The BA Design (Top Up) programme enables students to expand their design practice and further develop their knowledge, critical thinking skills and understanding of the subject specialism. Students develop a greater appreciation of sustainable factors within the design industry while embedding the necessary expertise to critically evaluate concepts and apply them to real-world situations, developing both academic ability and crucial employable and entrepreneurial skills. What will I study?
- Creative Research Project - 40 credits
- Responsive Design - 20 credits
- Portfolio Development - 20 credits
- Final Major Design Project - 40 credits
- Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.
- Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.
- Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.
- Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/university-centre/life-skills-team-at-ucbb
- Talks from a range of visiting speakers.
- Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.
- Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/student-support
- Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning.
- Interior Design practice (including working within an architectural practice)
- Hotel interior design
- Kitchen design
- Exhibition and event design
- Caravan and leisure industry design
- Show home interiors
- Office and commercial design
- Furniture design
- Visual merchandising
- Graphic design practice (including in-house graphic designer)
- Packaging design
- Freelance designer opportunities (i.e. the development of craft workshops, own business start-up)
- Teaching opportunities (primary and secondary school opportunities in Design and Technology).
You will study; Creative research project Responsive design Final major design project Portfolio development.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
University Centre Bishop Burton welcomes applicants from overseas. You will need to be issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to apply for your student visa to the UK. You will need to pay your course fees in full prior to a CAS being sent to you. In order for us to process this and for us to comply with our duties as a Sponsor we are required to check other aspects of your application, for example your financial status. For more details please visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/international-students
A relevant Foundation Degree or related HND at merit level
Additional entry requirements
GCSE English at grade C/4 or above
English language requirements
If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|