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Bachelor degrees from accredited colleges and universities can be important stepping-stones toward a successful career.The most common type of undergraduate program is a bachelor's degree, usually awarded after four years of successful study

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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BDes (Hons) Graphic Design

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Join award-winning students and gain practical work experience to shape the world around you on our accredited and industry recognised graphic design course. [+]

Best Bachelors in Design in United Kingdom 2017. Join award-winning students and gain practical work experience to shape the world around you on our accredited and industry recognised graphic design course. Course introduction This course offers a broad design education, drawing on a rich theoretical and practical history and is forward thinking in the way visual language is applied to a wide spectrum of design disciplines in professional practice. As a graphic designer, you'll help shape the world around you. More and more, designers are working in diverse industries to create our visual environment, from branding and packaging to book covers, clothing and signage. You'll have the opportunity to apply your learning on an optional work placement, which may be undertaken overseas at one of our linked European universities. We also have a placement scheme with StudioLR. What you'll learn This course emphasises the importance of ideas and originality of content as key elements and the fundamental cornerstone of the graphic design process. It encourages creativity, integrity, social and ethical responsibility and a sense of challenge in the work undertaken. Sharing its first year with the Product Design and Interior Architecture courses, this course will expose you to design in its broadest sense, including media, motion and spatial applications, and you'll study and create work that transcends the 2D format. Previous students have won a number of design awards, receiving 11 commendations and one category winner at the Roses Creativity Awards in 2014. This recognition culminated in one of our student winning a Yellow Pencil at the prestigious D&AD student awards, the design industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. You’ll gain the skills you need to successfully operate as a professional graphic designer. You'll work on conceptual thinking, design sketching techniques, illustration and the use of digital media. In addition, you'll learn verbal and visual communication techniques, effective client liaison, team working skills and business and marketing principles. This is a full-time course studied over four years and is accredited by Creative Skillset. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. Entry requirements Minimum year 1 SQA Higher BBBB including English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. A Level BBC including English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. Irish Leaving Certificate Pre 2017: B1, B1, B3, B3 at HL including English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. 2017 onwards: H2, H2, H3, H3 at HL including English or another literary subject*, plus on of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3 Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject. BTEC (QCF) Diploma Minimum grades D*D* (Distinction*, Distinction*) in a related subject. International Baccalaureate 28 points overall with 6,5,4 in HL subjects including English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. Minimum year 2 SQA Advanced Higher BBC to include English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. A Level AAB to include English or another literary subject*, plus one of: Art, Product Design, Graphic Communication. HNC Pass in a relevant subject, with B in the graded unit. Typical year 3 HND Pass in a relevant subject with B in Graded Unit. *Literary subjects accepted are: Modern Studies, History, Psychology, Sociology, RMPS, Theology, Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, Geography, Latin and Classics. Other entry requirements As part of the selection process suitably qualified applicants will normally be invited to submit a portfolio/attend an interview. English language requirements If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply. This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you. Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications. Admissions policies We're committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education. Tuition fees Students from 2016/17 2017/18 Scotland/EU £1,820 £1,820 England Wales and Northern Ireland £9,000 £9,000 Overseas £13,740 £13,900 [-]

MEng/ BEng (Hons)/ BEng Extended Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom Medway + 1 more

The pioneering Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree programme at Greenwich offers you the opportunity to learn all of these important skills. This exciting new degree programme is uniquely placed to provide you with the knowledge to be at the cutting edge of this new area by developing your skills as a cross-disciplinary innovator with a sound grasp of business fundamentals. [+]

