Product designers invent and develop essential items that enrich everyday life. Our BSc (Hons) Product Design course concentrates on the underlying technology of product design, with projects that combine both form and function. The course concentrates on technologies, materials and product development in: digital products, medical, ports, transportation, sustainability and design for manufacture. You'll look at the requirements of manufacture, technology and scientific advancement, placing these at the core of the product development process. 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: Our course is accredited by the Institute of Engineering Designers (IED), recognising the quality and relevancy of our course content; Benefit from excellent employability prospects; 100% of our BSc (Hons) Product Design sandwich students are in work or futher study, just six months after graduating, earning an average salary of £24,000 (DLHE, 2014-2015); Take part in live design projects, with briefs from real clients. Previous clients have included DEMAND, McGee and PepsiCo; Study abroad, exploring new cultures and gaining design inspiration, through our Erasmus exchange programme; Explore local and international design, with inspiring trips in the UK and abroad included in your course fees. This year students have travelled to Prague as part of their studies; Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement; Learn how to use a range of design tools and techniques in our industry-standard workshops and design spaces, supported by our team of expert technicians; Turn your ideas into a viable business with help from the HIVE, NTU's purpose-built Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, a support centre to help students create, develop and grow their own businesses; Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Shows, attended by industry experts and prospective employers; and add to your CV and challenge yourself by taking part in competitions and national events, such as the Engineers Without Borders Challenge, producing innovative and exciting designs to complex briefs.