Design at Brunel is all about realising fantastic ideas in the real world. Our Product Design Engineering BSc/MDes degree is for creative thinkers who are also comfortable with logical reasoning and who enjoy deeper analysis of functional and technical design challenges, principally focused on industrially-manufactured products. The course spans design and engineering, meaning you can develop products and systems with good form and function. There is a lot of project-based learning to test your skills and you’ll see the outcome of your design from concept to making the actual product. This means you’ll be able to build a great portfolio of your best-quality projects, academic and industry briefs, and case studies, during your studies. You’ll have workshop training and will use industry-standard equipment and software to develop quality hands-on skills to become a maker. Independent access is available to modern facilities that include dedicated design studios, digital sketching, extensive prototyping workshops, and electronics and digital fabrication labs. The practical knowledge you gain is transferable to industry and provides a head start for your future career as a designer and design engineer in the modern world. Our product design engineering course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED). The placement year helps you to prepare for the world of work and you’ll have a year’s worth of invaluable professional experience when you graduate. Our students have worked in both small innovation start-ups and multinational organisations such as Dyson, Jaguar Land Rover, Philips, Procter & Gamble, and Reckitt Benckiser. Our students have the opportunity to add another dimension to their university experience by spending a term or a year in one of our partner universities via our exchange programme: Politecnico di Milano in Italy; Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands, San Francisco State University in USA and Institut Superieur de Design, ISD Bubika in France. New exchange opportunities are being developed with India, Canada and China. Made in Brunel is a unique, student-led initiative that showcases our design talent at its finest. Each year our students run a series of industry and community events leading up to the Made in Brunel exhibition. This annual showcase is a highlight of the London design calendar and promotes the incredible work our students produce to the creative community, and is a great way for our students to network with design professionals and potential employers. If you are interested in turning a product or technology idea into a business after you graduate, we are in partnership with the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), a design incubator for start-ups. You’ll have access to meeting rooms and workspace as well as prototyping facilities. A team of in-house professionals will guide and support you at each stage and a number of our previous entrepreneurial students have successfully commercialised their products. The British Industrial Design Association graduate employability survey ranks Brunel second for creating the ‘most employable graduates’. Brunel Design School has been recognised as one of the best places in the world to research and study design by the 2021 QS World University Ranking by subject.
Typical Modules Materials & Manufacturing UX Design and Graphics Fundamentals of Innovation Embedded Systems for Product Design Design for Manufacturing and Advanced CAD Fundamentals of Innovation For a full list of modules please visit our website https://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/product-design-engineering-bsc
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The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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English language requirements
|with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
|Institution's Own Test
|with no less than 55% in each subsection
|with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17
|with a minimum of 59 in all subscores
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