University of the Arts London

Introduction

University of the Arts London is in the top 5 universities in the world for art and design. We offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide.

The University draws together 6 renowned colleges, each with its own world-class reputation. Our state of the art facilities include workshops with letterpress machinery, studio theatres, gallery space as well as libraries and archives for research into hundreds of years of the greatest artists and designers.

Your passport to a successful creative future

  • UAL is a world Top 5 university for art and design according to the QS World University Rankings®.
  • We have launched the careers of many creative and cultural leaders with:
  • Over half of all Turner Prize winners and nominees in the 30 years since its inception are UAL alumni
  • 37 of the 80 Royal Academicians are UAL alumni; a further 17 are serving or former staff
  • Over half of the recipients of British Designer of the Year are UAL alumni
  • 10: the number of UAL alumni who are current Royal Designers for Industry for product or industrial design
  • Over half of the fashion designers that showed a London Fashion Week A/W 2016 are UAL alumni
  • Multiple winners in the most prestigious art and design awards: from the BP Portrait Award; Jerwood Prize; Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize; Minerva Medal; BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Oscars
  • You automatically join the UAL Alumni Association once you graduate - a global network of over 200,000 creative professionals.
  • We celebrate diversity, individuality and innovation and it is at the heart of what we do - learn more about diversity at UAL.

Over 100 courses in art and design

UAL's cutting edge programmes and courses delivered by an inspiring and supportive teaching staff made up of professional artists, practitioners, designers, critics and theorists.

Everything from fashion media, Fine Art through to 3D animation, graphic design and drama, there's a course for everyone. Explore our courses or find out more about studying at UAL.

The university of the future

We have launched an ambitious 7 year strategy 2015-22 with 4 key strategic areas that will ensure UAL continues to be a world-class place of learning. Learn more about our four strategic areas:

  • Transformative Education
  • World-leading Research and Enterprise
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Building an Inspirational Environment

UAL: Leadership

UAL Vice Chancellor Nigel Carrington leads a 9 person Executive Board which manages the university. It is governed by a 24 person Court of Governors, chaired by Sir John Sorrell. Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry is Chancellor of UAL.

Explore the Exchange

The Teaching and Learning Exchange supports teaching and learning enhancement, working in partnership with staff and students.

We improve the student experience by working across three areas: teaching and research development, digital learning and careers and employability.

We work in partnership with academics, technicians, academic support teams and librarians across the colleges to ensure everyone involved in teaching, supporting learning and developing careers and employability, can access great courses, workshops, resources, funding opportunities and awards.

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MA Acting – Drama Centre London

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Acting is an intensive 45 week conservatoire Actor training course. Eight weeks of the course are spent studying in Moscow. [+]

MA Acting is an intensive 45 week conservatoire Actor training course. Eight weeks of the course are spent studying in Moscow. Skills classes in Voice, Movement, Neutral Mask, Ballet, Period Dance, Speech and Acting underpin a programme embracing the Greeks to Contemporary drama, with particular emphasis on Shakespeare and Chekhov. 5 great reasons to apply You’ll spend 8 weeks at the Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute, known as the Vakhtangov Institute, in Moscow - one of the foremost conservatoire Drama schools in Russia. You’ll benefit from the Drama Centre’s distinctive approach, exploring the Stanislavsky system, German Expressionism and the legacy of Rudolph Laban, and improvisation. You’ll engage in active research into the social background of the dramatic text and political awareness will be at the forefront of your work, with emphasis on applying these techniques to the recorded media as well as the stage. You’ll participate in physically and emotionally demanding and intensive programme of classes covering Voice, Movement, Ballet, Speech, Period Dance, Neutral Mask, Acting Technique and Rehearsal. An impressive list of famous performers and a number of world-famous directors have emerged from courses at the Drama Centre London including Paul Bettany, Pierce Brosnan, Simon Callow, Colin Firth, Tara Fitzgerald, Anastasia Hille, Geraldine James and many more. Content and Structure All applicants considered for September 2017 entry will be applying for the newly revalidated version of the course. Further detailed information will be published as it becomes available however the focus of the course remains the same. MA Acting is... [-]

MA Advertising

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

By combining cutting edge thinking with practical project work, MA Advertising will enable you to develop the essential skills and experience to succeed within this dynamic and challenging industry. [+]

By combining cutting edge thinking with practical project work, MA Advertising will enable you to develop the essential skills and experience to succeed within this dynamic and challenging industry. You will be encouraged to develop your creativity, produce dynamic and persuasive work, and gain an in-depth critical insight into advertising and its role in shaping society and culture. REASONS TO APPLY MA Advertising builds on the outstanding reputation and award-winning success of our undergraduate BA (Hons) Advertising programme. Gain in-depth knowledge and a high-level of professional skills to develop, implement and evaluate a wide range of advertising activities. Explore your practice in ‘creative laboratory’ conditions, productive dialogue with theory and through critically supportive engagement with tutors and your peers. The course features a guest lecture series delivered by industry experts, academics and practitioners from the highest levels of the advertising industry. Benefit from being immersed in the vibrant energy and creative community of London College of Communication; from photography exhibitions to film screenings, animation shows to interactive design installations, and masterclasses from delivered by experts across the creative industries. CONTENT MA Advertising combines cutting edge thinking with practical project work, enabling you to develop the intellectual abilities and gain the relevant experience needed to succeed within this dynamic and challenging industry. This blend of academic rigor with practical experience is designed to give you in-depth critical insight into advertising and improve your understanding of the impact the media, society and culture has on individuals and organisations and in turn the... [-]

MA Animation

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Animation explores both the theory and practice of animation aiming to give you the tools to be able to express creative ideas using a broad range of experimental visual media. You will investigate the production of animation in an era with unparalleled opportunities for skilled visual communicators. [+]

Create, explore and play with 3D digital, 2D and 2.5D animation processes in combination with more traditional analogue technologies, changing how you make, understand and experience animation. MA Animation at LCC gives you the chance to develop a personal practice that understands animation, in multiple forms, address multiple situations and help you develop innovative approaches driven by critical understanding and experimental production. CONTENT Animation at LCC is taught as a broad and experimental visual practice in the context of communication design. With new technologies changing how we make, understand and experience animation, students are encouraged to test boundaries and look at animation in many forms and in many ways. MA Animation explores both the theory and practice of animation aiming to give you the tools to be able to express creative ideas using a broad range of experimental visual media. You will investigate the production of animation in an era with unparalleled opportunities for skilled visual communicators. What you can expect? The central ethos of the course is to give you enough freedom and guidance to test and discover creative ideas within a critical framework in balance with developing the accomplished production skills across 2D, 2.5D, 3D, stop-motion and drawn animation, to realise your creative goals. You will develop skills in narrative storytelling and interpreting ideas for the flat screen and you'll also be encouraged to work across multiple formats, exploring how animation can be used in different contexts such as in the fine arts i.e. installation and in digital... [-]

MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries is of the Culture and Enterprise programme. Our learning and teaching approaches are based on the methodologies of peer learning, reflective practice and action research. [+]

Apply your imagination by framing an original and personal research project and question existing assumptions and boundaries in one or more of the creative disciplines. Investigate your ideas through a series of real-world interventions and obtain feedback from end-users and key practitioners. 5 great reasons to apply You’ll embark on a learning journey that concludes with a very personal research project that has the potential to change your life. If you are already working in a design-related profession you’ll have the option to study the course part time and test your ideas within your own professional practice as well as with other students. You’ll participate in an exhibition at the end of your MA journey, showcasing your project through artefacts, diaries and a synopsis of the knowledge that you have gained. You’ll develop your teamwork through the interdisciplinary and cultural cross-fertilization that our programme provides, working in groups to respond to projects that are deliberately created to get your adrenalin pumping. You’ll be challenged by short and demanding projects that deliberately ask questions that defy predictable answers such as 'Can you design and test a fully operational time machine?' Content and structure MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries is of the Culture and Enterprise programme. Our learning and teaching approaches are based on the methodologies of peer learning, reflective practice and action research. Many postgraduate courses around the world make use of these techniques, but MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries places them at the very heart of... [-]

MA Architecture: Cities and Innovation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

In a world where established customs, systems and structures are increasingly unstable there is a need for a different kind of architectural thinking - one that identifies and exploits opportunities, and address the challenges of contemporary society. [+]

In a world where established customs, systems and structures are increasingly unstable there is a need for a different kind of architectural thinking - one that identifies and exploits opportunities, and address the challenges of contemporary society. In this Course you'll explore the edges of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture, and test design approaches which respond to the burgeoning need for contemporary city design to focus not only on the traditional ‘hard’ infrastructures of buildings, transport and engineering, but also the softer infrastructures of social networks, organization and human interactions. Reasons to Apply MA Architecture: Cities and Innovation has been designed to enable you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. Prepare yourself for entry into a changing profession – the practice of architecture continues to go through changes, MA Architecture Cities and Innovation offers you the opportunity to engage with the challenges of the future now. Explore the role of architecture in creating sustainable communities – architecture can be much more than designing new buildings. On this Course you will challenge the traditional role of the architect, and develop new ways of working that engage with real and long-term sustainability. Engage in professional practice as part of your studies – you are required to undertake 10 weeks of industry placement as... [-]

MA Art and Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them. [+]

This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them. With access to important collections in London you’ll explore the making and presentation of your work and pursue innovative outcomes in practice and research, towards professional engagement in art and science authorship and creative practice. Reasons to Apply MA Art and science has been designed to enable you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. Responding to fast-growing interest in interdisciplinary art practice, this pioneering You’ll learn from, and build working relationships with artists, scientists, curators and other professional practitioners engaged in research that investigates art and science. You’ll benefit from established links with museums, galleries and institutions - this year included the Wellcome Trust, Science Museum, Gordon Museum, Grant Museum, Wakehurst (Millenium Seed Bank), gv Art and MRC Institute of Neuropharmacology, among others. You’ll attend lectures and participate in seminars that provide a critical context for your research and practical work complemented by workshops and special access to places of particular interest. You’ll take part in an exhibition or symposium, bringing together staff and peers as well as professional practitioners and critics. Our graduates are attractive to organisations that value creative thinking and the effective communication of ideas. They also have the potential to develop... [-]

MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise

Campus Part time 2 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom London

MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise acknowledges the need for multi-skilled individuals who can both generate the ideas for original arts and cultural events, and provide leadership for the teams that realise them. The course enables responses to new forms of creative practice, and changing global conditions. [+]

MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise acknowledges the need for multi-skilled individuals who can both generate the ideas for original arts and cultural events, and provide leadership for the teams that realise them. The course is aimed at graduates with some work experience who wish to challenge themselves by developing innovative approaches to arts management and cultural production. Two study routes are available, a two year part-time option, and a Flexible Learning option which is a unit-by-unit approach that allows candidates up to five years to complete. Both routes are low-residency and combine online learning and intensive face-to-face sessions. Reasons to Apply Employability and enterprise are embedded in the course. You'll learn how to manage creativity, but also how to bring creativity to management. Alongside critical and creative thinking, you'll acquire business skills which are highly attractive to potential employers. You don't need to live in London, or give up work or care duties to enrol on the course. MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise is a low-residency degree which you can take part-time over two-years, or in a flexible mode with registration up to five years. The course involves several face-to-face intensive weekends in London, and self-initiated online learning. The course is not bound by the walls of a classroom. During intensive learning weekends in London, we will draw upon our location in the heart of the city to attend arts and cultural events, and meet professionals working in the arts. Equally, you are encouraged to apply your learning to your... [-]

MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Develop the advanced skills you’ll need for a successful career in journalism. Create substantial pieces of journalism on aspects of arts, culture and lifestyle that you’re passionate about and learn from tutors with extensive professional experience of arts journalism in print, broadcast and online. [+]

Develop the advanced skills you’ll need for a successful career in journalism. Create substantial pieces of journalism on aspects of arts, culture and lifestyle that you’re passionate about and learn from tutors with extensive professional experience of arts journalism in print, broadcast and online. CONTENT MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism prepares students for this important and growing field of journalism. From music magazines and newspaper arts supplements to specialist radio and TV programmes, websites and digital publishers, there is a huge demand for arts, lifestyle and cultural journalism. The course covers journalism about fine art, contemporary art and mass and popular culture including painting, music, photography, literature, cinema, travel, celebrity culture and other areas. You will have the opportunity to develop your own specialist areas of interest and the course encourages a rigorous journalistic approach, with a focus on ethical, international and professional standards. Situated in the heart of city, London College of Communication is the ideal place to study this dynamic branch of journalism. Guided by tutors with professional, multiplatform experience gained at national newspapers and websites, the BBC, Sky TV and elsewhere, you will develop key practical journalistic skills and learn how to apply them to your particular area of interest in arts, culture and lifestyle. You will gain invaluable work experience by undertaking a placement in a media organisation and benefit from our guest lecture programme that has included talks from Jon Snow of Channel 4 News, Luke Lewis of Buzzfeed, Mary Hockaday of the BBC and... [-]

