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Industrial Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Aalborg, Denmark
The Msc programme in Industrial Design at Aalborg University focuses on an integrated process of concept design, construction and product development. Aesthetical competencies and creativity in the design development process are combined with knowledge of construction, product development, ergonomics, materials, environment, design management and economy.
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Overview

The Industrial Design projects are often done in collaboration with different companies, as design engineers should be able to understand the progress in a strategic perspective from the company’s angle.

During the Master's programme in Industrial Design at Aalborg University you will meet a wide range of teachers who will present you with new knowledge in key areas. The programme is internationally oriented, and attracts Danish as well as international students. Furthermore the educational programme offers the opportunity of an internship or/and an external study as well as study trips inside and outside Denmark during the semester.

With a Master's degree in Industrial Design you will gain an understanding of product design and business perspectives. You will be capable of combining solutions and products that are innovative as well as functional.

The combination of business understanding, analytical skills, aesthetic and technical knowledge and competences within concept development and leadership will enable you to develop products and services - from idea to production and marketing. You will become an expert in managing and structuring projects in all phases.

Job and career

Industrial Design combines such skills as creativity, engineering and team work. This combination gives the student the opportunity to influence in which direction he/she wish to head.

Furthermore the education has a close connection and collaboration with companies, institutions etc., which among other things gives the student the opportunity to collaborate with and create close connections to these companies, institutions, etc. This is beneficial for the project work as well as for future carrier opportunities.

The careers of former graduates show the broad span of future possibilities:

  • Design engineering
  • User experience design
  • Service design
  • Design entrepreneurs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Product Development
  • Production and Economy 
  • Advanced Integrated Design: Prephase 
  • Component Construction
  • Sector Product Development 
  • Process Technology and Material Characteristics 2: Flexible Automation
  • Techology and Form
  • Advanced Integrated Design: Business Development 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

The following bachelor degrees qualify for admission to the Master of Science in Engineering (Architecture):Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering  from AAU (bachelors with a legal claim for admission to a master’s programme in direct continuation of their bachelor studies)Bygningsdesign (bachelor) DTUBygningsdesign  DTUBygningsteknik  SDUByggeteknologi (bachelor) DTUApplicants with an equivalent Danish or foreign degree at a similar level may be admitted subject to individual assessment by the study board. If your bachelor degree does not qualify directly for admission to the master’s programme, the Admissions Office will forward your application for approval by the relevant study board.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 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.
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99,600 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/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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