Bachelor Degree in Design in Suzhou in China

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BEng Industrial Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

The BEng Industrial Design is a recently established programme that seeks to educate a new generation of designers with a balance of creative and technical knowledge and competences. In doing this it takes a studio-centred and interdisciplinary approach. Our programme also has a cross-cultural and international perspective leads to our graduates having a truly global perspective. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Suzhou in China. Overview The BEng Industrial Design programme seeks to educate a new generation of industrial and product designers with a balance of synthetic and analytic knowledge and competencies, from both engineering and humanities. It takes a studio-centred and interdisciplinary approach and has an international perspective in which students are educated to bridge cultural differences between China and the rest of the world. Unique selling points of the programme • Design is presented as a coherent academic discipline, and career choice, that provides a foundation for students to map, from clearly articulated user needs to well-justified and well-developed solutions • Students have the opportunity to participate in collaborative projects and/or internship opportunities at a wide variety of national and multinational companies that use industrial design • XJTLU is located in one of China’s most multicultural cities, which provides a unique perspective on industrial design and its intercultural flexibility • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By studying BEng Industrial Design you will gain a strong understanding of: • technological methods and creative skills in the development and production of products, consumer goods, interactive products and services • social, cultural and historical aspects that influence the design of products and services • cross-cultural aspects of designing for Chinese and other contexts. Skills you will acquire include: • creative, innovative and rational thinking • user research, visualisation and model-making • designing material products and interactive services • presenting and documenting design development processes. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides students with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. In Year One, BEng Industrial Design students take modules including calculus (MTH013), multivariable calculus (MTH008), physics (PHY004) and design expressions (2D) I and II (IND001 and IND002). Modules: Year Two • Computer aided design and modelling (3D) (IND112) • History of industrial design (IND114) • Design communication (IND116) • Engineering mathematics I (MTH101) • Statics and solids (IND109) • Introduction to materials (IND108) • Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics (IND106) • English language and study skills III for humanities and social sciences (EAP113) • Studio I: human needs - scales and proportions (IND101) • Introduction to human-computer interaction (IND118). Modules: Year Three • Ergonomics (IND213) • User-focused research (IND210) • Engineering mechanics and design (IND211) • Design for manufacturability (IND212) • Product semantics and aesthetics (IND208) • Creativity, methods, and theory (IND207) • Studio II: concept generation and interaction (IND209) • Studio III: industry collaboration (IND206). Modules: Year Four • Robust design (IND313) • Professional practice (IND311) • Sustainable design (IND302) • Service design (IND310) • Design strategy and ethics (IND08) • Culture and theory (IND305) • Final year project (IND307). Career prospects BEng Industrial Design graduates have excellent career opportunities. The Chinese economy is rapidly transforming from 'made in China' to 'created in China', which means there is a growing demand for industrial designers working in design and research and development departments of multinational enterprises or as design consultants and freelance designers. Suzhou and the surrounding cities are home to many international and Chinese companies, some of which you will get to know during your studies. Because of the cross-cultural focus of the programme, our graduates are well-positioned to work internationally. Many graduates also pursue further postgraduate education or other professional careers that emphasise conceptual thinking, excellent communication skills and the cross-cultural appreciation of creativity, innovation processes, user needs and behaviours, and consumer markets. [-]

BEng Digital Media Technology

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

Media technologies are changing our world. Digital photography and video, music and virtual reality are just some of the technologies which you will learn about on this programme. [+]

Overview Media technologies are changing our world. Programming, signal and image processing, international networks, computer graphics and game design, and multimedia system management are just some of the technologies which you will learn about on the BEng Digital Media Technology programme. Students of digital media technology will become engineers with an understanding of hardware and software systems and how this knowledge can be applied creatively in the media and the arts. Studying this programme will give you: • a fundamental understanding of electronic engineering and computer science with emphasis on digital media technology • great potential to aid society and improve people's quality of life. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU undergraduate programmes, will earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Unique selling points of the programme An MSc multimedia communication programme leading to a University of Liverpool degree is available as an extension course for the BEng Digital Media Technology programme. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate, you will: • have a broad understanding of the hardware and software that support the digital media industries • appreciate the way hardware and software can be used creatively within the media industries • be able to use your knowledge and skills in the development of new and imaginative digital media projects. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two • C and Java programming • Digital electronics • Electronic circuits, transistors and amplifiers • Electrical circuits • Data structures • Visual literacy and videography • Algorithmic foundations and problem solving • Human centric computing. Modules: Year Three • Electronic circuits and systems • Digital electronics • Continuous and discrete time signals and systems • Internet principles • Computer graphics • Analogue and digital communications • Microprocessor systems • Industrial awareness and group project • Advanced object-orientated programming • Artificial intelligence. Modules: Year Four • Mobile computing • Multimedia information retrieval and technology • Multimedia security systems< • Principles of computer games design • Embedded computer systems • Image processing • Final year project. Choose one from the following: • E-commerse technologies • Signal processing and digital filtering. Career prospects The digital media industries are growing rapidly so there is enormous demand for creative and skilled engineers in internet development, the games industry and information systems management. [-]

