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Course summary

Learn to design innovative, usable, useful and desirable products and explore the world of product design while gaining industry experience Our BDes (Hons), Product Design course covers a very wide range of design activity and innovation from commercial 3D objects to conceptual design interventions in spaces and communication. With an emphasis on innovation and user-focus, you’ll learn a range of practical skills in visualisation, prototyping, CAD, materials, fabrication, business and marketing skills to prepare you for a career in design. Please visit our website for full course and module details.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
W241
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Merchiston Campus
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Higher - BBC including preferably one of: Art and Design, Graphic Communication or Design and Manufacture A-levels - BBB including preferably one of: Art and Design/Design and Technology: (Product Design) HNC - Pass in a relevant subject with Grade B in the graded unit. Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in a relevant subject with Grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in graded units or for single unit HND pass with B in relevant subject. As part of the selection process suitably qualified applicants will normally be required to submit a portfolio/attend an interview. This applies to all years of entry.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580 Year 1
International £17580 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Product Design at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS