COURSE DETAILS

BA (Hons) Product Design

Institution

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Course Duration

3 YEARS

Course Fees

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This degree will open up a whole world of career and consultancy opportunities. Graduates are working in areas including: computer, sports goods, gym equipment, watch design, automotive design and packaging. Some graduates set up their own businesses or go into marketing, model making, graphics, computer games design, design management and teaching.

This programme includes exciting and diverse projects like toys, domestic products, transport, fitness equipment and lighting. Access to excellent workshops, modelling facilities and software, will enable students to present their work to a professional standard.

Core skills are introduced through structured and practical design projects, involving idea generation, drawing and rendering, model making and computer work. Further modules include Concept Generation, Ergonomics and Usability, Materials and Manufacture and Aesthetics. The programme progresses to cover more advanced CAD projects and the role of Rapid Prototyping.

When the opportunity arises students may work on collaborative projects with students and staff from Transport Design, Advertising and Brand Management and other programmes.

In Year 3, you will complete a major design project in an area of personal interest. This flexibility gives students the means to indulge in truly original thinking and be innovative. Students may also exhibit their designs to the general public and potential employers at the end of year show.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

STPM Successful completion of STPM with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and completion of SPM or equivalent
IELTS All students must demonstrate that they have met the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 either through formal English language assessment or through success in prior study at “A” level or equivalent in English
Other Successful completion of the relevant APIIT Diploma, or Successful completion of study in another recognised institution with academic credits equivalent to the first year of an honours degree in relevant subjects
Foundation Recognised Matriculation or foundation with CGPA 2.0
A-Level Successful completion of A-Level with at least a pass in 2 subjects and successful completion of O-Level or equivalent