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