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Product Design

Use human-centred approaches to design to find out what people want, and design the right products for them

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Product Design

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

We’re interested in existing and emerging digital technologies and the role they play in transforming people’s everyday lives.

You will develop the essential skills to identify and respond to people’s needs. You will use human-centred approaches to design to find out what people want and how to design the right products for them.

We promote a culture of ‘thinking through making’ and teach you techniques to prototype throughout the design process. You will have access to a variety of workshops, and you will work with a range of technologies including electronics, computer aided design, laser cutting, and 3D printing. You will also have a dedicated studio space to work in throughout the year.

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Important

If you do not meet our academic grade requirements for your chosen course, we can offer you an alternative route to begin your studies. Our international incorporated degrees will develop your subject knowledge, academic English and university level study skills.

Why Study this Degree

Our graduates are employed as product designers, service designers, and interaction designers across the globe for companies such as Lego, Dyson, the BBC, Orange, Nokia, Microsoft, and NCR.

Our graduates have gone on to have successful careers across large and small organisations, in fields

We have strong relationships with employers, including high profile organisations like Microsoft. Throughout the course you will build the kind of product design portfolio that employers are looking for.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.