University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Whether you want to pursue a career in the creative or the engineering industries, our hands-on course gives you the practical skills to create innovative and sustainable consumer products.
You will explore the theory and practice behind product design. Working through a series of projects, you will learn the process of creating valuable ideas for people, while studying the latest human-centred design methods.
You’ll benefit from access to specialist design and engineering facilities, including prototyping labs, 3D print labs, laser cutters, computer-aided design, and wood, metal and welding workshops and the University of Brighton Design Archives.
There are opportunities to exhibit your work nationally and an optional year-long placement in the third year provide invaluable experience on your journey to becoming a professional designer. Our Product Design course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers.
Don’t meet these entry requirements?
The University of Brighton Product Design with Professional Experience BSc(Hons) with integrated foundation year provides an extra year of study at foundation level for students who do not currently have the portfolio of work or academic qualifications required for entry to this course. Successful completion of the foundation year enables you to progress onto year 1 of this degree.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 96 points|
|A level||CCC - BBB||Must include an A level in a technology based subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Minimum of three GCSEs, including Maths and English language.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3, H3|
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|