Master in Design Engineering

Master in Design Engineering

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: 9 January
Processing time: 2 weeks
Application fee: $250
Intakes: September
International tuition: $49,222
Domestic tuition: $49,222

Program overview

The GSD has a long, distinguished history of producing the world’s best designers of buildings, landscapes, and urban environments, while SEAS has long cultivated excellence in engineering, foundational science, and innovation. The MDE program combines GSD methods of analysis, visualization, conceptual inquiry, and open-ended exploration with the rigor and quantitative power of the engineering disciplines at SEAS to address problems far beyond traditional design and engineering fields.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Consideration will be given to applicants who are ready to tackle the world’s most complex challenges and: have at least two years of professional experience in engineering, design, business, government, or other fields; hold a degree in design, engineering, sciences, social sciences, or a related field; and have demonstrated technical literacy (see below) and multidisciplinary design interests. Applicants must be prepared to submit a portfolio/set of project descriptions.

    Career opportunities

    The MDE program offers the opportunity for high-caliber students to become thought leaders in a variety of roles in industry, government, NGO's, and academia. MDE graduates are able to understand and communicate the architecture of complex problems; they study and engage a variety of situations with the technical and critical skills needed to design new forms of intervention and mitigation.

    Campus location

    Cambridge , United States

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