The Industrial Design Engineer plays an essential role in the development of new products ranging from medical devices to office furniture. As a designer, you need to understand user needs as well as being able to specify the right materials and manufacturing processes. Industrial Design engineers consider how their work affects society. They make design decisions ensuring the optimum effectiveness of the resources used without compromising the quality or purpose of the product. They are able to act in different cultural settingsand are aware of the need for sensitivity when designing and working across international boundarie.Within this study programme, you will learn about the process of designing new products.
From concept development and prototyping to production and bringing a product to market. You will need to understand how people will use your products, how to make them, and the impact your products have on the world around you. Aesthetics, production methods, materials, and user-centred-research are all part of the programme. From the start, you will do projects in which you apply the learned theory. In the fifth and eighth semesters, you dointernships. In the sixth semester, you choose to study abroad or to do a specialisation at Fontys.
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- Full Time
Secondary education / high school diploma (American High School Diploma AP courses are strongly recommended) that is equivalent to Dutch standards.
Reduced statutory tuition fee: € 1,265.
Application deadline for EU students who want to apply for housing through Fontys: June 15; August 1 deadline is for EU students that will arrange accommodation themselves.
- 4 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning