Study Industrial Design in United Kingdom

Study Industrial Design in United Kingdom

Studying Industrial Design

Industrial design is focused on designing of products by using knowledge from applied science as well as applied arts and various engineering disciplines. The aim of an industrial designer is to create a product which fulfils aesthetical, ergonomic as well as usability standards.

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47 Industrial Design Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.A. Art & Design (3D Product Design)

This MA Art & Design (3D Product Design) programme from Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts is a new and contemporary MA designed for practitioners who want to work in the cultural and creative industries. Awarded by Kingston University and delivered in partnership with Hearst Magazines (publishers of ELLE magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar), we have worked together to design an exciting and unique Master's programme which will bring you endless opportunities as you further your studies and career in the creative arts.

, M.Sc. Product Engineering Design

The course has been designed to provide physical product-focused engineering design postgraduate qualification. It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly-changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products developed within the shortest possible time.

, MRes Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship

The MRes is 12-months full-time, and involves only a small amount of formal teaching. In addition to a module providing specific training in medical device entrepreneurship, a selection of “short workshop” format modules is provided, primarily in the first term, to address key technical training requirements common to many areas of bioengineering. Students will also follow two elective courses from the MBA and MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management programmes in the Imperial Business School. The bulk of the training will take place in year-long group projects aimed at developing an engineering developmental and startup business plan around a medical device concept. Students are required to attend departmental seminars, as well as a selection of other seminars throughout College, and may also attend lectures from the MSc Biomedical Engineering programme.

, M.Sc. Professional Engineering

The MSc Professional Engineering provides the advanced engineering knowledge and understanding needed to qualify for full chartered engineer (CEng) status, and helps with building the range of practical competences also needed for CEng.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. Robotics

The hands-on masters degree in Robotics blends practice with theory to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need for a career as a robotics engineer. The postgraduate degree includes significant time working in laboratories under the supervision of our expert teaching staff, many of whom have worked in robotics since the early days of the technology.

School of Science and Technology
, M.Sc. Product Design Enterprise

MSc Product Design Enterprise is ‘strategic’ management led course. We also offer MSc in Product Design Innovation which is ‘design’ led. These two courses are intended to have strong similarities to enable students from different backgrounds to engage in either of two principle activities: Innovation (creative product design) and Enterprise (entrepreneurial business/ marketing, based on product or service). Both courses focus on developing effective visual communication, development of ideas and thinking and presentation skills.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. Applied Nanotechnology (MTech/ PgCert/ PgDip)

This Masters in Applied Nanotechnology course you will investigate the potential of applying nanotechnology through smart and functional materials to transform whole sectors of industry from healthcare to energy. This MSc course covers the technologies to design, realise and analyse micro and nano-scale devices, materials and systems.

, Preparation Course FdA Design for the Creative Industries

This FdA Design for the Creative Industries innovative and unique course from Teesside University offers a holistic approach to develop your academic and vocational skills to help you succeed in the creative industries. You focus on creativity, specialist skills, new media and technology, and learn to respond to the challenges of a dynamic and rapidly changing range of professions in the creative industries.

, M.Eng. Naval Architecture with High Performance Marine Vehicles

Marine vehicles have developed dramatically in recent years. Lighter, faster, stronger, greener and safer vehicles are being designed and built using advanced materials and technology combined with creative design engineering. All our courses offer you the chance to take classes in specialist subjects such as high performance marine vehicles, marine engineering or ocean engineering.

, Master Design, Strategy and Leadership (PgDip/ PgCert)

The Design, Strategy and Leadership (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University integrates world-class design-driven innovation and strategic management teaching and research activities through a unique teaching approach. Offered by Centre for Competitive Creative Design (C4D), the MDes in Design, Strategy and Leadership exploits existing expertise within and School of Management.

Environmental Technology
, M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Modelling)

This MSc programme offers very relevant modules in highly sought-after engineering and scientific subjects. Computational modelling has become an essential part of industrial product development; the manufacturing sector in particular has been experiencing a significant uptake of computational engineering technologies to increase its competitiveness in the global market. This programme is designed for engineering and science graduates, providing a wide exploration of these new and advanced technologies. Problem based learning facilities the application of the modelling techniques.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. Advanced Product Design Engineering

The MSc will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Accredited MSc graduates who also have a BEng(Hons) accredited for CEng, will be able to show that they have satisfied the educational base for CEng registration.

