Overview Our product design degree gives you the knowledge, practical skills and industry experience to build a portfolio that will help you launch a career in a wide-range of sectors. Why study product design with us BA Product Design is a practice-based programme driven by our passion for understanding people and technology; exploring innovative solutions driven by real opportunities, and addressing challenges faced by industry and society. We will equip you with the skills to design products and services, and will support you with the experience, advice, feedback and encouragement you need to grow as a responsible, successful product designer. Our programme is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and meets the requirements of Registered Product Designer (RProdDes). This accreditation validates the relevance and content of the degree programme to current industry requirements and practice. You will have access to industry expertise through our weekly guest lecture series, ‘live’ projects with industry partners, and our extensive alumni network. Our graduates go on to work across the globe from start-ups and design consultancy, through to high-profile organisations such as Lego, Vodafone, dyson, and Tesla. Course content Sat within the faculty of Science and Technology, we strive to develop product designers who are creative, confident, responsible and insightful in responding to user needs, but who also have a fundamental understanding of how to design and make things that work. As well as studio-based design skills, with access to our industry standard facilities you will gain extensive expertise in 3D CAD, rendering, physical prototyping and design for manufacture. We will help you to understand the wider context that surrounds our subject, developing the theoretical and practical skills, experiences and attitudes needed to enter the profession across a wide range of sectors and emerging practices. Our BA course is assessed through 100% coursework. You will gain your knowledge and understanding of the subject through a variety of approaches including interactive guest lectures, design workshops, creative exercises, projects, lab-based software classes and visits. For a full list of up to date course content, please refer to our programme page on the university website.
Year 1 Design and Studio Practice (60 credits) - Compulsory Prototyping (30 credits) - Compulsory Design Tools (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Design Methods, Processes and Practices (60 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Prototyping (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Design Tools (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 - Optional Placement TKSW Placement (120 credits) - Optional Year 4 Design Projects and Professional Practice (60 credits) - Compulsory Professional Context (30 credits) - Compulsory Design Manifestation (30 credits) - Compulsory
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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- Year 3
Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/product-design We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.
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Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
|With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
|With at least 51 in all components
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