48 months
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17595 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Product Design (Hons) course from Bournemouth University will give you the skills to develop successful commercial products. You’ll be encouraged to take a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving, while also addressing the functional, social and economic needs of your design.

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Overview

Why study BSc (Hons) Product Design at BU?

  • Learn how to manufacture physical models and prototypes, as well as produce industry standard computer models
  • Use state of the art facilities including a specialist CAD laboratory and our Innovation Centre
  • Spend your third year on a work placement, gaining at least 30 weeks experience in a relevant industry
  • Design your own original product and make a working prototype in your final year and exhibit it at our annual Festival of Design & Engineering
  • Choose to extend your undergraduate study and continue to the award of Master of Design (MDes) Product Design
  • Graduate with a range of skills allowing you to go into a range of careers in the industry from a designer through to production manager - 90% of our graduates are in employment or further education after 15 months. 

Careers

This Product Design (Hons) course from Bournemouth University combines practical skills, academic knowledge and excellent work experience to give you a head start once you begin your job search. Learning about the practicalities involved with making actual products will give you a true overview of the production process, preparing you for work at every level from designer through to production manager.

A placement year is a vital part in developing well-rounded and industry-ready graduates. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Team Project
  • Design Communication
  • Materials and Technology 
  • Design Projects 
  • Design Studies
  • Manufacturing and Technology
  • Product Design Tools

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For September 2023 entry:

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

For September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components or equivalent. 

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry onto Year 1:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17595 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17595 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Fees are for 2023 entry. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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