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Product Design Project

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

3rd Dec 2019, 12 weeks

3rd Dec 2019, 12 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 108

Overview

As an introduction to product design, you will be taken through a basic design brief from carrying out research through to developing a design proposal to meet the needs of the user identified from the design brief. From this, you will work through the basic development of the idea using 3D modelling materials to create a prototype solution.

The course would be of benefit to people wishing to apply for a university or college product design course.

Could offer workshop time over and above current NC and HND product design for students wishing to expand their learning time and/or portfolio for HE.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.

Would be of benefit to people wishing to apply for a product design degree from school to places such as the Art School or Strathclyde University design innovation course.

What you study

  • Introduction to a design brief (analysis).
  • Image/mood boards.
  • User centred design.
  • Produce a design proposal.
  • Design thinking/Idea searching.
  • Idea generation/development.
  • Use graphic techniques during the production of a design proposal.
  • Use modelling techniques during the production of a design proposal.
  • Presentation skills.

After the course

Careers

On completion of this course, individuals will have gained a basic understanding of what product design involves giving them insight into this exciting field.  This will allow them a range of future study options within the area of Product Design.

Having a completed example of a design project from brief to concept will give you a piece of design portfolio work that may assist you in your next step into design.

Continuing Study

  • NC Product Design.
  • HND Product Design.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is delivered through taught lectures, studio tutorials, and hands-on workshops.

Additional Information

Materials

You will need to bring basic drawing equipment including pencils, A3 sketch pad.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00 27th Aug 2019 - 19th Nov 2019 12 weeks 12 weeks View »
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00 10th Mar 2020 - 9th Jun 2020 12 weeks 12 weeks View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    3rd Dec 2019, 12 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 108