12 months
23050 GBP/year
9250 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.


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.

Potential graduate roles

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 Centered Design 
  •  Design Management 
  •  Postgraduate Group Project 
  •  Postgraduate Individual Project 

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
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant design or innovation discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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