Integrated Product Design consists of two specialisation tracks. Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) concentrates on the functional design and communicative aspects of the product in relation to user and market and the Innovation Management and Product Development (IPD) track focus on managing innovation and product development processes.
The education consists of a mixture of compulsory courses, optional courses and track specific courses – with opportunities for students to create their own mix of courses to match individual interests and career goals. During the program you will have contact with industry in the courses and the projects are usually done in co-operation with a company or organisation providing you with valuable real-world experience working.
The Integrated Product Design programme offers Master’s students a comprehensive education and refined expertise applicable in many different industrial and business sectors.
The Industrial Design Engineering track provides the skills necessary to work with product development and design engineering, user-driven design, either as a technical expert, a project manager, or a commissioner of design and other related positions.
The Innovation Management and Product Development Track provide opportunities for a variety of jobs in areas related to innovation such as project management, business development and product planning. You also instill competence to work with complex multidisciplinary product development projects, either as a technical expert, project manager, R&D manager, or consultant.
Citizens of a country outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees: 145 000 SEK (Swedish kronor) per academic year (60 ECTS)
A Bachelor´s degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, within Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
In addition, applicants to the Industrial Design Engineering Track must also have good knowledge in both mechanical engineering and industrial design:
Mechanical Engineering: Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electrical engineering, Machine elements, manufacturing, 3D-CAD, Product development and Mechanical Design
Industrial design: Ergonomics, the design process, Materials, Sketching, Rapid prototyping, and digital 3D-visaulisation.
The specific requirements may be assessed as not fulfilled if the grade point average is below 75% of the scale maximum.
No work experience is required.
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