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Product Design and Technology BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Industrial Product Design course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. The course is stimulating, relevant, challenging and rewarding. We aim to provide you with the knowledge of materials, production processes and technology as well as skills in aesthetics, ergonomics and management that will enable you to develop a successful career in design. Throughout the course, you will develop your understanding of the significance of design to the profitability of business, commerce and the economy as a whole. There will be continual development of relevant skills including presentation, ICT and team working which are sought after by employers and you will expand your knowledge, confidence, professional values and attitudes essential for a successful career in product design.Career opportunities exist for our graduates in design, general management and consultancy, technology, engineering and education. Our students are able to demonstrate creative design skills alongside sound technical knowledge and experience, a balance which employers consider to be an advantage. Key course benefits:- Accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)- Ranked 8th in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide, 2018)- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, to boost your future employment prospects.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BBC

Including a Science or Technical subject (Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics): BBC: Standard offer BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Aston is renowned for its careers and employability support, and the opportunities it provides for students to gain practical work experience.
Students have the opportunity to gain experience through internships, placements, projects and business start-ups.
The university has a range of scholarships including a fully funded Aston Enterprise Scholarship for a student with a winning business idea.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 31 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    135 58%

    15th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    17th

    1

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