Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University


This course provides an opportunity for advanced design study in the context of a professional situation including opportunities to develop further career opportunities and to develop as managers, strategists and entrepreneurs.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have achieved a 1st Class or 2nd Class upper division 1st degree in an appropriate subject, and/or equivalent professional standing or experience in a design discipline (based upon assessed Accredited Prior Learning or assessed Accredited Prior Experiental Learning), or a discipline associated with their programme of study. In addition, those students for whom English is not their 1st language are required to have IELTS or to have achieved an approved equivalent standard. Applicants are normally required to have achieved a minimum IELTS score (or the equivalent) of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: context; exploration; realisation; research and ideas seminar.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of portfolio review, report and reflective-journal writing, vive voce and a final exhibition of work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MDes Full-time £ 4,420 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MDes Full-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MDes Part-time £ 495 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044