MA Character Animation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

Ideas for stories and characters, but not sure how to go about it? Want to make your drawings move? MA Character Animation appeals to designers, artists, illustrators and others who want to learn how to animate. You don't need to have had much experience of making animation before. [+]

Ideas for stories and characters, but not sure how to go about it? Want to make your drawings move? MA Character Animation appeals to designers, artists, illustrators and others who want to learn how to animate. You don't need to have had much experience of making animation before. This two-year course is very practical and will teach you all about how to make your characters do much more than move – you make them perform. You’ll learn timing, software, storytelling, character design, film language, take weekly life drawing and acting lessons, as well as looking into historical and critical approaches to animation. From the three short films students create on the course, we have had many award winners at international festivals. Our real-life briefs come from the English National Opera, Old Operating Theatre Museum, Royal Shakespeare Company, Cartoon Network and the National Gallery. Each student is allocated a mentor, who is a practicing professional. Frequent visiting lecturers from industry include Shelley Page (Dreamworks), Philip Hunt (Studio AKA), Andy Blazdell (CelAction), Sue Tong (Illuminated Picture Company), Dave Anderson (Dog and Rabbit), Clare Jennings (Aardman/Laika Pictures), Joanna Quinn (Beryl Productions), Barry JC Purves, Osbert Parker, Rose Bond and Pete Bishop. We have a high employment rate after the course and our award-winning students are working at Cartoon Network, Framestore, the Mill, BBC, Dreamworks, Industrial Light and Magic, Disney, etc. Two of our graduates have so far been nominated for Academy Awards for their animated short films – could the next one be... [-]

MA Conservation

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Conservation at Camberwell College of Arts is a two year course with over 40 years experience in teaching specialist skills and knowledge, and prepares our students for work in specific fields of the conservation world. [+]

MA Conservation at Camberwell College of Arts is a two year course with over 40 years experience in teaching specialist skills and knowledge, and prepares our students for work in specific fields of the conservation world. The course offers two pathways that our students choose to specialise in; Art on Paper and Books and Archival Materials. Content: what students can expect A course that consists of practical studio work where students are introduced to conservation ideas and techniques through taught classes To learn about the science of materials and how they react under different conditions, providing students with an understanding of conservation treatments and a background to preservation management To learn about visual examination and condition documentation, mechanical surface cleaning, humidification and washing, de-acidification and resizing Our Art on Paper pathway to include specialist classes on fixatives and consolidants, pressure sensitive tape removal, sensitive media, parchment, iron gall inks, and an introduction to photographic conservation Our Books and Archival Materials pathway to cover the broad international and historical spectrum of bookbinding and book structures with an emphasis put on acquiring an understanding of bookbinding history During the second year both pathways focus on detailed conservation techniques, and students finish the course by working on a project with one of the many cultural institutions within London Structure The first part of the course is a shared introductory unit, which brings together the students from across the two pathways. Each student will then focus on one of the individual pathways. Art on... [-]

MA Costume Design for Performance

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The costume design course aims to develop confident and experimental practitioners who will push the boundaries of the subject of costume beyond its established traditional role. [+]

The costume design course aims to develop confident and experimental practitioners who will push the boundaries of the subject of costume beyond its established traditional role. Content and Structure The course aims to develop confident and experimental practitioners who will push the boundaries of the subject of costume beyond its established role. Taught largely on a one to one basis, by international practitioners, experienced lecturers and senior researchers, this MA will nurture and challenge your creative ideas about costume and performance. You will design, realise and experiment with costume based performance ideas for both live performance and film that enable you to define your individual position in relation to contemporary culture and practice, while responding visually to the relevant performance context. Beyond the understanding of performance and the role of character creation through costume, the study of Costume Design at MA level allows you to locate your practice within the wider realms of contemporary culture and art, as well as within the relevant dramatic, social and political contexts. The course offers many opportunities for collaborations within the college or the wider context of the University of the Arts as well as with practitioners from the large performance and art sector in London and the UK. The relationship between drawing, practical realisation and performance is central to the way design is approached: ideas are developed on paper, 3D modelling, through movement, as well as through pattern cutting, textile and material manipulation and practical testing. Practical experimentation is achieved through access to... [-]

MA Culture, Criticism and Curation

Campus Full time 45 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom London

MA Culture, Criticism and Curation offers a unique framework for critically engaging with the history and present scenarios of culture. We create outcomes through which new understandings can be generated through critical writing and expanded forms of curation. [+]

MA Culture, Criticism and Curation offers a unique framework for critically engaging with the history and present scenarios of culture. We create outcomes through which new understandings can be generated through critical writing and expanded forms of curation. Reasons to Apply MA CCC integrates theoretical issues and practical skills, working with concepts and historical objects to consider how potential new knowledge can be presented in the public realm. We ask the most important questions about contemporary culture You will learn to work collaboratively with other students at Central Saint Martins and leading arts and media institutions, as you develop and realise a multi-platform project. The course is committed to rigorous scholarship as well as encouragement of creative and practical skills. We want you to emerge as critical thinkers equipped with the ability to express yourself clearly and innovatively, ready for life in a fast-changing arts environment. Our staff team comprises international academics and practitioners in creative fields who take a hands-on approach to teaching. You will join an exciting community of people integrating research and practice in our Culture and Enterprise Programme, as well as a host of postgraduate programmes on curatorial practice across University of the Arts London. We are situated in the heart of London and in the heart of the world’s leading arts university. In the 21st century, London has re-stated its credentials as a world locus of creativity and academic innovation - from the Tate Gallery to the ‘indie’ shows of the East End; from classical... [-]

MA Design: Ceramics, Furniture or Jewellery

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Design focuses on your individual design practice and, through making and immersion in material processes, will broaden your career and research horizons. [+]

MA Design focuses on your individual design practice and, through making and immersion in material processes, will broaden your career and research horizons. Your Masters project becomes the vehicle for developing your creative abilities and analytical skills, while you critically engage in the fields of emergent design discourse, global markets and the investigation of technologies. Our two-year Masters programme expects you to be ambitious. It will challenge you to explore and expand your opportunities, and make your mark on the global design industry. Reasons to Apply The course addresses the changing roles of designers and their increasing need to design responsibly, think entrepreneurially and re-imagine manufacturing. Gain a new, challenging perspective on your practice. Combine individually tailored project work with the unique experience of studying in a cohort alongside other specialist designers and different subject cultures. You are your project. This project-based MA enables you to become self-motivated, transformative, and empowered in your practice as a designer. You’ll be supported by the experience and long-term professional networks accrued by staff and alumni, expanding and enhancing your project. During the two years of study you will reshape the way your career progresses, creating global networks and establishing an active professional career in the design industry. The high level of specialised, final work frames a bespoke business for many MA Design graduates, while others go on to work as consultants or creative directors. Content and structure MA Design (Ceramics); MA Design (Furniture); MA Design (Jewellery) is part of the Product, Ceramic and... [-]

MA Design Management and Cultures

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Design Management and Cultures combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts. [+]

Develop high-level leadership, management, communication and analytical skills for a career in the creative and cultural industries. MA Design Management and Cultures combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts. Reasons to Apply Study business and management from an art and design perspective in a world leading institution with strong links to the creative industries. An interdisciplinary course informed by theories drawn from a range of design, business and humanities disciplines and delivered through projects, crits and collaborations. Studying management in combination with cultures provides greater insight into creative briefs and target audiences/markets, both aiding solutions and articulation. A focus on professional practice and the development of high-level leadership, management, communication and analytical skills. Diverse potential employment routes including setting up your own business, in-house and external design leadership roles, cultural positions and agency management jobs. CONTENT MA Design Management and Cultures combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts. The content of the course reflects current knowledge, debates and issues within the disciplines. You will interrogate, through practical projects, a range of perspectives including: design research methods; design thinking for the cultural and creative industries; branding; the role of creative interventions in brand communications; trend forecasting; strategies for the management of brand experiences; design for social needs and sustainability; project management; entrepreneurship and innovation; change... [-]

MA Documentary Film

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Direct and produce your own film. Learn from experienced tutors who've screened work for the BBC and Channel 4. Find out how to pitch and compete for commissions. [+]

Direct and produce your own film. Learn from experienced tutors who've screened work for the BBC and Channel 4. Find out how to pitch and compete for commissions. With MA Documentary graduates who've achieved distinction in leading industry awards and screenings, this course gives you the chance to become another of the celebrated faces behind the camera. Content: Get to grips with the entire documentary film making process on this comprehensive course which blends theory with practical experience. London College of Communication’s MA Documentary Film course leads on exploring the full range of documentary genre and modes of production that have brought about recent innovation. The digital revolution means new ways of directing, producing, and showing documentary films in the broadcast, independent and web 2.0 media. You will learn the entire process, taking the roles of Producer, Director, Camera Operator, Sound-Recordist and Editor. You can expect ... You can expect to be grounded in documentary direction, camerawork and editing - the key artistic and technical skills for a successful production team. Each year students take their work from LCC onto the competitive British and international documentary filmmaking circuit. You will enhance your career prospects through the valuable skills, vision and opportunities that this postgraduate course provides, including guidance on pitching for funding and commissions. In return, you’ll need to be committed and passionate about your study and practice and be ready with strong ideas. You will also need to be open to constructive and supportive criticism so that you’re able... [-]

MA Dramatic Writing – Drama Centre London

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Dramatic Writing is a new course, exploring new models of training for dramatic writers in the UK. [+]

MA Dramatic Writing is a new course, exploring new models of training for dramatic writers in the UK. The course brings together twelve Masters who have led on dramatic writing training in the UK: Ola Animashawun, David Edgar, Stephen Jeffreys, Caroline Jester, Fin Kennedy, Lucy Kerbel, Kate Rowland, Philip Shelley, Nina Steiger, Jennifer Tuckett, Steve Winter, and John Yorke. The course offers the best training in craft in the UK, industry commissions, partnerships and mentorship, collaboration with actors, directors, designers and animators, and the opportunity to work on your own major projects. Our aim is to help nurture the next generation of leading writers. Reasons to Apply The opportunity to be part of a course which is exploring how best to train dramatic writers in the UK, ensuring you get the best possible training on offer in the UK As part of this, training in all five forms of Dramatic Writing – theatre, film, television, radio and digital media - from Masters who have led the way in dramatic writing training in the UK Industry commissions and partnerships from leading theatres, film, television, radio and digital media organisations based in London, regionally and internationally Close collaboration with a range of performance courses at Drama Centre London The opportunity in Unit 2 to pursue your own portfolio of projects The opportunity to see your work performed or produced across a range of media and forms. The opportunity to engage closely with the industry in London, the regions and internationally and with... [-]

MA Drawing

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Arts promotes drawing for a purpose, focusing on process, ideas and cross-disciplinary dialogues that explore drawing as a primary form of communication. [+]

MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Arts promotes drawing for a purpose, focusing on process, ideas and cross-disciplinary dialogues that explore drawing as a primary form of communication. The course is aimed at students who want to explore and interrogate the practice of drawing in order to test, redefine and expand its’ limits. Content: what students can expect A course that promotes drawing for a purpose, focusing on process and cross-disciplinary dialogues that centre on communicating ideas to an audience, client or user To develop your drawing, discursive skills and agendas through a re-orientation of your practice Collaborations between diverse disciplines and courses across the UAL Post Graduate Community including participation in the Drawing Research Group: DRAW To have access to rich research sources such as the Stanley Kubrick Archive and Wimbledon’s Jocelyn Herbert Archive and Centre for Drawing To benefit from the college’s established relationships we have with Tate Britain, The British Museum, The National Gallery, The Drawing Room, The Jerwood Drawing Prize, The Centre for Recent Drawing and a range of contemporary drawing research networks To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops. The course encourages a range of practices and disciplines where drawing languages and methodologies can be developed, these include: Architecture Art Cartography Dance Design Digital Engineering Illustration Performance The Sciences Writing Structure Unit One You will encounter a wide range of approaches to drawing from a diverse range of sources. Debate and innovation will be encouraged, focusing your attention on drawing's multiplicity of purpose, currency and... [-]

MA Fashion

Campus Full time 45 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Fashion has an outstanding reputation sustained over more than three decades and is the only course that shows on the official London Fashion Week schedule. [+]

MA Fashion has an international profile second to none. It has extensive industry links, and graduates practice professionally at the forefront of international fashion. This postgraduate course is about leading not following. The course is offered in four pathways that are interrelated and structured around the core subject of fashion and are taught by our excellent team of technical staff and practising designers. With an ethos of guided experimentation, you will explore your individual style while being challenged to innovate to the highest standards. The course offers four pathways of study Womenswear | Menswear | Knitwear | Textiles for Fashion. Content and Structure MA Fashion has an international profile second to none. It has extensive industry links, and graduates practise professionally at the forefront of international fashion.

