What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Including Mathematics. Art or Design and Technology desirable. Excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies, CIE Global Perspectives and Research, CIE Thinking Skills.
This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Advanced Higher grade AA including Mathematics
Advanced Higher grades AA including Mathematics plus Higher grades AAABB-AABBB
Assessed on an individual basis. Refer to University.
Including 5 in Mathematics at Higher Level or 6 in Mathematics at Standard Level. Maths studies at Standard Level is not accepted.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136-153 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers75%
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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Our four-year masters level MEng course equips you for a career in product design, industrial design or in the product development sector and has been developed to address the specific needs of industry to give its graduates the best possible chance of obtaining the career they want. The degree will give graduates an advanced level of understanding of design, aesthetic and analytical approaches to designing new products and our strong links with industry with companies such as Dyson gives students the opportunity to become industry ready.
The first year offers a broad foundation in engineering science and design, manufacturing processes, material selection and mathematics. Example modules include Creative Techniques in Design, Industrial Design and Dynamics of Mechanical Systems. In the second year, you will develop your design skills and commercial awareness further whilst working on a group design project. Example modules include Computer Modelling Systems, Design Visualisation Techniques and the Second Year Group Design Project. In the third year you will take an individual project as well as core modules in product development, ergonomics and manufacturing processes. Year four will give you the opportunity to undertake a major project with industry whilst you undertake further modules in project management and ergonomics.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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