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Fashion and CraftGarthdee Campus
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Location: Garthdee Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/02/01
Duration: 36 months
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Robert Gordon University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Fashion and Craft research degrees cover a range of subject areas including smart textiles, craft practice and cultural identity. Fashion and Craft research opportunities:• Smart Textiles for Health and Wellbeing • Zero waste and sustainability in Fashion • Textile Thinking: Explore the pervasive nature of textiles to consider new emergent applications for soft' design thinking • Craft as a cultural commodity • History, theory and practice in craft • Scottish cultural identity and material culture• The material culture of tourism and place • Craft Practice in Great Britain post-war to present • Craft and Gender • Material Culture and the invention of tradition • New philosophies, processes, and products of making and manufacture with relevance to contemporary culture and society, in particular well-being• Investigation of digital technologies testing the boundaries of art/craft practice
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.