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BDes (Hons) Product Design

BDes (Hons) Product Design is a professionally-focussed design course that excels in encouraging you to develop your own ideas and innovative concepts. We offer you a highly creative environment in which to develop your own ideas, and provides you with opportunities for future careers in the creative industries across national and international markets.

During the course you will develop a commercial understanding and awareness of current design practice in:

  • aesthetics
  • design innovation
  • leading edge technologies
  • industrial practice
  • human factors
  • sustainability. 

Our team of enthusiastic, highly experienced staff are also active in commercial design industry. Teaching is focussed 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 you will be encouraged to explore, develop and build material and technical competencies towards developing your own rich, challenging and distinct visual language as an artist and designer.