36 months
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14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Product and Industrial Design (Hons) course from University of Hertfordshire degree 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 surrounding everyday manufactured products are developed and explored. 

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Overview

Why choose this course?

The Product and Industrial Design (Hons) course from 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.

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.

What's next for my career?

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.

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:

  • Core Design Skills
  • Design Principles
  • Professional Design Studio 
  • Design Theory (L4)
  • Design Theory (L5)
  • Design Principles (PID)
  • Year Abroad
  • Professional Work Experience 30: Design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 112-120
  • A Level BBC-BBB - Including formal or informal qualifications in Art or Design
  • BTEC DMM-DDM
  • Access course: Diploma with 45 level 3 credits at merit.
  • Portfolio: Presentation of an acceptable portfolio of artwork.
  • IB requirements: 112-120 UCAS points from a minimum of two 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).
  • IELTS: All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Part time

  • UK: £1155 per 15 credits 
  • International: £1750 per 15 credits

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.

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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