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Overview

Studying the Industrial Design programme offered by Jönköping University, you will learn more about the whole design process from a human point of view, with a focus on usability, ergonomics, aesthetics, materials and production, as well as drafting techniques and visualisation.

The courses on this programme have an interdisciplinary approach and are guided by the relationship between humans and products. The programme provides students with the opportunity to use a variety of tools to quickly visualise ideas and concepts in order to develop their creativity in the design studio and through model workshops.

Students also learn to formulate and present ideas and solutions and identify new products and opportunities. A considerable part of this master's programme is run in project form, implementing sharp projects in collaboration with a company. 

Career prospects

Upon completion of the degree, you will be well prepared for work on industrial design projects, or as a consultant. If you are interested in a career in research contexts, the programme also provides a firm foundation for future research work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Communication 
  • Design Philosophy And Practice (Human Factors)
  • Industrial Product Realisation Process - Methods - Leadership
  • Materials And Design
  • Ergonomics (Human Factors)
  • Elective Course: Business And Economy
  • Elective Course: Mathematical Statistics

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture (with relevant courses in construction and design), or equivalent. 
  • The bachelor’s degree should comprise a minimum of 15 ECTS credits in mathematics. 
  • Additionally, a home assignment must be submitted that shows artistic skills and aptitude for the profession. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13272 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26541 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Tuition fee for the first semester: 70000 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 280000 SEK

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Living costs for Jönköping

  • 7360 - 10800 SEK/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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