Start your journey to becoming a professional designer and innovator who can serve the needs of the capital’s creative economy. Our design degree courses will provide you with the technical, creative and communication skills to enter the worlds of fashion, textiles, furniture, product design, graphics, online, multimedia or games design.
Our design graduates include renowned jewellery designers, award-winning furniture designers, heads of design for well-known lifestyle brands, animators for Iron Man, book cover designers and award-winning textile designers committed to sustainable craft.
Many of our design courses are taught in The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass), with access to inspiring studio spaces and specialist facilities including wood, metal, plastic and ceramics workshops, fashion and textile studios, and printmaking and letterpress facilities. Our games courses are taught in our School of Computing and Digital Media, where you’ll have access to cutting-edge software and fully equipped computing suites.
"Remember that success is getting to wherever you want to. It's not gauged by size or sales, but whether you're doing what you want to be doing."
Alex Monroe – London Met jewellery graduate and one of the UK's leading jewellery designers
Our undergraduate design courses
Art and Design (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Explore a range of subjects during an initial foundation year, and develop the skills you require to progress onto one of our art or design undergraduate degree courses.
Design Studio Practice (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
This course is the perfect choice if you'd like to study towards a design degree but can't meet the requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.
Design Studio Practice (Top-up) - BA (Hons)
The Design Studio Practice (Top-up) BA (Hons) takes inspiration from modern design techniques and studios. Discovery, experimentation and innovation are all strongly encouraged, but the materials you use, process you take and creative outcome you achieve is entirely up to you.
Design Studio Practice - BA (Hons)
The Design Studio Practice BA explores the rich cross-disciplinary territory where design encompasses art, product design, installation, interior design, visual communication and other fields of creative practice in material culture that engage with the making of artefacts.
Fashion (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Our Fashion (including foundation year) is an alternative route into higher education if you can't meet the requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.
Fashion (Top-Up) - BA (Hons)
This exciting degree explores the dynamic field of fashion through visual research, design media, pattern cutting, draping and sewing. You'll develop and explore your individual creativity, honing the techniques and knowledge you need to make your mark.
Fashion - BA (Hons)
You'll work with industry experts and real clients on live briefs during this hands-on degree, to develop all the skills, knowledge and contacts you need to succeed in the fashion industry.
Fashion Accessories and Jewellery (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
This course is the perfect choice if you'd like to examine your aptitude and potential in different creative practices.
Fashion Textiles (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Our Fashion Textiles (including foundation year) BA (Hons) is designed to help you build a portfolio and make more informed decisions about your work.
Fashion Textiles - BA (Hons)
Fashion Textiles BA (Hons) will prepare you for employment in the exciting sector of textile design for apparel.
Furniture - FdA
The Furniture foundation degree offers you the opportunity to learn how to make contemporary furniture.
Furniture and Product Design (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Our course has a built-in preparatory year that will allow you to explore different creative practices in The Cass.
Furniture and Product Design - BA (Hons)
The Furniture and Product Design BA degree is taught by The Cass, which has a rich history as the former London College of Furniture.
Games Animation, Modelling and Effects (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to teach you the core skills you'll need to succeed in the following three years of your course.
Games Animation, Modelling and Effects - BSc (Hons)
The Games Animation, Modelling and Effects (GAME) BSc course is an innovative undergraduate degree that will provide you with the creative skills needed by the games industry.
Graphic Design (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
This four-year course has an in-built foundation year for those who don't have the entry requirements to start a standard three-year undergraduate degree in graphic design.
Graphic Design (Top-up) - BA (Hons)
On our Graphic Design BA (Top-up) degree you will develop specialist skills and learn how to reach your audience through innovative design.
Graphic Design (with preparatory semester) - BA (Hons)
Our Graphic Design (with preparatory semester) BA (Hons) has a preparatory semester to teach you fundamental approaches and skills for graphic design using a range of approaches, materials and tools.
Graphic Design - BA (Hons)
On this course you'll nurture traditional graphic design, skills and practice. You'll also have access to the latest developments within the industry.
Jewellery and Accessories - BA (Hons)
The Jewellery and Accessories BA (Hons) degree is a creative course, perfect if you want to make an exciting career out of your passion for adornment.
Textile Design (Top-up) - BA (Hons)
This lively and creative course encourages you to explore the industry and apply your skills and ideas to visual research, design and textile making.
Textiles (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
Our Textiles (including foundation year) BA degree has a built-in foundation year that will give you the chance to explore broader art subjects alongside textiles.
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News and success stories from our design courses
EVENT: White, Reveal the Colour
Friday 13 December 2019
Student-led winter fashion event at The Cass.
EVENT: The Cass Cracker 2019
Thursday 12 December 2019, 5pm to 8pm
Festive fine art open studio at Aldgate Bauhaus promises a feast of student creativity- and charity fundraiser auction.
EVENT: Aldgate Winter Fair and Lantern Parade
Friday 6 December 2019
Cass design students sell their work at annual winter fair.
EVENT: Making a Living Week returns to the Cass
25-29 November 2019
Festival of employment brings students and creative industry professionals together.
Visiting lecturer’s environmental project features in British Design Council video.
Josie Tucker's work with Richard Ashton produced design-focused work about environmental issues.
Furniture restoration graduate star of BBC’s The Repair Shop
Will Kirk has won the hearts of the nation with his talent for breathing new life into old furniture.
EVENT: Silversmiths 'scaling up' at The Goldsmiths' Centre
Cass lecturer Marianne Forrest joins a panel of experts to advise how the work of silversmiths, jewellers and creative practitioners can be adapted for larger work.
Alumni show: On Growth and Form
14-22 September 2019
Cass Furniture and Product design alumni present group show as part of London Design Festival
Cass alumnus included in Design Fresh new talent showcase.
Furniture and Product Design graduate Anton Mikkonen features in high profile showcase curated by design editor of Evening Standard.
EXHIBITION: Material Movements
13 September - 20 October
Cass Fine Art alumnus exhibits new as part of group show launching during London Festival of Design
RSA Success in Interiors
MA Students win Highly Commended and Commended in prestigious national design competition.
Cass Furniture and Product Design graduate crowdfunds to support creative classes for vulnerable adults with their Haus Of business.
Big Idea Challenge Success
Awards for Cass student and alumna in annual entrepreneurial competition- including overall winner.