Industrial Design (Turkish)
Industrial Design Department includes personal or corporate products that are planned to be mass-produced in the industry; It aims to train people who can design by considering conditions such as functionality, ergonomics and cost, and plan the production methods and processes of products. Graduates of this department; By working in coordination with different disciplines in the processes of designing new products or developing existing products, they can produce solutions to problems and ensure that this process is carried out successfully.
The industrial designer combines art and engineering in product designs. Industrial designers focus on user experience when creating style and function for a product. Industrial designers, defined as product, system, service and experience designers, can find the opportunity to work in a wide range from toys to jewellery, furniture to durable household appliances, industrial equipment to motor vehicles. With the increase in competition in the globalizing world; It is becoming more and more important that the products produced have distinct advantages compared to their competitors in terms of both function and aesthetics. In order for the products to have the desired features and to be ahead of their competitors, it has become inevitable for individuals specialized in industrial design to take an active role in the market.
Industrial Design Department aims to provide experienced graduates who can design the products planned to be mass produced in the industry in a useful, ergonomic and economical way, plan the production methods and processes of products, think multi-dimensionally, monitor and evaluate the developments in their field, and suggest new research topics in these fields.
With quality of education, quality of scientific research and cooperation, preferred first place around the world; in Turkey and the world in the field of design, actively working with original ideas and applications, following change and create change is to become a lead department.
Applied Education Model
OSTİM Technical University was established in providing business and financial center have made remarkable contributions in Turkey’s industrialization. In addition to theoretical knowledge, practical training is given importance in order to benefit from this knowledge. Starting from the first year, students will receive practical training, one course in each semester, in the first year of business in international trade and finance units in order to gain observation, application, innovation and management skills in the business environment.
Entrepreneurship Scorecard, which is based on gaining entrepreneurship mentality, equipment and skills to OSTİM Technical University students, is a follow-up procedure that allows the evaluation of the performance of each student in the university according to some predetermined or subsequently accepted entrepreneurial actions and in case of passing a certain stage.
For our students who have achieved a certain payroll in the Entrepreneurship Scorecard, our school will be given support and awards such as start-up capital support for the design, product, service or project they have established, job opportunities in OSTİM Technopark, finding and contacting partners, and internship opportunities abroad.
Lessons that Make a Difference
In the education program of our department, there are various activities that will be presented in addition to our students’ academic studies aiming to enable to easily adapt to university life, programs that will help the students to reach their goals and contribute to their personal development, courses such as Introduction to University Life, Building the Future, Entrepreneurship Project that help students to become active individuals, create intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity and awareness of taking responsibility, gain entrepreneurial qualities such as innovation-realization, commercialization, corporatization.