Entry requirements

1st or 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree - Industrial Design, Product Design etc and a portfolio providing evidence of experiential learning and/or practice at an appropriate standard.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is designed to improve the effectiveness of Industrial Designers within industry. It is beneficial for both recent graduates and current practitioners in advancing their core design knowledge and specialist skills to a higher level.

It aims to further develop critical awareness of major industrial design practice, increasing your input and value to current and potential employers. You will also develop skills in producing a balanced portfolio of high quality designs and innovative thinking which will enable you to deal with complex and interrelated issues both analytically and creatively.

Areas covered include:

  • Sketching, visual layouts, presentation techniques, qualitative and quantitative design research methods, Enterprise & Business, Design for Behaviour Change, Collaborative Design,
  • creating product design briefs, project management, advanced CAD application and design practice.
  • culminating in a 60 credit Industrial Design Major Project that provides an opportunity to integrate all of the appropriate elements.

The programme also provides you with the exciting opportunity to enter an international design competition as well as participation in industry supported projects.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total £9,000
International students
Total: EU £9,000 Non EU £20,500

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

(0)1509 226900