Design (Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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UCAS CODE W282
Lancaster’s approach to design reflects a department that is actively seeking new and innovative ways to apply design to complex cultural, social and environmental problems. This degree is taught by leading design researchers who advance the theory and practice of design, moving it beyond the scope of traditional disciplines such as graphic or product design.You will learn how to conduct robust design research so that you are able to conceptualise physical and digital products, services, ... READ MORE

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83rd / 95
CUG ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2023
11th
CUG subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2023
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-23
Full Time With Year In Industry
4 Years

Design Studies

Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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A level
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Latest Design (Non-Industrial) reviews

Design (Non-Industrial)
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Dec 17

Design BA (Hons)

Very pleased. Very good teachers, courses are excellent. Same for accommodation. iLancaster App very...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Marketing and Design BSc (Hons)

It is very good here, the conversion rate for the IB is'nt realistic in comparison to A-levels therefore its much...

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How Design (Non-Industrial) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 4 reviews

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4 star 75%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,607 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 52%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Lancaster University

Admissions Bailrigg Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4YW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lancaster  1.7 miles away

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