What will I learn?

Product Designers innovate the goods and services that enrich our everyday lives. This creative course concentrates on the design of innovative products, systems and services, including consumer goods, electronic gadgets, sustainable products, sports and healthcare equipment, packaging and transportation. This course is user-centred, encouraging you to develop your own individual style, vision and philosophy. Through a diverse range of live and applied projects you'll develop a thorough understanding of the needs of users, markets and manufacturers in order to innovate, develop and test your designs from the first preliminary sketch through to the manufacture of fully functional prototypes.**Key features****Professional accreditation** | Our course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD), recognising the quality and relevance of our course content. It also means you can become a student member of the CSD for free whilst studying.**Dedicated creative spaces** | Work with our industry-standard facilities and studios, including a dedicated creative studio, prototyping workshops, CAD suites, 3D printing space and wood, metal and concrete workshops.**Live projects** | Work on project briefs from real industry clients. Previously our students have worked with Nestlé, PepsiCo, Speedo, W'innovate, Instrmnt, Herman Miller, and Matter.**Placement year** | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Our students have spent their placements at companies such as Disney, Hasbro and Roundhouse Design.**Competitions** | You'll be encourage to challenge yourself and enter competitions and national events. Previously, our students have been winners of the BPMA Student Design Innovation Awards, the Chartered Society of Designers Awards, and the Student Starpack Awards.**Exhibitions and shows** | Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Show and nationally at events including New Designers in London. Recently, our students have also exhibited their work at the Global Grad Show in Dubai.

Which department am I in?

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2022


City Campus

50 Shakespeare Street,



NG1 4FQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

136 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-level grade A in Biology and A-level grade B in Chemistry, Physics or Maths or equivalent.

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


About Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is one of the UK’s most popular universities with a reputation for excellent teaching and world-leading research.

  • Dedicated international student support
  • Employability focused with work experience opportunities
  • 2019 Guardian University of the Year

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