Product Design (MSc) at University of Dundee - UCAS

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Course summary

The course is an ideal launch pad if you want to enter the exciting world of creative technology. You'll examine the ways digital technologies are changing the way we live our lives, exploring big data and looking at the relationship between products, the internet and the cloud. You’ll learn how to develop socially relevant design responses to address these real world issues, challenging and creating conversations about the ways in which people and society interact with technologies. This course is research-driven and interdisciplinary and you will be taught modules in both design and technology. You will collaborate with research scholars, and groups within the University, as well as with external organisations and creative practitioners. Through this, you’ll develop new perspectives and frameworks on problem-solving, prototyping, design thinking, and making. You’ll learn how to make highly resolved product prototypes, learning the tools and techniques for embedding technology into your products. You’ll also have access to the world class facilities Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design has to offer, which include:

  • studio space
  • a general workshop
  • foundry
  • 3D digital making facility equipped with laser cutters
  • 3D printers
  • CNC milling machines
  • electronics workstations


Accelerator; creative technologies; changing populations; prototyping (insights to innovation); interdisciplinary research projects; studio practice: independent project.

Assessment method

Assessment comes from the completion of coursework produced during each module. This may include practical work, written assignments and oral presentations.

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a creative or technical discipline (e.g. product design, industrial design, engineering, architecture, computer science etc.), although applicants with other qualifications or relevant professional experience will also be considered. Applicants should provide a short (500 word) story about themselves and their interest in product design. Students need to upload a portfolio of 3D based design/technology work. Students can submit; sketches, freehand drawing, modelling, any design work, relevant work/ industry experience examples. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2023/4 are yet to be confirmed.
Product Design (MSc) at University of Dundee - UCAS