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Integrated Product Design MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Product Design

Course type


Course Summary

This course focuses on the design of innovative products, emphasising the balance between the interest of users, industry and society. It covers the whole design process, integrating all aspects relevant to product development, in particular global new product design. It meets industrial demand by integrating technology, management, aesthetics, environmental sustainability, ergonomics, marketing, business and design methods – to produce highly qualified and sought after designers able to cope with the challenges the global economy presents. The practical knowledge you gain is transferable to industry and provides you with a comprehensive skillset for global product and services design research and development. The integrated product design course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and is studied full-time over one year.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Topics include: Anthropometric and biomechanical principles and design considerations , Postural and motion principles and design considerations, Perceptual, cognitive and emotional principles and design considerations Design of control interfaces and display interfaces Philosophy and process of Human Centred Design.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, usually design; engineering; or a related subject. Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.