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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 6720 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 13540 per year

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About Product Design at University for the Creative Arts

Our MA Product Design course provides a conceptual process and context for the development of creative and innovative products. This includes the study of socio-cultural and economic issues, new technologies and creative visual language in relation to your practice.

As a student on our course, you'll undertake individual research projects using an integrated product design process. You'll also develop and communicate design solutions which align with design criteria and respond to broader issues such as lifestyles, markets or the information economy.

On this course, you'll benefit from seminar sessions with visiting professional product designers. They'll provide critical feedback to advance your design concepts on to prototype stage in order to ready them for final exhibition and commercial manufacture.

UCA is extremely proud to encourage and develop sustainable design, and the Farnham campus is home to The Centre for Sustainable Design - a research centre which facilitates discussion and research on eco-design, and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development.

Graduates from our MA Product Design course have gone on to work in Architectural firms, independent design studios, create their own businesses and roles in design management. Demand is high for graduates with technical skills in the product design industry, particularly those who have access to industry quality equipment and the know-how and passion to succeed. We aim to create product designers with a breadth of knowledge, up-to-the-moment industry experience and the passion and drive to succeed in a fast-paced industry.

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Notes about fees for this course

UK/EU: £6,720

International: £13,540

Entry requirements

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