What will I learn?

Focusing on the underlying technology of product design, this course concentrates on the design of products for manufacturing, digital, industrial, electronics and medical applications. Placing technology and scientific advancement at the core of the design process, you'll work on projects that combine both form and function.You'll develop your knowledge of materials, and explore new and emerging technologies, including mechanics and electronics. Through commercial projects with industry you’ll reflect, model, test, modify, develop and improve your ideas.**Key features****Inspiring spaces** | Work with our industry-standard facilities and studios, including a dedicated model making studio, 3D printing space, design and test laboratories, electronics workshops and CAD suites.**Live projects** | Work on project briefs from real industry clients. Previously our students have worked with Dyson, Cambridge Consultants, Tesco, PepsiCo and Wilko.**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 Triumph, Diversey and Games Workshop.**Competitions** | You'll be encourage to challenge yourself and enter competitions and national events. Previously, our students have participated in and won competitions including the Starpack Awards, the Engineers without Borders Challenge, and the Design in Innovation and Plastics Award.**Exhibitions and shows** | Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Show and have the opportunity to showcase your work nationally at events including New Designers.

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

120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels, including grade B in Biology 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