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Course summary

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.

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
W240
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate/entry-requirements-for-undergraduates

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/product-design
Product Design at Middlesex University - UCAS