What will I learn?

BSc (Hons) Product Design Technology (with Foundation Year) will give you the creativity, skills and confidence to take exciting concepts and transform them into real, working products. This degree allows you to become a member of the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED), giving you professional recognition, access to events and opportunities on their website.Learn from friendly tutors with extensive industry expertise and work on a series of projects in our well-equipped Design Studio. Examine real problems, grow your understanding of people and their needs, and develop innovative solutions. Gain advanced skills in concept sketching, making working prototypes, engineering analysis, computer-aided design (CAD), design for manufacture and beyond.Work on design briefs for a range of industry clients. Past organisations have included Jaguar Land Rover, Dremel Bosch, Omlet and Virgin Marussia Formula 1. Take part in exhibitions and grow your network at industry presentations.Graduate with the skill and confidence to create innovative products and build a successful career in the creative industries.As a graduate, your in-depth understanding of technology, sustainability and materials will equip you for a range of careers. Most of our graduates go into product development roles for design consultancies, or join in-house design teams for manufacturers and major brands. Many are inspired to launch their own products or establish themselves as freelance design consultants.

Which department am I in?

Architecture and the Built Environment

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Associate Degree/ 60 Community College credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. 2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Bristol

Based in Bristol, an exciting city ranked the number 1 place to live in the UK (Sunday Times 2017), UWE is at the heart of a centre of industry.

  • Awarded gold in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework
  • £300m investment across its campuses over the last six years
  • 92% of graduates in work 15 months after graduation
  • 2nd in England for student satisfaction