New courses announced
The Cass has recently added several new titles to its broad course portfolio in response to feedback from students and applicants and trends in the sector.
The courses are already listed on UCAS and open to applications and prospectus text will appear on The Cass and London Metropolitan University pages very soon.
BA (Hons) Fashion is a pioneering new fashion degree in our School of Design looking at all aspects of what it takes to be a contemporary fashion designer, working alongside other related industry creatives such as fashion textiles, jewellery, fashion photography, styling etc. It emerges from the popular fashion studios within the Textiles and Jewellery courses at The Cass.
BA (Hons) Furniture and BA Product Design have grown out of our longstanding Furniture and Product courses. The new titles offer two distinct, specialist titles reflecting the growth in student interest in fine furniture making (at one end) and interactive, smart product (at the other). Recent studios have been developing diverse furniture and products which respond to a wider range of materials, contexts and markets. The School of Design will continue to offer its celebrated FDA Furniture course, offering a 'fast-track' award after two years for career changers.
BA (Hons) Interior Design and Decoration is a new addition to our Interiors area, extends the spectrum of interior practice from architectural (BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design), cultural/ commercial (BA (Hons) Interior Design) into retail/ residential through a hybrid approach to two & three-dimensional design for ornamentation for space & place. The course will benefit from our interiors tutors working alongside our related furniture, upholstery and textiles experts & facilities.
BA (Hons) Photography replaces and builds on the successful BA Fine Art photography course which has run for many years in the faculty. The course covers all aspects of photography, from traditional film and darkroom techniques to the digital age. We also train you to use a photography studio, providing tools and skills to explore different camera formats and produce enlargements
Extended Degrees/Foundation Years
Two new foundation years (4 year extended degrees) have been developed for students who would like to further foundation knowledge or preparatory courses in advance of taking a degree at The Cass. These new pathways enable students to develop a closer working knowledge, with further disciplinary skills and expertise within media or three-dimensional design subjects. Both join our continuing BA (Hons) Art and Design Extended Degree and BA (Hons) Architecture and Interior Design Extended Degree.
BA (Hons) Film, Media and Music Extended Degree secures successful progression to the film, animation and music technology courses in the faculty, throughout a preparatory foundation year.
BA (Hons) Fashion, Textiles, Jewellery, Product and Furniture Extended Degree enables students to further explore, specialist making and design experience during their preparatory foundation year, prior to progressing into the related BA courses in 3D Design disciplines.
Academic Leader: Michael Upton
Recent news from The Cass
Furniture and Product Design graduate, Mandie Beuzeval, has had a great success at the 2017 London Design Festival with her 'Great Dryer'.
A Cass Fine Art alumnus presents a solo exhibition, called Real Reality, at Beers London.
Jewellery Design graduate wins a prestigious award at the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2017.
Senior lecturer, Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, exhibited Precarious Balance / Equilibrio Precario at ArteSpazioTempo in Venice.
School celebrates it's coming together with series of exhibition and events attended by hundreds.
New solo exhibition of night photography by The Cass alumnus David George.
The Cass hosts an immersive exhibition exploring the diversity of Belgian architecture.
A group of graduates from The Cass, who took part in the successful Cass Starters project, will be exhibiting with SCP as part of the London Design Festival.
Artist Jaykoe , an alumnus of MA Fine Art at The Cass has two imminent exhibitions
13 September – 16 December 2017
The Cass alumna takes part in new exhibition exploring the relationship between humans and machines.
We take a look at the new facilities opening to students at The Cass as the School completes its move to Calcutta House.
Graphic design studio, Regular Practice, will be collaborating with Cass Visual Communications as research partners.
Cass alumna's start up promises entertainment and stress relief - through wanton destruction
Cass MA by Project student exhibits at international exhibition of ethical metalworkers
Vicky Cowin wins Elle Decoration British Design Award for her exquisite woven wall hangings.