Master of Science Program in Design

Best 73 Master of Science Programs in Design 2017

Design

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Master of Science (MSc) in Design

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MS, Instructional Design and Technology

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2  October 2017 USA Chicago

This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. [+]

MScs in Design. MS, Instructional Design and Technology This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. You will gain an understanding of how different people learn and how to facilitate all forms of learning. These skills will help you impact the world; you could be designing technologies that affect everything from medical training to children’s educational apps. As technology continues to advance rapidly, graduates from this course will be immersed in the latest theories and techniques. With this qualification, you will be able to change the landscape of traditional education and training. Typical career paths for graduates include: Corporate trainer Performance improvement coordinator Educational technology specialist Director of instructional design technologies Curriculum designer Curriculum and instructional director Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency*: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) or Michigan Test: minimum 85 or Bachelor’s degree from international English-speaking university or advanced degree from a U.S. institution Official test scores should be provided. [-]

Design Degrees

Cranfield University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2017 United Kingdom Shrivenham Cranfield Swindon + 3 more

These courses are suitable for graduates from a variety of disciplines who recognise the importance of how creative practice and process can improve product and service development. [+]

Design Degrees MDes in Innovation and Creativity in Industry Cranfield Campus In today’s competitive world, business success depends increasingly on the ability to innovate. Business leaders are already recognising the importance of how creative practice and process can improve product and service development and design thinking in shaping business strategy. Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time. Who is it for? The course develops creative design literate engineers, scientists and management postgraduates. It is suitable for graduates from a variety of disciplines who recognise the importance of how creative practice and process can improve product and service development. MDes in Design and Innovation for Sustainability Cranfield Campus This course is about rethinking and re-engaging existing paradigms to stimulate new futures through a focus on the multiple perspectives of Design, Management, Engineering and Science and their engagement with innovation and sustainability. Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time. Who is it for? This course is for graduates who want to develop skills in design needed to address environmental impact while improving the competitiveness of successful business. You will leave equipped to work at the forefront of sustainable innovation across many industries. MDes in Design Strategy and Leadership Cranfield Campus Successful use of strategic and tactical design can impact on business performance, generate and sustain growth, and improve productivity and competitiveness (Design Council, 2011). This course integrates world-class, design-driven innovation, management and research activities through a unique teaching approach. Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time. Who is it for? The MDes course comprises eight assessed modules in which students engage in creative leadership, strategic design management, financial and business planning, design thinking and innovation strategy. Modules are delivered in facilities in London, supported by seminars, workshops and lectures in creative and design agencies, providing a closer link to professional practice. Residential elements will be delivered at Cranfield. Students also undertake a group project in which they apply their skills to real business challenges, and complete an individual thesis project. Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) students complete eight modules and the group project. Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) students complete six modules. MDes in Digital Design and Strategic Communications Cranfield Campus / Online As innovations have become increasingly bound to digital solutions in recent years, capabilities in creativity, sustainability and innovation are changing. Digital innovation will move beyond the simple app into life-enhancing services and experiences, exploiting the hyper-connectivity of data and the 'internet of things'. Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time. Who is it for? This course is designed to suit creative individuals with business acumen who would like to visualise complex data flows and strategic communication processes. MSc in Technology Innovation and Management for a Circular Economy Cranfield Campus / Online The transition towards a circular economy has been rapid over the last four years. This MSc course provides industrial professionals who wish to develop knowledge and skills in managing the transition of their organisation towards a circular economy. Duration: 2 years part-time Who is it for? This course aims to provide industrial professionals with technological knowledge, system-level understanding and personal competency to design, evaluate and implement transformational solutions for the future. [-]

MSc in Applied Digital Media

Griffith College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4  September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

Aiming for a career in a multimedia or professional media environment, or want to enhance your skills? This practical course prepares you for an exciting career in digital media. [+]

MScs in Design. Aiming for a career in a multimedia or professional media environment, or want to enhance your skills? This practical course prepares you for an exciting career in digital media. If you are aiming for a career in a multimedia or professional media environment, or want to enhance your skills, then this programme will be suitable for you. You will learn by doing through varied and interesting practical course work. This course prepares you to produce professional media work to a high standard and build your own creative portfolio of work. Digital content is a thriving sector with tremendous enterprise and creative potential for Ireland. It includes the creation, design, management and distribution of digital products and services. There is a growing demand for high-level skills in digital media and eBusiness. In photography, video, audio, animation, the Internet, in design and in multimedia presentation, a knowledge of creative media software applications is key to productivity and success. This programme teaches how to create multimedia applications using digital technology About this course Our Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Applied Digital Media is designed to provide a direct progression route from an undergraduate Bachelors degree to Masters Level in digital media technologies for recent graduates. It also enables those currently working in the industry to continue their professional development. This course is a cross-faculty postgraduate programme that uses the strengths of Griffith College in the areas of Computing, Media, Design and Business. Our team of media experts and tutors have a proven track record in helping students attain their personal and educational potential. If you hold a degree in one of these disciplines (or another related discipline), this course will provide you with advanced skills and expertise in the development of, and content creation for, digital media systems. If you work in this field already or want a related career, it will help you sharpen your existing skills. There are eight mandatory modules that cover core concepts and techniques. You will also choose two electives from a menu of seven additional modules. Structure Mandatory Modules Business of Digital Media Interaction Design Multimedia Programming Game Design and Development Research Methods Digital Media and Society Visual Communication Web Authoring Elective Modules Desktop Publishing eLearning 3D Modelling & Animation Server Side Web Development and Databases Video Production Digital Storytelling Theories and Principles of Animation From Postgraduate to Masters Following successful completion of these modules, students are awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. They can then undertake an additional dissertation module, which leads to a Masters Degree in Applied Digital Media. The full time programme is delivered over 3 semesters, as outlined below. The part time programme is delivered over 4 semesters, covering the 10 topics as per the full-time programme. Griffith College’s Computing Faculty flexibility - we arrange timetables that are student oriented to suit your personal and professional requirements. Entry Requirements Candidates applying for this course should have a Level 8 honours degree 2:2 or above in any discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience. Fees Campus: Dublin Study Mode: Full-Time EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00 EU living Abroad: EUR 8,000.00 Non EU living Ireland: EUR 11,000.00 Non EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00 Study Mode: Part-Time EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00 How to Apply To apply for the Msc in Applied Digital Media please submit an online application A member of our admissions team will then be in contact with you to request to following documents: A copy of your undergraduate degree transcripts A copy of your passport or driving licence Career Progression Following successful completion of this programme, students will be qualified to work as designers and creative directors in a variety of cross-disciplinary industries (e.g. publishing and the creative arts). They will be able to work effectively as team leaders/managers in the creative media industry, as well as for innovative multimedia projects that involve cross-media content and platforms. Other careers include content/information managers, industrial and academic research, multimedia systems developers, innovative media practitioners, and as entrepreneurs, capable of developing an innovative idea into a full development opportunity. [-]

MSc Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction

Utrecht University
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

Do you want to disentangle and understand the complex interaction of development, education, and learning? Are you curious about how processes in educational contexts relate to the cognitive and social development of children, youth, and adults? The Master’s Programme in Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction invites you to tackle these topics and more. [+]

We never learn alone. We always learn by interacting with someone or something. Explore the complexity of cognitive and social learning processes Do you want to disentangle and understand the complex interaction of development, education, and learning? Are you curious about how processes in educational contexts relate to the cognitive and social development of children, youth, and adults? The Master’s Programme in Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction invites you to tackle these topics and more. Education can sometimes be dull and ineffective. We can change that through recognizing and developing the concept that we never learn alone. We always learn by interacting with someone or something, such as: people who are more knowledgeable than us (teachers or more advanced fellow students); people who are equally knowledgeable as us (peers or in teams); or artefacts (the environment around us, books, or computers). There are more and more opportunities to use multimedia in the classroom. But is it always effective? It is crucial that the source of learning connects with the way our memory operates. Only then children can find their way through the material. If you’re interested in learning about and carrying out high-quality research into these interactions, you can make a real difference in learning, teaching, and instruction. Research-focused This programme is offered by the Department of Child, Family, and Education Studies is a part of Utrecht University’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. It is based in the research priority area Education and Learning, which is embedded in local, national, and international research networks. International The presence of students from multiple countries offers you opportunities to explore issues in education and learning within a broader international perspective. Researchers and scholars from abroad are also invited for guest lectures and research seminars. We encourage all students to participate in international research seminars or to complete an internship abroad. Multidisciplinary This multidisciplinary two-year programme allows you to synthesize insights from education, psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics. Our lecturers represent different disciplinary backgrounds, such as developmental psychology, educational sciences, experimental psychology, human movement science, linguistics, pedagogics, natural sciences, and sociology. This broad range of perspectives will help you develop a comprehensive outlook on issues in educational sciences. PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE As a graduate of this Master's programme, you’ll be a well-qualified practitioner in educational and learning sciences. You’ll have thorough knowledge of current developmental, learning, and teaching theories as well as the neurobiological basis of education and learning. In addition, you’ll have the tools and expertise to conduct high-quality research in education. The programme prepares you equally well for a career as a PhD candidate or as an applied researcher outside academia. [-]