Many modern large companies began life as the brainchild of a single person with a great idea. Typically, that person was an engineer or an inventor who had conceived a unique product and who also had the business skills to nurture the idea from a concept to a prototype, to a product, to a business. To succeed, that person needed the imagination and vision to recognise a niche in the market. After that, they would need to have the design and engineering skills to realise a possible product. Finally, they would have to be able to build the product, market and sell it, and make a profit in doing so. This is a tried and tested route to success. The first year of all of our engineering degree programmes at the University of Greenwich focuses on the understanding of engineering science fundamental principles. This approach ensures that all of our graduates experience a solid foundation of broad technical knowledge and a working understanding of all the major engineering disciplines – an essential prerequisite for a successful career in engineering management. At the end of the 1st year, students will be invited to choose to either continue on their initial degree programme or to swap to any of the other engineering degree programmes on offer. We feel it is very important that our students are empowered to be able to choose the degree programmes that are most appropriate for their ambitions and goals and we recognise that those may change during your studies with us as you learn more about each discipline. Engineering at the University of Greenwich. Quality. Industry. Rigour. Who is this course for? Students on this degree programme will typically be those who are interested in new technologies and devices and who want careers developing exciting new products that bring together electrical, electronic, computing and mechanical engineering. These new technologies have to be scalable, secure, user-centred and fun to use and represent an exciting design and development opportunity. Many of the students on this programme will also have an ambition to start their own company or to move into senior engineering management roles in larger organisations. The unique combination of engineering science, design and business offered in the Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree will provide graduates with an excellent start whichever path they choose to follow. If you have ever had a great idea for a new product and wondered how to develop it into a viable business opportunity then this is the degree programme for you. Modular structure for BEng (Hons) YEAR ONE: Engineering Mathematics 1; Design and Materials; Practical and Experimental Skills; Engineering Professional Skills 1; YEAR TWO: Engineering Mathematics 2; Exploiting Capital and Managing Risk; Product Design and Development; Material Selection and Design; Accounting, Finance and Business Planning; Computer Aided Design; Introduction to Manufacturing Systems; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; YEAR THREE: Engineering Professional Skills 2; Individual Project; Engineering Management 2; Engineering Enterprise; Advanced Computer Aided Design; Group Design and Project Management Modular structure for MEng YEAR ONE: Engineering Mathematics 1; Design and Materials; Practical and Experimental Skills; Engineering Professional Skills 1; YEAR TWO: Engineering Mathematics 2; Exploiting Capital and Managing Risk; Product Design and Development; Material Selection and Design; Accounting, Finance and Business Planning; Computer Aided Design; Introduction to Manufacturing Systems; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; YEAR THREE: Engineering Professional Skills 2; Individual Project; Engineering Management 2; Engineering Enterprise; Advanced Computer Aided Design; Group Design and Project Management; YEAR FOUR: Group Industrial Project; Strategy and Management; Research Methodology; Global Engineering: Theory and Practice; Advanced Principle of Supply Chain Management; Advanced Principle of Lean Manufacturing; Process Improvement Techniques; Developing Quality products and Services; Internet Entrepreneurship and Innovation Modular Structure for Extended Programme YEAR ZERO: Engineering Project Design and Implementation; Professional and Personal Development; Introduction to Engineering Mathematics; YEAR ONE: Engineering Mathematics 1; Design and Materials; Practical and Experimental Skills; Engineering Professional Skills 1; YEAR TWO: Engineering Mathematics 2; Exploiting Capital and Managing Risk; Product Design and Development; Material Selection and Design; Accounting, Finance and Business Planning; Computer Aided Design; Introduction to Manufacturing Systems; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; YEAR THREE: Engineering Professional Skills 2; Individual Project; Engineering Management 2; Engineering Enterprise; Advanced Computer Aided Design; Group Design and Project Management Skills Gained The degree programme in Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to understand, design, develop and analyse effective and innovative devices using techniques from engineering, mechatronics and software development in a user-centred context. You will become an efficient and reflective practitioner who takes the initiative to identify emerging technologies and techniques, and who maintains your knowledge and skills within the fast-moving areas of engineering, technology, business and design. Your Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree will enable you to identify and exploit new developments in technology and to experiment with new and existing techniques in designing and developing creative, innovative and effective devices to meet real-world needs. [-]

BDes in Special Effects for Film & Television

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special... [+]

