The course includes seven core modules, live project work and design report development. Modules include:
-Design Research into Practice
-Digital Forming (optional)
-3D Design (optional)
-Design for Production
You are supported through a 'laboratory' model of learning; developing innovative design, conceptual thinking, professional understanding and aesthetic sensitivity. You present design work and reports for assessment and exhibition throughout the course.
The UK's leading careers website, prospects.ac.uk, states that over 50% of people in the design sector work in London. With the highest concentration of designers and related businesses in the world, our location offers opportunities for students and professionals to showcase cutting-edge design. Through work placement and live projects, you develop design projects that are commercially and creatively relevant for global consumer markets. Typical career opportunities include work as consultant designers, CEOs, in-house designers within manufacturing companies, bespoke designers within established jewellery/fashion design companies, designers and/or makers of bespoke jewellery, production managers/consultants, fashion styling, retail trend prediction, freelance designers for; corporate clients, commission, limited/batch and mass production markets.
Attendance and duration
-Full-time: 1 year, two days a week
-Part-time: 2 years, one day a week