Taught course

Art and Design: Product Innovation

University of Salford · School of Art and Design

Entry requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree, normally at 2:1 or above, and supporting portfolio of practice. Applicants with an undergraduate degree of 2:2 will be considered where a high quality portfolio of practice is presented. Suitable For The course is designed for: Committed practitioners who wish to develop their personal creative practice to a higher, professional level Applicants from business, marketing or engineering backgrounds, who may be finding themselves increasingly involved in the design and creative sector Those who wish to pursue a change of career path into the divers filed of product innovation. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University’s Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedure.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Art and Design: Product Innovation at Salford:

  • Develop your knowledge and skills relating to current debates and practices
  • Enjoy access to your own studio space and workshop support
  • Tap into long-established associations with key creative and professional networks.

Course Summary

The aim of the course is to develop your critical and contextual practice, contemporary and innovative methodologies, cross-disciplinary and collaborative practices, and reflective studio-based practice.

During your time with us, you will be encouraged to undertake independent contextual and theoretical research that will improve your capacity for independent enquiry, creativity and professional practice.

Information for international students

International applicants must also provide evidence of proficiency in English (some countries are exempt from this- detailed information can be obtained from the International Relations Office). Evidence of proficiency in English takes the form of IELTS 6.5 band score.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £6,825

Full-time International £12,600

Full-time PgDip £4,550

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,000

Part-time £1,000 (per 30 credits)

Full-time International £11,310

Full-time PgDip £4,000

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Creative work80
Group Presentations20

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545
+44 (0)161 295 4646