Best Bachelors in Design in United Kingdom 2017. Special Effects for Film & Television - BDes (Hons) This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special effects designers/animators in advertising, film and TV. Although this programme focuses on the creation and use of physical assets, any modern large scale film or TV production will utilise both physical and digital effects. While you will specialise in your chosen area you will work across fields so that you develop an understanding of the overall production workflow and your contribution to it. You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials and a great deal of the teaching underpins academic theory as applied to real-life practical scenarios. Special features The programme uses its strong industry links to great effect by bringing in guest speakers from industry, demonstrations of materials and processes from relevant companies, visits to trade events and the opportunity to be involved with graduate recruitment events. You will benefit from our pyrotechnical, make-up and animatronics design expertise and be able to study specialist modules in these areas. There are opportunities to attend European conferences and trade events. What you will learn The programme is made up of modules covering various aspects of designing and making models/sets and the use of digital compositing, animation and CG to create visual effects to be used in scenes within film, TV and commercials. Most of the coursework is project-based, and structured to simulate professional situations as much as possible. Starting with more directed, skills-based work, the student progresses to have increasing control over their own studies, ultimately proposing creative work which reflects their own strengths and interests. As well as developing visual ideas and practical skills, special effects artists have to be able to communicate verbally, and to be able to analyse and synthesise ideas in words. They have to be able to take an idea from a brief or script scene and analyse the most efficient way to execute the process in turning this vision into reality whether using live action practical effects or digital visual effects. Consequently, the programme includes an element of research, discussion, verbal presentation and written work. What you will study Level 1: Scholarship; 3D Physical Processes; Introduction to Visual Effects; Introduction to FX Modelmaking; Introduction to 3D CG; 3D CGI 2. Level 2: Employability and Entrepreneurial Skills; Advanced 3D Physical Processes; Multi Year Group FX Project; Portfolio; Visual Effects & Colour Correction; History of SFX/Animatronics/Make-up/Pyrotechnics. Level 3: Research; Advanced FX Modelmaking; Multi Year Group FX Project 2; Bigature Modelmaking; Major Project. Entry requirements 260 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics. You will be invited to attend an interview at which you will need to present a portfolio of your recent image-related or project-based work. The quality of the portfolio/interview is the primary basis on which applicants are selected; therefore special consideration will be given to applicants without the above qualifications who have a strong portfolio. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BA/BSc Product Design

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

Your studies may take the form of either a BA or BSc in Product Design, with the option to switch from one to the other at the end of Level 4, once your interests and aspirations have become more defined. Irrespective of this choice, your studies will involve you learning the product development process, from concept to production. [+]

A Product Designer solves problems by conceptualising ideas and, through a systematic process of testing and evaluation, takes them forward towards a fully realised product suitable for manufacture. To do this, they require an array of skills and talents, including a heightened analytic ability, an inquisitive engagement with form and function, and a deep knowledge of materials and technologies. Your studies may take the form of either a BA or BSc in Product Design, with the option to switch from one to the other at the end of Level 4, once your interests and aspirations have become more defined. Irrespective of this choice, your studies will involve you learning the product development process, from concept to production. We take a creative, user-centred approach to design, through observing, listening and testing user-response to products. You will have access to a very wide range of workshop facilities and can develop skills in both traditional and unusual technologies. Working in specialist design studios, you will gain a practical understanding of a wide range of materials. On the BA Product Design, the focus is more on the intellectual and creative skills required to develop objects of purpose, beauty and social relevance. You will be positioned to understand the user, not least in relation to the forms and functions of objects in social groups and diverse cultural situations. In the BSc Product Design, the focus is more on technical and engineering issues and be concerned with design for manufacture and assembly. You will have the chance to develop your logistical and intellectual skills, especially those needed for problem solving and product development. ​The structure of both courses offers you the opportunity to gather strong business perspective, undertake a work placement within industry, carry out research with one of our Professors and research staff, or travel to study Product Design in countries where the traditions and culture are very different. In the third year, Product Design students can elect to undertake design projects and a dissertation, preparing the way for your choice of career on graduation. The choice is yours, and it is there to help realise your ambitions – whether they are to continue your personal development through further study, build an audience for your work, work in industry, join an agency, or build the beginnings of your client list. Course Content The focus of the degree is not only to develop you as a student and critical thinker, but to inspire your growth into a multi skilled and intellectual designer. These attributes, which are dependent on one another, combined with practical experience and an understanding of the product design industry, will form the beginning of your career, and stand you in the strongest possible position to carry yourself forward. The Product Design programme is taught by a dedicated team of academics and practicing designers; staff interests and research areas range from prototyping, user-centered design, critical design, and brand form development, to lighting, joinery and contemporary furniture. The BA and BSc product design courses are structured to be delivered over 3 years with 3 modules per year entitled 'Subject', 'Field' and 'Constellation.' Employability and Careers Whilst your learning is designed to develop you into a rounded and capable artist/designer and intellectual, your curriculum is similarly structured with your potential in mind. As such, the emphasis that will have been placed upon your work ethic, both creatively and academically, is matched with significant focus on real world experience; from building contacts and undertaking placements to live briefs and, should you choose so, support in forming your own business. You can elect to take a route through your second and final years of studies where you can engage with businesses or launch your own for the moment you graduate. In your final year, rather than submit a dissertation, you have the option of devising a detailed business plan. Throughout your time at CSAD, you will be meeting and hearing from professionals within your industry, honing your skills and ideas for commercial and professional advantage. Cross-disciplinary projects will prepare you for teamwork later on, whilst live briefs will prepare you for deadlines and the demands of tight specifications. [-]