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Product Design

Manchester Metropolitan University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
2917 GBP/module
1542 GBP/module
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About

This Product Design course at Manchester Metropolitan University is at the forefront of production design and manufacturing practices and brings together students from creative and technical backgrounds, to foster original approaches to product design for manufacture.

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Overview

This Product Design course at Manchester Metropolitan University supports you to explore and develop personal design methodologies and philosophies, and locate these within a deep understanding of historical, contemporary and future design practices, and wider social and cultural contexts.

You will undertake core units, delivered by production design specialists, consisting of design theory and practice lectures, material and manufacturing workshops, group seminars, individual tutorials, live external projects, and research study trips. Practical design development is supported by extensive hand and machine workshops for wood, metal, ceramics, glass and plastics, and digital workshops for laser cutting and large scale CNC routing.

Careers

Graduates will develop skills suitable for employment in design, and design management roles, in manufacturing and consultancy. Skills in research and contemporary design philosophies also lead to opportunities for roles in academic research and teaching.

The programme also prepares graduates for self-employment routes – developing business knowledge in support of the challenges inherent in establishing and running your own product design and manufacturing business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Synthesis Project: Product Design (MSc)
  • Synthesis Project: Product Design (MA)
  • Design Thinking
  • Researching, Mapping And Locating
  • Colour, Material & Finish

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MFA - 300 credits

Delivered

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.
Lower Second Class

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.
89
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 2:2 Honours degree is required. Equivalent EU/international qualifications are also accepted. Applicants who do not meet these criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Other professional qualifications or degree disciplines will be considered on merit and/or with relevant professional experience.
  • We require the submission of a digital portfolio to evidence design practice and research, and may request an interview as part of the application process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2917 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2917 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1542 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1542 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.

UK and Channel Island Students

  • Part-time fee: £1542 per 30 credits studied per year. 

EU and NON-EU International Students

  • Part-time fee: £2917 per 30 credits studied per year. 

Funding

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