 MA Fashion is fast paced to replicate working practices in the industry. 

This postgraduate course is about leading not following. It is about possibilities, goals and ideals, wider imagination, versatility, rigour and motivation. The course is offered in four pathways that are interrelated and structured around the core subject of fashion and are taught by our excellent team of technical staff and practising designers. With an ethos of guided experimentation, you will explore your individual style while being challenged to innovate to the highest standards. With an emphasis on research, and fashion awareness the course aims to produce professional and original designers ready to pursue careers, which will shape the future of the fashion industry. MA Fashion believes that truly relevant, innovative design... [-]

MA Fashion Artefact

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Internationally recognised as a pioneering incubator of original designers who challenge the notion of how fashion products change and influence the world we live in. [+]

Internationally recognised as a pioneering incubator of original designers who challenge the notion of how fashion products change and influence the world we live in. Content and Structure MA Fashion Artefact is as original as its name suggests. The course is recognised as a pioneering incubator of ideas and philosophies and has been hailed as a leader in educational studio practice. It has developed and nurtured an impressive roster of alumni who have been awarded top prizes at many international competitions and had their work showcased at prestigious international exhibitions. Students within Fashion Artefact develop both a comprehensive and personal perspective on fashion in its widest context. The course defines its position within education and the wider creative industries by focusing on the provocative possibilities of an ever-changing spectrum of arenas and audiences. We believe that fashion is one of the most influential forms of expression in contemporary culture, serving as a reflection of our social behavior. We define fashion artefact as a post-modern metaphor of what occurs in today’s society. Consideration of the fashion artefact in its theoretical and social contexts allows us to gain an insight into complex underlying meanings and open them up for discussion and contemplation. We strive for perfection and originality in both the exploration and pursuit of material methodologies in construction and manufacture, exploiting both hand-crafted and new technologies. The course leader and teaching team are all internationally recognised practicing artists and designers and are at the forefront of research within studio practice. Course... [-]

MA Fashion Communication

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

With its three distinctive but interconnected pathways, this course is for dynamic students looking to thrive within the fashion communications industry at the highest level. [+]

With its three distinctive but interconnected pathways, this course is for dynamic students looking to thrive within the fashion communications industry at the highest level. The Fashion Journalism pathway focuses on writing, editing and digital media. Fashion Communication & Promotion is for innovative image-makers; and Fashion Critical Studies explores the social, political and cultural meanings of Fashion. Content and Structure The MAFC course consists of three specific pathways. While each pathway has a distinct approach to Fashion Communication, cross pathway projects will connect subject specialists into vibrant groups creating challenging and industry relevant experiences. There are key points in the year when MAFC students will interact with MA Fashion Design students and experience Fashion Communication in a live context. In January and February the build up to the MA Fashion Show at London Fashion Week will provide opportunities to participate in the production and organisation of a fashion show. In May MAFC students can work with BA Fashion students as they present their degree fashion show. The MAFC course is framed in the highly creative Fashion Programme at Central Saint Martins, but also within an Art School philosophy where other creative disciplines such as Graphic Communication, Architecture, Textiles, Jewellery, Product Design and Fine Art offer debates, collaborations and new approaches to the subject. The extensive global CSM networks offer contemporary fashion links, creative networks and live industry projects. Expertise from the UAL research staff, high-profile academics and industry professionals ensure a global and industry relevant perspective. The vibrant post-graduate community... [-]

MA Fashion Curation

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

A unique curation course that creates an opportunity to explore both the theoretical aspects and practical challenges of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress in a wide range of formats and locations. [+]

A unique curation course that creates an opportunity to explore both the theoretical aspects and practical challenges of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress in a wide range of formats and locations. Content and Structure MA Fashion Curation is a unique opportunity to investigate the ways in which fashion and dress can be collected and displayed, and offers the opportunity to engage with theoretical discussions and debates that underpin this exciting and growing discipline. Fashion exhibitions are a key part of the national and international landscape of contemporary society, attracting some of the largest audiences to major museums. Fashion exhibitions have also become increasingly visible in department stores, galleries and the wider community. This shift represents the growing status of the curator as a central cultural mediator. MA Fashion Curation will equip you with the skills to enter this fast paced and growing field. A key aspect of this course is the practical skills and experience gained in staging a live fashion-related exhibition. This group project presents students with an exciting collaborative opportunity to explore a range of approaches, mediums and practices that constitute the roles required in realising a curatorial project. The changing possibilities of curating and the curator are introduced and examined through seminars, workshops, and lectures, given by LCF researchers and lecturers and key industry professionals. Students are encouraged to undertake internships whilst on the course and past placements have been at Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum of London, Kerry Taylor Auctions, Alexander McQueen Archives, Rambert Dance... [-]

MA Fashion Design Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

A fashion design management course with a global perspective for students wishing to enter managerial roles within the fashion and design industries. [+]

A fashion design management course with a global perspective for students wishing to enter managerial roles within the fashion and design industries. Content and Structure Many Design, or Business trained students want to develop their managerial and business skills, to enter a fast moving and dynamic industry that appreciates the value of design above all things and demands individuals with diverse skills and abilities. The aim of this course is to produce versatile individuals who can operate as advocates for their profession, undertaking everything from project management through to creative business problem-solving and visionary product and organisational development. MA Fashion Design Management is suited to design graduates from a range of disciplines who wish to develop creative management or leadership roles in the fashion industry. Students develop an understanding of the global implications for the fashion industry from many perspectives, which include; branding, creative thinking, ethics, new technologies and potential futures. Course Structure 12 months 3 terms level 7 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement and the supporting written statement. If... [-]

MA Fashion Design Technology (Menswear)

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

A dynamic menswear course with an international reputation for challenging the conventions of fashion design, nurturing and refining talent to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. [+]

A dynamic menswear course with an international reputation for challenging the conventions of fashion design, nurturing and refining talent to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. Content and Structure MA FDT Menswear at London College of Fashion has built an international reputation for design that asks questions and presents unexpected solutions to the mainstays of fashion design and garment construction. It is a course where innovation and craft intersect at the crossroads of modernity to produce pioneering menswear designers. Students investigate their own practice to define design methodologies that encompass key concepts of fabric, cut and silhouette. Based on rigorous research and analytical thinking, the course encourages fresh perspectives in menswear design. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds bringing a breadth of experience to their peer group and discipline. Emerging from a diversity of practice and theory based undergraduate studies, including Womenswear, Fine Art, Architecture and Semiotics, they are able to explore the potential of their transferable skills and knowledge into menswear design methodologies. Alumni have gone on to set up successful design labels, work for international brands or continue their research to PhD level. This is the course where menswear talent is nurtured and refined to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today. Course Structure 15 months 4 terms, level 7 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed... [-]

MA Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear)

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Guided by experienced staff and resourced with state of the art equipment, this postgraduate fashion design course nurtures talent and develops directional womenswear designers whose cutting-edge fashion influences the future of the industry. [+]

Guided by experienced staff and resourced with state of the art equipment, this postgraduate fashion design course nurtures talent and develops directional womenswear designers whose cutting-edge fashion influences the future of the industry. Content and Structure MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear seeks to recruit ambitious, creative designers who have a long-term fashion focus and wish to work for a key brand or set up their own label. Based primarily in London’s West End at John Prince’s Street and resourced by the specialist equipment at our other central sites, contemporary technology is at the core of this course. CAD CAM, state of the art knitting machines and facilities for digital print, rapid proto-typing and laser cutting allow students to produce womenswear collections that innovate in the field. By nurturing creativity and specialist research, the course enables individuals to produce high quality and innovative work through illustration, design, cutting and modern manufacturing. Students are supported to develop collaborations with industry specialists and international fabric suppliers, a process that not only builds important contacts for the future but one that enriches student experience and refines design sensibility. Using diverse production techniques - from couture craftsmanship to futuristic experimentation - students are able to explore their own perspectives to form the basis of their MA collection. Guided by experienced staff, this also has the potential to incorporate a further specialism such as embroidery, knitwear or digital concepts. Course Structure 15 months, 4 terms, level 7, 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course... [-]

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

This fashion entrepreneurship course develops entrepreneurs who can build and capitalise on the existing strengths in the UK and international fashion industries. [+]

This fashion entrepreneurship course develops entrepreneurs who can build and capitalise on the existing strengths in the UK and international fashion industries. Content and Structure The ethos that entrepreneurship serves as a catalyst for economic development underpins the philosophy of this specialist course. Strengthened by London College of Fashion’s unparalleled external and internal industry networks, MA Fashion Entrepreneurship aims to develop new fashion concepts through to commercialisation. Addressing the need for the fashion entrepreneur who can identify market opportunities in the industry, this programme is firmly aligned to 21st century, global business with all the challenges and potential this brings. This course will enable individuals to build and capitalise on existing strengths both in the UK and internationally. In-depth studies of innovative emerging designers in the UK provide an understanding of the British fashion industry while extra-curricular international study tours provide valuable insights into the global fashion market. Industry presentations and factory tours have taken place previously in Paris, Milan and Shanghai and have explored everything from French Haute Couture to Italian craftsmanship and Asia’s luxury fashion boom. MA Fashion Entrepreneurship is a dynamic and interactive learning experience that is built through key collaborative relationships in education (such as IFM in Paris) and industry. Through a supported and structured programme that includes entrepreneurial practice, new business models and planning and management of creative enterprise, participants are encouraged to develop new thinking and innovative concepts. Former alumni have launched their own fashion businesses or taken on entrepreneurial roles in fields such... [-]

MA Fashion Futures

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

Fashion Futures explores the nature and purpose of design in a rapidly changing world, building a generation of practitioners who are adaptable, experimental, eco-literate and culturally sensitive. [+]

Fashion Futures explores the nature and purpose of design in a rapidly changing world, building a generation of practitioners who are adaptable, experimental, eco-literate and culturally sensitive. The course places sustainability at the heart of fashion practice, touching on social, environmental, and technological agendas, whilst offering the freedom to create speculate and imagine paths to a better future." Content and Structure In this ground breaking course, you are encouraged to explore and develop speculative fashion practice and theoretical perspectives in parallel. You will identify new territories for fashion and work in new spaces to communicate ideas in relation to design for sustainability where digital design applications, the interplay of hard and soft sciences, design futuring, fashion design theory, fashion thinking, meta design, ethics, politics, psychology and anthropology are considered. You will examine a diverse range of methodologies and technologies, including film, audio, digital and online platforms, garment prototyping, publishing, events and performance. Critical fashion practice and reflexive thinking to test, reframe and make responses to existing paradigms, is key to MA Fashion Futures. This will enable you to develop a very personal response to, and a critique of, the current paradigm and the role and activities of fashion. This course is aligned to and supported by the Centre for Sustainable Fashion and the Fashion Digital Anthropology Lab. Course Structure 15 months level 7 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An... [-]

MA Fashion Journalism

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Learn solid journalistic skills and become an articulate and aware fashion writer on this fashion journalism course. [+]

Learn solid journalistic skills and become an articulate and aware fashion writer on this fashion journalism course. Content and structure MA Fashion Journalism is unique in its merging of cultural theory with fashion journalism. It is a multidisciplinary framework for independent study that leads to an original body of written and/or visual work. You can choose to position your aspirations and your work on a spectrum from media journalism to theoretical study, for example: a dissertation on the presentation of fashion on television; a book surveying the fashion industry in Canada; a new concept for a fashion magazine; a cultural analysis of the current position of masculinity in society. The course aims to develop highly articulate and aware fashion commentators who have sound research ability and strong written and visual communication skills. Cultural theory and journalism strands run in parallel through the first stage of the course. Three of the four pathway units are focused on the practice of journalism, a key feature being visiting speakers from industry. Course Structure 15 months, 4 terms, level 7, 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years Selection for interview will be... [-]