BEng Architecture

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

This programme uses the Architectural transition in China alongside the varied expertise and cultural backgrounds of our staf to as both a background and impetus forthe development of students ready to enter the architectural profession on either a regional and global level. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Suzhou in China. Overview The BEng Architecture programme aims to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in architecture. Through architectural design tasks you will be guided in developing an understanding of the importance of human needs and desires, as well as developing creative and responsible responses, by taking into account the social, cultural, ecological, economic as well as technological contexts within which architecture is situated. RIBA VALIDATION The BEng Architecture programme has become the first programme of its kind at a Chinese university to receive validation by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), thus demonstrating XJTLU's commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education to students from China and abroad. The Royal Institute commended the Department of Architecture and its staff for “creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from an international and Chinese context with an ambition to produce a new type of graduate, with an emphasis on human-centred architecture, for the emerging global context." Unique selling points of the programme • RIBA part one validation demonstrates the department’s commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognised education • Excellent opportunities for further studies - around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further study from top-ranked universities in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania in the USA, the Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London in the United Kingdom, the University of Sydney in Australia, the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, and the National University of Singapore • You will have opportunities for exciting work experience and internships - students and graduates have worked for internationally acclaimed offices such as David Chipperfield, Arup, Neri&Hu and TFP Farrells • International and highly engaged academic staff with backgrounds from more than 15 different countries, creating a distinctive environment in which students learn from international and Chinese contexts • The chance to take part in partly-funded field trips within China and to international destinations • Various opportunities to take part in international workshops, as well as in workshops with international participation at XJTLU and elsewhere in China • You will have opportunities to take part in exhibitions. In the past, students have exhibited at the Venice Biennale in Italy, the Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre, and the RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards exhibition in London, UK • You will be encouraged to take part in competitions. In the past students have been successful in the Construction Festival organised by Tongji University, as well as at the IDEERS Earthquake Safe Design competition in Taipei, Taiwan • There are opportunities to have work published in the Department of Architecture's yearbook • Access to design studios and to fabrication and printing workshops equipped with printers, laser cutters and 3D printers • Highly engaged technicians able to help with fabrication technologies • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from BEng Architecture, you will have: • fluency in the productive use of analogue and digital design media, the Western and Chinese cultures and histories of architecture, the processes that form and transform urban space, principles of structure and construction, environmental control and architectural professional practice • an ability to generate design proposals using understanding of a body of knowledge, some at the current boundaries of professional practice and the academic discipline of architecture • an ability to apply a range of communication methods and media to present design proposals clearly and effectively • an understanding of the alternative materials, processes and techniques that apply to architectural design and building construction • an ability to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in order to make and present sound judgments within a structured discourse relating to architectural culture, theory and design • knowledge of the context of the architect and the construction industry, and the professional qualities needed for decision making in complex and unpredictable circumstances • an ability to identify individual learning needs and understand the personal responsibility required for further professional education. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two Year Two provides the basis for the subsequent years of the programme. You will be introduced to the history and theory of architecture, building science, structure and construction as well as building technology. Experimental studio modules introduce you to the presentation, modelling and design of architectural spaces and small buildings. • Design studio: design thinking and articulation • Design studio: small space design • Design studio: small scale architectural design • History of Western architecture • Structure and materials • Introduction to environmental science • Construction and materials • Humanities and culture. Modules: Year Three In Year Three, you will pursue design projects that require the integration of a more complex range of contextual parameters. You will continue to learn about building technology and the history and theory of architecture and urban developments. • Design studio: design and building typology • Design studio: small urban buildings • Environmental design and sustainability • History of Asian architecture • Structural design • Urban studies. Modules: Year Four In the final year, you will demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of architectural design processes from initial concepts to the design of buildings, taking into account human needs and desires as well as structural, material and environmental considerations. Modules on digital design and building technology, theory, aesthetics and professional practice are designed to support the studio tasks. In Year Four, you will have the opportunity to select studio projects from a series of parallel briefs. • Design studio: small and medium scale buildings • Design studio: final year project • Architectural technology • Architectural theory • Professional practice • Philosophy of art and aesthetics. Career prospects Architecture graduates find excellent opportunities for professional employment and for further education both locally and internationally in architecture and its related disciplines, as well as in other creative industries. Most of our graduates continue their studies on international masters programmes, either directly or after a year out in practice. Around 20 percent of our graduates have received offers for further studies from universities ranked at the very top in the field, such as the University of Pennsylvania, the Bartlett at the University College London, the University of Sydney, the Politecnico di Milano, and the National University of Singapore. Our graduates also have been working for acclaimed international and Chinese practices such as David Chipperfield, Tong Ming Studio, Farrells, and Arup. [-]