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MScAdvanced Trandisciplinary Design

Tuition fee £18,400 per year
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This programme equips you with digitally driven design skills that organisations across the globe are now seeking from their designers, engineers, architects and managers.

This unique programme pioneers a collaborative transdisciplinary approach between Architecture and Industrial Design disciplines sharing a design ethos and methodology; exploring the similarities and differences in a collaborative studio environment.

Leading UK industry is relying on Virtual Engineering to drive competitiveness in an increasingly tough global market. The dramatic change in practices within organisations to be digitally driven in the future requires a wider approach to design and fresh business models. To capitalise on this, it is critical for future and existing Designers and Managers to have the skills this programme provides.

The programme is a collaboration between the schools of Architecture and Engineering that brings together the best of design teaching from different professions; from Industrial and Product Design, Architecture, alongside facilities at the technological forefront of digital design including Virtual Engineering, Virtual Reality and Rapid Prototyping.

The programme also links the knowledge and experience held by industry partners with the University’s research strengths.

With a history of new product development initiatives dating back to the 1990s, and drawing on its substantial developments in Virtual Engineering, the University is well placed to harness knowledge, expertise and networks that have been developed over recent years.

Career opportunities

The industry need for digitally enabled Architects, Designers and Engineers promises a number of exciting career paths for students. The multi-disciplinary focus of this programme will develop careers in creative and manufacturing industries spanning architecture, product design and development, and urban design.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States