10 Industrial Design Short Courses in United Kingdom

Industrial Design

Industrial design is focused on designing of products by using knowledge from applied science as well as applied arts and various engineering disciplines. The aim of an industrial designer is, to create a product which fulfils aesthetical, ergonomic as well as usability standards.

Find and compare 10 Short Courses in Industrial Design in United Kingdom. Below is a selection of the available study options in United Kingdom. If you're interested in studying Industrial Design in United Kingdom you can view all 10 Short Courses. You can also read more about the Industrial Design discipline in general, or about studying in United Kingdom.

Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Structural Integrity: Designing Against Failure Structural Integrity: Designing Against Failure
  • Feb 2016
  • EEA € 1,486 per year
  • 12 months

Structural integrity is the study of the safe design and assessment of components and structures under load, and has become increasingly important in engineering design. It integrates aspects of stress analysis, materials behaviour and the mechanics of failure into the engineering design process.

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Design for Engineers Design for Engineers
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 1,480 per module
  • Not specified

People encounter designed products every day: chairs, buildings, medicines, appliances, clothes, vehicles, robots and much else – just look around you. Engineering design is central to the creation of all these products. Designers and engineers often work closely in teams to translate ideas into useful and required products. Knowledge of the design process is essential for successful engineering.

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Engineering the Future Engineering the Future
  • Feb 2016
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 1,486 per module
  • 12 months

This key introductory OU level 1 module examines the range of human activity that is ’engineering‘, from design concepts to the manufacture of products. It introduces the context in which engineers operate – addressing such areas as product safety standards and patent law – as well as looking at current engineering practice.

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Thinking strategically: systems tools for managing change Thinking strategically: systems tools for managing change
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 1,600 per module
  • Not specified

This course is about managing complex situations. Managing is ultimately about taking action in complex interconnected situations, where others involved may have contrasting understandings, motivations and interests, and where conflicts inevitably arise.

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Engineering: Mechanics, Materials, Design Engineering: Mechanics, Materials, Design
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 2,973 per module
  • 12 months

Engineering is about extending society’s horizons by solving technical problems – from meeting basic needs for food and shelter to generating wealth by trade.

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Innovation: Designing for a Sustainable Future Innovation: Designing for a Sustainable Future
  • Feb 2016
  • EEA € 2,960 per module
  • Not specified

How do successful innovations emerge? How do designers, technologists, managers and end-users create and develop new ideas, designs and inventions? How are these translated into marketable products? This course examines these questions, but its concerns go beyond innovation just for commercial and competitive advantage.

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Design essentials Design essentials
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 2,700 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 2,700 per year
  • Not specified

The module is presented in five blocks. Each block focuses on a different phase in the development of a designed product. The first three blocks will give you the skills and tools that are necessary for the research, planning and development of a design project by looking at various products such as chairs, bicycles, mobile phones, kitchen gadgets, buildings and many others. The last two blocks will give you the skills and tools to translate your design ideas into well-specified products by focusing on the configuration, form, material and manufacturing processes.

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Fundamentals of Interaction Design
  • Feb 2016
  • EEA € 1,486 per module
  • 12 months

From websites and phones to video games, ATM machines and drinks dispensers, interactive products are very much part of everyday life. But how many are easy, satisfying and enjoyable to use? Fundamentals of interaction design studies the factors, techniques, tools and theories that affect the design of such products. It will teach you a variety of topics, from computing, psychology and graphic design to entertainment, informatics and usability.

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London-Barcelona Courses From Central Saint Martins and ELISAVA (The Dual City Summer Sessions)
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
    Not specified
  • 26 days

The Dual City Summer Sessions are a range of practical fashion, design and art courses that commence at Central Saint Martins in London and end (2 or 4 weeks later) in either: Barcelona, Istanbul, Milan, Copenhagen or Paris and our New York Programme which commences at Parsons School of Art and Design and finishes in London. Our partners in these programmes are all colleges with outstanding reputations based in cities famous for their culture and creativity. These unique courses are the perfect opportunity for you to develop your skills whilst exploring a new city.

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London Milan Courses at Chelsea College of Arts and NABA
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
    Not specified
  • 22 days

The Dual City Summer Sessions are a series of 2 or 4 week international short courses that begin at either Wimbledon College of Art or Chelsea College of Art & Design and end in either Milan or Barcelona. Our partners in these programmes are carefully selected European Colleges with outstanding reputations. In addition, they are located in cities world-renowned for their culture and creativity. These courses are truly unique and provide students from all over the world the opportunity to experience the rich culture and outstanding education provided from two European cities.

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

English-Taught Education

Many universities in United Kingdom offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.