MA Fashion Media Production

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

For innovative media practitioners, film makers and digital communicators, this unique cross disciplinary course fuels industry’s growing need for multi-skilled creatives. [+]

This one of a kind, bespoke media course is aimed at industry practitioners, film makers and digital communicators, offering cross-disciplinary practice in film and digital media fuelling the industry's growing need for multi-skilled creatives LCF has an excellent reputation for providing a solid training base, access to specialist equipment and leading researchers in the fields of fashion, communication and technology. Content and Structure Characterised by a cross-disciplinary, collaborative ethos, MA Fashion Media Production aims to stimulate and cultivate innovative media practitioners. Appealing to visual and verbal communicators, this course bridges the gap between fashion’s core communication disciplines such as journalism, photography and styling with digital media practices and film-making. The course offers a range of units that combine practice with theory and offer opportunities to work both collectively and independently. Through these units, you will be encouraged to develop a body of research around a specific focus or area, to experiment with new technologies, and to develop reflective practice and fresh responses to areas of fashion media production. As well as evolving innovative solutions to existing media scenarios, you will also be expected to challenge and critique these conventions, offering alternative views and visions. MA Fashion Media Production offers opportunities to connect with industry through workshops and projects and incorporates a range of industry professionals into its programme. As part of your personal and professional development, you will be encouraged to combine your course with internships and placements, appropriate to your study. Graduates from this course have been much in... [-]

MA Fashion Photography

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The course situates fashion photography within a range of social, cultural and theoretical models of practice and dissemination. Students develop significant project work - based on personal, professional and collaborative initiatives - that comes to define new possibilities of fashion photography within the media and its potential reach. [+]

The course situates fashion photography within a range of social, cultural and theoretical models of practice and dissemination. Students develop significant project work - based on personal, professional and collaborative initiatives - that comes to define new possibilities of fashion photography within the media and its potential reach. Content and Structure MA Fashion Photography relates directly to its philosophy and structure and remains based essentially on practice, as opposed to theory. The course explores the rhetoric of fashion photographic production and contextualises theory and practice within fine art, popular culture and mass media. Through photographic practice, you will examine social, cultural and critical issues involved in the practice of fashion photography and the impact and construction of the fashion image as a spectacle. In broad terms, it is a multidisciplinary framework for independent study leading to an original body of photographic or written work proposed and negotiated by you. Course Structure 15 months, 4 terms, level 7, 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a photographic discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement, the reference, a CD of photographic images and... [-]

MA Fashion Retail Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Fashion Retail Management is a dynamic and academically rigorous course. It is designed to equip students with essential retail management knowledge, international retailing expertise, brand development and creative direction skills demanded by fashion retailers operating in an increasingly competitive and global environment. [+]

This course is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in fashion retail management. Content and Structure MA Fashion Retail Management is a dynamic and academically rigorous course. It is designed to equip students with essential retail management knowledge, international retailing expertise, brand development and creative direction skills demanded by fashion retailers operating in an increasingly competitive and global environment. The course encourages curiosity, critical thinking and cultivates an ability to deal with a range of contemporary issues in fashion retailing. It embraces leaders from industry, who share their insights on what is happening in fashion retail today, partners with industry on live projects and undertakes industry visits both locally and internationally; this integration ensures the course is highly relevant. The course has a growing reputation for recruiting high calibre international and home/EU students who go on to develop successful middle management fashion retailing careers globally. Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years. Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement, written essay and outline Masters project proposal. [-]

MA Film

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Film at London College of Communication is a practical course in film drama production which develops the potential of accomplished filmmakers. You will expand your creative, technical and practical skills in digital film, working across a number of specialisms in development, finance, exhibition and distribution. [+]

MA Film at London College of Communication is a practical course in film drama production which develops the potential of accomplished filmmakers. You will expand your creative, technical and practical skills in digital film, working across a number of specialisms in development, finance, exhibition and distribution. The course aims to build your professional networks and equip you to operate in a wide range of industry disciplines. CONTENT MA Film is a practical course in the production of film drama, from development and finance to distribution and exhibition. It is designed for students who want a hands-on, industry-orientated course, in the creative, technical and practical aspects of digital film production. Taught through a combination of tutorials, lectures, technical workshops, mentoring, masterclasses and work placements, the course allows you to focus on one key specialism and develop it at postgraduate level, while encouraging you to engage creatively with related disciplines and wider filmic processes. Within the collaborative unit you have a choice of pathways where you can collaborate with external partners and other courses within UAL. These pathways could be realised through work placements, cross-disciplinary collaboration, initiatives towards the Major Project or a combination of activities. The theoretical programme underscores all of the practical elements of the course and offers a shared process for students to explore both their own and each other’s work. What to expect The course aims to produce graduates who are self-reliant, highly motivated and able to successfully navigate this increasingly competitive industry. Applicants must demonstrate developed skills... [-]

MA Fine Art – Central Saint Martins

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Fine Art determines and challenges the boundaries of art while locating theory at the centre of practice. In a dynamic learning culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds and ambitions, you’ll develop a critical art practice that will shape your career as an international artist. [+]

MA Fine Art determines and challenges the boundaries of art while locating theory at the centre of practice. In a dynamic learning culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds and ambitions, you’ll develop a critical art practice that will shape your career as an international artist. The MA Fine Art studios are located in an independent building in Archway, so the course offer allows students a self contained studio building facilitating their independent working practices and self-organisation alongside all the benefits of the King's Cross campus. Reasons to Apply MA Fine Art enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. You’ll be part of our Postgraduate Art Programme, which offers valuable opportunities to build transferable professional knowledge and skills through shared units, reading groups and debates and helps establish stimulating and productive networks. You’ll benefit from our professional practice lecture series featuring guest speakers plus opportunities to attend symposia and critique work in progress across different subject areas. Our graduates exhibit widely and participate in residency programmes, performance festivals and practice in the community as well as pursuing careers as critics, writers, curators, teachers. Some progress to further research degree study. You’ll develop your research skills including interviewing, literature search and review, archival skills, software for use in research and e-resources, feasibility studies,... [-]

MA Fine Art – Chelsea College of Arts

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts is one of the longest running postgraduate fine art courses in the country, delivering a programme that covers the entire spectrum of what fine art is and can be. [+]

MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts is one of the longest running postgraduate fine art courses in the country, delivering a programme that covers the entire spectrum of what fine art is and can be. Content: what students can expect Teaching delivered through a programme of regular one-to-one tutorials, seminars and lectures, featuring a wide array of artists and practitioners Integrated practice and theory elements, which help students understand the contexts and conditions that shape and frame contemporary art practice To produce a high level of independent work, underpinned by the course’s challenging theoretical curriculum and instruction in approaches to research methodology To re-evaluate and contextualise their work in relation to contemporary fine art practice To generate discourse with their fellow students re-evaluate their practice with each other To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops including ceramics, casting, laser cutting, photography, metalwork, woodwork and audio visual editing suite. Structure Phase 1: Analysis of practice and exploration of methodologies Phase 2: Development and consolidation Phase 3: Resolution These phases are set within a credit framework of three assessed units: Studio practice and Advanced studio practice, which run sequentially Theoretical studies, which runs throughout the course Studio practice involves evolving and developing a personal programme of studio work and related research. Theoretical Studies provides a framework for students to develop a critical research paper, enabling them to locate their ideas and practice in relation to contemporary debate on cultural and theoretical issues. Throughout the course students participate in individual and... [-]

MA Footwear

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Innovate and challenge footwear design through new technology and craftsmanship and in the process, master fashioned footwear. In consultation with Cordwainers Advisory Board made up of key figures from the industry, MA Footwear offers the opportunity to design as well as craft. [+]

Innovate and challenge footwear design through new technology and craftsmanship and in the process, master fashioned footwear. In consultation with Cordwainers Advisory Board made up of key figures from the industry, MA Footwear offers the opportunity to design as well as craft. Content and Structure This MA course will provide students with a unique creative and technical platform to develop their own unique personal interest and methodology through design and technical skills, as well as their individual conceptual and critical thinking. The course aims to explore the link between the impossible and the achievable, to challenge aesthetics, to question function and challenge the discipline in order to redefine it. We seek to recruit students from a wide variety of design and cultural backgrounds who will be a unique force of free-thinkers who challenge boundaries, within a laboratory of experimentation and investigation. This will include both graduates and practitioners from within industry with previous knowledge and skills in the area of footwear design, and self-motivated individuals with relevant materials and technology-based skills who look to challenge themselves. Building on a wealth of knowledge and machinery heritage, the course puts an emphasis on the footwear tradition and craft that the Cordwainers heritage embodies, but also actively explores and questions technologies and materials of the future through availability of the latest technology. In this environment students will build on their previous background knowledge and skills to create innovative footwear, extending existing norms both conceptually and technologically, through either bespoke handcrafted or mass production... [-]

MA Games Design

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Rooted in experimental practice, MA Games Design ensures that students are equipped with both the technical and critical skills that allow them to produce a broad portfolio of innovative game prototypes. They also explore concepts of goal, challenge and obstacle through critical evaluation in order to understand the motive forces of play that operate in game design. [+]

Rooted in experimental practice, MA Games Design ensures that students are equipped with both the technical and critical skills that allow them to produce a broad portfolio of innovative game prototypes. They also explore concepts of goal, challenge and obstacle through critical evaluation in order to understand the motive forces of play that operate in game design. REASONS TO APPLY Freedom to explore through practice: respond to live briefs, learn through creating, and find your unique position between coding and making. Experiences beyond the screen: make games in the widest sense – including physical, experiential, critical, and socially-reflective games across both digital and non-digital – and discover the possibilities of playable experiences. Connect with industry: engage with gaming industry professionals and plug-in to contemporary design practices through our range of guest lectures, events, trips, and visits to conferences. Develop your portfolio: create finished products, exhibit work, and graduate with a quality and diverse portfolio prepared for a career in the games, interaction and wider design industries. Collaborate beyond the boundaries of games design: work with animators, interaction designers, sound artists, graphic designers, filmmakers and more across UAL’s diverse network of artists, designers, makers and communicators. CONTENT MA Games Design critically examines the concept of play to conceptually frame the practice of games design. You will produce playable prototype gaming experiences and use games design as a means to test critical ideas from broader culture. The course is particularly interested in how games design principles are being used more generally and... [-]

MA Graphic Branding and Identity

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Understanding, translating and communicating brand stories graphically: it's what today's key branding designers do. Driven by intelligent enquiry and evaluation, MA Graphic Branding and Identity challenges the whole meaning of graphic branding. Explore the strategic thinking underlying brands and look at how that strategy can drive the creative expression. [+]

Understanding, translating and communicating brand stories graphically: it's what today's key branding designers do. Driven by intelligent enquiry and evaluation, MA Graphic Branding and Identity challenges the whole meaning of graphic branding. Explore the strategic thinking underlying brands and look at how that strategy can drive the creative expression. CONTENT Driven by intelligent enquiry and evaluation, MA Graphic Branding and Identity encourages students to challenge what is understood about the meaning of graphic branding. It explores the strategic thinking underlying brands and focuses on how that strategy can drive the creative expression. Look around you and you will see examples of the power of brands; on the high street, within organisations and in the media. From Coca Cola to Virgin, the most successful brands are worth billions. This MA course focuses on the role of visual identity within branding, with the aim to produce versatile and creative practitioners who understand design within a business, social and cultural context. MA Graphic Branding and Identity addresses the subject from a broad perspective, covering individual, group, cultural, national, international, corporate and commercial identities. You will be encouraged to look critically at the graphic elements which make up a contemporary visual identity. The emphasis is on practical design, supported by theoretical components and the application of clear research methodologies. As well as developing a deeper knowledge of branding and graphic design, you will gain an understanding of how to develop brand strategies and propositions. An important part of the course involves developing an independent... [-]

MA Graphic Communication Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins promotes a shared exploration of an ever-changing subject while enabling your development as an individual designer. [+]

