Welcome to the Department of Product Design & Entrepreneurship

Product Design is a modern twist on what started life as Industrial Design. An industrial designer develops the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, electronics and toys. They combine art, business, and rudimentary concepts of engineering to make prototypes of products that people use every day.

Product Design

Good product design has the power to improve lives. Get ready to break down conventional thinking to develop new products and ideas.

What you will learn

Learn to develop prototypes with both traditional workshop tools,  latest technological tools and our laser cutting machine.

Develop critical thinking and technical skills in craft, whiles expanding your capacity to communicate and make compelling ‘live’ product design project pitches through purposeful product design, rational design research and analytical processes.

If you are inherently imaginative, artistic and have the desire to help improve society and ultimately contribute to national development, then consider a career as a Product Designer.

Department of Product Design & Entrepreneurship

We are delighted that you are considering becoming part of our community here at the Product Design and Entrepreneurship Department. Product Design is a modern twist on what started life as Industrial Design. An industrial designer develops the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, electronics and toys.

They combine art, business, and rudimentary concepts of engineering to make prototypes of products that people use every day. Product Design is the process of identifying a market opportunity, defining the problem, developing a solution for that particular problem and validating the solution with real users.

A Product Designer is therefore a problem solver who is responsible for the design and development of consumer products, including improving existing products designs and analysing working concepts launched by competitors of similar products, to match quality and performance.

Available Programme

DEGREE

BA Product Design & Entrepreneurship

A Four (4) Academic year programme which exposes students to the practice of Product Design as well as design processes and methods.

SHORT COURSE

Certificate in Product Design

This one-year certificate programme is designed to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the field of Product Design. 

We are a leading design and technology private university for the creative industries. We relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers.

Are you a creative thinker looking at an institution to help unearth your creativity?

Your dream is within reach. Take the first step and apply now.

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