BA Design

Duration: 3 years
UCAS Code: W290
UCAS Tariff: 80 points

About the BA Design course

The BA Design course uses design processes and methods to equip you with the creative, technical and academic toolkit required to enter their chosen career.

It seeks to do this by encouraging you to expand upon design thinking and a range of expertise through real-life applications and collaborations, gaining the confidence to creatively problem solve and manage across peers, projects, clients and multiple disciplines.

It aims to facilitate opportunities for you to develop both innovative and practical skills alongside conceptual understanding to enable you to able to critically evaluate research, practices and approaches to gain a broad understanding of design.

You will study a range of modules including design thinking and research, digital communication, visualisation, contextual studies, studio practice and commercial design.

Application of the knowledge gained will shape and inform your own future studio practice and chosen career.

Assessments on this programme are varied. Your skills will be challenged and built in a number of areas including creative research, practical studio work, essays, reports, visual presentations, group/client pitch and critical evaluations. This aims to capture your imagination and allows you to develop in your chosen career pathway.

Entry Requirements

Students lacking formal academic qualifications also encouraged to apply. They will be set an appropriate piece of academic work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.