University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)
Surface Pattern Design
The MA Surface Pattern Design course offers a unique MA experience in Wales, with its distinctly design driven flavour, tailored to address live briefs; shaping students to pursue employment; launch themselves as freelancers or establish enterprises.
The MA is practice based, fast paced and built on the long established success and ethos of our BA Honours Surface Pattern Design programme.
The major benchmark entry requirement will be a 2:1 or higher undergraduate degree. This will enable the student to progress to an interview.
Mature students may apply with their portfolio and/or previous academic/industrial career taken into account. There is also a procedure for the Recognition of Prior Learning. International students will have to prove proficiency in the English language to the required IELTS level 6 as well as the above.
Any candidate with a successfully completed research degree will have to prove that their intended Master’s study is in a different field. The programme is open to applicants of any discipline who have an interest in forming a new discourse with an Art, Craft, Design & Media subject in order to open up a new dialogue ie architecture/photography.
- Collaborative Dialogues (20 credits)
- Co-Existent Perspectives (20 credits)
- The Thought Experiment (20 credits)
- Explorative Research Praxis (60 credits)
- Confirmative Praxis (60 credits)
The main modes of assessment used on this programme are; studio projects, written assignments and seminar presentations.
Assessment at postgraduate level is reflected by your ability to reformulate and use relevant methodologies and approaches to address problematic situations that involve many interacting factors. It includes taking responsibility for planning and developing courses of action that initiate or underpin substantial change or development, as well as exercising broad autonomy and judgement. It should also reflect an understanding of the relevant theoretical and methodological perspectives and how they affect your area of study or work.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Mount Pleasant Campus||Swansea||SA1 6ED||Wales|
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