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Undergraduate study

Undergraduate study

Architecture BSc (Hons)

Professionals working in architecture are highly influential in creatively shaping the environment in which we live, work and play. Architecture, as the mother of all arts, is an intellectual, artistic and technical challenge.

Automotive and Transport Design BA (Hons)

You will have the opportunity to learn to create innovative product design solutions in a range of styles and media, which factor in purpose, usability, materials, ecology, desirability, technological feasibility and professional constraints.

Fashion BA (Hons)

From clothing to footwear, bag-making to millinery and jewellery; you will learn design, pattern-cutting, manufacturing, marketing and fashion journalism. We also offer visits to Paris and Berlin each year.

Fine Art BA (Hons)

Through a series of structured projects we help develop your skills and introduce you to a range of contemporary approaches to art practice by independently exploring personal interests, to produce self-initiated art projects.

Fine Art and Illustration BA (Hons)

You will explore traditional artforms from paint to sculpture, to conceptual and commercial art, new media to the latest computer software. Whatever your chosen medium is, Fine Art and Illustration will more than likely cover it.

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Foundation will allow you to develop and explore a broad and eclectic range of visual communications practice including but not limited to: Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation, Fashion design, Interior Design and Industrial Design.

Games Art BA (Hons)

We will aim to teach you high level art skills relevant to the games industry, encompassing visual design and practical games production, immersing yourself in 3D environments and developing in-game content using industry standard 3D modelling, mapping, materials, rigging and dynamic effects.

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Integrated design, typography, design in context and visual communication are the four themes around which you will create a wide range of graphic communication concepts, leading you to design across various media platforms.

Illustration and Animation BA (Hons)

Using a range of traditional and digital technologies, and approaches, drawing will underpin your studies where you can begin to develop your own signature style.

Illustration and Graphic Design BA (Hons)

With an emphasis on innovation and cutting edge image-making and design, you are encouraged to use a wide range of media and material to create  2D, 3D and moving images.

Interior Architecture and Design BA (Hons)

You will learn how to problem solve through correct application of research, develop understanding of material application and use 2D and 3D aids both virtual (CAD) or real (physical models).

International Fashion Business BA (Hons)

This course will offer students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the different roles in the fashion industry from trend analysis and prediction, through to the design, manufacture and the retail of products, and the role of marketing to the global consumer.

Product Design MDes/BA (Hons)

We focus on sketching, designing, collaborative and creative design activity as well as honing your capability to conceptualise, develop and communicate innovative ideas in the form of the design pitch and critique.