MA Design and Applied Arts

The MA Design and Applied Arts is designed to unlock your potential, abilities, interests and aspirations in making and designing. The programme has a focus on practice, which allows you to develop the level of skill needed to excel in your chosen field. 

What does the course involve?

The MA course is delivered via a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, studio debates and independant study modules. Your study on this Masters programme will take place within our specialist divisions. Subject areas available to you are:

  • Ceramics
  • Fashion
  • Glass
  • Interior Design
  • Textiles

Each year our students exhibit their work at the MA Degree Show, use the links below to view the work from previous years.

Student success

"The MA course in ceramics was an incredible journey for me and one I enjoyed enormously. I was guided throughout by some wonderful tutors, who not only helped me creatively but also with the technical challenges of ceramics." Michele Coxon

More detailed information about the course.


Course leader: Dr Max Stewart,