The transferable skills learnt on this course enable graduates to apply for a range of careers within the broader creative industries including roles in: product design, design consultancy, design engineering, interior design, special effects, exhibition design, human factors and usability, user-experience (design UX), service design, prototyping and specialist model making, advertising, product packaging and POS (point of sale), product marketing.
Recent graduates have gone on to find roles within companies/organisations including: Bright Innovations, Fitch, ALH Systems, Alfa Display and Design, Celsus, 2LK, Kenwood, Hexatronic, B&Q, IKEA, Wiggle, Ocean Safety, Kinneir Dufort, Spinlock, Extreme Exhibitions, Innovate Product Design, JPR Lighting, Italdesign, Solid Solutions, Rolls Royce to name just a few.
Product design at Solent University is ideal for students with a background in art, graphics, design, or engineering. It’s a Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) programme but with sufficient engineering content and understanding to ensure you can apply for membership to the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED). The course also combines both traditional and digital skills necessary for work in the creative industries.