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Rank: 6 (TCUG)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £23500
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Loughborough University evaluation:
13.4 : 1
Loughborough University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our industrial design master's will further develop your critical awareness of major industrial design practice, increasing input capability and value to employers.The programme encompasses the entire design process, starting from a design problem or opportunity and ending with a complete product that is fit for mass or batch production. It covers areas such as sketching, visual layouts, presentation techniques, qualitative and quantitative design research methods, enterprise and business, design for behaviour change, collaborative design, creating product design briefs, project management, advanced CAD application and design practice.You will develop skills in producing a balanced portfolio of high quality designs and innovative thinking, enabling you to deal with complex and interrelated issues, both analytically and creatively.The programme also provides you with the exciting opportunity to enter an international design competition and to participate in industry supported projects.
A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a related subject, evidence of at least a foundation in technology engagement and a demonstrable knowledge of 3D CAD. A portfolio providing evidence of experiential learning and/or practice, with clear evidence of physical prototyping capability at an appropriate standard is required.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)
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About this university
Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some Â£1 million a year for national and international charities.