MS Fashion Design Management

Philadelphia University
Campus Part time August 2017 USA Southwest Center City

The groundbreaking international M.S. in Fashion Design Management program, developed in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, is uniquely focused on developing design and fashion leaders of tomorrow. By moving beyond the hand-crafted approach to fashion, you will have the opportunity to focus on design as a strategic function, integrated along the cycle of research and design, product development, branding and distribution. [+]

MScs in Design. M.S. in Fashion Design Management About the Program The groundbreaking international M.S. in Fashion Design Management program, developed in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, is uniquely focused on developing design and fashion leaders of tomorrow. By moving beyond the hand-crafted approach to fashion, you will have the opportunity to focus on design as a strategic function, integrated along the cycle of research and design, product development, branding and distribution. The 18-month program will prepare you to enter managerial roles within the apparel industry. Immersive industry experiences on an international level will teach to work within a corporate brand structure, incorporating technology and social media metrics into globalization and the brand building process. International Collaboration For two of the three total semesters, you will work with students from Politecnico as a team in-residence, first in Philadelphia, then in Milan, a city entrenched in the European luxury market. This unique structure will grow your professional network, and teach you to merge commercial demand with creativity while developing global concepts. [-]

Master of Science in Design and Engineering

Tallinn University of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Estonia Tallinn

This programme has been established by two Estonian leading Educational Centers of Excellence: Tallinn University of Technology and Estonian Academy of Arts, in order to meet current demands in cross-disciplinary professionals. [+]

