Creative PracticeKnights Park
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Rank: 100 (TCUG)
Location: Knights Park
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £15700
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This course is ideal if you already have a bachelors degree in a related discipline and are intending to apply for one of Kingston’s practice-based MA courses. You will work within your subject-specific course peer group, the wider course peer group (comprising students from a range of subjects), and alongside postgraduate students. Building a strong portfolio of relevant project work you will demonstrate your developing intellectual and practical strengths. – This stand-alone, credit-bearing course will prepare you for postgraduate study. Content is tailored to the subject you wish to pursue. – Kingston University was ranked second in the UK for design and crafts in The Guardian University League Tables 2019. – You will work on live projects, developing creative and flexible thinking, sound technical skills, and considering a variety of approaches to any subject or brief. Students have recently worked with Jeans for Genes and D&AD. After completing their masters courses, graduates have gone on to work in design offices, publishing houses, interactive media, film and television, fashion houses and advertising agencies.
A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a creative arts discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply. Candidates are required to submit a portfolio of work. Please see our website for international entry requirements.
IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)
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About this university
The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isnâ€™t a native language. Kingston University Studentsâ€™ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.