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Product Design Engineering BEng (Hons)

Middlesex University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

OverviewProduct Design Engineers are the technical engine of innovation for consumer products. They have the technical ability to develop their creative vision into fully working, fully detailed products. Our degree gives students the theoretical and practical education and project experience, in state-of-the-art facilities, to become employment ready, accomplished product design engineers, with a professional portfolio of work.Why study BEng/MEng Product Design Engineering at Middlesex University?This degree produces creative, professional and highly skilled Product Design Engineers capable of playing an active role in formulating and meeting the challenges and opportunities arising in contemporary commercial practice. You will have an expert understanding of industry and have the skills to combine aesthetic functionality with innovative technology.We provide a collaborative learning environment where you'll build the skills, knowledge, experience and confidence to design and develop compelling products and systems for the 21st century. Our project-focused curriculum allows you to bring your designs to fruition and make tangible products to showcase your work. You will specialise in applying mechanical design engineering and physical computing in domestic products and become experienced using the latest industry software and hardware equipped in our labs and workshops. You will graduate well-prepared to enter the professional world of contemporary design practice through exposure to a productive, multidisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art industry standard facilities and placements with prestigious design-led companies.To support your career success you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and receive regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement.You will have a common Year 1 with BA Product Design and BEng/MEng Product Design Engineering together, developing the fundamentals of contemporary design and design engineering practice. At the end of the year, you can confirm your choice, or change your initial pathway to take either the creative (BA) or technological (BEng/MEng) route. The BA focuses on people and how they interact with products, while the BEng/MEng is targeted towards technology and how a product functions.Course highlightsYou are encouraged to enter prestigious product design engineering competitions to enhance your experience and career prospects, as part of the curriculumYou will extend your industry knowledge through our series of weekly guest lectures delivered by some of the UKs leading design experts and companiesA year-long work placement is available as part of the course and our London campus gives you access to prestigious placements within the creative industriesIf you apply for our four-year MEng course you will gain a masters qualification as soon as you successfully complete your undergraduate degreeOur degree is seeking accreditation by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and also has the Creative Skillset Tick: a kitemark of quality for training that prepares you for a successful career in the creative industriesYou will showcase your work in our final year degree show, giving you an opportunity to share your products with industry employersAs a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.DepartmentDesign Engineering and MathematicsWhat our alumni sayOne of the best things about the course is that we work on a lot of live briefs for real clients. These projects really help build up our portfolios, and at the end of the day this is one of the most valuable things we will have when we graduate.Jonathan Joanes, Product Design

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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

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UCAS Points : 112

University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Middlesex is a diverse and inclusive university with students from over 160 different countries.
A network of regional offices across the world provides support to help students prepare for their move to London.
Major investment in recent years has transformed Middlesex’s London campus, providing excellent facilities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    134 60%

    38th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    23

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