As the ‘carrier signal of the 21st century’, graphic communication design touches every sphere of human life, impacting profoundly on culture, technology, social justice, economics, the built environment, globalisation, policy, sustainability and much more. MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins promotes a shared exploration of an ever-changing subject while enabling your development as an individual designer. 5 great reasons to apply Our graduates are versatile makers, astute commentators, and agents of positive socio-economic, cultural, and technological change. We take a critically informed and experimental approach to the production, form, and circulation of knowledge bringing together the traditional studio and craft traditions of graphic design with research driven approaches. We experiment openly with existing specialisms such as illustration and web design but also develop our own new ones. Our students have access to a diverse range of workshops including letterpress, print-making, photography, video, sound and digital facilities. Our individual and collective practices benefit from a highly international and diverse student and staff community. Content and structure MA Graphic Communication Design pursues a direct and in-depth connection between the ‘applied arts’ tradition of graphic design and a critical and creative approach to communication. A carrier signal, in any form of communication, is the baseline flow of information. It is continuously modulated to transmit messages; it refigures meaning. If music can be understood as a carrier signal for the twentieth century, both expressing and amplifying waves of cultural change, then graphic communication design reveals itself to be the carrier signal of... [-]

MA Graphic Design Communication

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins promotes a shared exploration of an ever-changing subject while enabling your development as an individual designer. [+]

As the ‘carrier signal of the 21st century’, graphic communication design touches every sphere of human life, impacting profoundly on culture, technology, social justice, economics, the built environment, globalisation, policy, sustainability and much more. MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins promotes a shared exploration of an ever-changing subject while enabling your development as an individual designer. 5 great reasons to apply Our graduates are versatile makers, astute commentators, and agents of positive socio-economic, cultural, and technological change. We take a critically informed and experimental approach to the production, form, and circulation of knowledge bringing together the traditional studio and craft traditions of graphic design with research driven approaches. We experiment openly with existing specialisms such as illustration and web design but also develop our own new ones. Our students have access to a diverse range of workshops including letterpress, print-making, photography, video, sound and digital facilities. Our individual and collective practices benefit from a highly international and diverse student and staff community. MA Graphic Communication Design pursues a direct and in-depth connection between the ‘applied arts’ tradition of graphic design and a critical and creative approach to communication. A carrier signal, in any form of communication, is the baseline flow of information. It is continuously modulated to transmit messages; it refigures meaning. If music can be understood as a carrier signal for the twentieth century, both expressing and amplifying waves of cultural change, then graphic communication design reveals itself to be the carrier signal of the twenty-first. MA... [-]

MA Graphic Media Design

Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Delivered in both full time and part time modes, MA Graphic Media Design explores the use of graphic design as a critical tool to probe the particularities and complexities of contemporary culture in an informed, expansive and progressive manner. [+]

Delivered in both full time and part time modes, MA Graphic Media Design explores the use of graphic design as a critical tool to probe the particularities and complexities of contemporary culture in an informed, expansive and progressive manner. Through intensive and original practice-led research, we support our participants to develop an independent and critical attitude with a view to producing relevant and unexpected perspectives on and for the world. REASONS TO APPLY Flexible modes of engagement: we’re one of the only courses in the UK to offer both full-time and part-time modes to accommodate diverse study and working practices. Subject Expertise: we engage with national and international visiting lecturers – with notable recent guests including Turner Prize-winners Assemble, design historian and writer Alice Twemlow, and world-renowned design practitioners Paul Elliman and Jan van Toorn. Distinctive Practice: our graduates secure high-profile careers in key areas of design practice, research and education – including Sarah Boris (Associate Art Director, Phaidon Publishing), Tzortzis Rallis (PhD student at LCC; Design Museum Design of the Year Awards 2013 shortlist), Marwan Kaabour (Barnbrook Studio) and Cat Drew (Work & Health Unit, Policy Lab, UK Government) Design Discourse, Research and Debate: our established MA and PhD community offers opportunities to seek expert academic guidance, engage in research-oriented workshops and contemplate progression to PhD, as well as interact with a growing number of research hubs at LCC, such as Design Activism Research Hub, Graphic Subcultures, Conscientious Communicators, Typographic Research Unit, and many others across UAL. Resourcing Excellence:... [-]

MA Illustration and Visual Media

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Illustration and Visual Media explores the creation and production of images at a time of unparalleled possibilities for skilled visual communicators. Specifically investigating the opportunities for image-makers to work with time-based, sequential, interactive and narrative forms, students on the course will develop an experimental illustration practice that reflects the integrated nature of the design, communication and media industries. [+]

MA Illustration and Visual Media explores the creation and production of images at a time of unparalleled possibilities for skilled visual communicators. Specifically investigating the opportunities for image-makers to work with time-based, sequential, interactive and narrative forms, students on the course will develop an experimental illustration practice that reflects the integrated nature of the design, communication and media industries. CONTENT This is a practice-led course that explores both the theory and practice of illustration across a broad range of visual media. MA Illustration and Visual Media aims to develop your visual voice with an emphasis on critical engagement with both the discipline and the world at large. This may take the form of investigating abstract concepts from disciplines such as science, technology and philosophy by developing bespoke visual languages to translate these ideas to diverse audiences. Other approaches may also include using critical ideas to produce self-directed visual authorship. Practical projects and technical workshops are run in tandem with theoretical and critical seminars in order to support the relationship between critical and practice based learning. This approach provides you with a unique platform from which to produce relevant and engaging work within the discipline of illustration that has resonance and value to the world at large. Through the development of a portfolio of work the course places graduates in a position to work across sectors as diverse as visual communication, art direction, information communication, branding, news, current affairs, entertainment, art and design as well as encouraging visual authorship. The course... [-]

MA Industrial Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MAID applies intellectual development directly to design practice, developing students who can take on strategic roles, identify and respond to trends, to initiate new design approaches, and to thrive in multidisciplinary teams. [+]

MAID applies intellectual development directly to design practice, developing students who can take on strategic roles, identify and respond to trends, to initiate new design approaches, and to thrive in multidisciplinary teams. Today the course engages four emphases in practice: Enterprise, Publics, Discourse, Service. These disciplinary frames are used to locate practice but also offer a conceptualisation of the Industrial Design Discipline to challenge, question and advance through the masters study. Reasons to Apply MA Industrial Design enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies typically, and taught input will normally be scheduled over two to three days per week during term time. The course collaborates with external businesses and social enterprises. Benefit from a multi-disciplinary art school environment made up of an exceptionally diverse community of creative individuals. Explore and develop new perspectives and design methods in an intense and challenging curriculum. Use the world’s most cosmopolitan city as a living resource. We’re right at the heart of London’s incredible range of galleries, museums, bars, businesses and sub-cultures. Engage with some of the world’s finest active practitioners from a range of design disciplines, as well as others who may be writers, philosophers, anthropologists, performers or sociologists. Graduates from the course work in design consultancies and manufacturing industries worldwide. Some go on to take PhD studies or commercial research, others are distinguished and influential designers or design managers in global companies.... [-]

MA Innovation Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Innovation Management recognises the need to identify and verify opportunity. Where MBA and design management programmes analyse problems, this postgraduate course deploys connective and creative approaches to managing innovation in order to synthesise opportunities. [+]

MA Innovation Management recognises the need to identify and verify opportunity. Where MBA and design management programmes analyse problems, this postgraduate course deploys connective and creative approaches to managing innovation in order to synthesise opportunities. Reasons to Apply MA Innovation Management enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a sustained research project including a 15-week work placement, with an external host partner. You’ll have the chance to plan, promote and participate in an innovation management conference. Our staff members have active and ongoing links with a wide range of institutions, organisations and companies including The Design Council, Procter and Gamble, the Royal Society of Arts and Transport for London. Our graduates are highly attractive to potential employers in business, the creative industries or policy makers who wish to embrace 360- degree innovation. You will join a diverse cohort of students; many people who join this course bring valuable experience from a wide range of international cultures and professional industries, including marketing, law, journalism and fashion. Content and structure MA Innovation Management is part of the Culture and Enterprise programme. It aims to bring together open-minded individuals from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds in order to promote new ways of thinking and... [-]

MA Interaction Design Communication

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Interaction Design Communication is a practice-led design course that prepares students to design for an increasingly technologically informed and interdisciplinary design world with skills in the following areas: interaction design, design prototyping, physical computing, user centered design, open source digital platforms, design research, foresight and insight, experience design, communication design, speculative and critical design, interactive design and digital arts. [+]

MA Interaction Design Communication is a practice-led design course that prepares students to design for an increasingly technologically informed and interdisciplinary design world with skills in the following areas: interaction design, design prototyping, physical computing, user-centered design, open source digital platforms, design research, foresight and insight, experience design, communication design, speculative and critical design, interactive design and digital arts. REASONS TO APPLY Exploring through Practice: The course has three distinct areas: Interaction (how we craft meaningful experience), Design (addressing strategic and human-centred needs with aesthetic sensibility) and Communication (the ability to propose cogent design futures with appropriate means). You’ll explore those areas through prototyping and making as a means to develop complex design projects. Developing critical and flexible practitioners: Understand the scope and breadth of Interaction Design Communication and develop the tools to flourish in this fast-pace discipline through an emphasis on teaching critical design methods. Industry partners: Work in collaboration on projects with our professional industry and cultural partners, including Intel, IBM, William Morris Gallery and the V&A. Guest lectures: Discover the broad range of potential careers and build professional networks through our series of guest lectures and workshops – run by industry experts, critical thinkers, design tinkerers and professional practitioners. International design trips: Present your work and engage in innovative panel discussions at international conferences and events, such as ThingsCon in Berlin and the Interface Politics conference in Barcelona. CONTENT MA Interaction Design Communication provides an opportunity for experimental practice in an area of design that increasingly explores... [-]

MA Interior and Spatial Design

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores conceptual spatial concerns and notions of how we inhabit space in an area of study that's distinct from but still complementary to architecture. [+]

MA Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores conceptual spatial concerns and notions of how we inhabit space in an area of study that's distinct from but still complementary to architecture. Content: what students can expect To address issues about how we inhabit space and develop sensibilities about intervening into existing architectural structures or situations To engage with the language of architecture and the experiential aspects of what it is to inhabit and interact with our spatial environment; from the functional design of built structures to fine art installations, from furniture to computer animation or film To explore interior and spatial design from either a research orientated or professional practice point of view or combination of both To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops including ceramics, casting, laser cutting, photography, metalwork, woodwork and audio visual editing suite. Structure Phase 1: Analysis of Practice and Exploration of Methodologies Phase 2: Development and Consolidation Phase 3: Resolution These phases are set within a credit framework of three assessed units: Studio practice and Advanced studio practice, which run sequentially Theoretical studies, which runs throughout the course Studio practice involves evolving and developing a personal programme of studio work and related research. Theoretical Studies provides a framework for you to develop a critical research paper, enabling you to locate your ideas and practice in relation to contemporary debate on cultural and theoretical issues. Throughout the course you participate in individual and group tutorials, develop skills through Personal Professional Development workshops and... [-]

MA Material Futures

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

Material Futures is a two-year Masters course dedicated to exploring how we will live in the future through trans-disciplinary practice and expert collaboration. [+]

The intersection of craft, science and technology. Material Futures is a two-year Masters course dedicated to exploring how we will live in the future through trans-disciplinary practice and expert collaboration. Our aim is to actively re-think the future Through collaboration, risk-taking and blurring the boundaries between craft, science and technology we aim to look beyond existing disciplines to anticipate our future needs, desires and challenges for the 21st century. We encourage a wholly multi-disciplinary approach to design Taking materiality as the starting point of the design process, literally the things we can touch, feel, interact with and observe, we integrate high and low technological materials and processes to respond to the environment around us. Our students explore and come from a diverse range of disciplines, mostly, but not limited to, the worlds of fashion, architecture, industrial, communication, textile, critical, digital and speculative design. Research is intrinsic to our design process. We advocate research-driven design We believe that it is only by observing and analysing how we live today that we can begin to consider and explore how we can live more sustainably tomorrow. Considering the current and future context of design decisions is key to our ethos, combining social, political, scientific and economic inquiry and insights to help inform future design scenarios and speculations. Reasons to apply You’ll be exposed to new materials, processes, technologies and design methodologies and use materiality as a platform to critically interrogate, explore and make sense of how we should occupy a more sustainable future.... [-]

MA Media Communications and Critical Practice

Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Explore contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices central to the cultural industries. With work-based learning an integral part of the MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice course, you will develop your knowledge and professional experience in major London institutions such as Tate Modern, the British Council, Film London and the BBC. [+]

