Middlesex University

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2018
The Burroughs, Barnet, London, NW4 4BT, United Kingdom

Product Design Engineering

Overview Product Design Engineers are the technical engine of innovation for consumer products. They have the technical ability to develop their creative vision into fully working, fully detailed products. Our degree gives students the theoretical and practical education and project experience, in state-of-the-art facilities, to become employment ready, accomplished product design engineers, with a professional portfolio of work. Why study BEng/MEng Product Design Engineering at Middlesex University? This degree produces creative, professional and highly skilled Product Design Engineers capable of playing an active role in formulating and meeting the challenges and opportunities arising in contemporary commercial practice. You will have an expert understanding of industry and have the skills to combine aesthetic functionality with innovative technology. We provide a collaborative learning environment where you'll build the skills, knowledge, experience and confidence to design and develop compelling products and systems for the 21st century. Our project-focused curriculum allows you to bring your designs to fruition and make tangible products to showcase your work. You will specialise in applying mechanical design engineering and physical computing in domestic products and become experienced using the latest industry software and hardware equipped in our labs and workshops. You will graduate well-prepared to enter the professional world of contemporary design practice through exposure to a productive, multidisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art industry standard facilities and placements with prestigious design-led companies. To support your career success you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and receive regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement. You will have a common Year 1 with BA Product Design and BEng/MEng Product Design Engineering together, developing the fundamentals of contemporary design and design engineering practice. At the end of the year, you can confirm your choice, or change your initial pathway to take either the creative (BA) or technological (BEng/MEng) route. The BA focuses on people and how they interact with products, while the BEng/MEng is targeted towards technology and how a product functions. Course highlights You are encouraged to enter prestigious product design engineering competitions to enhance your experience and career prospects, as part of the curriculum You will extend your industry knowledge through our series of weekly guest lectures delivered by some of the UKs leading design experts and companies A year-long work placement is available as part of the course and our London campus gives you access to prestigious placements within the creative industries If you apply for our four-year MEng course you will gain a masters qualification as soon as you successfully complete your undergraduate degree Our degree is seeking accreditation by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and also has the Creative Skillset Tick: a kitemark of quality for training that prepares you for a successful career in the creative industries You will showcase your work in our final year degree show, giving you an opportunity to share your products with industry employers As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module. Department Design Engineering and Mathematics What our alumni say One of the best things about the course is that we work on a lot of live briefs for real clients. These projects really help build up our portfolios, and at the end of the day this is one of the most valuable things we will have when we graduate. Jonathan Joanes, Product Design BSc graduate

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/BEng (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Hendon Campus,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands 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 £12,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/BEng (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-10-01
  • Location
    Hendon Campus,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands 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 £12,000