12 months
14000 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The broad and practice-based MA Design from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) takes students on a creative journey where you will explore process, materials and context. You will challenge and extend your existing design practice at an advanced level whilst developing a range of artistic and practical skills. 

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The Design from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) attracts a diverse range of practicing designers, makers and industry professionals from a range of disciplines, including but not exclusively: Fashion Design, Product Design, Fine Art, Graphic Arts, Jewellery Design, Interior Design and Ceramics and equally broad ranging staff backgrounds in Fine Art, Textiles, Interior Design, and Graphic Art. You will work both independently and collaboratively, pushing boundaries and exchanging ideas across design disciplines.

Careers / Further study 

The course places strong emphasis on developing making skills, knowledge and creativity commensurate with the needs of professional practice in design and the creative industries today. It aims to prepare you for professional practice as self-employed designer/makers, artists, design teachers/lecturers and for work in design studios and interior design.

Our award-winning careers service helps you develop your employment potential through career coaching, a vacancy service for internships, placements, jobs, global opportunities, volunteering and community activity plus support for entrepreneurial activity, and access to employer events.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Make
  • Play
  • Research Practice 
  • Practice in a Professional Context
  • Live

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are looking for highly motivated, creative students from a range of academic and professional practice backgrounds. Usually applicants will have an undergraduate degree in either art or design.
  • We also welcome applications from prospective students with interests in design thinking, critical making and contemporary craft practice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • Home Module Fee (15 Credit): £646
  • Offshore Module Fee (15 Credit): £1167

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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