University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Product Design

The course aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the methods, techniques and tools used in engineering products; traditional and advanced computer-support techniques, such as design methods, product design techniques, finite element analysis, product visualisation, including 3 dimensional visualisation, are introduced in the course. Graduates enhance their understanding of, and skills in, design process and product development, computer aided design, rapid prototyping and model making. This course addresses recent rapidly changing market demands for better, sustainable, cheaper and personalised products developed within a range of resources constraints, such as in the shortest possible time and within available budget.

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant engineering, physics or other relevant technology subject discipline from a UK university (or equivalent). Candidates with lesser qualifications who have appropriate professional or industrial experience may be eligible also. PgDip/PgCert: degree, good HND or equivalent. Other qualifications with industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: CAED systems; product modelling and visualisation; product design techniques; design management; postgraduate group project; postgraduate individual project. Optional modules: Information technology; project management; risk management; systems integration; knowledge engineering and management for engineers; design methods; sustainable product design and manufacture.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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