Case Studies

We have a range of case studies that show how you can benefit from collaborating with us. From new product development to research consultancy, we have expertise and technical facilities that we can adapt and be flexible to generate viable solutions to your challenges. Please follow the case study links below to view selected projects with industry.

Birmingham City Council

As part of the module Design Strategy and Innovation, MA Design Management students have worked with Birmingham City Council’s IT & Digital team on a live project brief.

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Conran & Partners

Conran & Partners are a global design practice who are based in London and Hong Kong. The company came in to BCU to speak to MA Design Management students regarding their Global Perspectives module.

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Architecture and Design

Founded in 1908, the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design embodies the concept of an enterprise education to equip students for life beyond graduation, through our extensive relationships with the professions and industries. 

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Working in Industry

The School of Architecture and Design is proud to have connections that fuel our students’ studies and give them an insight into the professional world.

Working in industry


Placements are one of the best ways of gaining hands on industry experience in a real, professional setting. Our students have undertaken placements at Gensler, Fira and more.


Find a course

Take a look through our Architecture and Design courses to find one that’s most suited to you.

Architecture and Design courses

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