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 Semester61st Year
8525105History and Design Theory1st Semester31st Year
8525101Material, Form and Colour Lab1st Semester91st Year
8525104Materials for Design I1st Semester61st Year
8525102Creative Thinking1st Semester61st Year
8525108Drawing for Design2nd Semester61st Year
8525110Art and Design Studies I2nd Semester31st Year
8525109Materials for Design II2nd Semester61st Year
8525106Product Design Project I2nd Semester91st Year
8525107Technologies I2nd Semester61st Year
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525115Art and Design Studies II1st Semester32nd Year
8525113Human Factor1st Semester32nd Year
8525111Product Design Project II1st Semester122nd Year
85251142D Digital Presentation Techniques1st Semester62nd Year
8525112Technologies II1st Semester62nd Year
8525119Interfaces, Interaction and Usability2nd Semester32nd Year
8525120Conditional Option I - PD-CG2nd Semester32nd Year
8525116Product Design Project III2nd Semester122nd Year
85251183D Digital Presentation Techniques2nd Semester62nd Year
8525117Technologies III2nd Semester62nd Year
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525124Design and Sustainable Development1st Semester33rd Year
8525125Free Option I- PD-CG1st Semester63rd Year
8525121Product Design Project IV1st Semester153rd Year
8525122Virtual Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing1st Semester33rd Year
8525123Trends and Consumption Behaviours1st Semester33rd Year
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525128Project Management2nd Semester33rd Year
8525127Innovation and Entrepreneurship2nd Semester33rd Year
8525130Free Option II - PD-CG2nd Semester63rd Year
8525126Final Project2nd Semester153rd Year
8525129Seminar2nd Semester33rd Year
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
8525133Conditionated Option II - PD-CG2nd Semester33rd Year
8525131Integrated Project2nd Semester243rd Year
8525132Seminar2nd Semester33rd Year

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