Industrial Design

METU Middle East Technical University

24 months
268 EUR/year
46 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Industrial Design at METU Middle East Technical University is a research-oriented program which focuses on current issues and new problem areas in industrial design, and puts special emphasis on the multidisciplinary character of the field. 


The Master of Science in Industrial Design at METU Middle East Technical University is intended for applicants who wish to pursue academic careers in industrial design, and for those who wish to develop design-related research and organizational skills for their professional career.

In addition to industrial design graduates, the program welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, such as:

  • fields of design
  • fields of engineering
  • management 
  • social sciences.

Graduates of other disciplines are required to follow a deficiency program, which involves undergraduate courses through which they develop an understanding of the industrial design activity, including the terminology, techniques, and communication skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Industrial Design 
  • Advanced Project Development in Industrial Design
  • M.S. Thesis NC
  • Graduate Seminars in Industrial Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


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.
2.5 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ALES valid score type is equal weight, GRE valid score type is quantitative. 
  • Two (2) reference letters 
  • Letter of intention (included on the online form)
  • Candidates submit their CV at the interview. 
  • 50% ALES + 10% B.S. CGPA + 20% (CV + Portfolio + Interview + Reference letters) + 5% Letter of intention + 15% Written exam 
  • Candidates with any Bachelor Degree may apply. Portfolio is optional for candidates who do not have a degree in Industrial Design. 
  • 50% ALES + 5% CGPA of last degree + 20% (CV + Interview + Reference letters) + 10% Letter of intention + 15% Written exam 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester


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