United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Product Design (with Foundation Year)

This course will help you to develop your creativity. You will gain the confidence and ability to take design risks, challenge conventional thinking and design innovative products that surprise and delight. You will develop an empathetic, intuitive understanding of people and how we use and respond to products and advanced knowledge of form, ergonomics and materials. Learning from friendly tutors with extensive industry expertise, you will work on a series of projects in our Design Studio. As well as enhancing your creativity, these will help you develop advanced skills in concept sketching and 3D form, verbal and visual communication, model making, CAD and the business of design. You will have the opportunity to refine your design skills at a variety of scales and the course will assist you with raising your awareness of the historical, cultural, mechanical and environmental factors which influence design.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol