The MA Professional Practice (Design) is a work-based learning qualification for those employed in the design industry, with which the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture has extensive links. There are three phases to the programme – Reflection and Planning; Research and Investigation; and Project.
What will you study?
The course builds on the established reputation of the Faculty in the professional field of design – whether fashion, interior, product, furniture or graphics – and the experience of offering the MA Creative Economy courses (from the School of Business). Study will take place flexibly, through tutorials, action learning sets and distance learning, meeting the goals agreed in your individual learning agreement.
Many of the staff in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture are research active. This ensures they are in touch with the latest thinking and bring best practice to your studies.
There are three phases to this programme – Reflection and Planning; Research and
Investigation; and Project. Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
Phase One: Reflection and Planning
-Reflection and Response -
Phase Two: Research and Investigation
-Personal Development Plan
-Design Research Methods for Work-Based Learning
Phase Three: Project
-Professional Project (Design)