Design Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Wales 52% 7% 5% £9000 £13500 147 Cardiff online Full-time
The Open University 85% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 85% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 85% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Cardiff University 85% - 0% - - - Cardiff online Part-time
SAE Institute 85% - 0% - - - London online Part-time
Cardiff University 85% - 0% - - - Cardiff online Part-time
University of Wales 85% - 0% £7800 £15000 - Cardiff online Full-time
Falmouth University 85% - 0% - - - Falmouth online Part-time
Falmouth University 85% - 0% - - - Falmouth online Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 85% - 0% - - - Hatfield online Part-time
Buckinghamshire New University 85% - 0% £5500 £5500 - High Wycombe online Part-time
University of Portsmouth 85% - 0% - - - Portsmouth online Part-time
University of the Arts London 85% - 0% £9250 - - London online Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 66% 5% 10% - - 137 Canterbury online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20069 £19085 £22483
25-75 percentile range £18040 - £23109 £14127 - £23631 £16588 - £28471

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19868 £19940 £23703
25-75 percentile range £17609 - £22606 £15062 - £24399 £17630 - £29513

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Design

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Design

  • Fashion Design
  • Communication Design
  • Product Design
  • Textile Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Web Design

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Design (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Design at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
20% Sales occupations
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Elementary occupations
5% Design occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Design

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Design studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Design Administration - MDA
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Computing & IT and Design (W42-CITD) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 85 out of 100 among 9 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Design was £20069 15 months after graduation, £19085 3 years after graduation and £22483 5 years after graduation.