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Introduction to Product Design Taster Online Short Course

Course description

Product design touches all aspects of our daily lives, but how often do we stop to consider why the stuff that surrounds us is the way it is? Join us on this taster course and gain an insight into the world of Product Design.

This taster session is ideal for anyone with an interest in this area. Whether you are considering taking a short course, further study, or just have a curiosity and would like to learn more about the subject for your own projects.

You will get an overview of the field of product design and gain insights into some of the methods and approaches used by product designers.

The taster session will introduce a playful approach to problem solving, identifying and coming up with ideas for an everyday design problems.

Who you should attend this course?

This taster session is aimed at anyone with an interest in product design or taking the Introduction to Product Design Online Short Course. 

No previous knowledge is required to attend this taster session. 

Outcome

By the end of this taster course students should:

  • Gain an understanding of the role of product design
  • Have an introduction to some of the methods and approaches of the Introduction to Product Design Online Short Course
  • Completed a short taster exercise identifying and trying to solve problems
  • Experience how to navigate and use the tools of the online learning environment

Delivered by one of our professional and experienced tutors Jason Allcorn, this session will give you an insight into the world of product design.

You will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and leave with a greater awareness of product design and of your potential.

Why should you attend a taster session?

  • Taking a taster course is a great way to figure out what your next move should be, whether it is a degree, a short course or career change.
  • It can be a great way to figure out which short course to take.
  • You will get an insight into what it means to study at UAL.
  • You will meet our professional and experienced tutors, who will give you an insight into the subject and answer all the questions you have been meaning to ask.
  • You will meet like-minded people from different background and corners of the world.
  • And even if you realise it is not for you, it will help you figure out what is.

 

Available dates

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Details

Topics covered:

  • An introduction to product design, including some of the methods and approaches used
  • A taster exercise identifying problems and generating ideas
  • Experience how to use tools and features of the online learning environment

Materials

  • A recent computer with a recent operating system
  • An up-to-date web browser
  • Access to two separate web browsers, we recommend Safari and Google Chrome
  • A headset with microphone/headphones is recommended
  • Webcam

Please bring with you:

  • Drawing paper / Sketchbook
  • A pen
Meet the Tutor:

Product design touches all aspects of our daily lives, but how often do we stop to consider why the stuff that surrounds us is the way it is? Join us on this taster course and gain an insight into the world of Product Design.

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