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Car Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds

  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 3 August 2020
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

This course will explore contemporary approaches to car design.

It will teach the fundamentals of design and style and how they link to the function of a vehicle.

This course will begin by exploring car design history and branding, and will look at the future of the industry.

You will then go on to develop practical design skills, from sketching to model-making.

You will be introduced to techniques through group demonstrations, samples, feedback and tutorials.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will be able to recognise the different stages of design development for a car.

You will have developed a range of professional skills and enhanced your portfolio.

Tutor profile: Boris Fabris is a car designer and consultant based in Turin, Italy.

He has experience in working in car design in the USA, China and Europe.

Boris also teaches and lectures internationally.

Need accommodation?

If you're aged 16 or 17 then you can stay unaccompanied with agreement from a parent/guardian.

If you're aged 15 then you can stay as long as you are accompanied by a parent/guardian.

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Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award?

This course can count as your Gold DofE Residential.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:


Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

During this course you will:

  • create car design concepts from a brief
  • learn how to design in different perspectives
  • learn how to present your project ideas to others
  • learn about style and function in automobile design
  • discover brand DNA for car design
  • turn your ideas into a physical model.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £525.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £525.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418