Product Design

Course Overview

Product Design courses will build both your technical and theory skills to execute product and industrial design. College is important for designers who want the opportunities to design and make furniture, simple electrical products, packaging, and other physical objects.

The Product Design advanced diploma course will build your basics and familiarise you with materials, designing, and building techniques. During the Product Design bachelor's degree course, you will deepen your theoretical knowledge to complement technical skills. After three years, you will graduate with a versatile product design portfolio and a bachelor's degree. Both will give you an advantage in your design career and application to an industrial design school or a product design university for a master's degree.

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Why Study Product Design @Raffles

award winning

Award-Winning Product Designers

Our Product Design students participated in global and regional competitions such as: Z Lab Watch Design Competition, Hunter Douglas 24 Hours Challenge, and Furniture Design Award 2011.
veteran lecturers

International Veteran Lecturers

With years of industry experience, our lecturers will impart valuable skills relevant to the product design industry. They will also provide insights and networking opportunities.

Fast-track Intensive Curriculum

Advanced diplomas in two years. An intensive one-year programme is available for a bachelor's degree certification.

Bachelor of Design

Certification Undergraduate Degree
Duration 2 + 1 years
Awarded by Raffles College Pte Ltd, Sydney
(trading as Raffles College of Design and Commerce)
Raffles University Iskandar
Intake January, April, July, October
January, May, September (Johor Bahru)
February, April, July, October (Sydney)
Available in India, Bangalore (Raffles Millenium International)
India, Mumbai (Raffles Millenium International)
India, New Delhi (Raffles Millenium International)
Malaysia, Johor Bahru (Raffles University Iskandar)
Singapore (Raffles Design Institute)
Entry Requirement

Areas of Study

  • Cultural Studies
  • Colour Analysis in 3D Design
  • Observational Drawing Skills
  • Model Making
  • Sustainable Product Design
  • Design Theory
  • Digital Imaging
  • Lighting Design
  • Materials & Processes
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Furniture Design - Recycling
  • 3D Conceptualisation
  • Design Drafting & Rendering
  • Electrical Product Design
  • Computer Rendering
  • Solid Modelling
  • Transportation Design
  • Academic Research & Communication Skills
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • 3D Manipulation
  • Spatial Design
  • Design Management
  • Major Design Project
  • Project Management
  • Design Research
  • Design & Marketing
  • Sustainable Design
  • Exhibition Design
  • Product Design Analysis Studio
  • Material Technology & Manufacturing
  • Processes Studio
  • Internship*
  • * Students who have completed an internship relevant to Product Design at the advanced diploma level may be exempted from this internship.

Career Opportunities

  • Design Consultant
  • Furniture Designer
  • Design Educator
  • Lighting Designer
  • Electrical Product Designer
  • Model Maker for Commercial Studios
  • Environmental/Spatial Designer
  • Toy Designer
  • CAD Designer
  • Public Space Designer

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