The things in our lives, the objects that we love, the equipment we use is all developed by a product designer.
Product designers are creative problem solvers. They respond to human needs, have ideas, rigorously test them and turn them into products ready to be manufactured and put to use.
The BA/BSc Product Design degree gives you the skills this fast-moving industry demands. You develop an analytic mind, deep knowledge of materials and technologies – and the ability to create balance between form and function. You learn by doing – with hands-on projects that take you through conception, design and development to manufacture.
You constantly reflect on and refine your work, gaining an understanding of human-centred design and taking inspiration from real-world experience and live briefs. You also study the history and theory of design and how it influences the work you do.
Opt to study either a BA or a BSc. Whichever you choose, you'll gain thorough knowledge of the product development process and leave with the skills and expertise you need to become a designer whose products change lives.
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Entry Requirements & How to Apply
Applicants should have a strong art and/or design portfolio and demonstrate a commitment to art and/or design, and preferably five GCSEs to include English Language (or Welsh First Language) and Mathematics* at grade C or above / grade 4 or above (for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England)
Following an interview and assessment of portfolio, our typical offers can range between:
- 96 - 120 points from a successfully completed Art & Design Foundation Diploma or/and
- 96 - 120 points from at least 2 A Levels. For the BSc, one A level at grade C or above is required within a relevant subject: Science/Maths/Technology. The Welsh Baccalaureate – Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate will be considered as a third subject
- RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma / Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM / DDM
- 96 - 120 points from a combination of Scottish Highers and Scottish Advanced Highers (For BSc this should be within a relevant subject: Science/Maths/Technology)
- 96 - 120 points from the Irish Leaving Certificate at Highers to include 2 x H2 grades from any subject (minimum grade H4 considered)
- 96 - 120 points from the Access to HE Diploma within a relevant subject
*For Welsh applicants sitting the reformed Mathematics GCSE, we will accept either GCSE
About the School
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