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Umeå Institute of Design - Umeå University MFA in Advanced Product Design
Umeå Institute of Design - Umeå University

MFA in Advanced Product Design

Umeå, Sweden

2 Years

English

Full time

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* tuition-free for EU citizens. Students from non-EU countries have the possibility to apply for a reduction in tuition fees

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Masters programme, 120 ECTS-credits

The Master's programme in Advanced Product Design develops you into a skilled industrial designer with the toolkit and mindset needed to create, develop and design new relevant product solutions. Students explore design through the lens of environmental and societal challenges. The education is hands-on and practice-based, and a majority of the projects are carried out in collaboration with external partners.

The Master's programme in Advanced Product Design develops your design competence by providing professional tools, hands-on work methods, creative challenges and an inspiring study environment. The programme combines the analysis of complex contexts with the identification of relevant design opportunities and a holistic ideation scope, using visualisation techniques and the tools required in the professional-oriented practice of industrial design.

The programme is international in its scope and all education is conducted in English. About 80 per cent of students come from abroad. For instance, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Austria, France, England, Turkey, Spain, China and New Zeeland.

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