United Kingdom

Queen Mary University of London

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Clinical, pre-clinical & health 2018
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Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, United Kingdom

Queen Mary University of London

Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering

Traditionally Design and Engineering programmes have been either Arts or Engineering based. It is becoming increasingly apparent that in future design graduates will need to be both artist and scientist, or at least, be able to understand how they may cross the divide. In the future there will be a growing need for designers who are educated as both engineering professionals (who can understand and can apply the latest technological developments), and designers (who understand creative processes, and are able to research and address questions of the contextual relevance and the appropriateness of design). In the MEng Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering programme, design creativity and knowledge of technology are an integral part of the structure. The programme aims to provide a strong interaction between creativity and human factor design together with practical technology through engineering, materials and process principles, and multimedia technology, enabling the students to obtain unique interdisciplinary skills to evaluate design problems. The programme combines a balanced diet of design and creative engineering course study work together with a third essential element, an integrated practical studio and workshop application of those studies. The programme develops knowledge of fundamental creative engineering and design principles to enable graduates to become a design practitioner. The core design studio sessions will encourage multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary design processes, deepening development of intellectual competence and project management skills. These sessions will also develop analytical skills, creative potential, and appreciation of management. To become the developer of a successful innovative product, students will learn, in the context of design development, about technology, materials and the methods of manufacture. They will also gain some appreciation of what is the best strategy to bring the product to market. In year 4 students will undertake a major individual Design project of 60 credits, which will give students experience of product development form inception to realisation. As every new project will necessitate the acquisition of new technical knowledge, students will also study 60 credits worth of Engineering and Materials modules that provide background knowledge for the Design project at hand.

  • Qualification
    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250