Product Design Innovation

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Product Design Innovation
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW728
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7

Second Chance Maths Exam
Institute of Technology Carlow will hold a Mathematics examination for applicants who have applied through CAO for any of the following programmes that require certa...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Higher Level Mathematics
A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates of Higher Certificates: Graduates of a relevant Higher Certificate are eligible to enter at Year 3 of this course.

Graduates of an Ordinary Degree: Graduates of a relevant Ordinary Degree are eligible to enter Year 4 of this course.

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Number of Places 20
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Product Design Innovation?
From the physical products we engage with every day, such as homewares, entertainment, sports and gaming electronics to specialist high-end technology tools and medical devices, all are carefully designed to be in...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Design Introduction
Workshop Practice
Model-Making and Ergonomics
Materials and Process
Graphics
Design Education
Principles of Research
Professional Practice and Professional Developmen...

Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES
• All learning is project-based in a studio environment, with a continuous assessment approach. The course structure ensures full integration of all creative, academic and technical module components.

• Facilities for stude...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of Product Design Innovation at Institute of Technology Carlow, have membership in the IDI, Institute of Designers of Ireland.

Our graduates are employed across a wide range of sectors, from services and manufactu...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Colin Deevy BDes (Hons)
E: colin.deevy@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 246
2020 252
2019 276