Design and Engineering Degree awarded: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc) Workload: 120 ECTS Language of instruction: English Duration: 2 years Number of places available: 12 Number of full tuition fee waivers: 9 Pre-Requisites: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in technology or design (B.Sc in (Mechanical) Engineering or BA in Industrial or Product Design). Work experience is recommended. In the case of strong professional experience in product development or design, exceptions in the candidate's background can be allowed. www.design-engineering.ee An emphasis on product and process technology alone is seen as insufficient for business success. Technological competence needs to be combined with a deep understanding of users, the social and cultural context of use, as well as the utilisation of design in the creation of meaningful and sustainable solutions. The Design and Engineering multi-disciplinary programme is created with the purpose of combining the rigor of technical development and the honing of engineering competence with the creative, inspirational and communicative power of design. Besides the two core study areas of design and engineering, students will get a firm understanding of the contemporary entrepreneurial world. With a business and entrepreneurship mind-set, the programme is founded upon the synergies and benefits gained through the integration of Art, Design and Science. Key features There are special studio rooms dedicated to product development courses where students have access 24/7. Additionally the facilities in Mektory, including wood and metal workshops that are open to our students throughout their studies. The core of the course is formed around Design Studio development projects run in multidisciplinary teams and with industry partners The programme offers a joint degree from two respected universities in Estonia: Tallinn Tech and the Estonian Academy of Arts Future career options Profiles of the graduates: product development professionals who are able to work in a wide scope of creative integrated development teams, able to tie the technological possibilities of industry with possibilities found on the market, able to compose technology- design- and user centred studies, create and develop new product solutions; product development managers who are able to lead creative product development teams integrating design and technology with company visions and master skills to bring new products onto the market; entrepreneurs who are able to create, develop and bring to market innovative and technologically demanding product systems based on unnoticed possibilities in the market and unmet needs of the users. The graduates are competent to continue their studies for PhD. Course outline Master's Programme in Design and Engineering has been established by two Estonian leading Educational Centers of Excellence: Tallinn University of Technology and Estonian Academy of Arts, in order to meet current demands in cross-disciplinary professionals. The aim of the curriculum is to combine the basic competences of engineers and designers to develop the framework for a strong interdisciplinary cooperation. During two years of joint studies a firm base in design and engineering theories will be built and a whole set of professional skills of both disciplines will be developed. Besides the two core study areas of design and engineering students will get a firm understanding of contemporary entrepreneurial world. The core of the course is formed around development projects run in multidisciplinary teams and industry partners. The aim of the programme is following: to provide engineers with wider understanding of creative product development making them acquainted and aware of the role of design in it; to provide designers with deeper understanding of technology to give knowledge how to join technology innovation with design process. Graduates of this Master’s programme will be able to work in a wide scope of creative integrated development teams both as development professionals as well as managers. They will also acquire entrepreneurial skills being able to create technologically demanding product systems and bring them to the market in order to meet the demand of unsatisfied users. Programme specific requirements Please pay attention as this programme you are applying for, has specific prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree in technology or design. Motivation letter/statement of purpose. Results of BSc studies for engineers and online test in field knowledge. Portfolio of BA studies for designers. Skype interview- will be conducted to candidates who have passed preliminary evaluation. *Work experience is recommended. Motivation letter/statement of purpose For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted. Please include following: Well-considered reasons for the choice of the speciality and description of the vision for your career and how will studying in the study programme Design & Engineering support achievement of the goals. A substantially reasoned vision of the developments of design and engineering and your role in the developments. Comprehensive analysis of your strengths and contribution to multicultural and multidisciplinary team projects. We evaluate the applicant's motivation and critical thinking skills, well-founded connection between the applicant's career choice and the study programme Design and Engineering, as well as understanding of the developments in the field. The positive grading scale is from 5 to 10 points. PS! It is important to properly cite any sources (quotations, publications, ideas which are not your own etc.) used in your motivation letter, because to do otherwise would be plagiarism and result in disqualification. For general admission requirements please visit the Admissions section. Candidates with designers background- portfolio A portfolio should give an overview of the applicant's professional capabilities and should include the best examples of his/her designs and other creative work. You do not need to include classical paintings and drawings in the portfolio, but you should include development sketches, engineering designs, photos of the models or finished products, developments related to modern technology (e.g. user interfaces, apps, service design projects, etc.). We will evaluate the quality of the designs submitted and the portfolio as a whole. The positive grading scale is from 5 to 10 points, which can be obtained for a portfolio containing at least 5 different projects in the field. Candidates with engineering background- online test in field knowledge Online test takes place in the system called Moodle. The test itself is 7 minutes long and can be taken only once. Exemplary questions: CAD systems are used for ... What are the strongest points of paramatric modelling ? What are the main functions of CAM systems ? What kind of information systems are used in area of manufacturing engineering ? Who benefits from product development ? What are main advantages of numerical controlled (NC) machining ? Quality management is used for ... Product development is a process which includes the following steps ... What is the role of engineers in product development processes ? Why customer requirements managemnt is important ? Grading scale: 0-10 points. Positive scale: 7-10 points. The candidate must collect at least 7 points to be in the competition. Skype interview An applicant must be attentive, have analytical skills and be interested in the profession and the world in all its diversity. We evaluate the skill to substantiate the choice of the speciality and to connect it with your professional career, your motivation and ability to discuss the trends and issues in the field. We evaluate communication skills, creativity and critical thinking, motivation to pass the selected study programme and to continue with the professional career, the ability to collaborate and to contribute to multicultural and multidisciplinary teamwork (creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration). The positive grading scale is from 5 to 10 points. ... [-]

MSc Interaction Design and Computing

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  United Kingdom London

This course has been designed to produce hands on professionals with a broad range of career possibilities in the digital economy, either working as designers, developers, managers or starting an enterprise. [+]

