Product Design

This degree surrounds industrial product design in combination with engineering design principles to develop your creative, innovative and technical skills in this degree course.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Product Design

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

This degree course will you to take your imaginative ideas and make them real. To do that you need both the creativity and the technical skills to bring your ideas to life.

On this programme you’ll study the fundamentals of maths and science, electrical, electronic and mechanical principles, and simulation and fluid dynamics, as well as the functional and market-led requirements of product design.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore and master specific areas including technology integration, computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D design, sustainability and design for manufacture, and be taught by academics with current industry connections.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Our graduates are employed across the world and include senior designers and specialists in a variety of areas including consumer product design, industrial design consultancy, project planning, furniture design, manufacturing design, design management, user experience design, interaction design and in research. They are working for global companies including Cambridge Consultants, BMW, JCB, Aston Martin, Triumph, Dyson, Marshalls and Magmatic. Graduates have also gone on to set up their own successful businesses.

Graduates of this course have won awards from D&AD, James Dyson and New Designers.

This course has a 100% employment rate

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.