Product Design

Higher National Diploma 

Product Design is about creating products, services and experiences that meet the needs of the users. This is achieved through research, mockups, prototypes, user interface design, etc. It is all about problem solving, design thinking and process. It is highly practical with an emphasis on project-based learning, workshops and groupwork. If you enjoy building, creating objects and problem solving, then this may be the course for you.

Course Content

Year 1

Professional Development, Contextual Studies, Individual Project, Techniques and Processes, 3D Practices, Computer Aided Design, Materials and Structure, Communication in Art & Design

Year 2

Professional Practice, Applied Collaborative Project, Advanced Product Design, Digital Fabrication, Material Selection and Specification, 3D Modelling and Rendering, Creative Entrepreneurship


Higher National Diploma

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate with minimum of 5 O6’s or Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 5 in Art and Design


Two years

Course Charges