Taught course

Product Design

Institution
Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Art and Design
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Students will normally have achieved a first class or second class upper division first degree (1st or 2.1 degree classification) in an appropriate subject, and/or equivalent professional standing or experience in a Fine Art discipline (based upon assessed Accredited Prior Learning or assessed Accredited Prior Experiental Learning), or a discipline associated with their programme of study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

​This one-year taught course is primarily aimed at design graduates who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge of cutting edge product design practice.

It aims to produce successful individuals who can:

  • Understand the whole of the professional design development process and how the initial phases flow to inform the latter stage
  • Appreciate commercial realities and the designer’s role in business.
  • Design desirable products for bespoke, batch or mass manufacture.
  • Understand sustainability, inclusively, and other important ethical and social issues that must be considered by today’s designers.
  • Have traditional design skills such as sketching, dealing with form, communication and innovation.
  • Are able to use design tools such as 3D CAD, CAM and rapid prototyping in order to optimise the design and reduce time to market.

Information for international students

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Admin
Email
CSADPostgradStudies@cardiffmet.ac.uk