Whether you want to design furniture, jewellery or interiors – or invent the next generation of sustainable products – our range of Bachelors' and Master's degrees in product design can get you where you need to be.

Our undergraduate courses offer opportunities to work on industry briefs, competitions and placements, which will help expand your professional network. Some courses also offer an optional Professional Practice or International Year to help you build your experience.

Throughout your course, you'll be taught by expert designer-makers and technicians, and collaborate with students from other design disciplines. You'll create work using exceptional specialist workshop facilities and equipment, including a fully equipped foundry, 3D digital design software, laser cutting, CNC technology and virtual reality and spatial tracking technology.

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Careers in
Product Design

Our product, interiors, industrial and jewellery design degrees are a springboard to a diverse range of career paths. After finishing your degree, you'll be equipped to build a career in fields including:

  • Interior design or architecture
  • Retail design
  • Hospitality interiors
  • Set design
  • Jewellery design and creation
  • Car design
  • Furniture design
  • Toy design
  • Electronics design
  • Teaching
  • Product design
  • Specialist design in a studio or consultancy
  • Design for the manufacturing industry
  • Design management
  • Environmental management
  • Service design

Our specialist facilities

At UCA, our facilities for designer-makers are second to none. Here are just some of the workshops and equipment you can expect to use as you bring your ideas to life.

Our, workshops feature digital creation facilities including 3D printing, laser and plasma cutters.

You'll also find circular and band saws, a planer/thicknesser, belt sanders, drilling machines and vacuum forming and spot-welding equipment.

Our digital media suites are equipped with the latest graphic design and computer-aided design programmes to support your design work.

Christina Fountoulaki
Christina Fountoulaki

"I had a great year completing my MA, the facilities were fantastic and I was able to gain a lot of knowledge thanks to the expert staff. I also found the workshops to be very useful – it was amazing to see my products come to life." Christina Fountoulaki, MA Product Design