Participate in developing innovative and user-friendly products
Do you want to design and develop products that are innovative and user-friendly? Then a degree in Integrated Design might be something for you.
When new products that we surround ourselves with on a daily basis are to be developed, it requires a variety of knowledge. The products must be of high technical quality, but at the same time they must also be aesthetically beautiful, durable, easy to use, can be produced at a reasonable price and can be disposed of safely. When studying Integrated Design, you will learn to think holistically and have an overview of many different aspects that are relevant to the development of products.
As a design engineer, you will develop new products that combine user-friendly design with high quality and functionality. It can be products that create new trends in society or products that solve problems for consumers and businesses.
What will I learn?
When studying Integrated Design, you will gain competencies that will enable you to solve problems in creative and innovative ways, work holistically and apply all relevant aspects such as technical, economic, and social, advise on good design and use your engineering knowledge to analyse, assess and construct physical products.
In the programme, you will work with topics such as integrated product development, design, and analysis, branding and user-centred design, materials and process theory, statics and strength theory, environmentally sound design, project management and leadership, project economics, marketing management and much more.
How is the programme structured?
Each semester is based on a main theme, which becomes the basis for the semester's theory and project work.
In the 1st semester, you will gain basic knowledge of integrated design and systematic product development. In the second semester, the focus is on developmental, technical and design concepts and methods. The focus in the 3rd semester is on innovation, business development and technical design. In the 4th semester, you and your project group must carry out a project in collaboration with a company, where you must work with all parts of integrated product development. In the 5th semester, the focus is on entrepreneurship and innovation and you can specialise in an optional subject area through electives. You also have the opportunity to study a semester abroad.
In the 6th semester, you must complete a six-month engineering internship in a Danish or foreign company. In the 7th semester and final semester, you will carry out a graduation project - often in collaboration with a company.
What can I become?
The programme will provide you with several career opportunities - both in Denmark and abroad. You can, for example, get a job as a project manager, development engineer in the teams that are responsible for the development of new products or as a product development manager in a wide variety of industries.
Can I continue my studies?
A BEng in Integrated Design is an independent, completed programme. So, after the 3½ years, you are a graduate engineer and ready to start your professional career.
If you want to immerse yourself further and continue your studies, you can continue your studies and take a MSc in Engineering - Product Development and Innovation.
That is why you should study...
- You will help to develop innovative products
- You will learn how to think holistically and include relevant aspects
- You will learn how to develop innovative solutions to specific problems