Product Design

One Year Courses - Madrid

The intensive one-year Product Design Course (1 year) prepares students to take their first steps in product design in an introduction to the techniques, processes and methodologies of this discipline.

This course provides access to IED Madrid’s master’s degree programmes and to the job market for those who are starting their professional career. This course concentrates several years of study into one, offering a unique benefit to students.


  • Start date
    October 2020
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Attendance
  • Language

Training Areas

Fundamentals of the creative process: block that introduces students to the creative process in a cross-cutting manner by presenting the conceptual fundamentals of design and project methodology. Various types of research are used to acquire a strategic vision, students are introduced to sustainable and systemic thinking, and culture, sociology and art are discussed.

Labs: block introducing students to the specific concepts of the speciality, such as ergonomics, materials, production systems etc. through practical workshops.

Tools - Manual: block for learning about the manual resources of a designer: techniques for expression and communication, such as drawing, colour and modelling (FabLab).

Tools - Digital: block for learning about digital tools for communication, representation and 3D modelling.