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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: DES
CAO/PAC code: MH305
Points: 326
QQI: Yes click here for details
Closing date: 01 July 2022
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Product designers are key to innovation in the modern world. As technological competence spreads globally, businesses are placing greater focus on achieving market success through design.
  • A highly practical course, with an emphasis on project-based learning, workshops, laboratory sessions and group work.
  • Opportunity to take a six-month, full-time work experience placement, in a relevant employment setting.
  • Students acquire a broad understanding of product design from both an engineering and a marketing point of view - leading you to create solutions that balance business viability, human desirability and technical feasibility.
Why choose this degree?
  • As a student of Product Design, you will learn to harness your creative, artistic, and problem-solving skills. You will also gain a relevant understanding of technology and materials, and a sensitive awareness of human needs and behaviour through user-centred design. You will learn to combine these abilities to create products that satisfy, even delight, users. You will acquire an understanding of Product Design from both an engineering and a marketing point of view.
  • You will learn from accomplished designers and design entrepreneurs - people who have experience designing in sports equipment, medical devices, user interfaces and consumer electronics and homeware – as well as having impeccable academic credentials.
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