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Graduate Institute of Technological Product Design(M.Des.)
Tel: 886-4-23892088 ext.3842
Fax: 886-4-23895293
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College of Design
Group: Architeccture and Design
International Admission: Master

*Practical Instruction and Design Programs
The MA program enables students to keep up with related industries and equip them with abilities to solve problems and to integrate upstream and downstream companies.
*Industry-Academia Cooperation — Internship at School and a Job Guarantee after Graduation
The school positively encourages the interaction among industry, government and academy. Besides, industry-academia cooperation held in Innovation Incubation Center contributes to the employment of students after graduation.
*The Most Experienced Faculty in Practical Field in Taiwan
The percentage of staff owning practical achievements and qualifications remains the highest among universities in Taiwan. The qualifications include the best working experiences, Class A technician certificate, patents, industry-academia cooperation of national science council plans and that of Ministry of Education, SBIR program of Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Civil Service Exam of Professional and Technical Personnel. All these qualifications guarantee the solid vocational education in the Department.
*Close to Three Taichung Science Parks
The campus neighbors upon Taichung Industrial Park, Precision Machinery R&D Park and Central Taiwan Science Park. More than 1200 companies enter the three parks and bring numerous job opportunities.
*Full Scheme of Employment
Every MA student should collaborate with a company for executing an industry academia cooperation plan and will be given a research grant for the internship. After graduation, postgraduates would have the opportunities to be selected and get employed soon.

The school aims to cultivate the high-tech product designers with international perspectives, professional knowledge and human concern.

Research Focus:

Course Structure

*Precision Machinery Product Design
Mechanism, Structure, Function and Form Design of Precision Machinery

*Design of Assistive Device of Health, Medicine and Biotechnology
Ideal of Human-Based Universal Design

*3C Product Design
Applied Kansei Engineering, Combining Creative Culture and Informational Technique Application for 3C Product Design

In addition to those from industrial design background, the MA program welcomes students from various professional fields in order to cultivate diverse talents to suit the contemporary business requirements.

Beside the relevant design field, the graduate school also invites international experts and scholars for lectures. Modules such as ‘Technological Product Design’ and ‘Creative Product Design’ are taken as the outline of programs while ‘Precision Machinery Product Design’, ‘Design of Assistive Device of Health, Medicine and Biotechnology’, ‘3C Product Design’ are set as content goals and ‘Marketing’ and ‘Kansei Engineering’ as assistive courses.

The modules contain basic and advanced theories of industrial design, aesthetics and art cultivation, design analysis and management, prototyping, marketing, consumer psychology, digital, graphic and advertising design, ergonamics, information technology and application, virtual design, patent information and design around, cultural and creative industry.

Nov 13, 2009

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