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Transportation Design – Undergraduate Degree

240 ECTS credits
4 Years years


IED Barcelona offers four-year Undergraduate Degrees in Design which are equivalent to University Degrees (240 ECTS) with the aim of transforming passion, talent and creativity into knowledge and skills that will enable future design professionals to develop their careers in the world of Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management.

Key facts

  • Language: Spanish and English
  • Credits: 240 ECTS Duration: 4 years
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday, full time
  • Calendar: September – June

Course Description

Both interior designers and product or transport designers have the goal of providing innovative and efficient solutions with a commitment to sustainable development. Studying at IED Design gives students the chance to work with design companies and institutions in the sector, as well as innovation centres. All of the teachers are working professionals, and the school’s workshops are brand new and equipped with the best tools and materials for developing projects.

Transport Design

The course trains students to become transport designers who are capable of generating ideas to solve mobility problems from a global perspective. Transport designers who graduate from IED Design are versatile and have the advantage of having received multidisciplinary training. The teaching methodology is based on the skills needed to create strategies and future design languages. This ensures the student’s motivation, keeps priorities in line with technical requirements, branding and costs, and provides the enthusiasm needed to give design a distinctive trait so as to guarantee the client is offered a successful product.

Who is it aimed for?

The Undergraduate Degree in Transport-Product Design provides future professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to create designs bearing in mind the user and their surroundings, ergonomics, social value, technology and materials. The course is geared towards people with a passion for the automobile and mobility industry in its broadest sense, ranging from interior and exterior design for means of transport (cars, motorbikes, trains, ships, aeroplanes, etc.) and all kinds of complements, accessories and related services.

Career Opportunities

As an interior and exterior designer for cars, motorbikes, ships, aircraft, public transport, bicycles and mobility accessories. Other options include working as a designer at the design, development, marketing, colour&trim or R&D departments of a company. Alternatively, graduates may become project managers, designers, materials researchers, trendsetters and 3D modellers in the transport and videogame sectors.