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Study Design Courses at Northumbria

Undergraduate and Postgraduate study options at the Northumbria School of Design.

At the School of Design we have a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from which cover the discipline areas industrial design, fashion design, and design innovation.

Whilst learning the skills and knowledge you will need to continue into a professional career you will also build great interpersonal skills by joining a vibrant creative community which encourages collaborations and idea sharing between our design courses so that you get the best learning experience.

Professional Skills

You’ll learn in dedicated studio spaces using our range of professional facilities including access to professional exhibition spaces, industrial woodwork and metal workshops, sewing and print workshops and computer suites with full Adobe and Cad packages.  Alongside our community of teaching staff with experience and knowledge as designers, technicians, craftsmen, journalists, scholars and educators you’ll also learn from high-calibre visiting designers and design professionals including many with an international reputation as experts in their field. 

Industry Experience

We recognise that industry experience and contacts are invaluable to you and so have built strong relationships and partnerships with cultural and creative organisations including Abercrombie & Fitch, Microsoft, Mars, Dunhill, Mulberry, Samsung, Unilever, Phillips, Nike and Intel, with opportunities for educational visits, work placements, site visits and industry lectures.  You’ll also get the chance to show your work at our industry attended degree showcase REVEAL and, for some of our courses, at top graduate shows in London such as New Designers, Graduate Fashion Week and Free Range. 

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17 courses found

3D Design BA (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

3D Design BA (Hons) engenders a creative, analytical and skillful approach to the designing and making of products and furniture.

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Design Foundation Year

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 1 year full-time followed by a further 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

The Foundation Year in Design provides an opportunity for you to study across a broad range of creative design elements including Communication…

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Design MA

Postgraduate | Newcastle | 1 year full-time

The MA Design course will enable you to focus on your own specialist area of design practice and offers the perfect blend of theory…

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Design MRes

Postgraduate | Newcastle

This taught research course gives you the opportunity to carry out in-depth original research into design practice while developing…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years part-time / Sep start

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Fashion BA (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 4 years with placement

BA (Hons) Fashion at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore craftsmanship, aesthetics and the encapsulation of the body…

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Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Our Graphic Design BA (Hons) course specialises in Branding, Typography and Editorial Design or Illustration to prepare you for your…

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Interior Design BA (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

This course focuses on designing innovative interiors within new architecture and via the adaptive re-use of existing buildings and…

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