University of Liverpool in London

Course Introduction

This programme equips you with digitally driven design skills that organisations across the globe are now seeking from their designers, engineers, architects and managers.

This unique programme pioneers a collaborative transdisciplinary approach between Architecture and Industrial Design disciplines sharing a design ethos and methodology; exploring the similarities and differences in a collaborative studio environment.

Leading UK industry is relying on Virtual Engineering to drive competitiveness in an increasingly tough global market. The dramatic change in practices within organisations to be digitally driven in the future requires a wider approach to design and fresh business models. To capitalise on this, it is critical for future and existing Designers and Managers to have the skills this programme provides.

The programme is a collaboration between the schools of Architecture and Engineering that brings together the best of design teaching from different professions; from Industrial and Product Design, Architecture, alongside facilities at the technological forefront of digital design including Virtual Engineering, Virtual Reality and Rapid Prototyping.

The programme also links the knowledge and experience held by industry partners with the University?s research strengths.

With a history of new product development initiatives dating back to the 1990s, and drawing on its substantial developments in Virtual Engineering, the University is well placed to harness knowledge, expertise and networks that have been developed over recent years.

Careers

The industry need for digitally enabled Architects, Designers and Engineers promises a number of exciting career paths for students. The multi-disciplinary focus of this programme will develop careers in creative and manufacturing industries spanning architecture, product design and development, and urban design.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,500 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £21,300 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: You will normally need to have the equivalent of a UK honours degree, at 2.1 level or better in a relevant subject. We also welcome applications from those who hold a role or have experiential learning that is relevant to the programme content. Alternative professional qualifications, professional experience, and all non-UK qualifications would be subject to approval by the Programme Director in accordance with the University?s policies and practices which recognise relevant prior formal and informal learning. For non-standard entry the applicant will be expected to provide evidence of recognised prior learning that will be considered on a case by case basis. First degree should be Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Civil/Structural Engineering, Urban Design, Product and Industrial Design, Automotive Design, Transportation Design or other design related degree.
  • International entry requirements: If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language (IELTS 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0).