University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Product Design and Management

The aim of this programme is to provide training in all major aspects of product design from conceptual design, product modelling to prototyping. You will gain experience in product design's key concepts, tools and methodologies, including: innovative product development and design techniques; advanced CAD/CAM and modelling; materials selection; industrial design; rapid prototyping; total quality management; marketing. There is a strong practical element and you will develop your skills through individual and group projects.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or better, in an appropriate field of study. Equivalent overseas degrees together with an acceptable English language qualification are also accepted. Individual consideration is given to mature engineers with significant and relevant experience and with professional qualifications. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

This programme consists of compulsory and optional taught modules over two semesters and a major design project in the summer. Core modules: Computer aided design; additive manufacturing; product design; industrial design; product modelling and virtual reality; design for environment, manufacture and assembly; integrated systems design; management of design; materials processing and selection; MSc(Eng) project; optional modules: energy and the environment; enterprise studies; project management; total quality management 1; research skills and project planning; advanced manufacturing with lasers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 15,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

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