The Master of Industrial Design at North Carolina State University is intended as preparation for students assuming responsible roles in the profession of Industrial Design. Currently, within the profession and in industrial design education, this degree is considered the terminal industrial design degree. The program offers the Master of Industrial Design accredited by NASAD, and ranked among the top graduate programs in the US.
Students learn and practice design in a studio environment similar to professional design offices. Students methodically study peoples’ physical and cognitive experiences during their interaction with artifacts and services in order to discover user insights and create innovative solutions. During the design process, students are expected to creatively and critically contemplate the broader impact of their works on society and the world in addition to business and organizational implications.
The Industrial Design Program prepares students to be:
- aesthetics- focused
- opportunity-exploring designers
- design strategists
- design leaders.
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Programme StructureCourses Included:
- Materials & Processes I
- Design Methods
- Materials & Processes II
- Industrial Design Project Preparation
- Final Project Studio
- Special Topics
- Undergraduate Studio
- Intermediated Digital Design Processes
- Online Application
- Personal Statement
- Three letters of recommendation
- Proof of English Proficiency
Portfolio may include:
- 10-15 examples of work
- Examples of three-dimensional work
- Development sketches to show process and concepts
- Photographs, slides or computer output
International29690 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
National29690 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State11702 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11702 USD per year during 24 months.
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