This programme is designed to improve the effectiveness of Industrial Designers within industry. It is beneficial for both recent graduates and current practitioners in advancing their core design knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level.
It aims to further develop critical awareness of major industrial design practice, increasing your input and value to current and potential employers. You will also develop skills in producing a balanced portfolio of high quality designs and innovative thinking which will enable you to deal with complex and interrelated issues both analytically and creatively.
Areas covered include: -Sketching, visual layouts, presentation techniques, qualitative and quantitative design research methods, Enterprise & Business, Design for Behaviour Change, Collaborative Design -Creating product design briefs, project management, advanced CAD application and design practice -Culminating in a 60 credit Industrial Design Major Project that provides an opportunity to integrate all of the appropriate elements
The programme also provides you with the exciting opportunity to enter an international design competition as well as participation in industry supported projects.