MScs in Design. This course has been designed to produce hands on professionals with a broad range of career possibilities in the digital economy, either working as designers, developers, managers or starting an enterprise. This sector is expanding rapidly in all areas, with major social media companies now trading on the stock exchange with revenues of billions of dollars and applications like WhatsApp selling for $19 billion. Companies are spending billions on their online and digital strategies, on mobile optimised websites, applications and content like videos, the demand for skilled professionals who can deliver these strategies continues to grow. The course has been designed to address the needs of these emerging areas, and ensure graduates can adapt to the changing needs of the sector. We have excellent links within the multimedia industry, and many companies and experts have visited the Faculty in previous years to give presentations, including MPC, Sky, Apple and Adobe as well as companies looking to recruit students after finishing the Masters. The Multimedia MSc hosts teachertrainingvideos.com, a comprehensive repository of freely accessible multimedia training videos to which the teaching team have been significant contributors to the site over the last few years. This site has become one of the biggest Open Educational Resources (OER) sites for multimedia on the internet and was funded by JISC. Course content The course emphasises the key multimedia principles, theories and concepts, as well as exposing you to the industry standard languages and tools including scripting languages, HTML, AJAX, and Xcode. You will examine a number of areas, including human computer interaction and the user experience, project management, web development, scripting for interactivity, and analytics. The course will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required in a number of careers as well as preparation to continue to a PhD. Core modules MULTIMEDIA MANAGEMENT This module gives you a broad understanding of the planning and organisation that goes into developing a product. You will work with a real client, taking the process right through from an initial pitch to the execution of a prototype, providing you with practice in many of the key tools and concepts used in project management. MULTIMEDIA SCRIPTING FOR INTERACTIVITY You will develop and implement an interactive application, using an industry standard development environment and object-oriented scripting language. You will organise and plan the production of the prototype, with an emphasis on the approach taken to coding. PROJECT The project is an extended piece of supervised independent work relevant to the field. This can be either undertaken as a work-based project or on a topic proposed by the student or faculty. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE You will strengthen your skills for the research and industry needs of the course, the final project, and for your future career and study. The module guides your personal development plan towards the professional requirements of the discipline, and covers methods of critical evaluation, gathering and analysing information, and preparing and defending a project proposal. USER-CENTRED INTERFACE DESIGN The module will explore the foundations of user-centred interface design and the user experience through applied theory. You will be introduced to the importance of the Human Computer Interaction discipline, and the need to consider both the cognitive and interaction perspective. Building from this you will explore related issues such as design, interaction, globalisation, accessibility and navigation. Course-specific entry requirements The course is open to computer literate graduates with a good first degree (minimum Second Class Honours) or equivalent in a related discipline such as graphic design, computer science, digital imaging or journalism. Alternatively you may have in-depth work experience in a related field, or already be employed in the sector and are undertaking the programme to further enhance your career plans. The relevance of your first degree or industrial experience and suitability for the course will be usually determined by interview and, where relevant, portfolio. If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5. Associated careers Graduates may find employment in digital agencies, corporate environments (marketing, communications, IT and training), educational institutions, the media and film industry, and in entertainment. Possible roles include mobile app and web developer, project/production manager, web analytics analyst, and user experience designers. We have excellent links with the multimedia industry (particularly in education), and previous graduates have been employed by companies such as 2Simple, 20:20 Media, Moving Picture Company, Oxford University Press, and Tiscali. Successful graduates may also apply for a research degree in a relative area. [-]

Master in Service Management and Design (SMD)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

For leaders and managers in Service-Orientated Industries or service functions within business. [+]

