Branch Details

Industrial Design

Original title in Czech: Průmyslový design ve strojírenstvíFSIAbbreviation: M-PDSAcad. year: 2020/2021

Programme: Applied Sciences in Engineering

Length of Study: 2 years

Accredited from: 1.9.2003Accredited until: 31.12.2024

Profile

The graduates will acquire more profound knowledge of methods of design creation. Thus, in addition to the knowledge of the essential engineering and design fields acquired with the Bachelor's degree, the graduates will obtain both the theoretical and practical background needed to finding jobs in design practice as leaders of design teams of various fields, or to find their place in the market as free-lance designers.

Key learning outcomes

The graduates will acquire more profound knowledge of methods of design creation. Thus, thanks to the knowledge of the essential engineering and design fields acquired with the studies, the graduates will obtain both the theoretical and practical background needed to finding jobs in design practice as leaders of design teams of various fields, or to find their place in the market as free-lance designers.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

students obtain in the master’s study programme grounding in ID (Industrial Design) creation. In past years, students have entered successfully into such competitions as Auto Design, Design Sapporo, Coram design, Michelin design, Electrolux Design Laboratory, Roca design, Mobitex, Red Dot, Young Packaging Design, Talent of designu, Zebra Design, BIO Ljubljana, etc., and have got “Good/Excellent Design” awards by the Design Center of the Czech Republic (up to seventy important awards from 1995 to 2011). Students have had exhibits in the Design Center of the Czech Republic in both Brno and Prague, Technical Museum in Brno, university galleries in Pilsen, Ústí n/L, Uherské Hradiště, etc. Designer with engineering education is well accepted on the job market. Graduates are employed in all fields of the economy, especially the industrial sphere (i.e. Skoda Auto) as well as with design and graphic companies. Graduates have the background for pedagogical and scientific duties and also abilities for marketing and managerial positions.
The best graduates are expected to continue their study in a Doctor's degree programme at our Faculty.

Supervisor


Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
YG1Workshop - Graphic Designcs6CompulsoryGCrP - 13 / A - 65yes
YDNHistory of Art of 19th Centurycs3CompulsoryExP - 26yes
YA3Design of Machinescs7CompulsoryGCrA - 91yes
ZD1Diploma Project – Conceptcs2CompulsoryColP - 3 / C1 - 8 / CPP - 2yes
YS1Mechanical Design Project - Machine Elementscs3CompulsoryGCrP - 13 / CPP - 26yes
YKHDrawing of Headcs3CompulsoryGCrA - 39yes
YPWComputer Visualization - 3DS Max cs4CompulsoryGCrCPP - 52yes
YPAComputer Modelling - Alias Designcs4CompulsoryGCrCPP - 39yes
ZM1CAD Modelingcs4ElectiveGCrP - 16 / P - 16 / CPP - 32 / CPP - 32yes
1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
YED-AWorkshop - Experimental Designen6CompulsoryGCrA - 65yes
YA4Workshop - Industrial Design IVcs8CompulsoryGCrA - 117yes
YUDHistory of Art of 20th Centurycs3CompulsoryExP - 26yes
ZD2Diploma Project - Bibliography and Goalscs3CompulsoryColP - 4 / C1 - 22yes
YKFFigural Drawingcs3CompulsoryGCrA - 39yes
YS2Mechanical Design Project - Drives and Mechanismscs3CompulsoryGCrP - 13 / CPP - 26yes
YP1Professional Practicecs2CompulsoryCrPX - 160yes
2. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
YPPWorkshop - Industrial Design Vcs19CompulsoryGCrA - 208yes
YDDHistory of Designcs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
ZDPDiploma Project I (M-KSI)cs6CompulsoryGCrC1 - 78yes
YDSDiploma Design Seminarcs5CompulsoryGCrA - 26yes
ZM1CAD Modelingcs4ElectiveGCrP - 16 / P - 16 / CPP - 32 / CPP - 32yes
0ZCAcademic Sources and Citationscs2ElectiveCrCPP - 13yes
2. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
7AZMEnglish - Exam B1 for MSen0CompulsoryExZ - 1yes
ZD5Diploma Project II (M-KSI, M-PDS)cs24CompulsoryCrL - 130 / VD - 156yes
ZD6Diploma Seminar (M-KSI, M-PDS)cs4CompulsoryCrC1 - 26yes
ZM2Reverse Engineering and Surface Modelingcs5ElectiveCr,ExCPP - 39yes