Product Design at University of Brighton - UCAS

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Course summary

Product designers use creativity and problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions that enhance people’s lives. Our Product Design BSc (Hons) integrates practical experience and theoretical knowledge in a supportive environment as you develop the skills to become a well-rounded professional. You learn to navigate every stage of the product development process, with the ability to design sustainable, socially conscious, commercially viable and technically sound solutions. Project-based learning in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary studio environment that mirrors industry, encourages you to learn from and with each other, helping prepare you for your career. What to expect from this course: -Work alongside others in a friendly, creative and collaborative studio environment. -Develop your practical experience alongside theoretical knowledge, from placement opportunities to taking part in competitions and projects supported by industry such as the Fixperts project in the Design Practice: Inclusive Design module. -Bring your ideas to life in our workshops and prototyping labs equipped with the latest industry tools and technologies including 3D printers, CNC machines, VR and robotics. --Learn from our expert staff with a range of specialisms and excellent industry contacts, as well as visiting professionals, and gain a real grounding for a career that fuses creativity, science, technology and innovation. -Accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers. Don’t meet these entry requirements? The University of Brighton Product Design BSc(Hons) with integrated foundation year provides an extra year of study at foundation level for students who do not currently have the portfolio of work or academic qualifications required for entry to this course. Successful completion of the foundation year enables you to progress onto year 1 of this degree.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13842* Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £13842* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please note that the £13,842 international fee is for classroom based courses and provisional for 2023. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Product Design at University of Brighton - UCAS