Taught course

Sustainable Design

Institution
Kingston University · Kingston School of Art
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a related art, design or craft subject and/or appropriate professional experience.
  • A portfolio of work reflecting your experience and skills working in 2D and 3D.
  • We also welcome applicants with relevant professional or vocational experience

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you a designer, creative worker or other specialist who wants to direct your practice towards progressive sustainability and social agendas?

This Sustainable Design MA course focuses on the value of design as a vehicle for addressing social and ecological concerns in both developed and developing world settings. It will equip you with the knowledge, capabilities and confidence to challenge the status quo, by applying design thinking to design-led interventions for a sustainable future.

This Sustainable Design MA is directed towards the goal of creating a more sustainable and equitable society. You will explore innovative and practical ways to help realise those visions, emphasising design, creativity, empathy, innovation and activism.

You'll be encouraged to think critically about the social and ecological agendas it addresses. The course is design-based, but not confined to design practice - it includes a significant amount of theoretical and contextual studies. You can choose to write a dissertation for the final major project.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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