Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Industrial Design and Technology

This programme is designed to improve the effectiveness of industrial designers within industry. It is beneficial for both recent graduates and current practitioners in advancing their core design knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level. It aims to further develop critical awareness of major industrial design practice, increasing your input and value to current and potential employers. Areas studied include sketching, visual layouts, photoshop, multimedia presentation techniques, qualitative and quantitative design research methods, creating product design briefs, project management, advanced CAD application and design practice.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 level degree in industrial design or closely related subject. A portfolio must be submitted that demonstrates some proficiency in industrial design skills and suggests that personal and professional aspirations are compatible with the aims of the programme.

Course modules

Modules: semester 1; design research methods; enterprise business and sustainability; industrial design skills; design practice; design for behaviour change; semester 2; cross-disciplinary group project; industrial design workshop skills; industrial design major project.

Assessment methods

Assessed by coursework submissions, including: design projects, presentations, group work, reports and project specifications.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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