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Key information

Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Design (Non-Industrial) Computer Graphics

Course type


Course Summary

The aim of this course is for you to achieve your personal employment ambitions - whether as a design professional in the creative industries, or in related areas such as research, retail, marketing, and education. Be part of an interdisciplinary design programme which promotes social and cultural innovation. Develop your specialist skills and knowledge in a collaborative studio environment. Innovate with materials, technology and conceptual thinking. Extend existing material practices in response to the needs of our rapidly changing world. Placing emphasis on personal research, this course gives you the chance to develop your own interests and ideas in a challenging and supportive environment. Our academic staff are design specialists, researchers and practitioners who will support you to expand your practice and develop an independent, autonomous approach. This course prepares you for a career as a: independent design practitioner; designer; design manager; maker or manufacturer; company-employed designer; postgraduate student at PhD level.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 20 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


20 months

Start date



Negotiated Project (30 Credits) - Core
Project 1 (30 Credits) - Core
Project 2 (30 Credits) - Core
Theory Supporting Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Ma Project (Graphics) (60 Credits) - Core
Mfa Project (Graphics) (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2.2 degree in an appropriate discipline or significant relevant experience; appropriate study plans, including possible project topics and clear, appropriate and realistic learning aims; a high level of creative ability, as shown by a portfolio of work; the ability to discuss design issues critically and confidently.