Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Falmouth University

Art and Design (Taught)

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Course summary

Our Master's programme has been designed to support and enhance the skills of art and design practitioners who want to work in the cultural and creative industries. Awarded by Falmouth University and delivered in partnership with Hearst Magazines: together we have shaped a new and contemporary MA designed to equip you for the real world. The combination of Hearst's powerful brands (ELLE, ELLE Decoration, Digital Spy, Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, House Beautiful and Country Living) and positioning at the heart of the creative industries, together with our proven track record in outstanding teaching credentials, makes this a particularly exciting course for all our students. Our MA gives you the flexibility to study any art & design pathways within one Master's:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Spatial Design
  • Craft
  • Product Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fine Art.
The real life experiences brought to you by our partnership with Hearst will open up endless opportunities, adding value and excitement to your study programme as well as giving you invaluable preparation for your career in the industry. You will have access to regular workshops with Hearst's expert teams as well as the chance to get involved in industry projects and to be considered for a number of internships across the Hearst brands worldwide. Supporting students across a range of Art or Design specialisms, you will be given the unique opportunity to explore your area within an interdisciplinary global culture. You will have the experience of not only focusing on your specialist subject, but the opportunity to interact with individuals studying across other disciplines and gain experience and insight, opening up a world of career options.

Course details


The MA gives you the flexibility to study any art & design pathway within one Master's course. You will be able to specialise in one of these popular subject areas: Fashion Design, Fashion Promotion, Interior Design, Communication Design, Craft, Photography, Animation, Product Design, Fine Art.

Entry requirements

Age: 20 years or above. Educational Level: Successfully completed an Undergraduate Degree &/or Graduate Diploma in an art & design or related subject. English Level: IELTS 6.5+ (no element under 5.5). Portfolio & Personal Statement required

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.5+ (no element under 5.5)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £12885 Whole course
EU £12885 Whole course
England £12885 Whole course
Northern Ireland £12885 Whole course
Scotland £12885 Whole course
Wales £12885 Whole course
International £21990 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

This new MA is delivered in Partnership with Hearst Magazines publisher of ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar

Art and Design at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts - UCAS