Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Surface Design

This practical course caters to those who are passionate about developing a career in surface design, by analysing professional, commercial and cultural dimensions. Students can enjoy specialist interpretations of art, craft and design, which will strengthen personal creativity, design and style by taking a professional approach to surface design. Students will benefit from a series of topical lectures which explore major issues linked to surface design, followed by talks from leading industry practitioners.

Entry requirements

Applicants require either a good degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications or experience.

Course modules

Modules include: portfolio 1; lecture and seminar programme; research strategy; portfolio 2, portfolio 3 or dissertation.

Assessment methods

The students' programme includes a mixture of practical projects and written work; students develop a portfolio of work that showcases their abilities and ideas and is executed and managed in a professional manner; at each stage students also write reflective reports that encourage them to develop a critical and contextual framework within which to understand their practice and future career choices; students are assessed using a mixture of tutorial reviews, project work submissions and oral exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkside Building Campus Birmingham B4 7BD West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Birmingham City University Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595