Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Design: Products and Technology

This course is designed to enable students to acquire advanced design, technological and manufacturing skills to enhance their potential to become leading professional product designers and technologists. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice which include manufacturing, computer science and technology, artificial intelligence for control, robotics, project management, inclusive design and emerging technologies such as advanced internet techniques. You'll develop your professional design and technology skills, and acquire a critical understanding of the roles of advanced technologies in product development using modern tools and techniques within a manufacturing environment. In addition to providing a broader, analytical and integrated study of technologies and strategies, the course emphasises the importance of independent learning, collaborative team working, creative problem solving and self-organisation skills. With hands-on access to state-of-the-art laboratories and prototyping workshops, computer suites and dedicated design studios, you'll receive expert technical support through our dedicated team of technicians. You'll develop a broad understanding of emerging technologies and technological developments.

Assessment methods

Taught modules are assessed by coursework, oral presentations, case studies and projects. The Individual Major Project module involves the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task by thesis. You'll receive regular verbal and written feedback about the progress you are making at each tutorial through discussion with staff and peers and via completion of tutorial record forms. You'll also receive feedback from staff and students during presentations, workshops and seminars. At the end of each module you'll receive written feedback supported by tutorial contact where you can discuss the outcomes of the assessment in more detail.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 6,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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