Design, Master | University of Derby | Derby, United Kingdom
12 months
14900 GBP/year
7175 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Design from University of Derby offers you either a broad MA Design qualification, or a choice of six specialist MDes qualifications in Graphic Design, Illustration, Fashion, Textile Design, Interior and Spatial Design, or Product Design.


Design from University of Derby is for experimental and curious designers who want to broaden their practice and collaborate with people from all design disciplines. This approach is critical to the future of design — we need bolder ideas that go beyond conventional boundaries, if we’re going to help solve society’s big challenges

Learning Goals

You will take part in range of live design projects, which will involve working with industry and community stakeholders. This will develop and test your practice and help you build a professional networkDevelop a personalised design curriculum and shape your professional future, with optional modules, professional development seminars, and the freedom to develop your own design projectsWe’re using technology in innovative ways to provide an online studio environment as well as a physical studio on campus. So wherever you are, you will be able to interact with others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research

  • Internship

  • Marketing

  • Finance

  • Mathematics

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification and a portfolio of your practice. Selection on to the Programme is based on a portfolio interview. The interview experience is an exciting opportunity for applicants to demonstrate their passion for Design.

  • Applicants will have the opportunity to show teaching staff their interests and experimentation in the subject and they will have time to ask the questions that are important to their study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7175 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7175 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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