601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
64 th
Impact Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

Product and Furniture Design - De Montfort University

Product and Furniture Design develops your ability to think creatively across the boundaries of product and furniture design. The curriculum encourages you to make a bold challenges to convention by developing innovative design solutions. You will study the functional and market-led requirements of product and furniture design, including ergonomics, aesthetics and usability. Specific areas include visual language, branding, user-centred design, Computer Aided Design, sustainability and the development of socially-conscious products that, through technical specification, reduce waste and conserve energy. • **Create products and furniture** that meet the requirements of the modern consumer • **Professionally active department** where you will study with academic staff involved in commercial projects with companies such as Berghaus, BAA Furniture & Interiors, and Adidas • **DMU is in the Top 3** for producing the 'most employable degree level product or industrial design graduates' in the UK, by the BIDA Design School Survey 2017 • **Hugely successful graduates** are employed by world-leading companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Mamas & Papas, Sixteen3 and Vax • **100% of our Product and Furniture** graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report • **Professional Accreditation** The course has achieved Accreditation (MIED) from the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) • **Gain professional experience** with an optional year of placement or an opportunity to study at a European design school • **Specialise in the third year** through your developed project skills learnt in the first two years of study • **International opportunity** through #DMUglobal where you will have the opportunity for a meaningful international experience • **The new Vijay Patel building** has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses • **Core workshop materials available at no cost** to our students along with some programme-specific workshop materials • **Cash awards of £150, £200 and £300** for students in years one, two and three respectively, towards materials and specialist printing* *Awards are available to students undertaking full-time study and pro-rata for part-time students. Students on placement and therefore not incurring such costs are not eligible for financial assistance.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,LeicesterEngland
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250