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Industrial Design

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
16200 EUR/year
2083 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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When you enroll in our Industrial Design program at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), you will be empowered to achieve real change. You will look beyond the traditional considerations of form and function to integrate emerging technologies, data processing and interaction design.

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You can choose to translate new technologies into useful everyday products and systems, or to focus on innovating on a community level, aimed at solving major societal issues.

Ever since its start, the Industrial Design department has used a unique, self-directed, competence-focused educational approach. From your first day, you will be encouraged to develop your own vision and professional identity as a designer. 

The  Industrial Design program at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)  only has two mandatory courses; you can choose rest of the program based on your vision and ambitions. 


As a graduate of the Industrial Design master’s degree program, you are a unique designer, entrepreneur or researcher with a lot of initiative. 

Our alumni distinguish themselves with their pro-active, hands-on attitude, with prototyping as an essential part of their design and research process. 

An Industrial Design engineer has the capacity to integrate multiple disciplines and come up with functional solutions.

Programme Structure

Topics included:

  • Creativity and Aesthetics
  • Technology and Realization
  • Users and Society
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Math, Data and Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We strongly advise that you apply as soon as possible and ensure that your complete application arrives at TU/e by mid April at the latest. 




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor in Industrial Design or equivalent (e.g. bachelor TU Delft, Univ.. Twente; pre-master)

In order to be admitted to the Master program Industrial Design, you will need skills and knowledge in:

  • Social Sciences (e.g. user research, psychology, consumer behavior)
  • Design (e.g. design research process, aesthetics, ideation)
  • Engineering (e.g. mathematics e.g. data science, programming, electronics)
  • Business and marketing (e.g. entrepreneurship, value proposition)

The number of expertise areas in which the student has expertise are not applied strictly as requirement (however, the more areas the student has covered, the better the match).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


Various scholarships are open to students wishing to follow a Master's program at Eindhoven University of Technology. A requirement of most scholarships is that you have been admitted to a Master's program before you may apply to the scholarship.

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Industrial Design
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