University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Design and Applied Arts

The focus of this course is to consider current and past practice and recognise the opportunities that exist for research, material investigation and professional development. Subject specialisms: ceramics; glass; interior design; fashion; textiles.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent in a relevant subject. A good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent) is required. Applicants are also encouraged to apply if they have significant professional experience in a relevant subject. Candidates with a 2.2 honours degree (or lower) in a relevant subject, can be registered for a prescribed Postgraduate Certificate. Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate programmeallows students to progress to the Postgraduate Diploma. Offers are subject to an interview and portfolio review.

Course modules

Typical modules may include: defining practice in design and applied arts; creative enquiry; integrating concepts and practice in design and applied arts; critical, contextual and theoretical frameworks; critical realisation of practice in design and applied arts; critical contexts and audiences; professional practice and enterprise; Master's project.

Assessment methods

A mixture of written assignments and creative studio projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Key information

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0800 953 3222