Faculty of Engineering
, M.A. Industrial Design

This course will prepare you for the creative industries, to become strategic with your visionary approach, capable of formulating inspired, creative designs based upon sound design strategy and research methodology.

Faculty of Science and Technology
, M.Sc. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design Construction and Operations (PgDip / PgCert)

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations is fast becoming the industry standard approach to designing, analysing, and managing building lifecycle. On this course you will learn a holistic approach to everything from design and construction to maintenance, operation, and sustainability from industry and research experts using state-of-the-art BIM software. You will also benefit from regular talks from BIM experts and close links to the industry and BIM Regional Hub: South West.

, Master Innovation and Creativity in Industry (PgCert/ PgDip)

The MSc in Innovation and Creativity in Industry (PgCert/ PgDip) course from Cranfield University has been developed in collaboration with employers to address the demand from government and industry for modern business leaders able to exploit creativity in business.

Environmental Technology
, M.Sc. Gun Systems Design (PgDip/ PgCert)

This MSc in Gun Systems Design (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University provides education and training in selected weapons systems. The course is intended for officers of the armed forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry. It is particularly suitable for those who, in their subsequent careers, will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of weapons systems.

Defence and Security
, M.Sc. Process Automation, Instrumentation and Control

Professional automation, instrumentation and control systems have become essential in the chemical and process industries over the years. Today, it is inconceivable that anybody would contemplate building a new plant or designing a new process without installing comprehensive instrumentation and control systems.

, M.Eng. Naval Architecture with Ocean Engineering

Ocean engineering deals with the technical aspects of fixed and floating marine structures and systems related to harnessing ocean resources. These include offshore oil and gas and the rapidly expanding area of ocean renewable energy, as well as other ocean resource activities such as subsea mining and aquaculture.

, M.A. MA 3D Digital Design

The MA 3D Digital Design master (MA 3DDD) course proposes that the future of the three-dimensional design process lies firmly in the digital domain of computer aided design, 3D computer modelling, computer-generated animation, 3D interactivity, 3D laser scanning, stereo projection technologies, motion capture for characters and direct digital manufacture.

School of Art, Design and Architecture
, M.Sc. Advanced Lightweight Structures and Impact

The MSc in Advanced Lightweight Structures and Impact is suitable for graduates in engineering, physics or mathematics. This course will prepare you for an exciting career, ranging from structural analysis and design optimisation, developing crash protection systems for Formula 1, or predicting wave impact loading on offshore structures, and much more.

, M.Sc. Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) - Aircraft Design Option

The Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) - Aircraft Design Option from Cranfield University aims to provide a comprehensive overview of aircraft performance, structures and systems. A holistic teaching approach is taken to explore how the individual elements of an aircraft can be designed and integrated using up-to-date methods and techniques.

, M.Sc. Integrated Product Design

The MSc in Integrated Product Design course focuses on the design of innovative products, emphasising the balance between the interest of users, industry and society. It covers the whole design process, integrating all aspects relevant to product development, in particular global new product design.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
, M.Eng. Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Naval architects and marine engineers deal with the world’s largest moving structures and most powerful vehicles – from huge ships to sailing yachts, from fast ferries to offshore wind turbines and oil platforms. Marine engineering is the engineering speciality of design, construction, installation and operation of machinery and propulsion systems for ships and marine structures.

, M.Sc. Avionic Systems Design Option - Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD)

Avionic Systems Design Option - Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) from Cranfield University aims to provide an understanding of avionic systems design, analysis, development, test and airframe integration. This includes a detailed look at flight control, navigation, and communications systems as well as cockpit design and layout. We have been at the forefront of postgraduate education in aerospace engineering since 1946.

, M.Sc. Product Design Innovation

MSc Product Design Innovation is ‘design’ led course.We also offer MSc Product Design Enterprise course which is ‘strategic’ management led. These two courses are intended to have strong similarities to enable students from different backgrounds to engage in either of two principle activities: Innovation (creative product design) and Enterprise (entrepreneurial business/ marketing, based on product or service). Both courses focus on developing effective visual communication, development of ideas and thinking and presentation skills.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD)

The MSc in Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) from Cranfield University aims to build knowledge on the design of flying vehicles such as aircraft, missiles, airships and spacecraft. This course provides a taught engineering programme with a focus on the technical, business and management aspects of aircraft design in the civil and military aerospace sectors.

