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Industrial Design

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

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About

Good industrial design is a necessity in order to create useful and ecologically justifiable products that can compete in a market flooded with goods and services. A Master of Science in Industrial Design at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) will enable you to develop strategically important products for the Norwegian and global industry.

Overview

Localized in its own building in the middle of Gløshaugen campus, Norway's technological centre of knowledge, this programme holds an ideal position to contribute to the creation of quality goods and services based on the state-of-the-art knowledge.

This Master of Science in Industrial Design at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) combines basic knowledge, insight and working methods from aesthetics, engineering and industrial design, and it emphasizes a combination of engineering qualifications and designer skills that gives students an excellent foundation for participation in product development projects, and after a few years of industry experience, qualifications for establishing and managing such projects. Hence, the degree programme is built around projects related to the design of products, goods and services. The tasks are developed around real problems and with a focus on user needs and abilities.

On the master level, students have much freedom to specialize in areas such as:

  • human factors in design
  • sustainable design
  • applied aesthetics
  • healthcare and welfare design
  • strategic design. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Design 7 - Society 
  • Design for Industrialization
  • Structural Packaging Design 
  • Design 8 - Strategy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree (bachelor's) in a relevant field
  • English proficiency
  • Proof of financing for non-EU / non-EEA citizens
  • All programmes require an average grade of C or better on the ECTS scale 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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