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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Product Designers innovate the goods and services that enrich our everyday lives. This creative course concentrates on the design of innovative products, systems and services, including consumer goods, electronic gadgets, sustainable products, sports and healthcare equipment, packaging and transportation. This course is user-centred, encouraging you to develop your own individual style, vision and philosophy. Through a diverse range of live and applied projects you'll develop a thorough understanding of the needs of users, markets and manufacturers in order to innovate, develop and test your designs from the first preliminary sketch through to the manufacture of fully functional prototypes.**Key features****Professional accreditation** | Our course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD), recognising the quality and relevance of our course content. It also means you can become a student member of the CSD for free whilst studying.**Dedicated creative spaces** | Work with our industry-standard facilities and studios, including a dedicated creative studio, prototyping workshops, CAD suites, 3D printing space and wood, metal and concrete workshops.**Live projects** | Work on project briefs from real industry clients. Previously our students have worked with Nestlé, PepsiCo, Speedo, W'innovate, Instrmnt, Herman Miller, and Matter.**Placement year** | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Our students have spent their placements at companies such as Disney, Hasbro and Roundhouse Design.**Competitions** | You'll be encourage to challenge yourself and enter competitions and national events. Previously, our students have been winners of the BPMA Student Design Innovation Awards, the Chartered Society of Designers Awards, and the Student Starpack Awards.**Exhibitions and shows** | Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Show and nationally at events including New Designers in London. Recently, our students have also exhibited their work at the Global Grad Show in Dubai.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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15,600per year

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University information

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 85 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    140 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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