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Course summary

The one year HND programme is a follow-on from the HNC 3D Design course and will introduce you to design manufacturing, new materials and Trend Forecasting. You will also develop methodologies for idea generation within the industry, the design cycle, analysis and testing. There is an emphasis on contemporary making skills for example ceramic, glass, wood, metal and resin. The programme is delivered by design practitioners in studios in the purpose built South Bank Arts Centre. The course will prepare you for a career as a creative designer and maker, in addition you will engage in contextual studies of British, European product design as well as design from various cultures. Our students have progressed to employment with local and London based design agencies. One you have completed the HND in Product Design you can progress to a university of your choice.

Modules

Core Modules: 32 - Professional Practice 33 - Applied Practice Collaborative Project 35 - Advanced Produce Design Studies Specialist Modules: 50 - Material Selection & Specification 57 - 3D Modelling & Rendering 56 - Project Management

Assessment method

Presentation of practical portfolio work.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
092W
Institution code:
B23
Campus name:
Bedford College
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In order to begin this course you will need Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC 3D Design. Other requirements: UAL Art and Design, or A Level Art and Design Essential: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Art and Design (3D Design) Desirable: Foundation Diploma Art and Design

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

https://bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk/courses/product-design-btec-hnd-full-time-bbl504/

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

HE Product Design students are required to pay a £150.00 additional cost. The fee will cover materials used on the course (see website for details). Fees subject to change.
Product Design at Bedford College Group - UCAS