• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Undergraduate Degree in Product Design - IED Barcelona at Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED) provides future professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to design products bearing in mind the user and their surroundings, ergonomics, social value, technology and the materials needed to create a “good design”. 
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Overview

Methodology 

The Undergraduate Degree in Product Design - IED Barcelona at Istituto Europeo Di Design (IED)  offers a formative path that teaches students to comprehend and anticipate the demands of the market, by negotiating with business intentions and translating them into a properly defined project that can be manufactured. It emphasizes the importance of the concept, in order to predict consumption trends and styles, based on an understanding of the demands of the market and social needs.

The course also gives the students a knowledge of production materials and technology so that they can bring their projects to life. In addition to a theoretical understanding of the project, the students focus on analysing technologies, function, ergonomics and usability.

Job Opportunities

  •  Self-employed designers, design departments, marketing, colour&trim or innovation for companies and design, engineering and architecture studios
  • Product Manager for companies working on innovation and strategy
  •  Creative and art director  in advertising agencies, research departments in companies and institutions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Foundation
  • Representation Techniques
  • Project Communication 
  • Science Applied To Design
  • Colour And Form
  • Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Applicants must have a certificate to prove they have completed their sixth form studies (bachillerato) or equivalent, which must:

  • Meet all of the University access requirements in their country of origin.
  • Have been obtained after at least 12 years of schooling.
  • Be proficient in the language of the chosen course (Spanish/English).
  • Be at least 18 years old at the end of the year in which the course starts. · Fulfil the Admission and Enrolment procedure requirements.

Certificate of B2 level English, French, Italian or German, or equivalent.

In order to obtain an Undergraduate Degree in Design Diploma, students will be required to submit a B2 language certificate for a second language (English, French, Italian or German) before completing all 240 ECTS course credits (it is not a requirement to be admitted in the first year).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14400 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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