University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Arts and Design by Independent Project

This course allows students to develop their own academic programme in a particular field of craft, design, communication or image-making. A supervised central project forms the core of the course; the project encourages experimentation and innovation in a specific field. Teaching methods include: lectures; events; films; and seminars.

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree in a related discipline, a recognised equivalent qualification or professional experience. Admission subject to an interview with a portfolio of recent work (in any appropriate discipline) plus a 600-word proposal for a potential project. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.

Course modules

Stage 1: independent projects(s); visual narrative; research and investigation. Stage 2: major independent project(s); applied research methods; completion statement.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,760 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,130 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,880 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,065 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Grand Parade Brighton BN2 0JY South East

Key information

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