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History of Design

Royal College of Art

12 months
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35000 GBP/year
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History of Design from Royal College of Art  draws on the exceptional resources and national and international networks of two world-leading centres of excellence for scholarship and creativity, the RCA and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).  

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Overview

History of Design from Royal College of Art research-led teaching and experiential methods inspire and train future leaders in the field. Alumni of the programme are today working successfully in a range of positions across universities, museums, cultural organisations, design firms and media outlets, as well as in independent practice.

Students at History of Design from Royal College of Art will:

  • Present coherent arguments in written and oral forms, based on historical evidence, using the scholarly standards and conventions of the professional historian; 
  • Confidently employ the skills of interdisciplinary working and collaboration in public facing communication of history of design practices; 
  • Design, develop and deliver a self-directed research project, working with self-reflexivity and originality; 
  • Articulate their own professional identity in relation to the knowledge, skills and values of the practices of design history

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artefacts in History
  • Research in the History of Design and Material Culture
  • Urgency of the Arts
  • Independent Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must normally have obtained a good relevant undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Portfolio requirements
  • English-language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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