In this hands-on Product Design course at Ravensbourne University London, you’ll define problems and opportunities through cutting-edge research and analysis, develop original ideas with creative thinking, and deliver detailed designs ready for production.
Predominantly project-based, you’ll study the functional and market-led requirements of product design from concept to production, looking at ergonomics, aesthetics, usability, sustainability, intellectual property and the application of technology. You’ll also learn to communicate your design work engagingly through prototypes, sketches, design documents, renders and pitch presentations.
Live projects with illustrious brands will give you real-world design experience. Our professionally-active lecturers and technicians will offer exceptional industry insight and enable you to identify areas where design could have a significant and positive impact in social, economic and environmental contexts. You will also gain access to unrivalled, state-of-the-art prototyping and 3D printing equipment.
When you graduate from BA Hons Product Design, you will have the tools to develop products that push boundaries, so you can thrive in this innovative sector.
Graduates often proceed to a career in 3D product, packaging, service, retail interior design and user experience design. For example, our graduates often help to develop new electronic devices, food packaging and better customer experience in industries such as finance, transport and entertainment.
We encourage you to take up work placements in the design industry to help shape your future career path.
You can’t learn in a vacuum. At Ravensbourne University London, industry connection is ingrained into everything we do. We will equip you for success in the creative and digital industries, ensuring you are truly industry ready upon graduation. Our tutors are respected academics and practitioners with substantial experience and industry links.
You will be part of a diverse community of creatives, working collaboratively to explore new professional practices. Ravensbourne has strong industry links with a range of high-profile companies, including: Apple, Barclays, the BBC, European Space Agency, Marks & Spencer, Museum of London, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Samsung and many more.