Master of Arts Program in Umeå in Sweden

Best Master of Art Degrees in Umeå in Sweden 2017

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MA Applied linguistics is the most common of a number of Masters, or MA as they are commonly known, which have a higher concentration on science and focus less on classroom practice .

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Umeå is located to the Northern side of Sweden in Vasterbotten County. It is referred to a university town. It has over 100,000 residents. It has 3 universities that focus on research studies.

MAs in Umeå in Sweden

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MA in Transportation Design

Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Umeå

The MA in Transportation Design Programme is unique in its scope of interest, dealing with the whole transportation design field in cooperation with industry. Students are educated to have an ... [+]

MA in Transportation Design

Masters programme, 120 ECTS-credits

 

During the last century man has come to depend on transportation as a social and lifestyle necessity. The world has evolved with the desire and need to use vehicles. Cars, for instance, have become an integral part of our culture.

 

Our Transportation Design Programme is unique in its scope of interest, dealing with the whole transportation design field in cooperation with industry. Students are educated to have an open mind on both conceptual ideas and detailed realistic design solutions. They are encouraged to have a balanced thinking process where form and function work together. ... [-]


MA in Interaction Design

Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Umeå

The MA in Interaction Design Programme deals with the relation between people and Information Technology with particular focus on the interaction between product and user. [+]

MA in Interaction Design

Masters programme, 120 ECTS-credits

 

Developments in Information Technology have challenged industrial design tradition by demanding a shift of emphasis from the idea of "product-as-object" towards the notion of "product-as-event" where the dynamic and interactive qualities of products and services need to be better understood in the context of human behaviour. This shift of focus has inspired us to develop our Interaction Design Programme and to initiate new areas of research in the design field.

 

Our Interaction Design Programme deals with the relation between people and Information Technology with particular focus on the interaction between product and user. We see the discipline of Interaction Design as the ability to design both the cognitive and physical interface and integrate them into a successful whole. Our aim is to enable designers to create sustainable, comprehensible and pleasurable information based products, services and environments.... [-]


MA in Advanced Product Design

Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Umeå

The MA in Advanced Product Design Programme is a solution-driven education that focuses on the advanced treatment of design - using user studies, problem identification and analysis ... [+]

MA in Advanced Product Design

Masters programme, 120 ECTS-credits

 

As innovation and new technologies become more significant in the design process, the industrial designer's role as coordinator of the problem solving process is becoming more important. The increasing complexities and demands for multi-disciplinary teamwork in the product development process demand a more holistic approach, which is one of the modern industrial designers' greatest attributes, and the basis for the Advanced Product Design Programme.

 

The Advanced Product Design Programme is a solution-driven education that focuses on the advanced treatment of design - using user studies, problem identification and analysis, new technologies and materials, and above all, an emphasis on innovative and new thinking - to find the best possible solution for a given problem or identified design opportunity.... [-]