Service is at the heart of a new business paradigm that assumes co-creation of value across a network of suppliers. Many businesses have been driven to reinvent themselves to meet global challenges as they change their business model for commercial advantage. This transition requires strong leadership that blends multidisciplinary expertise. This MSc course is suitable for you if you want to work as a leader or manager of service functions within industries. You will learn the systems and techniques used to manage service functions and creation of value in the business across suppliers within the industry and within industry processes. Learning Outcomes: Through a combination of both practice and academic rigour you will develop the skills and knowledge to be able to: Thoroughly understand customer needs, be able to manage business performance through the development of personal awareness/capabilities for managing services. Understand the importance of experience and value to all stakeholders and be able to create a stakeholder map and use it to inform service design or redesign. Develop awareness of excellence in service from a variety of sectors from across the globe. Understand the lifecycle of service systems and have a working knowledge of tools, techniques and trends for service design and management. Understanding the principles of selling services and the implications on structuring a service organisation. Gain the theoretical knowledge to understand and explain the emergent behaviour of systems and recognise the importance of data, process control and measures to drive the right behaviour. Appreciate costing techniques and the implications of networks of value and lifecycle cost models to make the right decisions. Have awareness of information systems and enabling technologies for service. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Accreditation Enrolment on the MSc Service Management and Design gives you the opportunity to take the “Lean Six Sigma Green Belt” course in addition to your Masters programme. This additional professional qualification aligns with the MSc project, the work undertaken for the Green Belt qualification can form the basis of the case for your dissertation. Course Structure The MSc is made of an individual research project which represents 50% of the Masters credit. The remaining 50% is made up of taught modules. Students would generally study 9 modules over the course of the 12 months. Modules are generally taught in intensive one-week blocks from Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 6.30pm. They are taught through a variety of learning activities: lectures, seminar work, syndicate group activities, industrial games, practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. E-learning and forum activities are widely used to complement these activities. Core Modules for this MSc are: Service Design and Delivery Service Support Technologies Reputation and Relationship Management Organisations, People and Performance Financial Analysis and Control Systems Project Planning, Management and Control Leading Change You can choose two electives from the list of elective modules to bring the total number of modules to nine. If you gain exemption from some of the compulsory modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you must choose more electives. Project The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. Work on your project runs concurrently with your module work. For Service Management and Design, some examples of projects include: - Gaining Competitive Advantage through Service Management in the Healthcare Industry The effects of the Complex Behaviours of a Hotel Business on customer relationships and business performance The relationship between management structures and service performance in service dominant industries. Comparison of corporate culture between service and manufacturing industries The importance of after-sales services in customer relationships within mobile and computer industries Investigation into how social media adds value to the travel industry in China and the UK Accreditation For Management and Design Green Belt accreditation : Enrollment on the MSc Service Management and Design gives you the opportunity to take the 'Lean Six Sigma Green Belt' course in addition to your Masters programme. This additional professional qualification aligns with the MSc project, the work undertaken for the Green Belt qualification can form the basis of the case for your dissertation. After you Graduate This MSc is aimed at future leaders and managers in service based industries and focuses on the transition from product-centric to service-centric thinking. It is particularly relevant for manufacturing companies, however is not sector specific and would be equally relevant for roles within the public sector. The public sector faces huge challenges in terms of efficiencies. Successful adaption of manufacturing solutions and techniques and improving productivity to get more effective service delivery will help the sector meet some of the many challenges. Graduates could expect to go on to work within operations management, business model development and service support strategy within any business, from local SME's to global organisations. [-]

MSc Advanced Product Design

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

This one-year taught course is primarily aimed at design graduates who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge of cutting edge product design practice. [+]

MScs in Design. This one-year taught course is primarily aimed at design graduates who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge of cutting edge product design practice. It aims to produce successful individuals who can: - Understand the whole of the professional design development process and how the initial phases flow to inform the latter stages. - Appreciate commercial realities and the designer’s role in business. - Design desirable products for bespoke, batch or mass manufacture. - Understand sustainability, inclusively, and other important ethical and social issues that must be considered by today’s designers. - Have traditional design skills such as sketching, dealing with form, communication and innovation. - Are able to use design tools such as 3D CAD, CAM and rapid prototyping in order to optimise the design and reduce time to market. [-]

Master of Science in Information Technology - Product Design

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Odense

IT Product Design is a part of a fruitful environment at the Mads Clausen Institute where research and teaching is closely connected. The Design research... [+]

Intelligent products of the future will change the work and play of people. To do this requires empathy and responsibility on the part of designers to envision these changes. It requires a critical and open-minded attitude. It requires competencies beyond traditional engineering and computer science to engage in a multidisciplinary team for the development of successful products and services which benefit the world.IT Product Design educates such designers.

