Product Design

University of Strathclyde

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
21850 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Product Design course from the University of Strathclyde 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.

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The Product Design course from the University of Strathclyde  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.

Industrial Experience

During the programme, you'll undertake an individual and group project.

For group projects, you'll have the opportunity to work with fellow students and an industrial client to address a practical problem. You'll gain direct industry experience to add to your CV, develop skills, manage a project through to completion and practice working in a multidisciplinary group preparing you for collaborative work throughout your future career.


With continual advancements in the market place, including customers wanting personalised products, faster turnaround times, globalisation, as well as increasing backings of local businesses, product design continues to evolve and stay at the forefront of our physical and online stores.

Studying product design gives you the broad theoretical knowledge and practical skillset you’ll need to use production methods and materials creatively to pursue a career in a variety of sectors, with potential graduate job roles such as:

  • Product Designer
  • CAD Technician
  • Furniture Designer
  • Interior and Spatial designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Product Manager
  • Materials Engineer
  • Product Developer


 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Product Modelling & Visualisation
  • Design Methods 
  • Global Design 
  • Management of Innovation
  • Design Form & Aesthetics
  • Human Centred Design
  • Design Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Rest of UK - £9,250


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