|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Aim to bring approximately 15 pieces of work. There is no need to window-mount the work, or spend
Why choose this course?
According to the National Student Survey 2014, 96% of our Furniture and Product Design graduates were happy with the quality of this course.
On this Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) accredited course you will have the opportunity to:
Work on live industry briefs set by real clients such as Paul Smith, Nestle and other leading brands.
Take part in competitions and national events.
Undertake a one-year work placement.
Visit a European city on a study trip.
Take part in an exchange visit to the Copenhagen College of Engineering, Denmark or the Harbin Engineering University, China.
Exhibit work at the final year Degree Show.
Be able to choose between full-time or sandwich options.
Work in multi-disciplinary teams alongside other Product Design courses.
Turn your ideas into something bigger by utilizing the unique opportunities available through NTU’s HIVE
Did you know?
NTU is top in the UK for the number of students on design courses on year-long placements. (HESA data 2012/13)
Students from BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design regularly enter national competitions designing to industry briefs.
What will I study?
Through a range of diverse and stimulating projects you will explore many aspects of product design; from the understanding of user needs, to the exploration of design through commissioned work. You will develop a range of key communication skills using a range of media and methods from drawing, model making and building.
Design Practice One
Design Studies One
Design Practice Two
Design Studies Two
Optional work placement year. PDF icon The third year work placement option is spent in working in industry gaining relevant and valuable experience.
Design Practice Three
100% of graduating sandwich year students from this course in 2013 went on to work or further study within six months of graduation. (DLHE survey 2012/13)
Your career development
Through work placements, working on real projects from industry, input from industry professionals and regularly updated course content you will be prepared to succeed in the product design industry.
You will be equipped with cores skills required including design skills, knowledge and attributes that you will carry with you for the rest of your professional career.
Where do Product Design graduates from NTU work?
NTU has a strong product design alumni community with many graduates working in senior positions in leading national and international companies.
Recent graduate destinations have included:
Bigblue Product Design
MMR Research worldwide
What’s a typical starting salary?
The average salary for NTU Product Design graduates starting work in 2013 was £17,000. (DLHE survey 2012/13)
Our friendly and experienced Employability Team will work closely with you at every stage of your career planning, providing personal support and advice you won’t find in a book or on the Internet.You can benefit from this at any time during your studies and up to three years after completing your course.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.