Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Product Design

Cardiff School of Art & Design and the National Centre for Product Design & Development Research have pooled their substantial design and manufacturing expertise to produce this unique course that will equip students with an advanced knowledge of the techniques, technologies and tools being used by today's designers. The Cardiff School of Art & Design have substantial expertise in the delivery of courses at the interface of engineering and product design whilst the National Centre for Product Design & Development Research is one of the UK's leading centres for rapid product design & development whose expertise covers the whole process from design management, concept and detailed design, ergonomics and CAD to prototyping, tooling and batch manufacture. This course will tap into the cutting edge research and development work being carried out in the field of product design and rapid product manufacture with companies such as Samsung along with three of the UK's top five design consultancies.

Course modules

Modules include: Product Development Principles & Practice; Sustainability Issues in Design for Production; Research Methods in Art & Design; User Testing & Evaluation; Form Shape & Colour; Major Project; Industrial Placement; These sessions may also be workshops where practical demonstrations, involving student participation, are run. This may include, for example, communal writing or small group discourse analysis. Weekly tutorials will also be available.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous throughout the programme and is based on coursework, project work and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus CF5 2YB Wales
Cyncoed Campus CF23 6XD Wales

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