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This initial project will be run across the whole masters programme, to build your practice working alongside and in collaboration with the diverse cohort of design students. This will be a combination of scheduled sessions lectures, workshops, tutorials as well as self-directed studio or fieldwork amounting to 3 days per week.
In addition to this project you will choose to situate yourself within a studio, and spend one day a week in your studio of choice, where you will be exploring discourses through talks and seminars, engaging with methods and processes appropriate to the studio's focus.
This will give you a body of knowledge that will equip you to act in design in your area of interest and continue as weekly session throughout Terms 1, 2 and 3.
In Terms 2 and 3 Design Transfocality you will be selecting a project from a choice of three projects each term.
Each of these projects will be made up of students from all of the Studios. The aim is to bring your interests to the particular project to shape it for the development of your own practice. In Term 4 Summer period you will select an externally focused project Extended Studylike our annual summer school in Paris eg.
Design and Performanceor a placement with an external organisation. You return to Goldsmiths for Term 5 to pull together your body of work and concluding design outcomes culmination of Studio Expanded Practice for public engagement through various public facing platforms eg.
If you would like an earlier version of the programme specification, please contact the Quality Office. Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.
If you don't have a related undergraduate degree we also welcome those who have significant practical experience in a design-related field: We will also consider applicants who do not have a design-related background but who have engaged in research either in academia as students or academics or at work.
You need to present, in portfolio and at interview, evidence of evolved critical and creative thinking in design. International qualifications We accept a wide range of international qualifications.
Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for postgraduate-level study. If you're applying for funding, you may be subject to an application deadline. Paying your fees Please note that as the MA Design: Expanded Practice is a month programme, this will have implications for paying your fees if you are applying for a postgraduate loan to help fund your studies.
The postgraduate loan instalments will be spread over a period of two years, with the final two loan instalments being paid after you complete your studies. The full fee value will be due by the end of the third term July of the programme, prior to payment of the second year of postgraduate loan payments.
Find out more about paying your tuition fees. How to apply For the MA Design: Expanded Practice, you apply directly to Goldsmiths using our online application system. Your personal statement should answer the following: What are your first and second Studio preferences and why?
Applicants with a design background: Your visual document provides a platform for inventive, insightful and idiosyncratic treatments of that topic. At interview you will present a portfolio of work that may include a range of material including sketchbooks, and samples of written assignments.
The interview is also an opportunity to have a conversation about Studio preferences and your portfolio and meet some of the staff working on the programme.
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This course is a radical post-disciplinary programme for practitioners who want to push the boundaries of what design can be and do. During this MA we work with you to transform your practice as a critical and social undertaking.