Explore contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices central to the cultural industries. With work-based learning an integral part of the MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice course, you will develop your knowledge and professional experience in major London institutions such as Tate Modern, the British Council, Film London and the BBC. Content This unique Masters programme explores contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices that are central to the cultural industries. MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice blends academic rigour with the opportunity to gain professional experience and to develop and enhance creative practice-based skills. The course has been designed for postgraduate students considering a career in media, creative industry or the cultural sector, as well as those who want to work in research and education. It will enable you to develop the intellectual abilities and gain the practical experience you need for employment within the rapidly changing media and creative industries. MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice will provide you with a systematic understanding of major theories of media and communications. You will explore contemporary approaches to the media and creative industries and their social and economic contexts. You will investigate how global and international perspectives, issues of diversity, equality and identity, and emergent environmental and ethical challenges relate to contemporary media production, circulation and consumption. During the course you will visit galleries, exhibitions and cultural events, taking advantage of the College’s central London location. You will also benefit from an Industry... [-]

MA Narrative Environments

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

On this course you'll design visitor experiences and events for museums, brand, urban and community environments and work in small multidisciplinary teams to tell stories through text, image, sound and physical space. You'll benefit from strong industry links that provide live, funded projects, mentors and placements. [+]

On this course you'll design visitor experiences and events for museums, brand, urban and community environments and work in small multidisciplinary teams to tell stories through text, image, sound and physical space. You'll benefit from strong industry links that provide live, funded projects, mentors and placements. Reasons to Apply MA Narrative Environments enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. Collaborate in a multidisciplinary team of architects, communication designers, media designers and writers to design complex and engaging environments that would not be possible to develop on your own. Learn from leading industry figures affiliated to the course. Get a mentor, in the creative industries who can give you real world advice; do a placement or internship in a design company, an architect’s practice, a museum or a related business or government organization; get a sense of the global market for jobs in narrative environments. Undertake live projects as part of the course with affiliates such as Arup, Cisco, Selfridges, Arts Council England, Southbank Centre, the National Trust and the London Festival of Architecture. Meet thought leaders and inspirational practitioners. Try a wide range of projects from city branding to public engagement and social innovation that help you to define your future career in either the commercial or cultural creative industries... [-]

MA Painting

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts offers the opportunity for students to explore a discipline that is constantly widening in scope. [+]

MA Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts offers the opportunity for students to explore a discipline that is constantly widening in scope. Content: what students can expect To identify and debate key issues in contemporary painting To contribute to a collaborative public event and online archive on the subject of contemporary painting To extend your knowledge of paint as a material and process To examine the ways in which methods and materials shape the agenda in contemporary painting whilst creating a critical relationship to tradition To explore the range of models of practice for the contemporary painter To examine the notion of painting as research To develop your key questions and ideas from an initial period of review and experimentation To be part of a challenging learning and teaching environment that supports the development of your practical, professional and research skills To engage with the wider research culture at University of the Arts London Structure The course runs over a total of 45 weeks. Learning and teaching will take place through studio practice, written work, group seminars, critiques, exhibitions, peer-led workshops and reading groups. The course places emphasis on the idea of a community of painters. Unit 1: Reviewing practice and forming questions Unit 2: Developing practice and consolidating research Unit 3: Interdisciplinary practice Entry requirements BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration Portfolio of work Study plan If English isn’t your first language All classes are taught in English.... [-]

MA Performance Design and Practice

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course brings together artists, directors, writers, researchers and designers to set the agendas that will drive performance practice in the 21st century. Graduates go on to professional practice, working as influential directors, writers and producers in theatre, TV, film, opera or dance, or progress to research degree study. [+]

This course brings together artists, directors, writers, researchers and designers to set the agendas that will drive performance practice in the 21st century. Graduates go on to professional practice, working as influential directors, writers and producers in theatre, TV, film, opera or dance, or progress to research degree study. This course is subject to enhanced monitoring in 2016/17. Whilst the focus of the course remains the same, some of the detailed content may be subject to change. Reasons to Apply MA Performance Design and Practice enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. You’ll take part in collaborative practical projects taking place in mainland Europe, throughout the UK and beyond. Many of our graduates form their own creative companies and partnerships and go on to work in art, design and performance in a range of roles, including festivals, art centres and venues around the world. Our graduates work in theatre, television, film, opera or dance, go on to direct, write or produce or progress to research degree study. You’ll be encouraged to question how your work relates to the broader context of performance practices with a focus on the interconnected contexts of experimental theatre practice, live art and dramaturgy through design. This course brings together fine artists, directors, writers, researchers and... [-]

MA Photography - Central Saint Martins

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Photography is an international fine art photography course that explores the possibilities of both visual and conceptual expression, merging research deeply with practice. [+]

MA Photography is an international fine art photography course that explores the possibilities of both visual and conceptual expression, merging research deeply with practice. The course is rooted in the idea that photography has no self-limiting identity or essence. In creating work that is visually exciting and intellectually compelling you’ll develop as an artist with photography at the core of your practice, defining, or redefining photography as the art form of 21st Century. The course is led by Daniel Rubinstein, recipient of a 2015 UAL Teaching Award. 2014 award nominations: Sina Michalskaja, Nova Award winner and finalist for the Celeste Prize; Daniel Silva shortlisted for Saatchi 2014 Sensations Prize. Reasons to Apply The opportunity to explore photography as an interlacing of fine art, technology, aesthetics and new media Extensive visiting lecturer programme by leading artists, philosophers and curators State of the art scanning, large format digital colour and chemical B/W printing Open environment encouraging collaborations across other post-graduate programmes (MA Fine Art, MA Art and Science) Emphasis on research as practice and on practice as research Links with Arts and Humanities Research Council photography network and the journal Philosophy of Photography. MA Photography enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. Content and structure MA Photography is a course for those... [-]

MA Photography - London College of Communication

Campus Full time Part time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Photography at London College of Communication has created many celebrated photographers and artists around the globe. This fine art photography MA has an international reputation for conceptually driven, research-led practices. [+]

MA Photography at London College of Communication has produced many celebrated photographers and artists around the globe. This fine art photography MA has an international reputation for conceptually driven, research-led practices. Based in the still image, an interdisciplinary approach encourages students to explore the ever-expanding boundaries of the photographic medium to develop a distinctive body of work that is contextualised within a wider critical framework. REASONS TO APPLY Develop a distinctive body of work, building a relationship between experimental practice, theoretical contextualisation and active research processes. MA Photography encourages active involvement with current photographic research including the Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) and the Photography and the Contemporary Imaginary Research Hub both based at LCC. Hear from high-profile artists, theorists and curators as part of our guest lecture series. Our extensive analogue and digital facilities will help you to expand your creative vocabulary. For more than 15 years our graduates have developed distinctive practices that gain recognition across the creative industries as well as being respected as showing artists, inventive editors and critical writers. CONTENT MA Photography is a fine art photography programme aimed at developing a personal, distinctive and conceptually strong practice, grounded in research and critical thinking. While based in the still image it embraces cross-media and cross-genre practice. MA Photography at London College of Communication is renowned for producing some of the most successful contemporary emerging photographers and artists. Part of the Media School, the course offers a unique opportunity for photographers to develop a... [-]

MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course can help you expand your practice and challenge the potential of the medium. [+]

Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course can help you expand your practice and challenge the potential of the medium. Learn through a series of assignments as part of this internationally renowned programme and join the graduates who've gone on to win the World Press Photo Daily Life Singles category and the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize. Content A practical, cutting-edge Masters course with an international reputation, designed for aspiring photojournalists and documentary photographers. Photojournalists and documentary photographers explore and record human experience. Beginning with Henri Cartier-Bresson (regarded as the father of modern photojournalism), they have recorded significant moments in history, documented unfolding news and created images that have gained iconic status. Central to their work is the telling of a story through images. This internationally recognised course is aimed at people who want to pursue a career in photojournalism or documentary photography. The aim is to equip students with a thorough grounding in the discipline, whether through film or digitally-based photography. You will follow a rigorous programme of photographic assignments, as well as initiating and developing your own projects and areas of special interest. All this takes place within the framework of the history and development of the medium, together with critical, ethical and theoretical contexts. You will be encouraged to develop a wider vision of the practice and potential of the medium through exploration of the uses of documentary and reportage photography in magazines, portfolios, exhibitions, books,... [-]

MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The first MA fashion psychology course in the world to apply psychology in fashion will help students gain a deeper understanding of a particular aspect of human behaviour in a fashion context using qualitative approaches (focus groups, interviews or case studies). [+]

The first MA fashion psychology course in the world to apply psychology in fashion will help students gain a deeper understanding of a particular aspect of human behaviour in a fashion context using qualitative approaches (focus groups, interviews or case studies). Content and Structure The MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals is situated in the Fashion Business School and has been developed to address the need of the fashion industry for psychologically literate graduates who possess relevant skills in research, analysis, information synthesis, communication, IT and data handling, who can solve problems and work effectively in teams or independently. This Masters programme is the first MA in the world to apply the scientific study of psychology to fashion. The MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals emphasises qualitative methods and analysis that lead to deep, rich data and interpretation. In addition, to complement the units studied on the MA, students are encouraged to attend the MSc units Personality and Individual Differences and Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis, but are not assessed on these. The MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals is designed to appeal to applicants from a broad range of backgrounds including psychology and other sciences, business, humanities and fashion. By applying the scientific study of human behaviour in the context of fashion, students on the MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals develop the ability to identify current issues in the broad context of fashion that are worthy of investigation, conduct rigorous studies to address these issues, and analyse and interpret resultant findings... [-]

MA Public Relations

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

A communication plan that adds value: it's what every organisation wants. Develop the advanced skills and theory you'll need for a successful career in public relations and communications on this industry approved course. Graduate with the knowledge and skills to strategically manage reputations and communicate effectively with the people on the inside and the outside of an organisation. [+]

A communication plan that adds value: it's what every organisation wants. Develop the advanced skills and theory you'll need for a successful career in public relations and communications on this industry approved course. Graduate with the knowledge and skills to strategically manage reputations and communicate effectively with the people on the inside and the outside of an organisation. CONTENT: Gain a solid grounding in the theory and practice of Public Relations with this highly regarded Masters degree, and accelerate within one of the UK’s most vibrant professions that ranks consistently amongst the top three career choices for new graduates. Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), this course will appeal to those who may already be working in the profession and want to progress, those who are seeking a career move, or those wishing to start their career by establishing a strong knowledge base. What you can expect You can expect to develop the intellectual abilities, skills and knowledge needed to strategically manage the reputation of brands and organisations, add value to their commercial success and support their goals. The course will give you a framework for the PR planning process, addressing the critical role of research and evaluation. You will examine the disciplines of stakeholder communications, events management, investor relations, public affairs and employee communications and how they link to corporate strategy, and be involved in planning and implementing national and international campaigns. As part of this, you'll explore the most effective use of PR tools such... [-]

MA Publishing

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The course provides an arena in which you can gain publishing knowledge, create books, magazines and digital products and services, experiment with different outputs, present compelling publishing ideas, collaborate with the wider UAL community and connect with leading industry players. [+]

Engaging different audiences. Commissioning and designing content. Working across multiple platforms. Developing viable commercial projects. A career in the publishing sector is dynamic and diverse. Gain the creative and professional tools you need and build your experience and research skills with this resource-rich programme. The course provides an arena in which you can gain publishing knowledge, create books, magazines and digital products and services, experiment with different outputs, present compelling publishing ideas, collaborate with the wider UAL community and connect with leading industry players. REASONS TO APPLY Using our excellent UAL facilities you can commission and create physical and digital published products, books and magazines – this hands-on practical experience is fantastic for building confidence in technical competence, decision-making and project management. You will be able to connect the academic and creative commercial environments as you participate in live industry projects, events, prototype testing and research, and extend your exposure to and experience working with industry. Embedded throughout the course are the twin concepts of creativity and enterprise – as you build an holistic understanding of the industry, there is emphasis on anticipating audiences and developing creative publishing projects while understanding the commercial application of them. A strong experimental ethos around print and digital means you can take new ideas forward into the industry. Flexible choices for your assignments and projects to allow you to direct your postgraduate experience as you want– allowing you to develop your own unique skills set and ensuring flexibility to fit alongside your evolving professional... [-]

MA Screen: Acting – Drama Centre London

Campus Full time 15 months August 2018 United Kingdom London

MA Screen Acting course specializes in giving the actor a rigorous and intense conservatoire training focused on delivering performance for the screen. [+]

