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North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, United Kingdom

Product Design Engineering With Foundation Year

Are you keen to design and improve the usability of everyday products such as mobile phones and household appliances to meet the needs of the elderly, or redesign items so they are easier to recycle? If so, choose Design Engineering. The BEng with foundation year provides creative and talented students, career changers, or those with experience and passion for the subject, with a direct route to an engineering degree. You’ll gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to study at BEng level and applicants with an art/design focus will develop their scientific knowledge. You’ll work on industry defined projects ranging from testing the usability of existing products to designing products for mass manufacture e.g. street light post solutions that are sustainable, robust and safe in an accident, whilst also being aesthetically pleasing. You will explore areas including: \ computer aided design \ rapid prototyping \ design sustainable products that have functionality and form \ modelling analysis and testing. YOUR CAREER This course equips you to be a practising professional design engineer. You’ll be able to apply and develop technology to provide engineered design solutions for a wide variety of industries from household equipment to medical products. DID YOU KNOW? The UK now has the second largest design sector in the world and the largest design industry in Europe. (Design Council 2015)

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering - BEng
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,CanterburyUnited Kingdom