BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Industrial Design and Technology

BA  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Brunel’s Design degrees are some of the most renowned and respected in Europe and our students and graduates have won many national and international design awards.

This course is taught in parallel with Brunel’s successful BSc Design courses and is distinguished by including technical content whilst maintaining a creative and practical approach.

It produces designers who have the ability to realise their design solutions together with a comprehensive understanding of design theory and issues. The technical emphasis means that students can develop products that both look good and work well.

Final year options have a strong technological and humanistic focus, and your major project usually comprises an aesthetic model and a functional prototype.

Programme description

Brunel’s Design degrees are some of the most renowned and respected in Europe and our students and graduates have won many national and international design awards.

This course is taught in parallel with Brunel’s successful BSc Design courses and is distinguished by including technical content whilst maintaining a creative and practical approach.

It produces designers who have the ability to realise their design solutions together with a comprehensive understanding of design theory and issues. The technical emphasis means that students can develop products that both look good and work well.

Final year options have a strong technological and humanistic focus, and your major project usually comprises an aesthetic model and a functional prototype.

Key Modules

Our graduates are highly sought-after in a wide range of environments. As well as the prestigious companies who offer work placements to our students, employers of our graduates include:

  • Accenture
  • Apple Computers
  • BAE
  • British Telecom
  • Dyson
  • Eurostar
  • Fitch
  • Habitat
  • IBM
  • Land Rover
  • Lego
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nokia
  • Orange
  • RNIB
  • The Technology Partnership
  • Virgin Atlantic.
Module & Subject
 

Course Content

Throughout the programme you will share many compulsory design modules, including materials, graphic media and workshop practice with students on the BSc programmes, but the study of mechanics and electronics will be via workshop-based learning rather than pure subject-based lectures.

We emphasise the application of technology throughout all the courses, with integrated project work forming a substantial part of the course at all levels.

Typical Modules

Level 1

  • Graphic Communication
  • Creative Engineering Practice
  • Product Analysis
  • Design Process 1
  • Materials with Manufacturing.

Level 2

  • Systems Design
  • Design Applications
  • Design Process 2
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Design Communication.

Level 3

  • Major Project
  • Innovation Management
  • Contextual Design

Level 3 Options (choose two)

  • Environmentally Sensitive Design
  • Human Factors
  • Graphic Communication 3.
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

80% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)-(15,November)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
JANUARY
SEPTEMBER