• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The BSc Product Design (Hons) course at the De Montfort University helps you to take your imaginative ideas and make them real. To do that you need both the creativity and the technical skills to bring your ideas to life.

On this course you’ll study the fundamentals of maths and science, electrical, electronic and mechanical principles, and simulation and fluid dynamics, as well as the functional and market-led requirements of product design.

You’ll look at specific areas including technology integration, computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D design, sustainability and design for manufacture, and be taught by academics with current industry connections.

Graduate careers

Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of areas within industrial product design, including marketing, industrial design consultancy, user experience consultancy and project planning, product design and furniture design. Recent employers include BMW, Dyson, ASSEAL and JCB

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available for International. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Principles of Design
  • CAD for Product Designers 
  • Electrical Principles 
  • Mechanical Principles: Statics 
  • Mechanical Principles: Dynamics
  • Workshop Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Art and Design Foundation or
  • 112 points from at least 2 A ‘levels and including grade C in Art and Design or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM in an Art and Design related subject or
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points including Art and Design
  • Plus, five GCSEs grades 9-4 including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above and Maths at grade 6 or above.
Alternative qualifications include:
  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit in Art and Design and GCSE  English (Language or Literature) and Maths at grade B/6 or above.
  • We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above, and Maths at grade B/6 or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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