United Kingdom

Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Plymouth University

3D Design

Do you want to design objects and experiences that can transform people and businesses? From unique products and inviting furniture, to skilled hand-crafting and impressive spaces, the UK leads the world in creative industries. Our award-winning course explores all aspects of 3D design and offers you three specialist pathways to help you steer the world towards a more desirable, safer and sustainable future. During the course, you will participate in free culture trips to Barcelona, Amsterdam, Berlin and New York and take the opportunity to study abroad on exchanges in Japan, USA, India, Italy, or Romania. You will also get the inside track on career opportunities through our links with industry experts such as Lego, IBM and Zoeftig. You’ll have opportunities for work experience placements lasting from three months up to a year. * Take advantage of the unique freedom you’ll have throughout the course to work across the disciplines of 3D design: product, furniture, ceramics and interiors. The product designer discipline is an industry accredited course – one of only two in the country. * Engage with real clients from your personal desk space, in a vibrant open plan studio that’s open until midnight with computer-aided design (CAD) stations and student-run 3D printers. * Take advantage of our excellent facilities staffed by approachable technicians. Our facilities include Computer Numerical Control (CNC), steam bending wood workshop and digital making including a ceramics 3D printer. * Participate in free culture trips to Milan, Barcelona, Amsterdam or Berlin and take the opportunity to study abroad on exchanges in Japan, USA, India or Italy. * With strong and supportive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials, but no imposed ‘house style’, you’ll develop your own unique identity. * You’ll build up a large portfolio, as fresh projects start every six weeks, and your assessments are 100 per cent coursework – so no exams. * Join our community of current and past students who have won numerous world-class design competitions. * Get the inside track on career opportunities through our links with industry experts such as Lego, IBM and Zoeftig. You’ll have opportunities for work experience placements lasting from three months up to a year. * Access exclusive talks and insights from top creative professionals including Foster & Partners, Dyson and Heatherwick Studio. * Students consistently receive awards from prestigious competitions such as the Royal Society of Arts’ Student Design Awards. * 3D Design: Product Designer is one of only three degrees with accreditation from the Chartered Society of Designers. MORE ABOUT THE COURSE: Completing this course enables you to progress onto the MA Design programme with Plymouth University at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by the programme’s progression agreement. AFTER THE COURSE: Plymouth graduates are skilled, responsible, knowledgeable, articulate and able to make the most of today’s job opportunities. They are working in major practices, setting up design consultancies and working as designer makers. Many progress onto postgraduate study.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250