Master Industrial Design
The goal of the master’s program is to support you in becoming an expert within a specific field related to the design of intelligent systems, products and related services in a societal context. Throughout the master, you will develop a professional identity, with a clearly defined competency profile resulting from the integration of your selected areas of expertise, driven by a unique and personal vision on designing. In the first-year you define where you intend to achieve expertise. The second year is mainly about demonstrating the overall competence of designing in an individual final design project, and about defining the career track you wish to pursue, as a researcher, developer or entrepreneur.
The master’s program of Industrial Design is part of the Eindhoven University of Technology Graduate School. The Graduate School started in 2015-2016 and consists out of the master’s programs of the various departments and follow up technological (designer) programs. The master title provides a sound basis to specialize in the academic field of design. Master graduates considering a career in industry or business can apply for the 4TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute, a two-year program for technology designer trainees after they have completed the master’s program. Graduates can also become a specialist or kick-start their scientific career by obtaining a doctorate (PhD) at the Eindhoven University of Technology.