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Product Design with Professional Experience University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W242
Institution code B72
Campus name Brighton
Campus code B

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Portfolio


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,604 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.

Provider information

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
BN2 4AT


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