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MA Smart Design


Course Description

•Are you inspired by emerging technologies?
•Would you like to collaborate on live design projects with leading companies?
•Would you like to be involved in designing with ground-breaking, innovative technologies and materials?
•Do you recognise the importance of interdisciplinary design, and aspire to develop creative products and systems within teams from a range of backgrounds?
•Are you interested in developing products which will be used in everyday life today, tomorrow and into the next century?

The MA/MSc Smart Design is a new and unique course providing the multidisciplinary skills and understanding required to develop new products and systems, using innovative, emerging technologies. You will be at the cutting-edge of product development, creating imaginative products and systems, capable of changing the way we live.

Working on live briefs set by industry you will learn how to look for requirements and opportunities and respond to them by developing a range of ideas and solutions. You will consider how good design requires the combination of the latest materials, technology and hardware, designed to be straightforward for the end user, becoming an integral part of life.

The course places great emphasis on the development of a major project based on a platform of considered research, and on an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Potential major project areas are, but not limited to:

Medical / clinical products
Intelligent homes
Personal robotics
Smart packaging
Technical textiles / smart fabrics and wearable devices

MA or MSc?
The MA and MSc pathways will be differentiated by your Major Project outcomes as outlined in your learning agreement.
For full course details, please visit our website http://www.ntu.ac.uk/smart

Postgraduate open evenings
Our postgraduate open events are a great opportunity to meet our postgraduate teaching staff and students, visit the University, find out about the courses we offer, bursaries and funding opportunities.

Please visit our website to find out more and book your place: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/adbeopenevenings

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/smart

Visit the MA Smart Design page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!

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Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Current students progressing to full-time Masters study - No. of awards TBC

This scholarship is for students who are currently studying at NTU on an undergraduate course, and want to progress to full-time Masters studies in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment to start in September 2013. It is open to Home, EU and International students.

Value of Scholarship(s)

1000

Eligibility

To be eligible you’ll need to meet the following criteria:• Apply for a 2013/14 full-time Masters course* in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment by Friday 26 July 2013, and be offered a place on the course.• Achieve a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree at undergraduate level from NTU.*** This scholarship is not available for students applying to our March Architecture course. ** Exceptional candidates with alternative qualifications will be also considered.

Application Procedure

You don’t need to complete a separate application form for this scholarship. When you apply for a full-time Masters course we’ll consider you automatically.To register you interest please email [email protected] with your name and the course you have applied for.Please ensure you read our Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2013/14 Terms and Conditions on http://www.ntu.ac.uk/adbe-pgscholarships

Further Information

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/adbe-pgscholarships


(Scholarship)

Nottingham Trent University Alumni (post-2008) - No. of awards TBC

This scholarship is for people who have graduated from NTU since 2008, and want to apply for a full-time Masters course in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment to start their studies in September 2013.

Value of Scholarship(s)

1000

Eligibility

To be eligible you’ll need to meet the following criteria:• Apply for a 2013/14 full-time Masters course* in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment by Friday 28 June 2013, and be offered a place on the course.• Have achieved a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree from NTU**.* This scholarship is not available for students applying to our March Architecture course.

Application Procedure

You don’t need to complete a separate application form for this scholarship. When you apply for a full-time Masters course we’ll consider you automatically you for this scholarship.To register you interest please email [email protected] with your name and the course you have applied for.Please ensure you read our Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2013/14 Terms and Conditions.

Further Information

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/adbe-pgscholarships


(Scholarship)

Scholarships for non-NTU students or pre-2008 alumni - No. of awards TBC

This scholarship is for people who want to apply for one of the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment’s full-time Masters courses and don’t qualify for either our Progressing Students or Alumni (post-2008) scholarships. You must also be classed as either a Home or EU student to apply for this scholarship.Applicants will be assessed on their academic merit and the relevance of the statement on their scholarship application form.Please note: there are a limited number of these scholarships available.

Value of Scholarship(s)

1000

Eligibility

To be considered for this award you’ll need to meet the following criteria:• have achieved a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree• be offered a place on one of the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment’s full-time Masters courses*, to commence your studies in September 2013• complete the scholarship application form and email it to us by Friday 28 June 2013• be classed as either a Home or EU student (this award is not open to International students).* This scholarship is not available for students applying to our March Architecture course.

Application Procedure

You’ll need to complete a scholarship application form and email it back to us by Friday 28 June 2013.Please ensure you read our Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2012/13 Terms and Conditions.Email: [email protected] Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 3700

Further Information

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/adbe-pgscholarships



Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a relevant discipline.

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