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This online course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of product design. It will give students an overview of the many practical and theoretical skills used during a design project. The course focuses on project-based learning and hands-on experimentation predominantly by sketching and model-making. Different theories and industry topics within product design will be introduced, followed by practical tasks to give students the opportunity to apply these concepts in practice. These will be assigned as practical homework tasks to maximise students learning during the 6-week course. Students will be asked to upload tasks prior to the live sessions so they can receive constructive feedback and receive sufficient support during the course.
By the end of this course you will have;
Who is Introduction to Product Design Online Short Course for?
This course is designed for anyone who wants to develop their skills and knowledge of the product design process, whether this is to enable them to work their own product design projects, develop portfolio items to apply for further study, or to work with product design professionals. It is aimed at beginners or those who wish to refresh their skills. It will be particularly useful to those planning to study at Foundation or BA level.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online Short Course Materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Course Specific Materials
Please have the following materials for the first session:
Materials to consider for the remaining sessions:
This online short course provides valuable insight into the fundamentals of product design. You will cover theoretical and practical skills, working on your own project along with hands-on experimentation.