MA (Design)


The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation.

Admission requirements

A relevant Bachelor Honours Degree a “professional” Bachelor's Degree, or relevant Postgraduate Diploma, with sufficient preparation to conduct research with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final-year modules. A relevant Baccalaureus Technologiae: Interior Design degree, with an average mark of at least 65% combined with a research methodology short learning component as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. 
MA (Design)
Programme code: M8ID1Q
HEQF Level: 9
Credits: 180
Programme structure:
Minimum duration: One year full-time/two years part-time.

Maximum duration: Two years full-time/three years part-time 

The research component comprises 100% of the programme.