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
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)
This degree is an alternative route into higher education if you can't meet the requirements to enter the traditional 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 - BA (Hons)
The Fashion Accessories and Jewellery BA (Hons) degree is a creative course, perfect if you have a passion for adornment and want to make it an exciting career.
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 - 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.
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)
This four-year degree has a built-in foundation year and is the ideal choice if you can't meet the entry criteria for a standard three-year degree in textile design.
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News and success stories from our design courses
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.
BOXED at BDP
21-23 May 2019
Cass Furniture and Product Students exhibit project with leading designers SCP as part of Clerkenwell Design week 2019
Alumnus in Makers Showcase
8-12 May 2019
Furniture and Product Design graduate Ray G Brown exhibits product as part of London Craft Week.
Cass Summer Shows 2019 – dates announced
Students from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
Project Red 2019
Project Red catwalk show at The Cass
The first year Fashion BA students honoured our founder with the RED Show.
Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation?
Three Journalism BA students report on the special event organised by the School of Computing and Digital Media and The Cass.
PROJECT RED 2019
Preparations begin for first year fashion students for annual fashion show PROJECT RED
Graduate stories: Sarai Bibby
Sarai joined London Met as a mature student to study textiles and found herself along the way.
28 Brick Lane - Street art competition opens for student submissions
Entry deadline: Midnight on Monday 2 July 2018
Cass Projects and Tower Hamlets Council are delighted to announce the launch of a artwork competition.
Clerkenwell Design Week
Cass furniture students exhibiting their work at two events during celebrated annual design festival.