Manchester Metropolitan University
This course explores a diversity of design worlds, from the 'high' design of award-winning architecture, furniture and products to the often overlooked objects and experiences of our everyday lives. Through seminars, fieldwork, archive research, lectures and independent study you will be encouraged to build your own research areas, using methods based on the disciplines of design history, design studies and material culture. Developing your critical skills, you will work towards a personal project that has expression in academic writing and research, exhibition or a series of alternative creative outputs. Emphasis on negotiated outcomes reflects the current dynamic interplay of design theory and practice and allows you to tailor the course to your individual interests. Taught in conjuction with Contemporary Visual Culture, you will develop phenomenological methods abd theories of interpretation alongside visual forms of analysis. Students have gone on to pursue careers in arts writing, curating and art and design practice. The course also provides the scope for opportunities to teach in Further or Higher Education in the arts.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MFA||Full-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|MFA||Part-time||September 2016||-||4 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Manchester Campus||Manchester||M15 6BH||North West|
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