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.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Feb 2020
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5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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