MA Screen Acting course specializes in giving the actor a rigorous and intense conservatoire training focused on delivering performance for the screen. Whether on film or television or other recorded media such radio. The student will be involved in many filmed projects including a final short film professionally produced as well as professionally shot show reel material. The course also gives the student a full programme of professional preparation with current industry professionals, including casting directors, agents, producers. Reasons to Apply This course has produced many successful alumni including a Welsh Bafta winner and a number of feature film leads. This course is unique, a film course in a drama school with visceral pathways, whilst remaining actor-oriented in the conservatoire tradition. You’ll engage with industry professionals. Our Visiting Professor is Stephen Frears, the internationally acclaimed screen director, and Visiting practitioners have included the experienced screen directors Moira Armstrong and Richard Standeven, the producers Bernard Krichefski, Tony Dennis, David Collier and Greg Boardman, cinematographers Paul Bond and Zillah Bowes, Anne Henderson, Casting Director of the National Theatre of Scotland, screenwriters John Wilsher and Danny Stack and many others. With good time-management, a number of students also carry out extra-curricular activities. Current student Mirin Barr won Best Actress at the Campus Moviefest Awards for her part in 'One Beautiful Day', directed by fellow student Rudina Hatipi. One Beautiful Day has also been selected for the Campus Movie Fest Wildcard Challenge. You’ll collaborate closely with MA Screen: Directing, Writing students on numerous camera... [-]

MA Screen: Directing – Drama Centre London

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

This intensive course gives you a unique insight into an actors conservatoire training, giving the director the intellectual and artistic tools to better communicate and stimulate a creative performance from actors on film. [+]

This intensive course gives you a unique insight into an actors conservatoire training, giving the director the intellectual and artistic tools to better communicate and stimulate a creative performance from actors on film. Directing means working with performers and developing a methodology that balances the needs of the actor against the grinding pressure of the shooting process. This course equips and enables the director to find their own voice whilst developing the skills needed to balancing these difficult demands. During the course you will work closely with the acting cohort developing your directors voice and vision to tell story through narrative drama, focusing on an understanding on the importance of genre, casting and story telling with the actor. Reasons to Apply This course has produced many successful alumni including a Welsh Bafta winner and a number of feature film leads. This course is unique, a film course in a drama school with visceral pathways, whilst remaining actor-oriented in the conservatoire tradition. You’ll engage with industry professionals. Our Visiting Professor is Stephen Frears, the internationally acclaimed screen director, and Visiting practitioners have included the experienced screen directors Moira Armstrong and Richard Standeven, the producers Bernard Krichefski, Tony Dennis, David Collier and Greg Boardman, cinematographers Paul Bond and Zillah Bowes, Anne Henderson, Casting Director of the National Theatre of Scotland, screenwriters John Wilsher and Danny Stack and many others. With good time-management, a number of students also carry out extra-curricular activities. Current student Mirin Barr won Best Actress at the Campus Moviefest... [-]

MA Service Experience Design and Innovation

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA Service Experience Design and Innovation is a practice-based professionally oriented course, which combines theory with practice in a project-led curriculum using a range of interdisciplinary perspectives. [+]

The MA Service Experience Design and Innovation is a practice-based professionally oriented course, which combines theory with practice in a project-led curriculum using a range of interdisciplinary perspectives. The curriculum has a professional focus with a distinctive emphasis on the development of high-level design thinking, innovative research, communication, service experience design, value proposition design, change and project management, communication, and future envisioning. The course will build a strong global emphasis through its cross-cultural and transnational approach to unit content and projects and through international partnerships. REASONS TO APPLY Be taught by a diverse team of staff with internationally recognised research profiles. As contemporary leading practitioners in social innovation, service design, proposition design, user-research, prototyping, emerging technologies and project innovation management, they bring a forward-looking real world experience to the course. Students and staff work closely with the “What if?” - asking game-changers in the discipline, both nationally and internationally. Live projects underpin the curriculum. Discovering, defining, developing and delivering innovative experience solutions in real private and public sector scenarios, across all realms of life from health and environmental care to leisure, government policy, business, transport IT science, energy, nutrition, culture and humanitarian. Disruptive technologies - how the Internet of Things, Big Data, Virtual Reality, 3D printing and Artificial Intelligence or a unique mash-up of off-shelf technologies can positively influence our near future. CONTENT The course is structured to develop strategic and creative expertise within the design and delivery of innovative service experiences. Students are encouraged to undertake projects that will... [-]

MA Sound Arts

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Intensive and specialised, MA Sound Arts at LCC gives you the chance to develop your conceptual and contextual understanding of sound arts in practice and in theory. Develop an individual approach, build a distinctive portfolio and tap into the College's Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRISAP). [+]

Intensive and specialised, MA Sound Arts at LCC gives you the chance to develop your conceptual and contextual understanding of sound arts in practice and in theory. Develop an individual approach, build a distinctive portfolio and tap into the College's Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRISAP). CONTENT Intensive and specialised, this programme is designed to further the development of students’ conceptual and contextual understanding of Sound Arts practice and its discourse. Students are encouraged to adopt a personal and distinctive approach to their work and research. The course includes a strong taught component combined with ample opportunities for practical work. You will be able to extend your portfolio within an academic context, engage in theoretical and practical research, develop your creative and critical skills, explore personal areas of interest in sound arts and engage in practice-based research. The aim of the course is to facilitate individual practice and guide you towards a professional career as a sound artist or into research. The course culminates in a curated show and a public symposium where you will get the opportunity to present your work and research to an audience. One advantage of studying at LCC is that there are opportunities for collaboration with students from other disciplines, such as film students, both inside and outside the college. All staff delivering the course are active practitioners and researchers who bring their specialist insights to their teaching. Specialist areas of interest within the department include the following: Composition Sound recording and mixing Phonography... [-]

MA Strategic Fashion Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

A fashion marketing and management programme with a global reputation for success in launching fashion industry careers. [+]

A fashion marketing and management programme with a global reputation for success in launching fashion industry careers. Content and Structure The MA Strategic Fashion Marketing provides a learning environment in which business graduates can develop both creative and strategic skills in fashion marketing and management. It has an established record of recruiting high calibre international and home/EU students who predominately go on to develop successful middle management fashion marketing careers across the fashion industry spectrum. Course Structure 12 months 3 terms level 7 180 credits Term One Fashion Business Strategy (20 credits) Fashion Branding (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Term Two International Marketing Strategies (20 credits) Marketing Communications (20 credits) Collaborative Unit (20 credits) Term Three Masters Project (60 credits) Travelling across London The renowned London College of Fashion library is at our John Prince’s Street site, and you will need to travel to this site, and possibly others, during your course to use the library, which is open seven days a week in term time, and for tuition and special events. Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years We welcome applications from mature students. Selection for interview will... [-]

MA Television

Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

This unique course delivers the skills needed to design and make fact-based television programming. You’ll learn how to translate your ideas into practical, advanced programming and learn about pitching, budgeting and how to establish your own production company. [+]

This unique course delivers the skills needed to design and make fact-based television programming. You’ll learn how to translate your ideas into practical, advanced programming and learn about pitching, budgeting and how to establish your own production company. From travel, history, art and literature, to science, current affairs, daily life and cookery – and much more besides – graduates of MA Television will be ready for careers in a range of roles in the television industry. CONTENT MA Television focuses on the hands-on experience of making television programmes. Working in teams, with access to LCC’s state-of-the-art multi-camera TV studio, students will produce a number of substantial TV shows from travel and history to art, literature, science and current affairs. Students will learn the key skills needed to make effective programming covering areas such as format, narrative, scripting, working with actors, camera techniques, lighting, sound, and editing. Other units of study will explore the nature of the TV industry, potential markets for your ideas and programmes, and setting and managing budgets. STRUCTURE Each course is divided into units, which are credit-rated. The minimum unit size is 20 credits. The MA course structure involves six units, totalling 180 credits. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Recruitment and admissions We welcome applications from graduates of a good honours degree in a relevant subject such as either film, television or related media subject. We will also consider graduates of a good honours degree in any other subjects who can demonstrate a developed interest in, and knowledge of, current... [-]

MA Textile Design

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design. [+]

MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design. Content: what students can expect A studio-based, practice-led course Numerous opportunities for developing and collaborating on pioneering work within the textile industry Study to be underpinned by a supportive theoretical framework, as well as instruction in professional contemporary practice Focus and debate about environmental issues as well as the designer’s role in acting responsibly to these To participate in and develop skills through individual and group tutorials, workshops, online resources and postgraduate talks designed to introduce students to a range of visiting artists, designers and other practitioners Structure Unit 1: Exploring and understanding research-led practice Unit 2: Contextualising research-led practice Unit 3: Realisation of research-led practice Studio practice involves evolving and developing a personal programme of studio work and related research. Theoretical Studies provides a framework for students to develop a critical research paper, enabling them to locate their ideas and practice in relation to contemporary debate on cultural and theoretical issues. Throughout the course students participate in individual and group tutorials, developing their skills through Personal Professional Development workshops and on-line resources while the postgraduate talks are organised that introduce them to a range of visiting artists and practitioners. Work experience and opportunities Textile Environment Design (TED) is a unique research unit based at Chelsea that investigates the role designers play in the field of sustainable design. It is a resource students, researchers and designers can benefit from and contribute to. Recent... [-]

MA Theatre Design

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Arts is designed to support and further theatre design practice-based research. Students will develop advanced level scenographic speculative methods, either collaboratively or as auteur. [+]

MA Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Arts is designed to support and further theatre design practice-based research. Students will develop the skills and attitude to become designers within the theatre and other performance based disciplines. Content: what students can expect To look at historical, current and developing forms of practice in the fields of stage and costume design both practically (principally in the form of design projects) and theoretically (principally in the form of essays and a final dissertation) to form a distinctive view of your own position as a theatre designer A structured series of classes introducing you to a basic understanding of the developing role of digital technology in the field of theatre design To have visiting tutors and professional theatre makers help you look closely at your own practices To be taught and encouraged to develop model making, technical and costume drawing skills as a way of presenting and communicating your ideas and designs To collaborate with at least one other postgraduate student director to practice and test your abilities to negotiate and communicate within and throughout the production process You will be required to maintain an online website to act as your on-going ‘notebook’ and research folio over the year which, on leaving the course, may eventually become the basis for your professional online CV To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops. Structure The course runs over a total of 45 weeks. Learning and teaching will take place through independent and studio-based practice, written work,... [-]

MA Visual Arts: Book Arts

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Book Arts at Camberwell College of Arts focuses on debates concerning the cultural, creative and individual functions of the book. The course engages with aspects of the book such as sequence, poetry, structure and materials; encompassing printed multiples and sculptural one-offs. [+]

MA Book Arts at Camberwell College of Arts focuses on debates concerning the cultural, creative and individual functions of the book. The course engages with aspects of the book such as sequence, poetry, structure and materials; encompassing printed multiples and sculptural one-offs. Content: what students can expect To develop a project from proposal to final exhibition To research content, materials and technical skills, then produce written and practical work exploring a subject in relationship to contemporary practice Support and supervision throughout the course from specialist academic staff in workshops, individual tutorials, seminars and lectures Staff and student-led seminars to help promote debate, and work-in-progress sessions that allow for supportive critique To develop research skills, professional practice and an understanding of the wider context of book arts as an area of fine art and design practice A shared lecture programme across the Visual Arts courses that draw upon the richness of research across Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges To get involved in artists book fairs and visit special collections in London such as the Tate, John Latham’s Flat Time House and the National Art Library at the V&A Museum Students also have the chance to explore the expanded book in a display or installation by showing their work in public exhibitions Structure Extended Full-Time Study Mode The MA is taught over two years in six blocks of 10 weeks. Extended Full-Time mode is a hybrid of part time and full time study. By teaching in this mode we aim to give... [-]

MA Visual Arts: Designer Maker

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Designer Maker at Camberwell College of Arts is aimed at practitioners with well-developed workshop skills who are seeking to develop a critical and reflective approach to their design practice. Making and learning are intertwined, and through a contextual programme our students explore the position of the designer and maker within contemporary culture and society. [+]

MA Designer Maker at Camberwell College of Arts is aimed at design and applied art practitioners with well-developed workshop skills who are seeking to develop a critical and reflective approach to their practice. Making and learning are intertwined, and through a contextual programme our students explore the position of the designer and maker within contemporary culture and society. Content and structure Content: what students can expect To develop a project from proposal to final exhibition To develop an innovative studio practice through exploring new and existing materials and processes Seminars and discussions that cover a wide range of subjects, including material culture studies, anthropology, philosophy, sustainability, consumerism, museum studies, psychology and literature Visits to collections, makers’ studios, galleries and museums To critically engage with contemporary debates in applied arts, design and object-based art through the development of a personal project, as well as collectively exploring human-object relationships and the meaning of making A shared lecture programme across the Visual Arts courses that draw upon the richness of research across Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges To produce a wide range of works during the programme and for the final show, which has previously included lighting, design, ceramic works, furniture, jewellery, as well as installations of small-scale sculptures To have access to Camberwell's shared workshops. View the Camberwell facilities section Structure Extended Full-Time Study Mode The MA is taught over two years in six blocks of 10 weeks. Extended Full-Time mode is a hybrid of part time and full time study. By... [-]

