Taught course

Art and Design Practice

Bucks New University · Bucks New University

Entry requirements

Most students on this course have a good undergraduate degree in a related field. However individuals with equivalent experience can also apply. For this course you will be invited to attend an interview to showcase your portfolio. When applying for the course you need to include a short research project proposal.

Months of entry


Course content

If you're looking for a creative and vibrant environment where you can explore your art, this master's is the course for you. We'll support and guide you as you experiment and develop your skills. By the end of the course you will be confident in producing creative and expert work in your chosen area.

Students on this course are typically looking to advance to senior roles in their organisations or change career direction. However, others are interested in taking their creativity into research and development.

At Bucks you'll benefit from our emphasis on practical experience. You'll learn through workshops that allow you to explore and perform material research. You'll also have opportunities to showcase your work and be inspired by guest lecturers.

Working on your own projects, you'll never be short of opportunities to boost your CV and build your portfolio.

This course gives you the freedom to specialise in your area of interest. Typically our students already have some related experience they wish to build on. But some choose to explore new areas. Whether you choose a design or art pathway you'll benefit from our excellent workshop facilities and extensive industry links.

You can choose from one of the following areas:

  • Ceramics
  • Fine Art
  • Furniture Design
  • Graphics
  • Illustration
  • Jewellery and Silversmithing
  • Printmaking (available at the High Wycombe Campus or London Print Studios)
  • Product Design
  • Spatial and Interior Design
  • Textiles.

Whatever you choose, we will challenge you and help you be the best you can be.

Information for international students

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Recruitment & Admissions
0330 123 2023