Project-based learning in all years, including live industry-led projects, will help you develop the transferable skills and multi-disciplinary awareness so highly prized by industry.
The first year will establish the fundamentals of design and technology and the relationship products have with their users and their environment, and you will work on your practical and project skills in our specialist workshops. Year 2 will develop your practical and analytical skills through study of design methods, environmental considerations and the influence of history, culture, markets, materials and lifestyles on design. You will take on a specialist role in a group project and start detailed planning of your career. Further specialist study and projects in the final year, all informed by the School of Engineering?s active research and industrial partnerships, will give you experience of the latest design challenges faced by industry and society.
There is a high demand for design engineers and product designers in small to medium enterprises and industry.
Employers outside of design and manufacturing sectors also recognise the skills and problem-solving capacity of the product design graduate, and there may be opportunities in sales, commissioning, finance, teaching and management as well as roles managing technology to support a range of organisations.
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
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Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
UCAS Tariff Points/grades Required
Specific GCSE Requirements
Non Tariffed Qualifications
International Baccalaureate Points
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