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
Senior lecturer Chi Roberts shares some exciting news about this year's Cass Foundation course shows.
Cass graduate David Tovey discusses his remarkable life and his latest projects in the week his artwork is featured on the royal wedding edition of The Big Issue magazine.
Fashion designers of the future showcase their designs in third annual fashion show.
Two students have been awarded fellowships and will be spending a month in Venice conducting research.
Lecturer Rishi Trikha is currently taking part in the Circus 50:50 programme and is undertaking a director’s residency at the Roundhouse and at the New Vic Theatre.
Students from London Met’s Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
7 June - 13 July 2018
Dates announced for 23rd annual summer programme where students work with leading authors.
2-18 May 2018
New exhibition explores pioneering East End youth clubs through photography and memorabilia.
Budding entrepreneurs from across London have been taking part in the annual Big Idea Challenge, one of London’s biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.
Special Guest Lecturer Takaya Fujii gives students insight into contemporary work inspired by ancient Japanese tradition.
Rosie Hervey, architecture alumna and tutor is awarded prestigious fellowship for project to investigate different models of ‘living together’.
First year Interiors students are investigating new typologies within architecture and were afforded the opportunity to visit the Old Oak Collective, a large co-living space.
With over 10,000 votes cast world-wide, London Met’s Big Idea Challenge really was its biggest yet. Find out who the 2018 winners are.
10-12 May 2018
Graduation showcase by Theatre and Performance students at Chelsea Theatre
Architecture alumnus wins annual Architecture Foundation competition with design for inflatable performance venue.