Northumbria University

Northumbria University


Course develops students skills in a particular design direction; through project-based work, students can tailor their learning in a way that is relevant to them and their career aspirations; a blend of theory and practical application enable students to focus on particular design disciplines.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a design discipline or a related subject; mature applicants with a lower qualification and at least 3 years appropriate professional experience may be accepted; applicants with substantial relevant experience alone will be considered on their individual merit; where English is not the first language of instruction: IELTS 6.5; or TOEFL 575 paper-based, 90 internet-based.

Course modules

Design thinking; design practice 1; design process; design practice 2; design project by learning contract.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444