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Industrial Design

University of Houston

12 months
Duration
12834 USD/year
12834 USD/year
6738 USD/year
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About

The Industrial Design program of the University of Houston is a two-year curriculum committed to design innovation, research, and commercialization.

Overview

About the Program

Forged by connections to the medical, energy, aerospace, and entertainment industries in the context of Houston and the State of Texas, the Industrial Design program of the University of Houston advocates for a new form of design knowledge that merges theory and practice and provides a new perspective on creativity, product and system development, services, and environment with an emphasis on interdisciplinary studies.

The graduate program offers a new perspective on creativity, product and system development, services and environment with an emphasis on interdisciplinary studies: design for health, design for sustainability, and design for the world community. Before the first term of graduate study, a personalized curriculum is developed to meet a student’s research topic and interdisciplinary study plan. In conjunction with the required courses, elective courses may be taken in the College of Architecture, Bauer College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Hotel Restaurant and Management or other departments and colleges of the university in order to complete a personalized program of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Design Materials
  • Design Studies
  • Industrial Design Studio
  • Advanced Human Factors
  • Integrated Design Research
  • Computer Aided Industrial Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Scanned copies of official transcripts
  • Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.) should be sent by the testing agency
  • International applicants have to satisfy English proficiency requirements via satisfactory scores on the TOEFL or IELTS standardized exams
  • Letters of Recommendation are gathered electronically
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Additional/Supplemental Materials
  • Application fees are $50 for domestic applicants, $80 for international applicants
  • A scanned copy of passport page(s) showing full name, date of birth, passport number and expiration date, photo of the passport holder
  • Financial Backing

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6417 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6417 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3369 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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