Industrial Design*

BSc (Hons) - UCA Canterbury - 2019

BSc Industrial Design is a new course for September 2019. The course is ideal for students with the desire to design and shape mass products for our everyday need and use.

Our primary focus is on the manufacturing process, a critical factor in overall product development and viability within the competitive marketplace.

You'll combine creative flair and vision with sound practical knowledge and experience of the industry.

You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement between Years 2 and 3 to gain invaluable industry insight into the relationship between design research, development and production.

As a student on this course you’ll have access to our extensive workshop facilities to develop and prototype your ideas.

*Course subject to validation.

Length of study:

Three years full-time

Campus:

UCA Canterbury

Start month:

September

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Entry year(s):

2019

Entry requirements:

112 UCAS tariff points

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UCAS code:

W245

UCAS institution code:

C93

UCAS campus code:

C

Course details

  • Year 1

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  • Year 2

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  • Year 3

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  • Fees

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Facilities

UCA Canterbury has open plan studio spaces offer a flexible learning environment, used for tutorials and independent working. Fully equipped Mac and PC computer labs with software for design and coding. Access to a purpose built FabLAB with laser cutters, 3D printers and CNC milling equipment as well as virtual reality and spatial tracking technology. Campus 3D workshop with machines for working in wood, metals, plastics and ceramics.

How to apply - 2019 entry

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Entry requirements

UK entry requirements

The standard entry requirements* for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
  • 27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level, see more information about IB entry requirements.

And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.

*We occasionally make offers which are lower than the standard entry criteria, to students who have faced difficulties that have affected their performance and who were expected to achieve higher results. We consider the strength of our applicants’ portfolios, as well as their grades -  in these cases, a strong portfolio is especially important.

International entry requirements

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Non-UK equivalent qualifications

English language requirements


Your portfolio

You may be asked to come to an Applicant Day and interview, and submit a portfolio. At the Applicant Day you will have a chance to meet the course team and other applicants, and take a tour of all our facilities. Students from diverse educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We welcome students with a broad range of A-level subjects, as well as students with appropriate Art & Design Foundations or BTEC/UALAB diplomas which allow you to demonstrate your ability to research, evaluate and produce creative solutions.

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