Smart and Sustainable Design

Are you interested in sustainable and smart design? Do you want to learn how to design ecologically and ethically produced products and services?
University: Häme University of Applied Sciences - Campus Hämeenlinna
Location Hämeenlinna, Finland
Duration: 4 years
Degree Bachelor
ECTS ECTS
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Tuition fee (EU/EEA/CH): € 0
Tuition fee (Non-EU): € 4 850

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Are you interested in sustainable and smart design in fashion, footwear or glass and ceramics? Do you want to learn how to design ecologically and ethically produced products and services? Are you fascinated by Nordic design? The contemporary world is growing ever more environmentally conscious and technology advances with huge leaps every day. It is important that you as designer understand the importance of sustainable values and the challenges of circular economy. You will learn how to use and combine both traditional and modern techniques with design thinking and a strong creative and material-based mindset. You will study in a studio environment with modern facilities and earn deep understanding of the product and production. The studies include an active collaboration with businesses and a commercial focus in design. The staff have vast global networks.

ABOUT EDUCATION

Are you interested in sustainable and smart design? Do you want to learn how to design ecologically and ethically produced products and services?

The contemporary world is growing ever more environmentally conscious and technology advances with huge leaps every day. It is important that design professionals understand the importance of green values, the challenges of circular economy and know how to use and combine both traditional and modern techniques. Service design know-how and design thinking combined with business principles know-how create a good foundation for today’s designer.

In design education you can choose your major subject in clothing, footwear or glass and ceramics design. After completing your studies you will master all the steps from product design to manufacturing.

Smart and sustainable design education provides the ability to work as a designer in companies in different fields and in public organizations, or act as an independent entrepreneur. There is demand for the service and user experience design, where social media competence, marketing expertise and visualization expertise are combined with designer competence. People with design education are increasingly setting up their own businesses and working in a diverse range of creative industries. Professional titles include: designer, entrepreneur, product assistant, product designer, product manager, buyer, project seller and project manager.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

There is a need for service and user experience design, where social media competence, marketing expertise and visualization expertise are combined with designer competence. In our design education you can choose your major subject in fashion, footwear or glass and ceramics design. After studies you will master all the steps from product design to manufacturing. Smart and sustainable design education enables you to work as a designer in companies in different fields and in the public sector, or act as an entrepreneur. Designers are increasingly setting up businesses and working in a diverse range of creative industries. Professional titles include for example: designer, product assistant, product developer, entrepreneur, project manager and buyer.

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