Taught course

Product Design

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

MSc - First or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant design or innovation discipline.

PgDip - Degree, or good HND plus relevant industrial experience, may be considered for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma.

Depending on satisfactory progress, students may transfer from the Diploma to the Masters course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course aims to provide graduates not only with enhanced skills in creative product design, but a deeper understanding of the cognitive, cultural and physical needs of users that inform new product design and development.

It will provide a thorough training in design theories and methods including product aesthetics and human-centred design, and the utilisation of advanced design techniques in digital modelling and physical rapid prototyping of design solutions.

The course will appeal to graduates of courses in industrial/product design or innovation-related courses who wish to influence future thinking and practice design.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
dmem-pgt@strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 548 3007