Master in Design

Universidade de Aveiro
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Aveiro
English
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Universidade de Aveiro

About this program

Master in Design

The Master in Design of the University of Aveiro, now renewed (2nd cycle of training), aims to provide students with critical awareness and creative capacity, leading to a competent professional practice of Design.

The curricular plan presents itself with a common core, which through the combination of optional CUs (A, B and C), will allow students to have a more generalist or more specialised training. Its cycle of studies, maintaining the scientific subareas of Drawing (DES), Communication Design (DSCO), Industrial Design (DSIN) and Design Studies (EDS), will allow specialisation in:

  • Design
  • Communication design
  • Interaction design
  • Food design
  • Design for health
  • Design and patrimony

Design research at the University of Aveiro is supported by its research teachers integrated in the ID+ Institute for Research in Design, Media and Culture and by the support and research workshops of the Department of Communication and Art.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Ontology of Design
  • Project Tools Laboratory
  • Representation and Knowledge
  • Project I

2nd Semester

  • Research Methods
  • Project II

Year 2

1st Semester

Project III

2nd Semester

  • Contemporary Issues In Design
  • Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal

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