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MSc Integrated Industrial Design Degree

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our industrial design master's will further develop your critical awareness of major industrial design practice, increasing input capability and value to employers.

The programme encompasses the entire design process, starting from a design problem or opportunity and ending with a complete product that is fit for mass or batch production. It covers areas such as sketching, visual layouts, presentation techniques, qualitative and quantitative design research methods, enterprise and business, design for behaviour change, collaborative design, creating product design briefs, project management, advanced CAD application and design practice.

You will develop skills in producing a balanced portfolio of high quality designs and innovative thinking, enabling you to deal with complex and interrelated issues, both analytically and creatively.

The programme also provides you with the exciting opportunity to enter an international design competition and to participate in industry supported projects.

Who should study this programme?

Our industrial design degree is beneficial for both recent graduates and current practitioners looking to advance their core design knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level.

What you'll study

Each of the modules in our industrial design master's complements the others; the knowledge and understanding from each will accumulate to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to become a successful industrial or product designer.

our personal and professional development

Loughborough Design School is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.

Future career prospects

Possible careers include:

industrial designer
product designer
design-maker
prototyping
other roles in product development manufacturing.

Your personal development

On successful completion of this programme, you should be able demonstrate transferable skills in:

professionalism: acting professionally in accordance with ethical proprieties
problem solving: clarification of questions, consideration of alternative solutions and evaluation of outcomes
communication: visual, written and oral presentation and discussions
management: self-learning, and project and time management
methods and methodologies applicable to teamwork.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    176 78%

    8th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    28th

    27

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