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Product and Industrial Design (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

36 months
13450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Product and Industrial Design (Hons) course, offered by University of Hertfordshire, provides an opportunity to experience and develop the skills and processes involved in the professional practice of product and industrial design. Approaches are centred around consumer goods, where issues covering everyday manufactured products are developed and explored.


The Product and Industrial Design (Hons) course, offered by University of Hertfordshire,  investigates the cultural, technical and commercial factors which influence the development of innovative new products, and introduces the creative and professional strategies which underpin design.

Why choose this course?

The study includes branding and methods of identifying consumer needs and aspirations as an approach to creating the right product. Industry partners include Ford, Xerox and Herman Miller, with strong working relationships with Imagination Ltd., Conran & Partners and London Associates. The staff team is drawn from nationally and internationally experienced designers who bring their research and professional interests directly into the student environment.

  • This Product and Industrial Design degree is industry focused which has excellent links to industry
  • This unique degree provides the depth of skills and knowledge needed to succeed in Product or Industrials Design as a career
  • As a student on the degree, you will learn the development process of taking a product to completion, not only in terms of the design but also in terms of the knowledge of influencing factors needed to make the product successful
  • This exciting degree fosters students to be experimental, explore and challenge their design ideas to push the boundaries on traditional Product Design

What job can I get?

Our graduates offer employers advanced computer-aided design and manufacturing skills, and are well placed to develop successful careers with leading companies in the field of product design. These careers include 3D modellers and visualisers, product designers, CAD specialists, designer-makers and design teachers. Your strong 3D, IT and design skills will benefit a wide range of employers.

Graduates from our previous Product and Industrial Design courses have go on to a wide range of careers in the industry, with many choosing to continue their creative and professional practice on a freelance, self-employed basis. Graduate jobs include: Design Manager at Tesco; Marketing Co-ordinator - WH Smith; Designer - SKK Lighting; Designer - Product Partners Ltd; Designer - Mira Bathroom Fitments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Core Design Skills 
  • Introduction to Design Principles 
  • Professional Design Studio 
  • Design Theory (L4) 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 72-168 UCAS points.
  • Formal or informal qualifications in art or design, evidence of skill and experience in portfolio. 
  • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 or above (Grade C for English and Grade D for Maths if taken before 2015).
  • Admission subject to portfolio interview. For more information visit our 'Portfolio advice' page.
  • IB - 72-168 UCAS points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above to include Visual Arts at SL or HL  (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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