University of Nottingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our four-year masters level MEng course equips you for a career in product design, industrial design or in the product development sector and has been developed to address the specific needs of industry to give its graduates the best possible chance of obtaining the career they want. The degree will give graduates an advanced level of understanding of design, aesthetic and analytical approaches to designing new products and our strong links with industry with companies such as Dyson gives students the opportunity to become industry ready.
The first year offers a broad foundation in engineering science and design, manufacturing processes, material selection and mathematics. Example modules include Creative Techniques in Design, Industrial Design and Dynamics of Mechanical Systems. In the second year, you will develop your design skills and commercial awareness further whilst working on a group design project. Example modules include Computer Modelling Systems, Design Visualisation Techniques and the Second Year Group Design Project. In the third year you will take an individual project as well as core modules in product development, ergonomics and manufacturing processes. Year four will give you the opportunity to undertake a major project with industry whilst you undertake further modules in project management and ergonomics.
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||University Park Campus|
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - AAA||Including Mathematics. Art or Design and Technology desirable; excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies, CIE Global Perspectives and Research, CIE Thinking Skills.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma is not accepted for this course. Applicants should apply for the relevant BEng course.|
|Access to HE Diploma||The Access to HE Diploma is not accepted for this course. Applicants should apply for the relevant BEng course.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB - AABBB||This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Advanced Higher grade AA including Mathematics|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M1, M1 - D3, M1, M2||Including M2 in Mathematics|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 - 34 points||Including 5 in Mathematics at Higher Level or 6 in Mathematics at Standard Level (excluding Mathematical Studies)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Assessed on an individual basis. Refer to University.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Assessed on an individual basis. Refer to University.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Advanced Higher grades AA including Mathematics plus Higher grades AAABB-AABBB|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Not accepted|
European Baccalaureate - 85%-80% overall including 75% or 7.5 in Mathematics 5
GCSE requirements for all applicants - English grade C (numerical grade 4) or equivalent
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|International||£23,760 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.