Taught course

Spatial Culture

Middlesex University · School of Art and Design

Entry requirements

To be accepted to study on the MA Spatial Cultures, we normally require a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore the complex relationship between space, society and place in our challenging new course designed to enhance a wide range of disciplines including architecture, landscape, environment design and social science subjects such as cultural geography. Through in-depth research and analysis of the theories, practices and sociocultural contexts associated with constructed and non-constructed places, you will evolve your own unique approach to research, locating, visualising and designing innovative spaces.
Why study MA Spatial Cultures at Middlesex?

At Middlesex we take a flexible approach to our course that enables you to explore your own particular interests in Spatial Cultures while enhancing your skills through experimentation, research and critical analysis. Designed to meet the ambitions of students from a wide range of creative backgrounds our course will equip you with the advanced skills, contemporary knowledge and industry insights you need to develop your own practice to a professional standard.

Based in our £80 million Art and Design School and taught by some of the UK's leading practitioners from a range of disciplines, our course features world-class facilities and specialist workshops fitted with both new and traditional equipment. With opportunities to build industry contacts and exhibit your work off-site, you'll also gain the employability skills, exposure and experiences you need to navigate a successful career path in today's competitive creative industries.

Course highlights:

  • Unique opportunity to explore and enhance your practice while creating a body of work that demonstrates your abilities and individual approach to Spatial Cultures
  • Our facilities are among the best in the UK, with cutting edge technologies such as 3D printing, laser-cutting, CNC Routing, large format digital printing, all available in a dedicated workshop with expert technical support
  • An exhibition of your work in central London to create networking opportunities and build industry contacts in a professional environment
  • Direct access to London's design world with valuable industry links to a range of Spatial Cultures specialists, art and design galleries, studios, businesses, libraries and collections that will enhance your research and inform your practice
  • Access to networking opportunities, world-leading research and expertise through the (ADRI) on campus.

Fees and funding

UK students
Fees £7,000
International students
Fees International £12,000

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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