Computer Aided Product Design BSc (Hons)
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth


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UK fees £9000 per year Study mode Full Time
UCAS code H7G4 Duration 3 years
Qualification BSc (Hons) Start date SEP-15

What's this course about?

This course combines elegance and beauty with functionality and performance, and you get the art of product design. Used creatively and practically to produce visual product designs, the computer takes a vital role in our course. Students will develop keen computing skills to bring innovative product designs to life. On this course they can: Get a feel for their designs using our sophisticated computer software and rapid prototyping equipment; Put learning into practice by doing a paid work placement, either in the UK or overseas; Work on real-life projects through our links with industry and various design centres.

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Entry requirements

Typical UCAS points

240 - 300

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level not supplied Min. units required: 2. Min. units preferred: 3. 2 A levels in Science, Technology or Design subjects required.
SQA Higher not supplied not supplied
SQA Advanced Higher not supplied 160 points from a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers. 2 Advanced Highers in Science, Technology or Design subjects required.
Tariff Points 240-300 Min. points from A level or equivalent: 160.

How you're assessed?

Totals may add up to more than 100% as a result of rounding


57%

course work

11%

Practical work

31%

Exam

University

Finance

£9000

UK FEES

£13100

INTERNATIONAL FEES

Fee
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Means tested
support

4 scholarships available

On-Campus accommodation

£3,522-£3,981

Per year

Where?

University of Portsmouth
University House
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2UP
United Kingdom

Nearest station: 0.1 miles away

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Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering

Your qualification

Graduates with a 2:1 or above 75%
Enrolled students who continued after year one 87%

Graduate prospects

% of graduates in employment or further study 85%
Average salary for people studying Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering after 6 months £25,000
Average salary for people studying Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering after 40 months £30,000
Average salary for people studying Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering at University of Portsmouth after 6 months £22,000

Previous study

The stats below refer to the subject of study at university rather than to the specific course or mode of study. For example, "German and Scandinavian Studies" refers to all students who have studied either German or a Scandinavian subject, either singly or in any combination with any other subject. Where there is not enough data to be meaningful for a subject, the statistics are collated with similar subjects. In the case of Scandinavian Studies, this would be Modern European Languages, and if there wasn't enough data for Modern European Languages, then this would be collated across All Languages.
As students will study more than one A level, the percentages for previous subjects studied will add up to more than 100%.

A-levels taken by students who study this subject

1 Mathematics 76%
2 Physics A 28%
3 Physics 26%
4 Design & Tech. Product Design (3D Design) 18%
5 General Studies 17%
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Data sourced from: kis, hesa, ucas

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Rank 55th

Student stats

*Data refers to students in their first year only.
  • 91 : 9Full time: Part time
  • 81 : 19UK: International
  • 77 : 23Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 70 : 30School Leavers : Mature students
  • 6,175Number of students

Graduate prospects

  • 84% % in job or further study

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