Masters | Postgraduate Course - Product Design MSc Course Details within University of Dundee

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Product Design MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time

The programme has established a world-class reputation across industry, research and teaching. We have strong connections to the UK and global design economy and our tutors are collaborating on research and industrial projects with global design consultancies.

We work with you to develop design responses where digital technologies are changing the way we live our lives, exploring big data and the relationship between products, the internet and the cloud. We work with creative technologies through playful thinking and making.

Module details

DJ51032 - Accelerator
DJ51036 - Changing Populations
DJ51037 - Creative Technologies
DJ52010 - Prototyping: Insights to Innovation
DJ52031 - Studio Practice: Independent project
DJ53010 - Research Through Design

Entry Requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a creative or technical discipline (e.g. product design, industrial design, textile design, jewellery design, engineering, architecture, computer science etc.), although applicants with other qualifications or relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Student Destinations

Graduates from Product Design have gone on to have successful careers in fields such as:

creative industries
consumer product design
medical products
engineering design
design management
independent design consultancies in the UK and abroad

The Product Design Research Group has a successful track record of research funding and also includes collaborations with NASA, Deutsche Telekom, Mozilla, Microsoft, Met Office and the V&A Museum. Over the course of the last few years, the group has investigated a variety of research topics, including, for example:

Investigating the impact of digital technologies and big data analytics on creative processes.
Using community hackathons to support grassroots development of civic technologies.
Invigorating small business using Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technology.
Investigate how co-design and wearable technologies can improve the mobility and wellbeing of residents in care homes.
Exploring notions of openness and trust in IoT through an extensive network of collaborations, events and design interventions.