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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Reasons to study the Product Design MA at DMU:

Specialism and Choice
Learn in a flexible learning environment, by selecting a specialism – and choosing from several optional modules within your specialism, you can tailor your course to ensure it matches your personal career aspirations
Skills and Creativity
You will develop the design skills and creativity required of tomorrow’s designers, entrepreneurs and design industry professionals
Expertise
You will learn from an expert teaching team, who are active in their own field and who maintain links with the commercial sector - ensuring you develop the most relevant skills for the requirements of industry
Community
The school’s close-knit and passionate community of postgraduate students and staff creates a supportive learning environment for design students from around the world
Facilities
You will benefit from first-rate facilities, working in a dedicated postgraduate centre with access to a range of workshops and a host of specialist equipment
Art and Design Building
The Vijay Patel Building has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses.

Teaching and assessments

Assessment methods include report submissions, individual/group oral and design-based presentations as well as a major design project submission comprising development, technical specification, prototyping and testing elements.

The school close-knit community of postgraduate students and staff creates a supportive learning environment for design students from around the world.

All postgraduate module teaching staff are involved in research and commercial activities that shape the curriculum. Within the product design subject area, the team maintain the currency of their modules and design project teaching through involvement in consultancy, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships as well as noteworthy research activities.

The teaching staff have particular expertise in additive manufacture, new product development and inclusive design.

Graduate careers

Our graduates are employed in product and display design and manufacturing across Europe and the Far East. For example, recent Product Design MA student James Murray secured a job for the UK-based retail designers 4G Design while still studying for his master’s

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

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

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    122 54%

    59th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    12th

    6

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