University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Product Design Engineering

This course develops students' ability to design products with significant engineering content, address user needs and optimising solutions for specific markets.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject area (product design engineering, mechanical engineering, electronic and electrical engineering being of particular relevance) or equivalent professional practice. Depending on previous experience and qualifications, students may be asked to complete a design engineering assignment as part of their application.

Course modules

Core courses: advanced manufacture; core research skills for postgraduates; human factors; integrated engineering design; micro-electronics in consumer products; product design engineering introduction project; MSc final project. Optional courses: instrumentation and data systems; software engineering; Glasgow School of Art elective.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

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