Taught course


Northumbria University · Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to have a good honours degree in a design discipline or a related subject and be engaged in professional design practice. Mature applicants with a lower qualification and at least three years appropriate professional experience may be accepted. Applicants with substantial relevant experience alone will be considered on their individual merit. Applicants will be expected to be computer literate and should be familiar with the use of internet applications.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is ideal if you want to improve your career prospects, start your own business or develop your skills in a particular design direction.

Offering the perfect blend of theory and practical application, this course allows you to focus on particular design disciplines including 3D Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Interactive Media Design, Motion Graphics and Animation and Transportation Design.

Once you have completed the course, you will have the skills and ability to make an impact in the design industry, and the knowledge and experience to be able to set up your very own design company

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score in each component of 5.5. Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51

Qualification and course duration


full time
16 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4444