The School of Art, Design and Architecture is led by Professor Mike Kagioglou and is award-winning, professionally accredited and international. Students engage in an inspiring cross-disciplinary environment, benefitting from high quality teaching and learning practices and access to industry-leading facilities.
We have a dynamic research and professional practice environment; our students and staff are making an impact through valuing reflective and critical approaches to the exchange of ideas within an equal opportunity context, including the understanding of cultures, diversity, individuality and creative practices. We are engaged with professional practice and students learning will benefit from high profile, world leading, professional input into their courses with live projects, industry placements and internships. In 2013/14 we worked with 470 companies and we had 300 students on placement. 95.8% of our graduates go on to employment or further within 6-months of graduation (*DHLE 2012/13). We provide an ideas-led approach to creative risk, exploration, questioning, entrepreneurship and collaboration towards the pursuit of the most innovative and creative work.