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University of Portsmouth BSc (Hons) Product Design and Innovation
University of Portsmouth

BSc (Hons) Product Design and Innovation

Southsea, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time

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GBP 9,250 / per year *


* for UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students/EU residents | £18,300/year: international students


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Unleash your creativity and bring your ideas to life.

On this BSc (Hons) Product Design and Innovation degree course, you'll combine the theories and methodologies of art and engineering to create and improve the products we use in efficient and cost-effective ways.

You'll develop your understanding of engineering design, illustration and computer-aided design while also exploring how to create successful and sustainable products in a competitive market. By graduation, you'll be set up for a career in creating and designing products.

Course highlights

  • Use sophisticated computer software and rapid prototyping equipment to design new products and improve existing ones
  • Learn the fundamentals of illustration, computer-aided illustration, computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing technology
  • Learn how to use professional software to visually communicate your product ideas, including Photoshop, AutoCad (for precise 2D and 3D drawing), Creo (for computer-aided design modules and manufacturing simulations) and Keyshot (for photo-realistic renderings and animation)
  • Create a product for a professional organisation or design centre based on a brief submitted to you by the company's design manager – current students are creating a handheld controller for a yacht for Raymarine


This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and The Institution of Engineering Designers (IED), fulfilling the requirements for membership and meeting in full the academic requirement for IEng (Incorporated Engineer).


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