MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Scenes from Fall 2023 at MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

October 23, 2023
MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism
Open house: October 24
Application deadline: January 15
School of Visual Arts (SVA)
Design Research, Writing & Criticism
136 W 21 St, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011

SVA’s one-year master’s degree in Design Research, Writing & Criticism, a.k.a. DCrit, explores the contexts and consequences of design through journalistic investigation and critical questioning. 

MA candidates shape their findings into compelling narratives that engage broad audiences and take a variety of forms, from print to podcasts.

The curriculum, led by a faculty of active practitioners, is geared towards designers and thinkers interested in elevating their careers to the next level through by-lined publications, teaching, and thought leadership. 

We invite you to join D–Crit and publication-in-residence New York Review of Architecture on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30pm as we open the department studio for a night of readings and conversation with NYRA editors, alums, faculty, and students. 

You can also start the conversation via email at designresearch [​at​] or schedule a time to chat with our program chair, Molly Heintz. 

Our application deadline is January 15, 2024. Scholarship funding is available. 

*Image above: Class of 2023 visits Times Square for Contemporary Issues in Design taught by design critic Karrie Jacobs.

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