Explore design for architectural and public spaces, shape your own ideas and concepts and gain sought after industry skills on this research led creative course.
On this course you’ll explore design for architectural and public spaces and make creative interventions in the built environment. You’ll undertake specialist modules in exhibition and lighting design. A design management module will sharpen your industry focus.
You’ll shape your own ideas, concepts and theories through a self-directed major project, informed by design research and critical enquiry.
This course has a strong studio culture and is taught in a multidisciplinary space within a suite of post-graduate design courses where you’ll gain skills and knowledge highly sought after in industry.
In specialist spatial design, lighting design and management modules you’ll develop specific skills which will inform and enable highly developed outcomes in your self-directed major project. Working with specialist tutors, the major project allows you to create and develop design outcomes for public and private interior and exterior spaces and/or site specific installations.
Collaboration with practitioners from other areas is encouraged. You have the option of taking an MA or MDes award, depending on whether you complete a dissertation or design project report in your final trimester.
We have a strong studio culture supported by our multidisciplinary staff team of academics and industry based practitioners. You’ll develop creative, professional, strategic and contextual knowledge and skills and apply design thinking to a range of creative outcomes and design interventions.
• Design Research Methods • Spatial Lighting Design • Exhibition Design • Design Management • Major Design Project • For MDes Degree - Design Project Report • For MA Degree - Design Dissertation
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
With a physical and digital/online portfolio demonstrating industry-ready skills, graduates can apply for design jobs, freelance work or establish entrepreneurial ventures.
You may also continue to study to MPhil or PhD level.