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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Design studies
Student score
84% HIGH
% employed or in further study
96% MED
Average graduate salary
£14k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Qualifications must equate to between 120 - 112 Tariff Points

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

International Baccalaureate

UCAS tariff points

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

We live in a society in which most of what we see, use, or have contact with has been “designed”. Underpinned by a commitment to the tradition of the designer-maker, our degree aims to creatively combine practice and theory to challenge, develop and reflect creative methodologies. An intimate knowledge of materials and processes is explicitly connected to an understanding of their history and contemporary theory alike. Our Design degree strives to develop your individual visual possibilities and skills, emphasising the importance of Design and Art and Design History within contemporary society. It aims for autonomous engagement and professional practice within Design and related contemporary cultural industries, offering a broad range of career possibilities. You are taught in well-equipped specialist studios and workshops where you will have access to traditional and new technologies. You will work in studios and classrooms on a campus specialising in the creative and performing arts in a City renowned for its creative culture. You will be encouraged to manipulate and experiment with a wide variety of materials and techniques, providing you with opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of material specialisms in ceramics, textiles and metals underpinned by new technologies in design. The degree progresses towards the professional standards required for theory and practice-led research and culminating in a final collection of work. Why study this degree at Liverpool Hope? Established links with businesses including Tate Liverpool and the Open Eye Gallery Part of the AA2A project, providing placement opportunities for visual artists and designer/makers Opportunity to exhibit your work in the Cornerstone Gallery


Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.

Liverpool Hope University

A Panoramic View

If you choose Liverpool Hope University you are choosing a unique student experience. Our small size means you are part of a welcoming and supportive community where you know your lecturers personally. You are choosing beautiful campuses, top academics and a nationally recognised Students' Union all set in one of the best student cities in the world.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 93%
Student score 84% HIGH
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
0% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
90% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
2% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
380 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
62% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £14k LOW
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations


Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Want to work in a growing, creative sector where we are a world leader? Welcome to design! The UK has a proud reputation as a centre of design excellence, and last year just over 14,000 design degrees were awarded. At the moment, the jobs market looks a little better for fashion and textile designers, and not as good for multimedia or interactive designers — but that may change by the time you graduate. In general, design graduates are more likely than most to start their career in London, although that also varies by subject — last year fashion designers often found jobs in the North West, graphic designers in the South West, illustrators in the South West, East Anglia and Midlands, textile designers in the Midlands and the North West, and visual designers in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Midlands. Design is also a good degree for people who want to work for a small business - more than half of graduates start at a small employer.
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