Course Features Arts Science(Aesthetics) (function) PDi Business (marketing)
Course StructureLevel Emphasis Option 1 Fundamental Basic knowledge and skills in training design thinking, design communication, engineering, design sketching and model making. 2 Specialised Build upon the fundamentals to training improve students’ know how in 3D form, colour, human factor, engineering design, prototyping and basic business. 3 Integrated Develop and integrate in greater • 3 month internship training depth students’ skills in 3D • 3 month Full Time Project product design, prototype development and business.
Course Structure First-Year Modules Second-Year Modules Final-Year Modules Level 1.1 (28 CUs) Level 2.1 (25 CUs) Level 3.1 (23 CUs) - Visual Thinking & Design Sketching - Product Form & Aesthetics - Product Innovation Project - History & Priinciples of Design - Product Design Project 1 - Design for Manufacturability - Engineering Mathematics 1 - Materials & Design Applications 2 - Entrepreneurship & Business Plan - Manufacturing Processes - Computer-Aided Design & Drawing 2 - Business & Project Management - Materials & Design Applications 1 - Engineering Sciences for Design 2 Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Modules Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Modules Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Modules - World Issues: A Singapore Perspective^ - Idea Jumpstart ^ - Idea Blueprint^ - Elective Module^ - Sports & Wellness ^ - Elective Module^ Level 1.2 (28 CUs) Level 2.2 (24 CUs) Level 3.2 (22 CUs) - Design Specification & Conceptual Design - Ergonomics & User-Centred Design - Three-month Internship - Design Presentation & Methods - Product Design Project 2 - Product Design & Development Project - Engineering Mathematics 2 - Component Design & Development - Engineering Sciences for Design 1 Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Modules - Computer Aided Design & Drawing 1 - Idea Launchpad^ Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Modules - Elective Module^ - Communication & Contemporary Issues^ Please refer to the IS website http://www.np.edu.sg/is for details of the IS modules. Note: Candidates with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course.
T&L Initiatives• Guest Lectures by Practitioners• Off-campus Learning• Experiential Learning• Project Showcase• Competitions• Overseas Immersion Programme• Study trips
Study Trips Sep 2007 Sep 2008 Jiangnan University, China Sep 2010 Mar 2012ChaoYang University, Taiwan SCUT, Guangzhou, China
Progression Path – Further Studies LOGO UNIVERSITY DEGREE Nanyang Bachelor of Fine Arts in Product Design, Digital Animation, Digital Technological Filmmaking, Interactive Media, Photography and Digital Imaging, or University, S’pore Visual Communication Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering National University Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design of Singapore, S’pore Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering University of Bachelor of Science in Product Design & Innovation Strathclyde, UK (*) Bachelor of Engineering in Product Design Engineering University of NSW, Bachelor of Industrial Design Aus (*) University of Bachelor of Industrial Design Canberra, Aus (*) Monash University, Bachelor of Industrial Design Aus (*)Exemption/Advanced StandingDepending on the universities, you can enjoy up to two years of exemption or gain advanced standing from many of their basic degreeprogrammes.
Progression Path – EmploymentExciting job prospects are on offer in the creative and innovation industries, bothlocally and around the world.• Product designers• Industrial designers• Furniture designers• Engineering designers• Packaging designers• Design project coordinators• Design consultants• Product merchandisers• Design managers Graduates employed at CPRVision, Vetco, Magnum SuvSea, NiMiC, H&M, YAMP, Glass Form, Singapore Mint, etc.