Footwear Design Studies
Footwear Design Studies, Nordic Dimensions
Study Nordic Footwear Design at HAMK
The contemporary world is growing ever more environmentally conscious and technology advances with huge leaps every day. There is a need for professionals with an understanding of green values, circular economy, modern technologies and business. The studies in Footwear Design teach you creative design thinking integrated into business, which prepares you for the varied challenges of the modern world.
The core themes of the studies are Finnish Design Orientation (15 ECTS), Basics of Footwear Materials and Technology (15 ECTS) and Advanced Knowledge of Sustainable Footwear Design in Practice (15 ECTS). The studies also include a lot of project work related to design and business cases. During the studies you can also choose some courses from the optional studies Global Fashion Business or Smart & Sustainable Design Lab.
The studies have a strong creative and technical focus. You will study in a studio-based environment with exceptional facilities and gain a deep knowledge of the product and production.