Taught course

Design: Products and Technology

Nottingham Trent University · School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

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Entry requirements

A 2.2 honours degree in an art and design-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry requirements and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Your work experience will be assessed to ensure it is relevant to your application.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is designed to enable students to acquire advanced design, technological and manufacturing skills to enhance their potential to become leading professional product designers and technologists. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice which include manufacturing, computer science and technology, artificial intelligence for control, robotics, project management, inclusive design and emerging technologies such as advanced internet techniques.

You’ll develop your professional design and technology skills, and acquire a critical understanding of the roles of advanced technologies in product development using modern tools and techniques within a manufacturing environment. In addition to providing a broader, analytical and integrated study of technologies and strategies, the course emphasises the importance of independent learning, collaborative team working, creative problem solving and self-organisation skills.

With hands-on access to state-of-the-art laboratories and prototyping workshops, computer suites and dedicated design studios, you’ll receive expert technical support through our dedicated team of technicians. You’ll develop a broad understanding of emerging technologies and technological developments.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

NTU Admissions
+44 (0)115 848 4200