Undergraduate in Product Design – Ceramic and Glass


The Product Design course in ceramic and glass ensures a solid training in the area of Product Design and technological expertise in the areas of ceramics and glass. Focused in ceramic and glass products design and development, for both industry and manufacturing “Craft”, the design and development of products within the framework of the course include the following types of material objects: Tableware, Cookware, equipment and products for architecture and Urbanism (and floor coverings, sanitary and urban equipment), jewellery and fashion accessories. This course degree establishes a strong liaison between Design and Technology, forming graduates with high creative skills, technical, scientific, ethical and professional competences, which able them to rationalize resources usage and manage systems/processes related to business activities in an effective, integrated and innovative way; such as Product Designer, Director of Innovation, Product Development, or Production Director.

Curricular plan

CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525103Drawing1st Semester660 h
8525105History and Design Theory1st Semester345 h
8525101Material, Form and Colour Lab1st Semester9100 h
8525104Materials for Design I1st Semester660 h
8525102Creative Thinking1st Semester660 h
8525108Drawing for Design2nd Semester660 h
8525110Art and Design Studies I2nd Semester345 h
8525109Materials for Design II2nd Semester660 h
8525106Product Design Project I2nd Semester9100 h
8525107Technologies I2nd Semester660 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525115Art and Design Studies II1st Semester345 h
8525113Human Factor1st Semester345 h
8525111Product Design Project II1st Semester12120 h
85251142D Digital Presentation Techniques1st Semester660 h
8525112Technologies II1st Semester660 h
8525119Interfaces, Interaction and Usability2nd Semester345 h
Curricular Option I2nd Semester345 h
8525116Product Design Project III2nd Semester12120 h
85251183D Digital Presentation Techniques2nd Semester660 h
8525117Technologies III2nd Semester660 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525124Design and Sustainable Development1st Semester345 h
Free Option I1st Semester6
8525121Product Design Project IV1st Semester15150 h
8525122Virtual Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing1st Semester345 h
8525123Trends and Consumption Behaviours1st Semester345 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525128Project Management2nd Semester345 h
8525127Innovation and Entrepreneurship2nd Semester345 h
Free Option II2nd Semester6
8525126Final Project2nd Semester15150 h
8525129Seminar2nd Semester345 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
Conditionated Option II2nd Semester3
8525131Integrated Project2nd Semester24
8525132Seminar2nd Semester345 h

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