Product Design (BA) course map

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Please note this course map is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

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Michelle Williams

"I have worked in industry as a project leader, have a doctorate in design and have been an entrepreneur for 10 years. I am dedicated to giving my students real-life experiences to create a design portfolio enabling them to become successful in the direction that they feel passionate about. For example, my first year students are designing a classroom for the British charity ‘IT Schools Africa’. Superdry have also recently set my students a design project to gain an invaluable insight in branding and people’s lifestyle choices. Imagine writing that on your CV after your first year in university."

  • Course Leader: Michelle Williams

Level 4

Level 5

Level 5 Notes: BA students must pass CT5012 & CT5030.
BSc students must pass CT5028, CT5029 & CT5031.

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
CT5032: Innovation and Commercial Entrepreneurship 30
CT5033: Design for Sustainability 30
To complete your programme you must pass 60 credits from the following:
CT5012: User Interaction Studies 30
CT5028: Product Performance Analysis 15
CT5029: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing for Product Design 15
CT5030: Development of Form and Branding 30
CT5031: Computer Aided Design 30

Level 6

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
CT6007: Individual Research Project 30
CT6008: Advanced Group Project 30
CT6022: Advanced Concepts in Product Design 30
CT6023: Applied Design for Creative Industries 30

What are Course Maps and Module Descriptors?

Course Maps

A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.

Module Descriptors

A module is a self contained, individual unit of study. The Module Descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.

Course Resources Archive

Course Maps and Module Descriptors from previous years can be found in the Course Resources Archive.