Diploma in Product Design

Encouraging the judicious utilization of Ghana’s rich natural resources in the development of new ideas and products

Product Design

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

Product Design

Develop prototypes with both traditional workshop tools,  latest technological tools and our laser cutting machine.

Diploma in Product Design

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

Encouraging the judicious utilization of Ghana’s rich natural resources in the development of new ideas and products

About this programme

This two-year programme together with basic entrepreneurship courses and the necessary principles of design will equip our youth with the needed skills leading to self-employment to improve their economic environment.

This programme has been developed to also provide skill acquisition in the development of concepts, models and real/actual products.  The items or products to be considered will yield themselves to artisanal manufacturing.

Our Diploma in Product Design will provide you with a pathway to a professional career.

Objectives of the Programme

  • Encourage the judicious utilization of Ghana’s rich natural resources in the development of new ideas and products
  • Encourage the youth to apply modern technology to indigenous tradition-themed new design that will contribute to a sustainable evolution of traditional industries to modern artisanal manufacturing industries.
  • Create an avenue for those who have established careers in other disciplines and who seek to change their professional direction to acquire the requisite skills to work as product designers.
  • Create an opportunity for designers already in the field to enhance their skills by upgrading themselves to acquire current technological tools developed to aid the modern design, manufacturing or production environment.

Requirements

WASSCE, SSSCE, HND, Diploma which meets the entry requirements of the programme. Follow this link to read more.

Duration

A Two (2) Academic Year programme made up of Four (4) Semesters.

Tuition Fees

Ghanaian Students: GHS4,374.00

 

Graduation

Pass all courses of the programme and obtain a minimum of seventy-five (75) credits to gain Diploma in Product Design.

Affiliation

Accredited by Ghana Tertiary Education Commission and affiliated to UEW – Winneba

Location

Oyibi – Greater Accra

Course Curriculum

Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities

Faculty

What you will learn

Drawing
Nature of Materials and Processes
Product Design
Design and Modelling
Technical Drawing
African Art & Culture
Computer-aided Design
Manufacturing Processes

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Requirements

WASSCE, SSSCE

Credit passes in General Knowledge in Art and any other Elective Subject from Visual Art, Home Economics, Technical, Science or General Arts.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level including: English Language, Art, and Mathematics, plus at least TWO (2) passes at A’ Level including Art, preference would be given to applicants with THREE (3) passes at the A’ Level with grade A or B in Art.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years at the time of submitting the Application with at least THREE (3) years working experience. Mature Applicants must also pass an interview and a practical examination.

Career Opportunities

With our Diploma in Product Design Programme, you’ll have the right credentials for a variety of careers. Potential careers include:

  1. Rural and Cottage Industry
  2. Self-employment
  3. Security Services (e.g., Police-CID, CEPS, etc)
  4. Design Studios/Consulting
  5. Product Developer/Designer
  6. CAM Machine Operator
  7. 3D Illustrator

 

Our Vision

The vision of the College is to become an internationally reputable centre for Design education and research.

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    P. O. Box AN 7675,
    Accra, Ghana.
    AsanSka House 648/4.
    Royalt Castle Road-Kokomlemle.

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