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Camberwell

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Camberwell's research interests

  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Book arts
  • Craft
  • Painting
  • Photography

Camberwell shares common research interests with Chelsea and Wimbledon in drawing, critical fine art practice, art history and theory.

Installation photo of The indiscipline of painting international abstraction from the 1960s to now at Tate St Ives. Curated by Daniel Sturgis.

Our graduate school

The Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon graduate school incorporates research across the 3 colleges. It enables staff and PhD/MPhil students to develop their research careers.

The graduate school gives staff and PhD/MPhil students based at Camberwell access to a wider research network and community.

Through our research degrees and taught postgraduate courses, each college maintains its’ unique research identity.

Find out more about the benefits of studying a research degree at Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon graduate school.

Rock Against Racism photo by Syd Shelton

Our research centres

The graduate school includes 3 UAL research centres:

  • Centre for Circular Design (CCD) - design research for the circular economy through materials, models and mindsets
  • Ligatus - leading research within libraries and archives with particular interests in historical bookbinding
  • Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN) - a forum for historical, theoretical and practice-based research in architecture, art, communication, craft and design