Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

M.S. with thesis in Industrial Design

The Master of Science in Industrial Design is a research-oriented program, which focuse on contemporary issues and new problem areas in industrial design and places a specific emphasis on multidisciplinary character of industrial design field. This program encourages candidates from the graduates of other disciplines which might be related to design such as engineering, marketing, management, architecture, interior design etc. as well as the graduates of industrial design.

Graduates of other disciplines will be required to follow a deficiency program which involves some of the undergraduate courses where they can understand the nature of industrial design activity, learn the related terminology, techniques, decision making and communication skills. The programme is targeted for those who need to be qualified with research and organisation skills in their professional practice of industrial design.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ID500 M.S. THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
ID501 ADVANCED PROJECT DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 6 3 6 14.0
ID503 RESEARCH METHODS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN I 3 3 0 8.0
ID592 GRADUATE SEMINARS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 0 0 2 10.0
5 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Industrial Design.
Total minimum credit: 24

Ph.D. in Industrial Design

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ID600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
ID691 DOCTORAL SEMINARS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 0 0 2 10.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Industrial Design.
Total minimum credit: 21

Integrated Ph.D. in Industrial Design

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ID501 ADVANCED PROJECT DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 6 3 6 14.0
ID503 RESEARCH METHODS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN I 3 3 0 8.0
ID592 GRADUATE SEMINARS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 0 0 2 10.0
ID600 PH.D. THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
12 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Industrial Design.
Total minimum credit: 45