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Product Design - The Delft Design Approach

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

42 days
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About

Do you want to learn how to design? Using the Product Design - The Delft Design Approach course from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) you will learn how to use a number of key design methods to create meaningful products and services.

Overview

This Product Design - The Delft Design Approach course offered by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is an introduction to the Delft Design Approach offering a model and a set of signature methods from Delft to teach you how to get from understanding the user in context to defining a meaningful design challenge and – in the end – deliver a great design! The course challenges you to experience the design process yourself and reflect on your work with the help of students and excellent teaching staff from Delft, and industrial experts.

What you'll learn:

  • How to study users in their own environment;
  • How to translate user insights into a design challenge that will spark creativity;
  • How to create a meaningful design to meet your challenge;
  • How to design and to structure your projects with the support of design thinking, a model and several methods;
  • How to evaluate and present your design.

No previous knowledge of design methods is required, yet some experience with designing (something) is helpful.

Programme Structure

Course Syllabus

The course is structured as follows:

Step 1: Understanding meaning in design

  • How do the things around us attain their meaning?
  • How and why do we design meaningful things?

Step 2: Understanding the context of use

  • How and why do we gain empathic understanding of the users we design for?
  • How do we derive insights to inspire the design process?

Step 3: Defining a design challenge

  • How do we identify the key design problem when we look at the user's current situation?
  • How do we define a meaningful design challenge that will drive the creative phases of design?
For more information please visit the progroamme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Some familiarity with concepts like 'design thinking', 'User-centered design' and 'Design process' is advised.
  • Some experience with designing something (even for yourself) will be helpful.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 42 days.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 42 days.

Funding

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