About the course
This 3d design degree will give you the opportunity to explore the disciplines of Product Design, Ceramics and Glass and Jewellery Design through research, development and innovation in materials and processes. You will experience traditional making skills and techniques whilst broadening your knowledge of advanced digital design and fabrication methods.

You will explore methods of design thinking and making skills including 3D modelling and Adobe CAD training, design drawing and visualisation, ceramics, glass, metalwork and rapid prototyping in plastics and metal. You will have the opportunity to participate in industry-linked projects, design internships, live competitions and public facing events, which will help develop your professional design skills and get you ready for the real world of work. There are three named degree awards; Product Design, Ceramics and Glass and Jewellery Design.
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4 Years
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2 Years
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Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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Robert Gordon University

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Robert Gordon University, commonly called RGU, is a public university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It became a university in 1992 and originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon, a prosperous Aberdeen merchant, and various institutions which provided adult education and technical education in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is one of two universities in the city. RGU is a campus university and its single campus in Aberdeen is at Garthdee, in the south-west of the city.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) is a campus university based in the heart of the Scottish city of Aberdeen. Students have the best of both worlds as they live and study in a safe but cosmopolitan city, whilst taking full advantage of the green spaces and exceptional facilities on campus.
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Garthdee Campus - Robert Gordon University

Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7AQ, United Kingdom

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The campus sits in a wonderfully spacious parkland, adjacent to the River Dee. Mature trees and walkways combine with striking architecture providing a beautiful backdrop to work and play. In recent years, we have invested around £120 million into our stunning riverside campus on the banks of the River Dee which has been specially designed with state-of-the-art facilities to enhance our students’ employability. You can learn in our dynamic, purpose-built and modern facilities during classes, and relax outside of lectures in the tranquil parkland around the campus.