Cardiff Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
FdA Product Design will allow you to develop a range of design skills across many areas of Product Design including, Industrial Design, Furniture Design, Computer Graphics, Branding Design, Set and Prop Design and Spatial Design.
Central to the practice will be the study of materials and workshop processes to create models and prototypes, critical thinking, 3D computer modelling, visual communication and historical and contemporary design in context.
The structure of the course also offers you the opportunity to gather strong business perspective and undertake a work placement within industry. The course is project-led and studio based with a mix of technical workshops, lectures, seminars and supervised studio practice. Assessment is continuous.
There is opportunity to progress onto the third year of the BA (Hons) Product Design degree within the School of Art and Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
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.
|Campus name||CAVC - Cardiff|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||48 points to include 2 A levels or equivalent|
|A level||DD||Other grade combinations totalling 48 points considered with a minimum of two A levels|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 0 credits
M: 0 credits
P: 45 credits
|48 points required|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||Grades DE at A level and Grade C in the Skills Challenge Certificate|
GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Mathematics and English Language or equivalent.
A successful interview with the Course Leader or another member of the team may also be a requirement for entry onto the course
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52.0||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||TOEFL Internet required.|
Fees and funding
|EU||£7,500 *||Year 1|
|England||£7,500 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,500 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£7,500 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£7,500 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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