MA Visual Arts: Fine Art Digital

Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

MA Fine Art Digital at Camberwell College of Arts focuses on art that engages with, uses and is impacted by the digital. This course doesn’t focus on technology but presents it as a tool to facilitate ideas, placing emphasis upon its creative and artistic use. Our MA in Fine Art Digital is offered both as a studio based course and an online course [+]

MA Fine Art Digital at Camberwell College of Arts focuses on art that engages with, uses and is impacted by the digital. This course doesn’t focus on technology but presents it as a tool to facilitate ideas, placing emphasis upon its creative and artistic use. Our MA in Fine Art Digital is offered both as a studio based course and an online course. Content: what students can expect To blur and break the boundaries between traditional Fine Art disciplines such as painting, sculpture and printmaking as well as exploring the space created by the digital Their programme of work to be supported by specialist academic staff in workshops, individual tutorials and seminars A shared lecture programme across the Visual Arts courses that draw upon the richness of research across Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges The chance to get involved in projects, seminars and presentations across the University and at other institutions that have previously included the V&A, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, FACT in Liverpool, onedotzero as well as international galleries in China and Brazil To take part in a unique final exhibition, combining work from our students in London with that of our online students around the world at the end of the course Structure Extended Full-Time Study Mode The MA is taught over two years in six blocks of 10 weeks. Extended Full-Time mode is a hybrid of part time and full time study. By teaching in this mode we aim to give our students the opportunity to... [-]

MA Visual Arts: Illustration

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts demands strong voices and entrepreneurial image-makers who can tell their own stories. This course builds on the skills our students already have, through personally ambitious projects and wider interaction with the artistic community. [+]

MA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts demands strong voices and entrepreneurial image-makers who can tell their own stories. This course builds on the skills our students already have, through personally ambitious projects and wider interaction with the artistic community. Content and structure Content: what students can expect A course that focuses on originality and authorship, aiming to encourage visual thinking, research skills and storytelling ability, while developing your entrepreneurial qualities, communication and professional skills A series of workshops, discussion groups, and one-to-one tutorials that help students develop a proposal for an ambitious and engaging project To test out and implement critical and practical skills, as well as consider how to develop their practice and any new directions they may take Studio based lecture programme, practitioner visits and seminars A shared lecture programme across the Visual Arts courses that draw upon the richness of research across Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges Visits to museums and to engagement with London's creative environment Students are also encouraged to take part in exhibitions, competitions and commissions that have previously involved collaborations with Wellcome Trust, Blackhall Studios as well as Purestone digital marketing agency To have access to Camberwell's shared workshops. Structure Extended Full-Time Study Mode The MA is taught over two years in six blocks of 10 weeks. Extended Full-Time mode is a hybrid of part time and full time study. By teaching in this mode we aim to give our students the opportunity to benefit from undertaking a full time Masters degree... [-]

MA Visual Arts: Printmaking

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Printmaking at Camberwell College of Arts encourages students to reflect on printmaking in its many contexts. The international success of our MA in Printmaking is due to how we explore this medium in its own right, as well as its relationship to wider contemporary practices. We respond to current debates about the role of skill and authorship in the creation of artworks, as well as the notion of the unique work of art. [+]

MA Printmaking at Camberwell College of Arts encourages students to reflect on printmaking in its many contexts. The international success of our MA in Printmaking is due to how we explore this medium in its own right, as well as its relationship to wider contemporary practices. We respond to current debates about the role of skill and authorship in the creation of artworks, as well as the notion of the unique work of art. Content and structure Content: what students can expect To take an innovative approach, using all forms of printmaking including - intaglio, lithographic, relief print, screen-printing, letterpress and computer generated processes To investigate and reconsider assumptions underlying the applications of autographic processes and new technologies Their programmes of study to place the practice of printmaking in both a contemporary critical context as well as a wider, historical perspective To research the content, materials and technical skills appropriate to their projects, and produce written as well as practical work exploring their chosen subject area and relationship to contemporary practice Visits to important print collections and to participate in symposiums and talks with curators and international artists To develop a project from proposal to final exhibition To have access to Camberwell's shared workshops. View the Camberwell facilities section Structure Extended Full-Time Study Mode The MA is taught over two years in six blocks of 10 weeks. Extended Full-Time mode is a hybrid of part time and full time study. By teaching in this mode we aim to give our... [-]

MFA Fine Art

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

MFA Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Arts is designed to support you as an emerging artist. Through practical enquiry and contextual research you will identify your practice's unique qualities and how they align within the contemporary art world. [+]

MFA Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Arts is designed to support you as an emerging artist. Through practical enquiry and contextual research you will identify your practice's unique qualities and how they align within the contemporary art world. Content: what students can expect To be taught over two / three days per week, depending on the stage in the course, with access to the MFA Fine Art studios and Wimbledon's shared workshops on these days. To conduct research and gain practical experience in the remainder of their week Time to explore and claim their art practice through acquiring a high level of awareness about the contemporary art world and understanding how their work operates within this territory Their skills to be honed through our Professional Toolkit, with a course curriculum based on the recent Arts Council England’s recommendations for skills-sets required for both artists and arts organisations to flourish Access to all University of the Arts London’s libraries To create a web folio instead of a formal academic written paper, which contextualises and showcases their artwork Learn how to set up websites and use their online presence to profile their work Structure Unit 1: Re-evaluating your art practice Unit 2: Mapping your art practice Unit 3: Claiming your art practice The course is delivered over 2 years for 30 weeks each year and includes: Studio teaching which actively explores links between practice based experimentation and outcome A cross-disciplinary lecture and seminar programme supporting the contextualisation of student practice and... [-]

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form. Delivered in collaboration with Afterall, the art research and publishing enterprise based at Central Saint Martins. It’s part of our research community which includes students in MPhil/PhD programmes and research staff. [+]

This course examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form. Delivered in collaboration with Afterall, the art research and publishing enterprise based at Central Saint Martins. It’s part of our research community which includes students in MPhil/PhD programmes and research staff. Reasons to Apply MRes Art: Exhibition Studies enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. This course is delivered in conjunction with Afterall, the art research and publishing organisation based at Central Saint Martins.You’ll have unique access to the resources and knowledge already amassed by Afterall, as well as to its network of contributors and collaborating institutions, including high profile curators and theorists such as Roger Buergel and Claire Bishop. Collaborative work with publishing projects led by Afterall. A long-term current project is 'Exhibition Histories' produced in partnership with the Centre for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, with the support of MUDAM, Luxembourg, and Arts Council England. It represents the first comprehensive attempt at writing a history of contemporary exhibition practice You'll be part of a wider research community within Central Saint Martins. The College has its own, dedicated Research Group, ‘Exhibitions: histories, practices’ which brings together theorists, artists and curators who are investigating the exhibition form. You’ll have the chance to direct and participate in... [-]

MRes Art: Moving Image

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MRes Art: Moving Image offers the opportunity of acquiring unique insight and depth into the subject of artists' moving image culture, through lectures, seminars and screenings with acknowledged scholars, artists and specialists in the field. Please see the staff profiles at the bottom of the page for information about our eminent contributors. [+]

Over the past two decades, artists' moving image has proved itself a dynamic and thriving area of art practice to be encountered in the gallery, museum, cinema auditorium, and a host of other unexpected venues, but what about the rich and fascinating histories, theories and aesthetics that have led artists to turn to film and video? And what insights can a study of artists' moving image offer us for understanding the diverse practices that now fill art spaces internationally as well as in the UK? A unique association between LUX and Central Saint Martins has created a research-led Masters degree to address these questions. The course is focused on nurturing a discursive culture around moving image art which offers a number of unique features for students interested in studying and working in the field of artists' moving image. Reasons to Apply MRes Art: Moving Image offers the opportunity of acquiring unique insight and depth into the subject of artists' moving image culture, through lectures, seminars and screenings with acknowledged scholars, artists and specialists in the field. Please see the staff profiles at the bottom of the page for information about our eminent contributors. Central Saint Martins was one of the first educational establishments to recognise the importance of the moving image as an art medium and continues to lead scholarship through its academic activities and related archives, such as the Moving Image Forum and the unique resource of the British Artists Film and Video Study Collection. You’ll benefit from our... [-]

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue amongst practitioners and theorists about art discourse today. Highly relevant for both artists and writers, the course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories. [+]

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue amongst practitioners and theorists about art discourse today. Highly relevant for both artists and writers, the course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories. Reasons to Apply MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy enables you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. You’ll explore key issues including philosophy's relevance for the theorisation of art, politics, philosophy and art, philosophical approaches to contemporary art, and philosophy and art in a globalised context. You’ll benefit from productive exchanges and development of ideas between MA Fine Art practitioners and MRes historians, theorists and philosophers. You’ll be introduced to the professional world of research and debate, supported by lectures from visiting scholars and philosophers. You'll gain skills in close textual analysis, comprehension, reconstruction and interpretation of philosophical arguments, while building expertise in critical analysis and reflection. Our graduates will be well placed to progress to MPhil or PhD research or for a professional future in academic institutions, the arts, and publishing. Content and structure MRes Art allows you to address a specialist area of fine art research and to explore the relationships between your chosen specialism and the broader fine art community in the context... [-]

MSc

MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

The first and only MSc in the world that applies psychological science within the context of fashion to make a positive difference through increasing knowledge, improving performance and enhancing well-being. [+]

The first and only MSc in the world that applies psychological science within the context of fashion to make a positive difference through increasing knowledge, improving performance and enhancing well-being. The MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a conversion course. It provides a post-graduate qualification that enables students who have a non-accredited degree (in Psychology or another subject) to complete the requirements for Graduate Basis for Chartership, the basic requirement for further study/training towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. Students who are already eligible for GBC (through having previously completed a BPS accredited degree) take the MSc for the purposes of completing further study in an area of particular interest to them. Content and structure The MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion is situated in the Fashion Business School and has been developed to address the need of the fashion industry for psychologically literate graduates who possess relevant skills in research, analysis, information synthesis, communication, IT and data handling, who can solve problems and work effectively in teams or independently. This Masters programme is the first MSc in the world (with the MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals) to apply the scientific study of psychology to fashion. The course has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a conversion course. Applicants to this MSc who have not previously completed a BPS accredited degree will take the MSc as a Conversion programme. The purpose of this is to enable students who have a non-accredited... [-]

Master

MArch Architecture

Campus Full time 30 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The M ARCH: Architecture course is uniquely positioned at Central Saint Martins to draw on the dynamic design thinking and making skills from a range of art and design practices, as well as providing you with the second degree in the professional pathway toward registration as an architect – commonly referred to as Part 2. [+]

The M ARCH: Architecture course is uniquely positioned at Central Saint Martins to draw on the dynamic design thinking and making skills from a range of art and design practices, as well as providing you with the second degree in the professional pathway toward registration as an architect – commonly referred to as Part 2. Reasons to Apply Undertake the second degree in the professional pathway toward registration as an architect. The M ARCH: Architecture is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board and successful graduates of the Course will therefore achieve Part 2 of the professional qualification for architects in the UK Engage in professional practice: as part of your studies you are required to undertake 10 weeks of industry placement. Through this, you will have the opportunity to engage with and understand both existing forms of practice and to posit new ways of working. M ARCH: Architecture has been designed to enable you to pursue your studies whilst also undertaking part-time employment, internships or care responsibilities. You are expected to commit 30 hours per week to your studies; your taught input will normally be scheduled over a maximum of two to three days per week during term time. Prepare yourself for entry into a changing profession the practice of architecture continues to go through changes, M ARCH: Architecture offers you the opportunity to engage with the challenges of the future now. Work closely with communities, clients and social enterprise projects and opportunities on the Course will bring you into... [-]

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Camberwell College of Arts

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Central Saint Martins

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Chelsea College of Arts

Address Chelsea College of Arts 16 John Islip Street
SW1P 4JU London, England, United Kingdom
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Phone +44 20 7514 7751

London College of Communication

Address London College of Communication Elephant & Castle, London
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London College of Fashion

Address London College of Fashion 20 John Prince's Street
W1G 0BJ London, England, United Kingdom
Website http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion
Phone +44 20 7514 7400

Address Wimbledon College of Arts Merton Hall Road
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