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Product Design with Foundation Year BDes (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Design (with Honours) - BDes (Hon)

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BDes (Hons) Product Design excels in encouraging you to develop your own ideas and innovative concepts through our professionally focussed design course. The course delivers a commercial understanding and awareness of current design practice in aesthetics, design innovation, leading edge technologies, industrial practice, human factors and sustainability. Product realisation remains central to our design process and our team of enthusiastic, highly experienced staff are also active in commercial design industry. This course offers you a highly creative environment in which to develop your ideas. It provides you with opportunities for future careers in the creative industries across national and international markets.The Foundation year prepares students for university level study. Successful completion of our Foundation course permits access to any of our Art or Digital Media BA (Hons) or BDes (Hons) degree courses, which include Fashion, Fine Art, Furniture Design, Glass and Ceramics, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Paint and Print Making, Photography, Product Design, Sculpture and Environmental Art — The Foundation year begins with modules aimed at providing transferable study skills and then, in the second semester, gives students the opportunity to study more specialist modules, with a focus on various aspects of Arts and Digital Media.Teaching is focused in (though not limited to) a studio environment in which tutor-student engagement and peer-to-peer learning supports a creative, experimental, professional and independent approach to development from Level 4 onwards. Teaching, supervised practice and independent exploration also takes place in well-equipped material workshops and computer labs. Throughout the course students are encouraged to explore, develop and build material and technical competencies towards developing their own rich, challenging and distinct visual language as artists and designers.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 85 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    106 48%

    74th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    76th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    13th

    2

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