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Product Design

Product designers are innovators, combining creativity and technology to find modern solutions and push the boundaries of what’s possible. On our product design courses, you’ll work on live briefs, creating functional and tangible designs with industry-standard equipment and software.

Studying Product Design at NTU

Based in the School of Architecture, Design, and the Built Environment, our studio-based culture encourages collaborative learning, ensuring that you'll experience a range of exciting creative perspectives. You’ll be given all the right tools to understand the market, social needs and end users, as you explore existing and emerging areas of product design.

With the support of expert academic and technical staff, commercial organisations, and talks delivered by industry professionals, you’ll develop expert skills in the art of creative communication. Through live projects, competitions and exhibition opportunities, you'll have a chance to showcase your talent and establish yourself as a designer.

11
th

in the UK for Art and Design subjects (Complete University Guide, 2024)

2
nd

for the number of undergraduate students studying Design studies (HESA 2021/22)

2
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for year-long placement undergraduates studying Design studies (HESA 2021/22)

See it for yourself

Where could a Product Design degree take you? Hear from our BA (Hons) Product Design graduate, Asher Erskine, Senior Designer at E1, the world's first electric race boat championship.

Product Design Excellence at NTU

Student Showcase

Every year we run our annual NTU student showcase where you'll have a chance to exhibit your work and show off your creative talent. See examples of recent work by our graduating class of 2022.

What can you do with a degree in Product Design?

Our courses are designed to prepare you to succeed in the design industry, through work placements, working on real projects from industry, input from industry professionals and contemporary course content.

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • Dyson
  • LEGO
  • Triumph
  • Disney
  • Unilever
  • John Lewis
  • Next

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