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Industrial Design Degrees in the UK

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The branch of product design concerned with the process of designing and manufacture of products, normally those aimed at mass production. As an industrial designer, you will be responsible for designing and developing new products. These could include everyday products, mobile applications, as well as more niche products.

An undergraduate degree in industrial design will develop your foundation of knowledge in the area. The modules you study will cover the basic principles and theories of the subject. These modules could include fluid mechanics, engineering mathematics, solids and structures, computer aided design (CAD) techniques, and manufacturing systems.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as incorporating practical, design studio based sessions, and potential field trips. You may also be presented with the opportunity to take part in a work placement year or module.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Industrial Design degrees in the UK in 2024

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Digital Design with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Design for Industry (Design for Digital Media) Other UG Award

Robert Gordon University United Kingdom

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Industrial Design and Technology BA (Hons)

Loughborough University United Kingdom

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Product and Industrial Design BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire (UH) United Kingdom

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Industrial Design BA, MDes

Brunel University London United Kingdom

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Mechanical Systems and Design Engineering (HH37) BEng (Hons)

University of Liverpool United Kingdom

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Product Design (with an industrial placement year) BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex United Kingdom

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Product Design Engineering BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)

University of Glasgow United Kingdom

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BA (Hons) Fashion Communication & Industry Practice BA (Hons)

Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design United Kingdom

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