Bangor University

      Product Design BSc (Hons)

      Bangor University
      In Bangor

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      Important information

      Typology Bachelor's degree
      Location Bangor (Wales)
      Duration 3 Years
      Start September
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Bangor (Wales)
      • Duration:
        3 Years
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      Design stimulates the development of an enquiring, analytical and creative approach, and progresses enterprising and entrepreneurial capabilities. It encourages the acquisition of independent judgement and critical self awareness. Students normally pursue a programme of staged development progressing to increasingly independent and personally focused learning during the course.

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      LL57 2DG, Gwynedd, Wales
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      Starts September
      LL57 2DG, Gwynedd, Wales
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      To take into account

      · What are the objectives of this course?

      The course aims to enable understudies to: 1. have a basic understanding of design elements; 2. be capable of presenting a 3D graphical image on a 2D surface; 3. be capable of presenting an orthographic drawing using appropriate software; 4. be capable of presenting a 3D model using relevant software; 5. have a basic understanding in the manufacture of a simple model using CAM (computer aided manufacture); 6. have a basic knowledge of relevant materials; 7. have demonstrated the use of the above concepts in a real design context.

      · Who is it intended for?

      Our wide range of modules will allow you to learn new topics, improve on current knowledge to allow you to develop into a skilled product designer. We have a well stocked workshop including an assortment of equipment comprising of traditional lathes, saws and drills to more modern gear such as a 3D printer, plasma cutter and laser cutter. All equipment and the vast majority of materials are free to use and are provided on a first come first served basis.

      · Requirements

      220 200 GCE/VCE points in relevant subjects BTEC National Diploma with both Distinction and Merit credits in relevant subjects Application as a mature student with relevant qualifications/experience on individual merit

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      What you'll learn on the course

      IT Development
      Product Design
      Product Design
      Basic Electronics
      Introduction to Photoshop | Basic Sketching
      Drawing Skills
      Basic Electronics and circuitry
      Manufacture project
      Intermediate Electronics
      Jewellery and Textiles Modules
      live projects
      live projects

      Course programme

      Year 1 Introduction to Photoshop and SoildWorks Basic Sketching and Drawing Skills 8 week company placement Basic Electronics and circuitry 2 simple manufacture projects with the chance of live projects One end of year summer exam Various Design Topic written assignments and presentations Year 2 Intermediate Photoshop, Rhino and SoildWorks 8 week company placement Manufacture project Intermediate Electronics and Coding Jewellery and Textiles Modules One end of year summer exam Various Design Topic written assignments and presentations Year 3 12 week company placement Third Year Final Project Business Plan and Dissertation One end of year summer exam Various Design Topic written assignments and presentations

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