|School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
|Diploma; Online; Advanced
|The Product Design and Development program is the only one of its kind in Canada. It will provide you with the unique understanding to develop high-tech, ecological and socially responsible products from concept and design to production.
Combining the strengths of Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design and the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, the innovative Product Design and Development courses will bring together hands-on learning in product and industrial design and product development with product lifecycle management. Through interdisciplinary, collaborative group projects that will require you to apply all stages of the visual design process, you'll develop creative design problem-solving abilities and strategies.
You'll also acquire a wide range of other skills in this advanced diploma program, including idea generation, drawing, model-making, 3D CAD advanced computer modelling, rapid prototyping, product development (CAE analysis, reverse engineering technology, materials selection, quality testing, product costing and optimization), product lifecycle management and cross-platform multimedia communications. To round out training, you'll gain a strong sense of functional and aesthetic principles of design and a solid understanding of the technical and business aspects of product development.
Centennial's Product Design and Development program meets the growing need for graduates with a strategic vision of interdisciplinary product design and an understanding of all product lifecycle stages. Graduates will be ready to work in a variety of exciting careers related to consumer product development, electronics, furniture, transportation and more.
|Cost per year:*
This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.