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Design BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 16th for Art & Design (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    184
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    55.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.09 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: W200

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB You need to demonstrate post-16 study in art and design (a Foundation course, BTEC or NVQ Level 3 in Design is usually required) or be an A-level student with a strong art and design portfolio.
SQA Higher: BBBBC You need to demonstrate post-16 study in art and design (a Foundation course, BTEC or NVQ Level 3 in Design is usually required) or be Highers level student with a strong art and design portfolio.
SQA Advanced Higher: BBC You need to demonstrate post-16 study in art and design (a Foundation course, BTEC or NVQ Level 3 in Design is usually required) or be a Highers level student with a strong art and design portfolio.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year

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The Course

Summary

This design degree allows you to develop strong design thinking while exploring your own creative focus. We encourage you to act through design to effect change, propose new visions of the future, and engage with sustainability. - You'll undertake a professional placement in your second year, allowing you to gain invaluable work experience and professional contacts. Recent placement organisations have included Imagination, Oxfam, Alexander McQueen, Selfridges and Studio Myerscough. - Our graduates are industry leaders – they work in top design consultancies (Pentagram, Heatherwick studio) and companies (Dyson, Selfridges, Oxfam), they've set up their own design studios (including Jailmake, PAN Studio, UsCreates), and they've progressed to become senior designers, consultants, and creative directors. - You'll be taught technical skills by staff who work in the industry and have their own practices. - The degree offers excellent teaching, in an exciting and dynamic educational environment. You'll have dedicated studio space and use industry-standard workshops, with the latest in laser cutting and 3D modelling technology. - Our students regularly work on and win national awards. - Our degree shows attract massive interest from creative industry leaders who offer exciting placements to our students, and careers to our graduates. Using an interdisciplinary approach, you will engage with a diverse set of critical and practical ideas, and will be encouraged to push beyond the boundaries of traditional design specialisms. The BA Design equips you with the skills and confidence to build a career in a wide range of professions: opening a host of potential career pathways.Please note the BA Design only accepts applications for first year entry.

Start Dates

  • 23 September 2019 at Main Site

Goldsmiths, University of London

University League Table Ranking: 62nd

Goldsmiths, University of London has an academic legacy stretching back to 1891, providing a rich heritage in the arts and creative disciplines, and subjects from the humanities and social sciences to computing. With an established history of seeing the world differently, students at Goldsmiths are...

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Postal Address

Design
Goldsmiths, University of London
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London
SE14 6NW
ENGLAND

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