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Sustainable Design MA: Entry requirements

What you need to apply for this course

Here you'll find the entry requirements for this course. Please read them carefully as they are very important for your application. There is no formal deadline for receipt of applications, and applications may be made at any time.

  • A good honours degree, or equivalent, in a design or design-related subject, and/or relevant professional experience.
  • A portfolio of design / creative work – ideally showing thoughtful work across several fields or disciplines (strong and original ideas are more important than perfect realisation or execution).
  • Non-designers are also eligible to apply for this course, in which case the portfolio of design / creative work should be replaced by a portfolio of relevant professional practice or project work from other fields.
  • A convincing personal statement about why you want to study this course in particular, and what themes or topics most interest you;
  • Evidence of additional real-world or professional experience that informs your choice and motivates you.

Prior learning - AP(E)L

Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning. Contact the faculty office for further information.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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