Associate Degree

Faculty of Creative Industries


The Associate Degree in Product Design addresses the need for Professionals in the field of Design in Macao, covering extensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills, including but not limited to technical drawing, modelling and prototyping, graphic and visual design industrial design, ergonomics, design thinking, mobility and interaction design.

Year 1 – The first year courses offer theoretical and practical framework in understanding how graphic design is used to visualise and communicate ideas, and the basic concepts of design thinking. Students also acquire practical skills like the usage of different drawing media and techniques, and digital fabrication technologies applied to design fields.

Year 2 – The second year emphasises in understanding the approaches, techniques and impact in product design. Besides, students also acquire product design skills through a series of drawings and models testing, and evaluating ergonomic designs. Students can also learn to develop visual and physical interpretations of mobility concept via the use of 3D software, computer rendering and prototyping to clearly communicate a design product to an audience.

Typical Duration

2 years (day/evening) programme

Teaching Medium

English

Total number of credits for graduation 

74

 

Campus

NAPE 1 (Rua de Londres 16, Macau, China)

Programme’s Government Approval (In Chinese and Portuguese only)

http://www.gaes.gov.mo/esdbonline/coursedb/pdf/Desp-117-2016.pdf


Study plan & description of modules

Please click on any specific module to see its description.


Modules

Year 1 Bachelor
LCO102
2.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
LIS238
3.00 credits
LCO103
2.00 credits
Others
ENG101
3.00 credits
ENG102
2.00 credits
ADAT101
6.00 credits
ENG104
2.00 credits
ADAT107
2.00 credits
ENG103
3.00 credits
ADAT106
3.00 credits
ADAT103
3.00 credits
ADAT102
3.00 credits
ADAT105
3.00 credits
Others
ENG106
2.00 credits
ENG107
3.00 credits
ENG108
2.00 credits
ENG105
3.00 credits
ADPD202
3.00 credits
ADPD201
6.00 credits
ADPD203
6.00 credits
ADPD204
3.00 credits
ADPD205
3.00 credits