Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Product Design Technology

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Course summary

BSc (Hons) Product Design Technology will give you the creativity, skills and confidence to take exciting concepts and transform them into real, working products. This degree allows you to become a member of the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED), giving you professional recognition, access to events and opportunities on their website. Learn from friendly tutors with extensive industry expertise and work on a series of projects in our well-equipped Design Studio. Examine real problems, grow your understanding of people and their needs, and develop innovative solutions. Gain advanced skills in concept sketching, making working prototypes, engineering analysis, computer-aided design (CAD), design for manufacture and beyond. Work on design briefs for a range of industry clients. Past organisations have included Jaguar Land Rover, Dremel Bosch, Omlet and Virgin Marussia Formula 1. Take part in exhibitions and grow your network at industry presentations. Graduate with the skill and confidence to create innovative products and build a successful career in the creative industries. As a graduate, your in-depth understanding of technology, sustainability and materials will equip you for a range of careers. Most of our graduates go into product development roles for design consultancies, or join in-house design teams for manufacturers and major brands. Many are inspired to launch their own products or establish themselves as freelance design consultants.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

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

https://courses.uwe.ac.uk/W240/

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Once UWE Bristol has received your UCAS application, we may ask you to give us access to an online portfolio. Once we have received the links (URLs) to your portfolio, Product Design lecturers will review this, along with your application. We may also ask you for a telephone interview, to discuss your application and portfolio in more detail. Further advice regarding portfolios can be found on our website.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
93%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Product Design Technology at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS