The cost of a master’s degree in industrial design varies based on the chosen institution and its location. Most programs can be completed within two years if students enroll in the program on a full-time basis.

Students who hold a master’s degree in industrial design are equipped to pursue professional careers in a variety of industries, including: exhibition designer, industrial designer, further education lecturer, secondary school teacher, higher education lecturer, purchasing manager, advertising account executive, and other careers related to industrial design. A Master in Industrial Design can also be useful in other careers, such as sales and marketing.

A Master in Industrial Design provides the experience and knowledge that students need to secure high-level positions in the industrial and product development industries. To find out more about how you can apply for a Master in Industrial Design, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Tampa, USA

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance and provides a multidisciplinary ... +

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance and provides a multidisciplinary area of study that draws students from many disciplines and backgrounds. Instructional designers understand and utilize technologies as both product (e.g., Web-based courses) and process (e.g., iterative and formative approaches to learner assessment). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and c ... +

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and chaotic “front end” of the product development process. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Y SCHOOLS
Troyes, France +1 More

Y SCHOOLS was created in 1992 as Groupe ESC Troyes. It is the youngest French Business School. It enjoys all national accreditations (full recognition by the National Ministry ... +

Y SCHOOLS was created in 1992 as Groupe ESC Troyes. It is the youngest French Business School. It enjoys all national accreditations (full recognition by the National Ministry of Higher Education and Research, accredited by the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles” of France, etc.) and is a member of EFMD and AACSB. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Campus
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Get the specialist skills and knowledge you need to be a successful professional in the design industry. In this three-trimester programme, you'll learn the art of bringing id ... +

Get the specialist skills and knowledge you need to be a successful professional in the design industry. In this three-trimester programme, you'll learn the art of bringing ideas to life—from conception to design to construction. -
Master
Full-time
12 - 24 months
English
Feb 2021
01 Dec 2020
Campus
 
University of Vaasa
Vaasa, Finland

The ASIIN accredited Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models, and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes ... +

The ASIIN accredited Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models, and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the energy sector organizations. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Hochschule Kaiserslautern - University Of Applied Sciences
Kaiserslautern, Germany

In the “Refinement of Polymer and Composite Products“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competenci ... +

In the “Refinement of Polymer and Composite Products“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competencies. You will become fully qualified and well prepared to adjust to the various requirements you will encounter in your future career. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
POLI.design
Milan, Italy

The Specializing Master in Industrial Design for Architecture aims to: combine multidisciplinary competencies to create advanced curricula; involve companies and professionals ... +

The Specializing Master in Industrial Design for Architecture aims to: combine multidisciplinary competencies to create advanced curricula; involve companies and professionals to make the educational experience as practical as possible; refer to Italian cultural and economic assets to enrich design competences; teach how to develop highly innovative concepts based on design briefs given by real companies; offer a multicultural environment to enhance the understanding of global issues. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
08 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Milan, Italy

A designer conceives products addressed not only to a potential market but also to the society that has its own consumer rituals and manners. The Master’s course provides an o ... +

A designer conceives products addressed not only to a potential market but also to the society that has its own consumer rituals and manners. The Master’s course provides an overall experience in product design, from the preliminary concept to its refinement, from physical and digital representation to the communication of the project. -
Master
Full-time
15 months
English
Campus
 
Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, Netherlands

The Department of Industrial Design focuses on the design of intelligent systems, services, and related products for societal transformation. Examples include intelligent ligh ... +

The Department of Industrial Design focuses on the design of intelligent systems, services, and related products for societal transformation. Examples include intelligent lighting systems, motivational technologies to support a healthy lifestyle, toys and gaming applications to support social interaction and physical activity, wearable technologies, systems and appliances to connect people, etc. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Designskolen Kolding
Kolding, Denmark

As a result of the transition from an industrialised society to a knowledge and communication-based society, Industrial Design is a discipline in rapid development.

As a result of the transition from an industrialised society to a knowledge and communication-based society, Industrial Design is a discipline in rapid development. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Danish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Explore design theory, design history, and human-centered design as you create a range of consumer products.

Explore design theory, design history, and human-centered design as you create a range of consumer products. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
LUT University
Lahti, Finland

The Master's Programme in Industrial Design Engineering provides students with knowledge of innovative design, manufacturing methods, human factors, creative problem solving, ... +

The Master's Programme in Industrial Design Engineering provides students with knowledge of innovative design, manufacturing methods, human factors, creative problem solving, advanced materials, industrial and business challenges, and environmental considerations. This knowledge is needed at different stages of product development to meet the needs of industries, support product users, and respond to environmental issues. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Bengaluru, India

We facilitate design and art professionals of the future, who can work in multiple contexts, make complex connections, lead and manage change. We facilitate and inculcate work ... +

We facilitate design and art professionals of the future, who can work in multiple contexts, make complex connections, lead and manage change. We facilitate and inculcate working with autonomy towards a clear self-position, be it as an entrepreneur, a design lead or as an independent creative practitioner. -
Master
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
The New School

Parsons’ Master of Fine Arts in Industrial Design program offers an innovative two-year, 60-credit full-time graduate curriculum that prepares students to negotiate the seemin ... +

Parsons’ Master of Fine Arts in Industrial Design program offers an innovative two-year, 60-credit full-time graduate curriculum that prepares students to negotiate the seemingly contradictory forces at play in the growing product design industry. Students explore the way goods can be produced in both localized contexts (a “making in place” approach, which relies on regionalized needs and constraints) and globalized contexts (employing design principles focusing on universal needs). Parsons’ School of Constructed Environments includes graduate students in Architecture, Interior Design, and Lighting Design, creating a unique learning community. -
Master
2 years
English
Campus
 
Aalto University
Helsinki, Finland

Are you interested in learning the strategic and technical skills necessary for design innovation? The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses ... +

Are you interested in learning the strategic and technical skills necessary for design innovation? The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on the role of design in society and prepares you to work as a design entrepreneur and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government. The project-based curriculum, multi-disciplinary teamwork and wide alumni network give you an excellent foundation for your future career. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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