What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Accepted as part of the overall tariff
112 tariff points (Grade DMM)
28 - 31 overall including grade H5 from 2 Higher Level subjects
The entry requirements for this course are 104-120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers71%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This well established course will give you all the skills you will need to design and develop successful commercial products. During the course you will learn how to manufacture physical models and prototypes, as well as produce industry standard computer models. In your final year, you will make a working prototype of the product you design, which you will exhibit at our annual Festival of Design and Technology. Throughout the course you will learn to develop your creativity and innovation to solve design problems, and learn how to address the functional, social and economic needs of your design.
You'll study a number of units including design projects and prototypes 1, materials and processing, design media, technological principles, user-centered design, design projects and prototypes 2, manufacturing and production, product design tools, management and commercialisation for technical projects, applied technology, design projects 3, design prototypes 3, business development, humanistic design studies along with a 30 week work placement in your third year.
Bournemouth University offers a diverse range of courses from advertising to midwifery, and has a variety of award-winning facilities. The Students' Union at BU runs campaigns throughout the year and provides outstanding advice and exciting events, club nights, volunteering and fundraising opportunities. Our Media School is the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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