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Central Saint Martins

Art Programme

Introduction by Art Programme Director, Alex Schady

The Art programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Artists create the cultural resources of our shared future. We recognise the breadth and diversity of social, political, cultural, economic and technological contexts of contemporary art.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

MA Art and Science

This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies is a contemporary fine art photography course that explores the possibilities of both visual and conceptual expression, merging research deeply with practice. The course is rooted in the idea that photography has no self-limiting identity or essence.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fine Art

The MA Fine Art Course supports a broad range of experimental practices. This course will test and challenge your individual practice, bringing it into a contemporary critical context. Events, exhibitions and discussion help to build and challenge both individual and collective practices. The international profile of the course means that the community we foster is culturally diverse.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

Highly relevant for both artists and writers, this course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Moving Image

A unique Research Masters degree devoted to the study of Artists' Moving Image.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue amongst practitioners and theorists about art discourse today. Highly relevant for both artists and writers, the course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Art programme events

Foundation Show 2019

Foundation Show 2019

  • 26 April 2019 - 28 April 2019
  • Location: Lethaby Gallery and Waterlow Park

This year the Central Saint Martins Foundation Diploma in Art and Design show reaches further than ever before with two locations: one inside at The Lethaby Gallery in King’s Cross and the other outside at Waterlow Park in Archway.

Foundation Show 2019: Waterlow Park Tour

Foundation Show 2019: Waterlow Park Tour

  • 26 April 2019
  • Location: LUX, Waterlow Park

On Friday 26 April, join Adrian Scrivener, Curriculum Leader for Art on the Foundation Diploma for Art and Design for a tour of the Foundation show at Waterlow Park.

Foundation Show 2019: Lethaby Gallery Tour

Foundation Show 2019: Lethaby Gallery Tour

  • 27 April 2019
  • Location: Lethaby Gallery

On Saturday 27 April, join Chris Roberts Programme Director, Access and Progression to Higher Education at the Lethaby Gallery for a tour of the show.

Art programme stories

Art Auction: In Pictures

On Thursday 15 November, friends, staff and students of Central Saint Martins gathered together for the twelfth postgraduate Art Auction in an extraordinary show of generosity and support of arts […]