Product Design, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 12300
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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Our MA Product Design course provides a conceptual process and context for the development of creative and innovative products. This includes the study of socio-cultural and economic issues, new technologies and creative visual language in relation to your practice.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

As a student on our course, you'll undertake individual research projects using an integrated product design process. You'll also develop and communicate design solutions which align with design criteria and respond to broader issues such as lifestyles, markets or the information economy.

On this course you'll benefit from seminar sessions with visiting professional product designers. They'll provide critical feedback to advance your design concepts to prototype stage, in order to ready them for final exhibition and commercial manufacture.

You'll also have seminar sessions with visiting professional product designers, who provide critical feedback to advance your design concepts to prototype stage, ready for final exhibition and commercial manufacture.

The Centre for Sustainable Design is based at our Farnham campus, too. This research centre facilitates discussion and research on eco-design, and broader sustainability considerations, in product and service development.

Key study topics include:

  • Development of a specialist or interdisciplinary personal project
  • Explore methods, techniques, ideas and themes
  • Work with practising professionals to identify future audiences
  • Prepare for the next stage of your career.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Research Methods for Creative Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Visual & Material Culture
  • Creative Practice
  • Project Development
  • Project Realisation and Reflection
  • Project Publication and Dissemination

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline
  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12300 International
  • GBP 6000 EEA

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