BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Product Design

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

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 BSc degree course in Product Design shares all its first and second year modules with BSc Product Design Engineering, and both contain a balanced blend of creative and technical subjects where mechanics and electronics are taught at a theoretical level.

The Product Design programme is focused on developing your commercial awareness, technical skills and ability to innovate. The course has a technical emphasis, meaning students can develop products that both look good and work well.

The degree also emphasises aesthetic awareness and understanding of market trends. All modules on the course have creative and project based working including graphic design, human factors and environmentally sensitive design.

The course suits pragmatic problem solvers who combine their numeracy with the creative motivation to underpin exciting, commercially viable projects with a deep functional and manufacturing understanding.

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 BSc degree course in Product Design shares all its first and second year modules with BSc Product Design Engineering, and both contain a balanced blend of creative and technical subjects where mechanics and electronics are taught at a theoretical level.

The Product Design programme is focused on developing your commercial awareness, technical skills and ability to innovate. The course has a technical emphasis, meaning students can develop products that both look good and work well.

The degree also emphasises aesthetic awareness and understanding of market trends. All modules on the course have creative and project based working including graphic design, human factors and environmentally sensitive design.

The course suits pragmatic problem solvers who combine their numeracy with the creative motivation to underpin exciting, commercially viable projects with a deep functional and manufacturing understanding.

Key Modules

Our graduates are highly sought-after in a wide range of business sectors. 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

Level 1

  • Design Process 1
  • Graphic Communication 1
  • Materials with Manufacturing
  • Mechanics for Design
  • Electronics and Mathematics.

Level 2

  • Design Process 2
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Design Communication
  • Electronics, Programming and Interfacing
  • Dynamics, Mechanisms and Stress Analysis

Level 3 compulsory modules

  • Major Project
  • Innovation Management
  • Human Factors.

Level 3 optional modules (choose two)

  • Environmentally Sensitive Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Contextual Design
  • Embedded Systems for Design.
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: 1 year
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER