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
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesIndustrial Design General Engineering & Technology View 38 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Denmark
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.
International13345 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13345 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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