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Digital Fabrication: technology, craft and theory

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

In this course, key phenomena and concepts in the field of digital fabrication are introduced and analyzed. The course deals with digital fabrication based on three overlapping perspectives: technology, crafts, and theory. The technological perspective highlights the technologies, concepts and processes that enable digital fabrication (including additive and subtractive manufacturing, CAD/CAM). The craft perspective puts emphasis on the various craftmanship abilities that are expressed in digital fabrication practices in seeking to transform an idea into a tangible prototype. The theory-focused perspective implies an appreciative feature of the course in which digital fabrication is discussed in terms of what changes digital fabrication can entail for organizations.

 

Application and eligibility

Digital Fabrication: technology, craft and theory, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 1 October 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 ECTS from an internationally recognised university in one of the following subjects; Engineering, Design, Architecture, Informatics, Business administration, Economics or equivalent studies. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-27225

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 1 October 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Admission to the course requires 90 ECTS from an internationally recognised university in one of the following subjects; Engineering, Design, Architecture, Informatics, Business administration, Economics or equivalent studies. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F2721

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Studentsupport

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Course is given by
Department of Informatics