, M.A. Industrial Design

MA Industrial Design applies intellectual development directly to design practice, empowering you take on a strategic role, to identify and respond to trends, to initiate new design approaches, and to thrive in multidisciplinary teams.

Central Saint Martins
, M.A. Economics for Transition

We’re about sustainable living. Be inspired by our out-of-the-ordinary, transformative courses. Learn from the world’s leading thinkers, activists and practitioners in a small group setting. We focus on interactive, experiential and participatory learning, so you’re ready to face the ecological, economic and social challenges of tomorrow.

, M.Sc. Global Innovation Design

Global Innovation Design (GID) is a new joint Masters programme between Imperial and the Royal College of Art. It is a unique, trans-national Master's design initiative which brings together three major centres of design, culture, enterprise and industry: Europe, North America and Asia.

, M.Sc. Structural Design Option - Aerospace Vehicle Design

Structural Design Option - Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University aims to provide an understanding of aircraft structures, airworthiness requirements, design standards, stress analysis, fatigue and fracture (damage tolerance) and fundamentals of aerodynamics and loading. The suitable selection of materials, both metallic and composite is also covered.

, M.A. (MSc) Interactive Product Futures

This is a creative, project-based course focusing on the practical and theoretical study of product design and its relationship to interaction. As an advanced product designer, this course supports your continued development and will refine your practice in interaction and user-centred product design.

, M.Eng. Architectural Engineering Design with a Year in Industry

This course combines the study of architectural practice with subjects from all the engineering disciplines associated with buildings and their infrastructure, including civil, materials, electronic and electrical engineering and computer science. You'll have the chance to arrange a year working in an engineering company between years three and four. This will put your academic studies into context, improve your skills and enhance your employment prospects.

, M.Sc. Industrial Enterprise Management

The Industrial Enterprise Management MSc provides knowledge and understanding of the principles underlying the strategic management of businesses. The course aims to enable the student to use the techniques required to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. Industrial Product Design

This MSc in Industrial Product Design from Coventry University covers areas such as branding, the social impact of design, design management, design innovation, design technology and global design issues.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
, M.Sc. Product Design Engineering

The Masters in Product Design Engineering, taught in collaboration with the School of Design, Glasgow School of Art will develop your ability to design products with significant engineering content, address user needs and optimising solutions for specific markets.

School of Engineering
, MRes Creative Industries

The MRes in Creative Industries offers you the opportunity to undertake in-depth study in an area of interest to you while developing your skills in research. You will spend one third of your time in the taught element of your course, covering your chosen subject and training in research methodology, and the remaining two-thirds in your personalised research dissertation. You can study within any of the Faculty’s schools: Architecture, Art & Design, Creative Technologies or Media & Performing Arts.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
, M.Sc. Aerodynamics and Aerostructures

Our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing sets a new standard for collaborations between industry and universities. INSIGNEO is already delivering on its promise to transform healthcare. The centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing (AdAM) is partnering with BMW on research that could make better, more fuel efficient cars.

Department of Engineering
, Postgrad.Cert. Secondary Design and Technology

Improve your design and technology skills for teaching in schools, and then putting them into practice. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

, M.Eng. Design Engineering

Design engineering concerns the design of products, services, systems, as well as experiences and artefacts relevant to designing and enabling modern society and the society of tomorrow. Graduates of this programme will be capable of bridging the gaps between engineering, design and business in commercial contexts. They will also be equipped with the creativity, enterprise skills and industrial experience necessary to launch their work to market.

, M.A. Industrial Design and Technology

This programme aims to improve the effectiveness of designers within industry, and to enable both recent graduates and current practitioners to advance core design knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level.

Design School
, Master Design and Innovation for Sustainability (PgDip/ PgCert)

The Design and Innovation for Sustainability (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University aim to address the engagement of design-led thinking with the business and social agenda for sustainable development. It is about rethinking and re-engaging existing paradigms to stimulate new futures.

Environmental Technology
, M.Sc. Automotive Engineering

The MSc in Automotive Engineering from Cranfield University has been established for over 50 years with excellent industrial links and an outstanding record for the employment of its graduates. The automotive industry is global and similarly the reputation of this course is attracting students from all parts of the world to share in the learning experience.

Transport Systems