Postgraduate Study

Peihang Huang, MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, 2015
© Ivan Jones

UAL’s six renowned Colleges are host to Europe’s largest postgraduate arts and design community.

Postgraduate study at UAL is challenging - we expect you to take the initiative and deliver work well beyond what you thought possible. But you’ll also be in a stimulating environment full of opportunities. Whatever your chosen discipline, studying with us at postgraduate level will allow you to grow creatively and professionally.

Use these pages to learn more about postgraduate taught and research qualifications, funding opportunities, accommodation and other essential information for anybody thinking about joining UAL as a postgraduate student.

  • Rosamund Harry, MA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Arts
    © Kristy Noble

    Postgraduate taught course finder

    Our 6 Colleges offer a range of postgraduate taught courses, including Postgraduate Diplomas, MAs, MBAs, MFAs, and more. Find the right course for you.

  • Daphne Karstens MA Costume Design for Performance, London College of Fashion
    © Alex Traylen

    Research degrees

    There are currently over 250 research degree students at UAL. Find out more about UAL’s theoretical and practice-based research programmes.

  • Denise Lewis, Knit Technician, Central Saint Martins, 2015
    © Ivan Jones

    International students

    Get advice on fees, immigration and visas, or speak to someone in your country about your application.

  • Molly Butt, MFA Fine Art, Wimbledon College of Arts, 2015
    © Ivan Jones

    Postgraduate funding

    Find out what financial support is available for postgraduate study.

  • Eeva Erkinjuntti / Laura Manrique Martinez / Lu Hua Zhang, MA Fashion Design, London College of Fashion
    © Ivan Jones

    How to apply

    Once you've decided on a course and understand its requirements, find out how to apply.

  • Eeva Erkinjuntti / Laura Manrique Martinez / Lu Hua Zhang, MA Fashion Design, London College of Fashion
    © Ivan Jones

    Careers and Employability

    Find out about Careers and Employability, UAL’s dedicated careers and professional practice service.

  • UAL's Award Ceremonies 2015, held at Royal Festival Hall.
    © Ivan Jones

    Postgraduate community

    Be part of the postgraduate community, with access to special events and networking opportunities.

  • Camberwell Campus common room by Ideal Insight
    © Ideal Insight

    Explore accommodation

    UAL has many halls of residence across London and can also offer advice on privately-rented accommodation.