London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This creative course provides a design'focused education that emphasises the considered design of our environment through an engagement with contemporary material, social and environmental issues.You'll be encouraged to take inspiration from wide sources. This course offers you the opportunity to study in our dynamic department close to the Tate Modern and Design Museum. Our identity is derived from our location in the centre of London and from the diversity of our students who come from all around the world. The course offers a creative design focused education in which academic and intellectual rigour underpins all subjects.

Course Modules

Year 1: Modules: design 101; design 102; design 103; cultural context 1; technology 1; communication 1. Year 2: Modules: design 201: experimental media; design 202; design 203; cultural context 2; technology 2; communication 2: digital design. Year 3: Modules: design 301; design 302; design 303; cultural context 3; technology and professional practice 3.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-128
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M1
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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73% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 45%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 68%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 75%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

36% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 41%

Total Practical: 59%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation