Product Design, Master | Oslo Metropolitan University | Oslo, Norway
24 months
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In this master’s Product Design programme at Oslo Metropolitan University you learn to take a range of roles as a designer. You will be the facilitator and the project leader of developing strategies, services, systems and product solutions. 


The skills, knowledge and general competence you develop during this study are valuable in work life, both in the private and the public sector as well as in design research and further studies at PhD level.

Design has an essential role in the shift towards sustainable societies. Design is central in user oriented methods, and when consumption behaviour is relevant products plays and important role. 

Challenges include increased populations, digitalisation of professional, social and private life. 

These societal challenges demand professional designers that can comprehend and visualise the grand picture, define scopes for work, and develop pragmatic solutions in relation to different strategic levels. You therefore will do research and develop design solutions in micro and macro perspectives.


  • After completing this master's Product Design programme at Oslo Metropolitan University, you are qualified to work with design in a range of different fields.
  • Product designers are sought after for a wide range of positions both in the public and private sector nationally and internationally. Establishing a business, or progressing to PhD studies are also alternatives after graduation.
  • The courses in the programme are set to make you work with products and/or services in a user oriented, convincing and professional way.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Science and Design Research
  • Design and Culture
  • Sustainable Design Approaches
  • Design for Experience
  • Practical Training
  • Strategies in Product Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this programme you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent degree, including in-depth study of subjects, topics or topic groups equivalent to at least 80 ECTS within the field of design. This may include product design, industrial design, service design, interaction design, furniture and interior design, design-oriented anthropology, universal design, inclusive design, medical / health design, game design, material culture and experimentation, or consumption and consumer behaviour.
  • An average grade of at least C (according to the ECTS grading scale) on your bachelor's degree.
  • A portfolio consisting of documented design works related to products, systems or services  and a letter of motivation. 

Tuition Fee

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The only cost of this programme is the semester fee  of approximately 1000 NOK (101 EUR) 

Living costs for Oslo

11682 - 19230 NOK /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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