Art and Design

Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

Explore the Media, Arts and Design research areas.

Visits to current exhibitions, projects and events are an important element in our programmes, and the courses make full use of London's exciting cultural and creative environment.

Creative opportunity

Taught by active practitioners in a research-intensive environment, you will work alongside students from film, animation, photography, music, fashion, journalism - a unique hothouse of creative opportunity.

Practice and skills

Reflecting the fast-changing opportunities in art, design and new media, our teaching programmes combine the development of professional level studio practice with the acquisition of skills, knowledge and understanding.


Exhibiting, curating, creating companies, writing, animating, filming, editing, directing, designing, lecturing, researching and teaching; our graduates succeed in all areas of the creative industries.


Our graduates include:

  • Keith Haynes, head of design, BBC
  • Sioux Bradshaw, cartoonist, Private Eye
  • Paul Vincent, prop maker, Jellyhead