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Design Crafts Industry Links


Our Design Crafts degree offers you a host of exciting opportunities to work on live briefs and take part in placements with industry partners from the worlds of interior design, the gallery sector and architecture. The Design Crafts team are professional practitioners with extensive networks of industry contacts. We will work with you to help plan your future career and professional development beyond graduation.

Graduate Employment

Entrepreneurism is embedded within the course, with wide-ranging discussions of the diverse approaches to developing and sustaining a creative practice as well as finding routes to employment within the immediate sector and beyond.  This will be enhanced through regular lectures from visiting practicing makers and associated professionals.

The UK has a world-wide reputation for creative and innovative Craft and Design, with graduates from these sectors in high demand across a range of industries. Graduates from our Design Craft course will develop strong creative, problem-solving, design and making skills which can be applied to a wide range of employment opportunities, from self-employment (as independent artists, designers and makers) through to working for established companies in a variety of roles.