Master of Science in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) | Northwestern University

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Last Updated on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Master of Science in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) 🔗

About MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University

Degree Offered Master of Science
Other Degrees Offered -
Duration 18 month
Location Evanston, Illinois
Total Credits 4 quarters
Program Offered FALL
Deadline January 15
Offer Made March 15
Admission Type Regular Decision (rolling based after deadline is passed)
STEM
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Entry Requirements for MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University

GRE ❌ (waived for Fall 2021)
TOEFL** 95 (for non-native speakers)
Personal Statement
Personal Statement Word limit -
Letter of Recommendation 2
Resume / CV
Transcripts ✅ (unofficial)
Portfolio
Personal Interview if-necessary
Application Fee $95

**English proficiency can be waived, click here for more information

Personal Statement Prompt

Please respond to two of the four prompts below.

  • If you could spend one year solving one problem, what would it be and why?

  • Describe a positive experience you’ve had recently with a service or a product. Explore ways that experience could evolve scale to increase efficiency and/or inclusivity.

  • A dental supply company wants to create a new product line targeted toward hygienists in China. What would you do to understand the needs of the user?

  • You’ve just finished sketching a new universally accessible kiosk for the London underground. How could you build and test a prototype in one hour? Please respond to this prompt with a visual asset rather than a written response.


Cost of attendence at MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University

Cost (per quarter) (in-state) $19,343
Cost (per Credit) (out-of-state) $19,343
Approx. Total Cost (total 4 quarters) $77,372

What’s special about MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University?

Design Bootcamp 🔗

First-year EDI students attend Design Boot Camp, a pre-term orientation workshop designed to familiarize new students with the people, resources, tools, and activities that will define the EDI Experience while helping them build relationships with EDI faculty members, staff, and peers.

EDI Impact 🔗

Explore five industry sectors where EDI alumni are driving innovation. We have mapped out relevant electives and extracurricular activities for each sector, plus we have collected advice from EDI alumni to help guide your journey. TECH, DESIGN CONSULTING, HEALTHCARE, SOCIAL IMPACT, CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS

Studio Culture 🔗

A dynamic and highly-engaged studio culture is central to how EDI students learn and live during the program. What we define as studio culture includes our learning spaces, how our courses are structured, and the relationships fostered during the program.


MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University Course Ranking

Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Programs #40 valuecolleges.com
Top UX School #30 topuxschool.com

Faculty at MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University 🔗

Faculty in the department of EDI at the Northwestern University collaborate throughout the university and beyond on their research. research_stats

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Research Areas at MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University


Careers after MSc in Engineering Design Innovation (EDI) - Northwestern University 🔗

Featured Alumni

Job Titles

  • Service Designer and Design Strategist
  • Senior Manager of Innovation
  • Senior Product Engineer & Engineering Team Lead
  • Breakthrough Technology Process Engineer
  • Senior Service Designer and many more

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