University of the Arts London: Design (Ceramics, Furniture or Jewellery)
|Institution||University of the Arts London View institution profile|
|Department||Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London|
|Telephone||020 7514 7444|
MA Design focuses on your individual design practice and will broaden your career and research horizons. Through researching, analysing, designing, making and immersion in material processes, this course will challenge you to make your mark on the global design industry. This course offers three pathways: Ceramics, Furniture and Jewellery. It is part of the Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design programme.
MA Design (Ceramics); MA Design (Furniture); MA Design (Jewellery) will develop your creative abilities, imagination and expertise. It offers three pathways: Ceramics, Furniture and Jewellery. These disciplines all have a rich tradition in material-led creativity. Framed within one course, we explore the evolving boundaries of these disciplines, embracing ideas of practice beyond traditional definitions. This allows a range of hybrid practices to emerge, disrupting assumptions around design, craft and manufacture.
The course focuses on design as a process and as a practice. We look at design as modes of thinking, as ways of communicating to audiences and systems of engagement with the materiality of the world. These factors will impact the way your ceramics, furniture or jewellery design work will be realised. It will influence how you design it, talk about it, debate it and how you write about it. We are interested in all forms of manufacturing – from master craftsmanship, artisan work and the hand-made to factory production and emerging technologies. Our students are interested in single artefacts, mass-market delivery and all stages in-between.
About Central Saint Martins
Central Saint Martins is a world-renowned arts and design college which brings together a diverse range of creative practices under one roof. It is known for breaking new ground and asking difficult questions. Across nine programmes of study, the College champions the power of imagination, curiosity, diligence, ambition and risk-taking. It challenges the cores of its disciplines, encouraging collision and exchange across boundaries to create unexpected outcomes. It aspires to give students the confidence to unearth ideas and formations that might provoke and disturb accepted norms. The Central Saint Martins community is dedicated to constantly discovering new ways of thinking, making and doing.
Situated in King’s Cross, Central Saint Martins sits at the heart of a dynamic part of London: Google, The Guardian, Tom Dixon, Universal Music, Camden Council and many others are both neighbours and partners. Students are empowered by the College’s world-class teaching, technical and support staff as well as inspired by their individual practices and industry experience.
Central Saint Martins is often recognised for its academic excellence. In 2017, the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design was awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, and the College was named best provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate fashion education in the Business of Fashion’s Global Fashion School Rankings in 2016 and 2017 consecutively.
Courses sit within nine programmes: Access and Progression to Higher Education; Art; Culture and Enterprise; Fashion; Graphic Communication Design; Jewellery, Textiles and Materials; Performance; Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design; and Spatial Practices.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A relevant Honours degree, or equivalent; or relevant professional experience (minimum of 3 years). A project proposal written by the applicant outlining the main project's intentions and the research support and commercial/industrial connections applicable to the project. A portfolio of supporting work illustrating the applicant's previous experience and practical skills. Documentation relating to exhibitions or particular 'live' projects will also be required. For applicants whose 1st language is not English the standard English language requirement for entry is IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in any one paper, or equivalent.
|Location||Central Saint Martins|
1 Granary Square
|EU||6455 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6455 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6455 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6455 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6455 GBP for Year 1|
|International||16450 GBP for Year 1|
University of the Arts London
About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2 in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings®, for the second year in a row. UAL is made up of 6 world-renowned Colleges, each with a long established, global reputation for producing outstanding work:
- Camberwell College of Arts
- Central Saint Martins
- Chelsea College of Arts
- London College of Communication
- London College of Fashion
- Wimbledon College of Arts
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