The two year course is aimed at students looking design led practical skills development and a successful career in interior design, exhibition and retail design, shop fitting, furniture design, product design and design engineering.
Higher National Diploma - HND
In your first year (Level Four) you will explore: * Developing the ‘Design Process’ through live projects and competitions. * Realistic approach to working in an industrial workshop. * Use Photoshop to manipulate and produce professional presentations. * Use Autodesk 3D Studio Max to create realistic three dimensional environments. * Visiting trade shows including 100% Design in London. * Develop own corporate identity…branding in preparation for employment. * Develop first hand skills and experience in the use of industrial woodworking machinery. * Work with industrial CNC router to manufacture components for projects. * Developing basic skills in the use of 3D printing.
In your second year (Level Five) you will develop: Develop skills and understanding in 3D modelling and design in Solid Works. * Advanced 3D CNC machining and 3D printing. * Mould making and casting. * Professional and commercial links within industry. * Further development of Autodesk 3D Studiomax. * Live projects. * Confidently communicate visually and verbally to clients and employers.
This course offers Continued Professional Development. CPD courses allow you to develop your skills and knowledge relevant to your career path.
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Green Lane|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
We do not currently accept students from outside of the EU.
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma||Pass Foundation Diploma|
Your potential is our main focus when assessing your suitability for the programme you have applied to. Because of this, we take into account all aspects of your application and not just your academic profile.
If you are a mature applicant (i.e. 21+ years), we will place more emphasis on your portfolio and the skills and experience you can demonstrate at interview.
Your portfolio, which you bring to interview, is an integral part of the assessment. It should demonstrate your current skills, interests and knowledge where appropriate.
It is also expected that you will bring evidence of written work to interview and/or have a Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy.
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|