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Fashion and Textiles as subject is diverse and includes computing, accessories, design, illustration, making fashion, marketing and textile design. The courses are varied, the tutors are experienced and above all, they make the Central Saint Martins fashion experience accessible to students from a variety of backgrounds.

The Fine Art programme of short courses at Central Saint Martins includes practical courses that cover a full range of traditional processes including drawing, life study, painting, sculpture, portfolio preparation and printmaking and book arts. There are also courses focusing on curating and criticism for those students that prefer to appreciate the work of others while studying history and the theory of art.

Graphic Design courses at Central Saint Martins are led by our industry-experienced, degree-level tutors that have a great enthusiasm for all things graphic. These courses are diverse, engaging and varied, which makes them suitable for all types of students. If you are developing your creativity and idea generation skills then you may be interested in enrolling in one of our studio-based courses in graphic design, illustration, typography or advertising. Or, if design-led computer software skills are what you are after, there are a range of courses covering images and layout software and multimedia and internet programming.

Interdisciplinary courses blur the boundaries of traditional art and design. These courses appeal to diverse groups of students who have the same aim of getting creative results. If you are looking to start up your own business, promote your own work or get your products in front of the right audience, these courses will get you going in the right direction. 

Media Arts at Central Saint Martins includes photography, film and video, animation and scriptwriting and storyboarding short courses. From traditional darkrooms to digital technology, our photography courses will expose you to new ways of image-making from an art, design, fashion or performance perspective. If the moving image is more your style then we have a selection of animation and film-making courses, supported by storyboarding and scriptwriting classes, that offer the opportunity to engage with designing, shooting, directing and editing.

For Theatre and Performance, the lively, supportive and energetic atmosphere of our Drama Centre's short courses are an ideal place for you to learn how to get into character for stage and screen.  However, if backstage is where you feel more comfortable, then there are courses for new designers in model making, costume design, set design and location finding. Whether you are interested in creating mood boards or treading the boards you will be in good company.

Three Dimensional Design covers a huge selection of courses for people interested in designing and making objects, whether at an architecture and interiors scale or down to the fine detail of product design and decoration of jewellery. It’s all about learning to think and design in three dimensions and building spatial awareness.