 

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IT Product Design is a part of a fruitful environment at the Mads Clausen Institute where research and teaching is closely connected. The Design research group, lead by professor Jacob Buur, is housing SPIRE (Sønderborg Participatory Research Centre), a research group concerned with research within:... [-]


MSc Architecture

Cracow University of Technology
Campus Full time February 2017 Poland Krakow

Starting from Spring Semester, the Faculty of Architecture Cracow University of Technology offers three semester (1.5-year) Master’s Degree Studies in English (M.Arch.). The offer of these studies is meant for students with Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and prepares them for professional practice as architects. [+]

MScs in Design. Starting from Spring Semester, the Faculty of Architecture Cracow University of Technology offers three semester (1.5-year) Master’s Degree Studies in English (M.Arch.). The offer of these studies is meant for students with Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and prepares them for professional practice as architects. The programme of studies is exactly the same as the curriculum in Polish which is a professional degree programme accredited by The Polish Accreditation Committee, The Accreditation Commission for Polish Universities of Technology, the EU evaluation as well as The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) evaluation. The programme of studies lasts for three semesters. The total number of ECTS credits is 90 (30 per semester). The total number of hours is 900 plus 150 for Internships after the 1st semester (1st semester: 405h +150h; 2nd semester: 390h, 3rd semester: 75h). The Master of Architecture programme of studies focuses on a wide range of issues directly affecting contemporary architecture and urban design: - Architectural and urban design in the fields of multifamily housing and public use buildings, - Spatial and regional planning, - Preservation of monuments and revalorization of urban complexes with design for conservation, - Landscape architecture, architecture and planning in the countryside, - Building construction systems and building structures, - Theory of architecture and urban design as well as spatial and regional planning, - History of art, culture and contemporary urban design, - Ecology and environmental protection. Design, history, theory and building structure technology are taught to prepare students for professional registration as architects in the European Union. [-]

MSc in Industrial Engineering

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Industrial Engineering Program is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in the academics. [+]

Industrial Engineering Program is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in the academics. Our Vision... Performing research and education activities in the area of production system design, control, and operation aimed at improving the competitiveness of the industrial firms. Educating young engineers to become leaders in their work environments with strong domain knowledge and the capability of applying this knowledge to the solution of problems in the field. Disseminating the knowledge and experiences gained over time to people in industry through seminars, workshops, training programs, and publications. Research Areas Innovation and Manufacturing Strategies Manufacturing Processes and Equipment Optimization and Decision Theory Production and Logistics Systems Planning in Supply Chains Information The graduate curriculum leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in academia. The program focuses on production and service systems, integrated manufacturing supply chain management, product development process, modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, biomanufacturing, additive manufacturing (3D printing), modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, operations research approaches to telecommunication and energy systems Industrial Engineering is a diverse discipline concerned with the planning, design, implementation, improvement, and management of complex production systems of people, materials, and equipment for all kinds of manufacturing and service operations as well as the integration of computers, information, and technology to operate and control these complex systems. The graduate curriculum in Industrial Engineering is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in the academics. The program focuses on production and service systems, integrated manufacturing, supply chain management, product development process, modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, operations research approaches to telecommunication and energy systems. Students are encouraged to interact with other disciplines to improve their communication skills and to be able to function in complex scientific and technical environments throughout their careers. Emphasis is given to close collaboration with the industry. Prospective students are expected to have a solid foundation in mathematics, and natural and engineering sciences. Students who do not have sufficient background in the core areas are required to take courses at the undergraduate level. [-]

MSc Industrial Design Engineering

University of Twente
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Enschede

Graduates of Industrial Design Engineering master’s programme have knowledge of many disciplines, including technology, production, marketing, consumer behaviour and aesthetics, and know how to integrate ... [+]

Many products we use today did not exist or were totally different ten years ago. The core competence of industrial engineers is to design, redesign, develop and enhance products for all purposes.

 

This means graduates of Industrial Design Engineering master’s programme have knowledge of many disciplines, including technology, production, marketing, consumer behaviour and aesthetics, and know how to integrate these when developing new concepts, products or solutions. Industrial engineers need to be able to take a wide spectrum of factors into account during the production process, including the price of the production process. During the master’s program students gain skills and professional attitude that are needed to prepare them for the future.... [-]


Master of Science in Product Development

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

The Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) program is for scientists, engineers, and technical professionals who aspire to reach product development leadership positions throughout their organizations. [+]

Master of Science in Product Development Product innovation is essential to business survival and growth. The creation and introduction of new products and services has reached an unprecedented level of complexity, requiring the coordination of diverse teams of professionals from research and development, marketing, finance, manufacturing, procurement, sales, and service. Companies, especially technology-based organizations, need leaders with an enterprise-wide perspective and knowledge base in both engineering and management. This includes individuals who possess a broad blend of technical and business skills, understand markets and the value-chain, and have the integrated systems perspective needed to commercialize increasingly complex products and systems. The master of science degree in product development program provides the educational foundation that technical professionals need for high-impact roles in product and technology innovation.... [-]

