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Bachelors's degree
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Combine your passion for design and good products. Create the look of tomorrow and develop your aesthetics further with your Bachelor’s degree in Product Design. 

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Language : German


Aesthetic, practical, efficient, sustainable and cost-effective - the demands on good design are constantly increasing. New and intelligently developed products combine social and ecological innovation and functionality. And you'll learn how to expertly design these strokes of genius in your Product Design studies at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU). 

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After graduating in Product Design, you will be able to identify social problems and the needs of your target groups and work out a strategy for developing a product. At the same time, you will monitor the entire design process and identify and revise errors if necessary. Graduates will be able to design capital and consumer goods as well as self-distributed products. Doors will be open to you for versatile fields of work in design agencies or in-house design departments. For example, you may become: 

Computational Designer

As a computational designer you will conceive and develop projects using Generative Design, in which software generates a variety of design variants from your specifications in the shortest possible time and thus offers you numerous, diverse solution proposals. This can be applied in the area of furniture design, lighting, interior spaces and objects, fashion accessories or, for example, vehicle design. You will also be responsible for creating production data for digital manufacturing methods. 

Design Manager

Spatial Designer

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You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Product Design at IU by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model.  

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You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

Why you should study Product Design

If you are full of ideas and looking for a framework in which you can productively develop your creativity, the Bachelor’s degree in Product Design is the perfect fit for you. During your studies, you'll learn what makes a functional, appealing and sustainable design and how to turn an abstract concept into a functioning product. These skills are valued across all industries. After your degree, you will therefore have a wide range of career options and plenty of professional freedom of choice. 

But you don't have to look far into the future to find reasons to study Product Design. Studying is fun in itself - you learn new things, expand your skills and exchange ideas. At IU, we design learning in such a way that you can enjoy it throughout your life. And that's exactly why you should study Product Design. 

Your IU studies in Product Design 

Your Product Design studies at IU International University of Applied Sciences challenge you to learn the basics of Design. At the same time, you will be trained in technical, analytical and communication skills. Economic and ecological aspects are also part of your curriculum. After graduation, you will be able to develop products and systems that are both contemporary and future-oriented.  

The elective modules focus on the four most common professional fields of Product Design: Spatial Design, Design Management, Sustainable Design and Design for the digital era. You choose the modules to deepen your knowledge depending on your personal interests and your future career goals. 

A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation 

After graduating in Product Design, you will be able to identify social problems and the needs of your target groups. You will also be able to work out strategies for developing a product. At the same time, you know what to look for when controlling the entire design process and how to identify and revise mistakes. You can design investment and consumer goods or design and market products on your own. In short, many doors are open to you. Whether in design agencies or in-house design departments - your know-how is your ticket to numerous industries. 


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