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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Industrial design is where creativity meets technology. If you want to learn the skills to design, create and develop products, then this BSc (Hons) Industrial Design degree course is for you.You’ll fuse elegance and beauty with functionality and performance. You’ll harness technology and learn computing skills that’ll put your innovative ideas on screen and then bring them to life as real products.You'll graduate from this degree course able to work in areas such as product design, design management, consultancy, engineering, marketing and graphic design. With the expertise you develop on this course, you can consider a career working on and improving many of the products we all take for granted including cars, computers, furniture and household appliances.**Accredited by:**This course is currently going through the process of re-accreditation with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).**What you'll experience**On this degree course you’ll:- Develop your understanding of computer-aided illustration and design (CAD), as well as manufacturing and technology concepts- Tailor your studies to your career ambitions by specialising in subjects that interest you most,- Learn how businesses apply design for their products and production processes- Bring your ideas to life using our sophisticated computer software, 3D printing and rapid prototyping equipment- Work on real-life projects through our links with design centres and big players in the industry such as Anglepoise Lighting, Raymarine, Frictec and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars- Have access to our computer labs and workshops to construct and trial your designs- Learn how to use professional software including Photoshop, AutoCad, Creo, and Keyshot**Careers and opportunities**What can you do with an Industrial Design degree?Armed with the expertise and knowledge you develop on this course, you'll be set for a career in fields such as:- computer-aided design (CAD)- visualisation- product data management.- project management- manufacturing- research and developmentWhat jobs can you do with an Industrial Design degree?Roles our graduates have taken on include:- product design engineer- CAD designer- design managerOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career."I like the way our course allows students to have their own independence." Felicity Fuller, Product Design Student

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 86 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    123 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%



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