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Location: Garthdee Campus
Study mode full-time
Degree: Masters by research
Start Date: 2019/10/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £14330
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(Art and design)
Robert Gordon University evaluation:
Art and design evaluation:
Our research in design is outwardly focused and applied to real life issues and challenges in society. In many cases, our research is co-created with external partners including design organisations and industry and policy sectors. Design research opportunities: •The influence of new computer mediated forms of manufacturing and production on disciplinary norms within Art and Design •FabLab & Maker Culture •History, Theory and Practice in Design •Design and Gender •Co-Design, Circular Economy, Design for Sustainability •Communication design •Computer-mediated design practice, product design and sustainable design
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Normal entry requirements are a first or upper second class honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom, or from an overseas University, or degree equivalent qualification, subject to the approval of Robert Gordon University. Applicants holding qualifications other than those above shall be considered on their merits and in relation to the nature and scope of the proposed research programme. Applicants holding qualifications other than those above shall be considered on their merits and in relation to the nature and scope of the proposed research programme. Applicants will normally register for an MSc/PhD or MRes/PhD with transfer to PhD dependent on satisfactory progress. However, applicants who already possess a Master’s degree which includes a significant research component could be registered directly for a PhD, subject to a satisfactory research proposal, and clear evidence of research expertise.
IELTS: 6.5 (no component lower than 5.5)
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About this university
Students travel from around 130 countries to study at the university and there is plenty of help and advice on offer for them. This starts with assistance in applying to the university and country specific information to pre-arrival advice. Once in Aberdeen there is career advice services, visas and immigration information as well as courses to help those who donâ€™t speak English as a first language. There is also help with accommodation issues and finding the right place to live during studies. The Student Association is responsible for the clubs and societies within the university and are based in a building near the Administrative Building in the city centre. There are some 40 different societies available as well as another 32 sports clubs. Student media includes a magazine published every two months, a radio station and a TV station operating via YouTube. Sports facilities on campus include a 25m pool, various gym facilities and a large sports halls. There are a variety of fitness classes and physiotherapy options available in addition to the sports clubs. The association is also responsible for organising the Freshers Fayre held every September, a great place for students to get a feel for the university and for what they want to do outside the classroom.