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Our MA courses are between one and two years in length, depending on the subject and mode of study.

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MA Animation Production

The MA Animation Production course focuses on practice, theory and professionalism and the ‘critical dialogue’ between them.
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MA Design and Innovation

The MA Design and Innovation course enables graduates and practitioners to question the nature of their practice and its context relative...
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MA Film Practice

MA Film practice is for talented and emerging filmmakers seeking to learn through making, to look beyond the short film, to define...
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MA Fine Art

MA Fine Art offers a distinct focus and reassessment of autobiography and the familiar, through differing understandings of creativity.
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MA Graphic Design

MA Graphic Design encourages designers to explore ways of developing understanding between co-communicators.
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MA Historical Costume

Historical Costume supports and develops advanced practitioners who have the ambition to explore, challenge and redefine the relationship...
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MA Illustration

Our MA Illustration course encourages you to question the nature of your practice and its context and position relative to the creative...
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MA Painting

MA Painting will explore this innovative and expansive territory in depth, dedicating itself to specialist study at postgraduate level.
MA commercial photo

MA Photography

The MA Photography course is the perfect springboard for ambitious photographers wishing to become practitioners at the forefront...
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MRes Arts

The MRes Arts is a qualification specifically aimed at makers, designers and thinkers who wish to undertake an...
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MPhil/PhD Research Degrees

If you aspire to know your subject in greater depth or make a significant academic contribution, a research degree could be the answer.
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MA Film Practice (Online)

Study MA Film Practice Online with AUB Online – hone your creative voice and develop a boundary-defying approach to filmmaking.
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MA Interior Design (Online)

Study MA Interior Design Online with AUB Online – learn how to bring your designs to life in this professionally focused course.

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Undergraduate courses

Our undergraduate degrees offer you the opportunity to study an arts subject you love in a creative community, on a specialist campus.
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Foundation Diploma

One-year course gives you the chance to explore different creative areas before choosing the subject you want to take a degree in
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Saturday Art School

Our Saturday Art School courses are designed to inspire and enable the creators of tomorrow – take a look at our full list of courses here
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Evening and weekend courses

We offer over 60 part-time courses that are delivered on-campus in the evenings and/or Saturdays – great for learning a new skill