School of Design

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School of Design

We’re an interdisciplinary School bringing together expertise from a range of design and technology specialisms. Creation and innovation are at the heart of both our teaching and research as we aim to develop new design ideas and provide solutions to issues faced in industry and society.

The School of Design is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive school community that supports all staff and students. Our Equality and Inclusion Lead is Dr Catherine Stones. Acess staff and student resources and find out more about our current projects. 

Our vision and mission


in the UK for art and design

(Complete University Guide 2024)


'world leading'

Submitted research environment - REF 2021

Top 50

World Top 50 University for Arts and Humanities

QS World Rankings 2023

Studying with us

We offer a variety of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level which develop specialist knowledge and skills whilst enabling you to gain a well-rounded understanding of design principles and practices.

We offer a range of undergraduate degrees in fashion, design and technology. You'll benefit from studying in an interdisciplinary environment, gaining a knowledge of all aspects of the design industry.

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Gain advanced knowledge and skills in fashion, textiles or advertising to enhance your career prospects in the fields of design and technology.

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We offer supervision in research areas across the design and technology disciplines with opportunities to work closely with industrial partners.

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We offer a range of short courses for professionals working in the textile and fashion industries, providing expert tuition to enhance your working knowledge and skills.

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