M.A. On Campus

Art and Design By Research

12 months
14400 GBP/year
5100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Art and Design by Research MA programme at the Middlesex University helps create lasting solutions to real-world problems with ground-breaking research, utilising the expertise and facilities at the School of Art and Design. 


Why study an Art and Design by Research at Middlesex University?

As a student at the Art and Design by Research MA programme at the Middlesex University, you will be in a working atmosphere where creative practice and creative thinking is encouraged and will be working with and learning from high profile academics in curating, fine art, communication arts, architecture and design. 

You will have opportunities to gain work experience in curating, lecturing, events organisation and publishing with a range of organisations including the ICA, National Maritime Museum, Sir John Soane's Museum, Bloomsbury Publishing and Tate

Course Highlights

  • A programme of University wide training, regular training events with the School of Media and Performing Arts, tailor made school research seminars and dedicated subject specific reading groups
  • Support to attend conferences to present papers
  • Access to workshops
  • Base room in the new Grove
  • Your own new laptop for the course of your studies
  • Building with tea and coffee making facilities, lockers, PCs, telephones
  • A vibrant group of over 40 research students who provide a supportive peer group

Programme Structure

You can study this degree in one of two ways:

  • Wholly by thesis
  • Partly in non-written form 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Second class honours degree 2:2 or above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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