The Bachelor of Arts Honours in Design prepares students for research-based postgraduate study and entry into a design career by enabling students to produce creative solutions to complex problems within a specialist area of design and to conduct and report research under supervision.

Admission requirements

An appropriate Bachelors degree with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final year modules.

Selection criteria

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may be required to present a portfolio of their work to an interviewed panel.



  • Communication Design or Fashion Design or Multimedia Design or Jewellery Design
  • Design Project
  • Research Methodology
  • Design Theory
  • Research Essay

Programme structure

  1. Minimum duration: One year full-time/two years part-time.
  2. Maximum number of modules per year of study:
    • Full time: Five-semester modules.
    • Part-time: Three-semester modules in year one (Research methodology, Research Essay); and two-semester modules in year two (Communication Design/ Fashion Design/Multimedia Design/Jewellery Practice and Design Project).

Award of degree

The Bachelor of Arts Honours in Design is awarded to students who have completed all prescribed modules successfully.

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