MA Design History & Material Culture

The MA in Design History & Material Culture (DHMC) is a broad and flexible taught postgraduate programme within the School of Visual Culture at NCAD. It is unique in Ireland in its focus on designed objects, buildings, spaces and systems and their critical, theoretical, historical and social contexts. It is taught in close partnership with the National Museum of Ireland.

MA Design History and Material Culture - AD456
A part time taught masters prorgamme that provides a dynamic platform for the study of the material world in its historic and contemporary contexts. Open to graduates from varied backgrounds. 
Programme commences in September 2022.

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The priority deadline for applications to the MA Design History & Material Culture is Monday 13th September 2021. Please contact us at for more information or guidance on your application.

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