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Product Design

The University of the Arts

24 months
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46530 USD/year
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About

The Product Design program from The University of the Arts explores the nature of materials, products and manufacturing from a regional and global perspective, using Philadelphia’s urban core as a laboratory for design intervention and innovation. 

Overview

With opportunities to work both in Philadelphia and abroad, the program brings together an international cohort working to solve diverse social, economic, technical and material challenges.

Features

Open to those holding a bachelor’s degree in art, design, architecture, engineering or business/marketing fields, the MDes in Product Design program from The University of the Arts is for graduate students looking to build sustainable products and businesses.

An international student body learns from faculty who are professionals and entrepreneurs in home goods; robotics; interactive, industrial and sustainable design; technology; and other fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Communication 
  • Semantics and Rhetoric of the Object 
  • Design Research & Synthesis 
  • Prototyping Studio 
  • Cognitive Science of Interaction Design 
  • Materials & Processes 
  • Design for Sustainability 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions basis.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

    • A Completed Online Application Form 
    • Application Fee of $60 
    • Official Transcripts
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Intent & Resume
    • Creative Portfolio
    • Personal Interview

    In addition to the requirements listed above, international applicants or those with foreign credentials must submit:

    • All applicants with transcripts from outside the United States are required to submit transcripts officially translated into English. 
    • International applicants whose primary language is not English must submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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