BA Design (Top Up) :: Bishop Burton College

Course: BA Design (Top Up)

Department: Art, Design and Fashion

Type: Degree

Duration: One year

The Programme

This BA ‘top up’ programme is for those who want to pursue their own creative priorities and passions whilst working alongside, and with, students from a range of design disciplines. 

Students become increasingly independent and take part in projects that are based on realistic design scenarios, from small scale domestic projects to larger commerical scale projects. You will be given the freedom to explore your own areas of interest, with your studies culminating in a creative research project.

What You Study

  • Creative research project
  • Responsive design
  • Final major design project
  • Portfolio development.

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS using code W200.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available and the course remains open.

Entry Requirements

A relevant Foundation Degree or related HND, as well as a portfolio.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Patrick Crosby

BA Design (Top Up)

Patrick decided to come to Bishop Burton College because he wanted to learn new skills and start a career he is passionate about. He currently works part-time as a council recruitment officer and has always enjoyed creative hobbies, such as photography, drawing and painting.