Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Exhibition Design

The MA/MDes Exhibition Design brings together a range of design disciplines to explore the interpretation and presentation of images, objects, spaces and experiences, both virtual and physical, for a range of audiences and user groups. Students have the opportunity to shape their own ideas, concepts and theories through a self-directed major project, informed by design research and critical enquiry.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above in an art & design related subject, or evidence of industry experience in an appropriate discipline. All candidates are interviewed with a portfolio of creative work or technical/business projects. Applicants from overseas can be interviewed by teleconference with an online portfolio.

Course modules

Design research methods; exhibition design; spatial lighting design; interpretative design; major project; dissertation or project report.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MDes Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MDes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

Key information

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