MS Information Design and Communication

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kennesaw Marietta

The MS program in Information Design and Communication has been developed in response to a growing need for professionals in the expanding field of information design, information architecture, content development, communications management, and visual communication. [+]

MScs in Design. The MS program in Information Design and Communication has been developed in response to a growing need for professionals in the expanding field of information design, information architecture, content development, communications management, and visual communication. The basic objectives of the program are: To educate those persons with diverse academic and work backgrounds who seek to begin their careers in the field of information design and communication, and To provide a useful credential for current information designers and technical communicators who need advanced training to move ahead in their careers, either as employees or managers of a company or as independent consultants. The Information Design and Communication program offers students a MS Degree with the choice of three program options - an Internship Option, a Thesis Option, and an all Course Work Option. A graduate certificate in Technical Communication, and four advanced certificates in User Experience, Communication Management, Visual Communication, and User Experience. Important Note About the Master's of Science in Information Design and Communication Degree No new majors are being accepted into the program at this time. All information in this catalog is for the current Master's of Science in Information and Instructional Design majors only. Degree Requirements MSIDC students are required to take the following courses: IDC 6001 - Professional Practices of Communication (3 credit hours) IDC 6002 - Information Design (3 credit hours) IDC 6030 - Visual Design Strategy (3 credit hours) IDC 6004 - Research Methods (3 credit hours) IDC 6110 - Communications Project Management (3 credit hours) IDC Electives - Select 5 elective courses with an IDC prefix (15 credit hours) IDC Option - (Select one of the options listed below) (6 Credit hours) Internship Option Internship (IDC 7601-IDC 7603) While taking the internship, students may enroll in a maximum of 9 hours per semester: 3 hours of internship plus two courses or 6 hours of internship plus one course. Thesis Option Thesis (IDC 7801-IDC 7803, six-hour minimum) When taking the thesis, students may enroll in a maximum of 9 hours per semester-to include no more than 3 hours of thesis per semester. All Coursework Option Select an additional 2 elective courses (6 hours) with an IDC prefix. Note: IDC 6001, IDC 6002, and IDC 6030 MUST be taken by all students. These courses provide essential background for the program and for a career in information design. IDC 6001 must be taken the first semester in which a student is enrolled. NOTE: Students are restricted to one course in their first semester to ensure success in getting underway with the program. Electives for IDC Option IDC 6005 - Visual Thinking (3 credit hours) IDC 6010 - Writing Across Media (3 credit hours) IDC 6015 - Strategic Communication (3 credit hours) IDC 6035 - Information Graphics (3 credit hours) IDC 6042 - Applied Digital Graphics (3 credit hours) IDC 6045 - Foundations of Multimedia (3 credit hours) IID 6050 - Instructional Applications of Multimedia Design (3 credit hours) IDC 6060 - Strategies for Global Communication (3 credit hours) IDC 6071 - User Assistance (3 credit hours) IDC 6080 - Professional Oral Presentations (3 credit hours) IDC 6090 - Medical Communication (3 credit hours) IDC 6120 - Usability Testing (3 credit hours) IDC 6135 - Website Design (3 credit hours) IID 6140 - Instructional Systems Design (3 credit hours) IID 6145 - Human Performance Technology 3 Credits IID 6155 - Online Instructional Development 3 Credits IDC 6150 - Marketing Communication 3 Credits IDC 6175 - Digital Rhetoric 3 Credits IDC 6180 - Information Architecture 3 Credits IDC 6210 - Business Analysis 3 Credits IDC 6220 - Mobile User Experience 3 Credits IDC 6240 - Content Strategy 3 Credits IDC 6903 - Special Topics 1 to 3 Credits IDC 7503 - Independent Study 3 Credits Program Total (36 Credit Hours) Note: Graduate students may take up to 9 hours outside of the program with prior approval from both the Graduate Coordinator and the Department Chair. A grade of "B" or better is required in all courses that are applied to graduation (with the exception of the internship and thesis, which require an "S"). [-]