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Transport Product Design, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #442 (QS) ,
Our students are able to demonstrate creative design skills alongside sound technical knowledge and experience, a balance employers consider to be an advantage. Recent graduate destinations include design or technical roles for companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls Royce, Network Rail, Nissan, Ford, Honda Research & Development, and Volkswagen AG. 


To design is to create something new. This requires innovative thinking. Looking at products do you sometimes say “I could have designed this better”? 

Do you want to work in an innovative and enterprising arena that would challenge your creative and problem-solving abilities? Our Product Design programmes offer all these opportunities. 

A fast moving and rapidly developing product design sector. This programme will encompass a wide range of design opportunities using a mix of technological applications and innovation with function and style. Live projects include the Formula Student racing team - design, build and race a car against other universities. We also have excellent placement links with the UK automotive industry. 


This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Credits
      480 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Course include:

    • Design & Experimentation
    • Prototyping & Development
    • Design Fundamentals
    • Specialist Design Project 1
    • Engineering Principles 
    • Design and Engineering for the User
    • Engineering for Industry
    • Specialist Design Project 2
    • Commercial Practice
    • Engineering Principles

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:


      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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • 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.

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    Academic Requirements

    General Requirements

    • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.
    • GCSE requirements: Maths Grade C and English Grade C 
    • BBB-BBC to include a Science or Technical Subject.
    • 32 points (including a science subject at Higher Level).
    • DDD in relevant National Diploma.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      19000 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • EU/EEA

      9250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    Placement Year: £2,500 for International Students 

    Living costs for Birmingham

    • 765 - 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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