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MA Contemporary Designer Maker

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  • Objectives
    Highly motivated graduates and practitioners will develop research ideas, individual pathways and philosophies through study and knowledge directly related to processes and materials. The MA provides the opportunity to engage in critical Contemporary Designer Maker issues and discussions with staff and other students.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or appropriate professional experience. Applicants present a portfolio at interview. Alternative arrangements will be made for overseas applicants. IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent
  • Academic Title
    MA Contemporary Designer Maker
  • Course description
    General programme structure

    This MA provides the opportunity for individuals to develop design/craft ideas through an intimate knowledge of material and making processes. Materials and craft skills are not seen as an end in themselves. Process and content are considered as interdependent and mutually enriching. You may be interested in new applications for established methods or wish to be exploiting the opportunities that technology makes available. We offer a student-centred and multi-discipline/material approach to studying including: wood, metal, plastics, textiles and ceramics, furniture, lighting and mixed-media combinations of any of these and additional disciplines.

    Detailed programme structure

    The PgDip stage consists of four taught modules:

    Defining direction through practice

    -Design thinking
    -Multiples and the maker
    -External context.

    These modules are designed to develop your practice, critical and theoretical understanding.

    The MA stage consists of one module involving the combination of a practice-based MA Project and a text-based dissertation.

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