Taught course

Product Design and Business

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

Entry requirements

You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience, examples of your work, a project proposal. If English is not your first language, you'll also need IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Months of entry


Course content

This course integrates advanced study of product design with business and marketing. It offers a practical introduction to those wishing to:

  • develop their creative ideas into viable businesses
  • to exploit the potential of their intellectual property or
  • simply develop their understanding of commerce on the product design industry.

The course is ideal for design graduates wishing to further their appreciation of a broad range of business practices and use that knowledge to produce products with strong market potential.

Students on this course benefit from the collaboration and support of established links with commercial organisations and industry professionals.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (paper) 560 with a written score of 5.0 or TOEFL (IBT) 83 with a written score of 24 is required by applicants whose first language is not English. Language tuition and support in English is available. For further information visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information about current funding opportunities please visit our school funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrative Team
+44 (0)115 941 8418