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Product Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
Product design is all about creating a new product that a business can sell to its customers. Industry, commerce, retail and domestic markets are hungry for new products of all varieties. Every product moves through a development cycle, which the product designer oversees.
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Overview

This programme aims to produce graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to work in today’s demanding design fields.

The programme

The World Economic Forum forecast the most important skills you’ll need in order to be truly valuable for your lifetime in the workforce. At the top of the list are creative problem-solving, social intelligence, complex critical thinking and the ability to be a lifelong learner. Our Product Design course has been equipping students with these skills since 2003.

It’s a dynamic programme, always evolving to reflect changes in the technological and cultural environment and showcasing future possibilities through innovation and design.

Modules include everything from Applied Physics for Design, Creative Design Fundamentals, Design Mathematics, Manufacture & Materials, Innovation in Design and Design Tools & Technology to Management and Strategy, Product Visualisation, Prototyping & Modelmaking, and Product Development Studio.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communications
  • Creative Design
  • Design History
  • Economics
  • Graphical Comm in Design
  • Manufacture & Materials
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Team Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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