Code: MUO-E30xx

Credits: 90 ECTS cr

Director of the Master's Programme: Professor Andres Lucéro

Courses

Major Studies 90 ECTS

Students’ advanced studies in the major consist of joint studies of the Department of Design (12 ECTS), compulsory major studies, including a thesis project (60 ECTS) and optional major studies (18 ECTS). In optional major studies, the student chooses 10-18 ECTS from the courses offered in Collaborative and Industrial Design competence areas and 0-10 ECTS from personalized studies. In addition, the student chooses 30 ECTS as elective/minor studies. In some cases the student also has to complete language studies, please see the directions below in the section titled Language studies.

For each student the courses are agreed upon in the student’s Personal Study Plan.


Joint Studies of the Department of Design

12 ECTS

These are compulsory for all CoID MA-students. For more information, see: djs.aalto.fi

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E0000

INTRO

2

1

MUO-E0010

Design and Culture

4

1-2

MUO-E0002

Design  Research

4

3 and 5

MUO-E0004

Thesis seminar  

2

1



Compulsory major studies

60 ECTS

These are compulsory for all CoID MA-students

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E3001

Product Architecture Design

10

5

MUO-E3024

User Inspired Design Knowing L

5

1

MUO-E3025

User Inspired Design Making

5

1

MUO-E3032

Design Strategy and Entrepreneurship

10

3

MUO.thes

Master’s Thesis

30

-

ARTSa.matr

Maturity Test

0

-



Optional Major studies: Collaborative and Industrial Design Competence Areas

10-18 ECTS

CoID MA-degree student chooses optional courses or projects from the competence area offerings.

Advanced  Industrial  Design

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E3000

New Materials and Means of Production

10

4

MUO-E5025

Product and Form I (course offered by the MA programme for Contemporary Design)

10

2

MUO-E3020

Designing Interactions

10

2

Collaborative Design

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E3033

Strategic Co-Design L

10

2

MUO-E3008

Designing for Services

5–10

1

MUO-E3034

Evaluating Interactions

10

4

Design Strategy and Leadership

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E3011

Design Strategy and Leadership

10

2



Optional Major Studies: Studies with Varying and Personalized Content

0-8 ECTS

CoID students can include max. 8 credits from these studies to his/her studies in the major. These studies can also be used as part of the elective studies

Code

Name

ECTS

Period 

MUO-E3029

Internship and Work Life Experience

2-10

-

MUO-E3035

Workshop with varying content (implemented 4 times during the study year)

2-10

-

MUO-E3022

Project Module

2-10

-