School of Design
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School of Design
We are 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.
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.
in the UK for research impact in design
(Research Excellence Framework 2014)
for Teaching Excellence
(Teaching Excellence Framework)
World Top 100 University
QS World Rankings 2018
Welcome from our Head of School
As the Head of the School of Design it is my pleasure to welcome you to our School. It is an exciting time at the School as we look forward and prepare for the changing world. Our challenge is to embrace that change and lead that creative process. My invitation to you is to visit us, become part of that conversation and see how we can design a new and better world!
Research is integral to the School and heavily influences our teaching. We are conducting research into design, technology and aesthetics, examining the latest trends, developing new products and seeking innovative ways to solve real world problems using advanced technology and design ideas. We work closely with industrial partners and governmental organisations to ensure that our research has a positive impact for society and culture.