Leeds Beckett University
Product Design BA (Hons)
Leeds Beckett University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Develop your skills in product design and professional practice.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Gain insight into user requirements, economic, environmental and ethical considerations, as well as materials, manufacturing, production and industry capabilities

  • Use your insights to help inform the design of your products

  • Design a range of products for both commercial and domestic use, including furniture, interior products, consumer goods and sustainable products

  • Work on live industry briefs, which will ensure you’ll be working in real world contexts, to design products that make a positive contribution to the world around us

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Product Design BA (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Product Design.

Overall student satisfaction
100 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of Product Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20046 £20113 £23568
25-75 percentile range £18042 - £24043 £15144 - £24676 £17604 - £29974

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Product Design, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

A minimum of 72 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
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Tuition Fees Product Design BA (Hons)

EU £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £10500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Leeds Beckett University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Leeds Beckett University in related subject specific rankings.

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #53 
    • #65 
    Art & Design
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of Leeds Beckett University

What students say about studying Product Design in the UK?

  • Product Designer Career Path | What You Should Know First!
  • My Journey to become a PRODUCT DESIGNER | From an engineer to product designer
  • What I wish I knew before starting my UX Designer Career (Product Design in 2019) | UX Designer Tips
  • 10 Qualities of a good product designer

About Leeds Beckett University

Established in 1824, Leeds Beckett University is located on the Northern side of Leeds City Centre. There are a variety of campus buildings in the area, including the Polytechnic site, Electric Press, the Old Broadcasting House, the university’s Business School, and more. Leeds is the ideal student city, with an abundance of activities and nightlife to take advantage of, plus a reliable bus service for getting around easily.

  • Day in the Life at Headingley Campus | Student Vlog
  • Why I chose Leeds Beckett | Student Vlog
  • Why I chose Leeds Beckett | Student Vlog
  • Five reasons to study at Leeds Beckett | Student vlog
  • International Student Insights
  • 10 things our students say about living in halls - Leeds Beckett

Where is this programme taught

Leeds City Campus
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