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Postgraduate courses at Central Saint Martins are where the next set of ideas and methods in particular disciplines are forged. We lead not follow. Steeped in a research environment, our postgraduate courses and students develop the agendas as to where the creative industries and intellectual debate might go next.

  • Central Saint Martins Birkbeck MBA

    What happens when you mix an arts school with a business school? The Central Saint Martins Birkbeck MBA is a different kind of MBA that places creative approaches and social engagement at the heart of future management and leadership.

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    Critical Practice: Architecture and Professional Experience

    This part-time course is designed as a bridge between BA Architecture (RIBA Part I) and M:ARCH Architecture (RIBA Part II)

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    Graduate Diploma in Fashion

    The Graduate Diploma in Fashion is a one-year programme for fashion graduates, aiming to prepare sophisticated designers for the next stage of their careers.

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    Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professionals

    In response to a significant industry need, this course provides an innovative and relevant training programme for potential and practising pattern cutters and designers who need to expand their experience.

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    M ARCH: Architecture

    The M ARCH: Architecture course is uniquely positioned at Central Saint Martins to draw on the dynamic design thinking and making skills from a range of art and design practices, as well as providing you with the second degree in the professional

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    MA Acting

    A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins. MA Acting is an intensive 45 week conservatoire actor training course. Eight weeks of the course are spent studying in Moscow.

  • MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries

    Apply your imagination by framing an original and personal research project and question existing assumptions and boundaries in one or more of the creative disciplines.

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    MA Architecture: Cities and Innovation

    In this course you'll explore the edges of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture, and test design approaches which respond to the burgeoning need for contemporary city design.

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    MA Art and Science

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

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    MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise

    MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise acknowledges the need for multi-skilled individuals who can both generate the ideas for original arts and cultural events, and provide leadership for the teams that realise them.

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    MA Biodesign

    The MA Biodesign course explores the intersection of design and biological sciences as a catalyst for sustainable innovation.

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    MA Character Animation

    Ideas for stories and characters, but not sure how to go about it? Want to make your drawings move? MA Character Animation appeals to designers, artists, illustrators and others who want to learn how to animate.

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    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

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    MA Culture, Criticism and Curation

    MA Culture, Criticism and Curation offers a unique framework for critically engaging with the history and present scenarios of culture.

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    MA Design (Ceramics); MA Design (Furniture); MA Design (Jewellery)

    MA Design focuses on your individual design practice and, through making and immersion in material processes, will broaden your career and research horizons.

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    MA Dramatic Writing

    The Masters in Dramatic Writing at Central Saint Martins is an extended full-time course delivered over two years. It provides a challenging though supportive learning environment through which students explore the craft of writing for drama and

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    MA Fashion

    MA Fashion has an international profile second to none. It has extensive industry links, and graduates practice professionally at the forefront of international fashion. This postgraduate course is about leading not following.

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    MA Fashion Communication

    With its three distinctive but interconnected pathways, this one-year course (running from January to December) is for dynamic students looking to thrive within the fashion communications industry at the highest level.

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    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

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    MA Graphic Communication Design

    As the ‘carrier signal of the 21st century’, graphic communication design touches every sphere of human life, impacting profoundly on culture, technology, social justice, economics, the built environment, globalisation, policy,

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    MA Industrial Design

    MA Industrial Design applies intellectual development directly to design practice, developing students who can take on strategic roles, identify and respond to trends, to initiate new design approaches, and to thrive in multidisciplinary teams.

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    MA Innovation Management

    MA Innovation Management recognises the need to identify and verify opportunity. It deploys connective and creative approaches to managing innovation in order to synthesise opportunities.

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    MA Material Futures

    The intersection of craft, science and technology. Material Futures is a two-year Masters course dedicated to exploring how we will live in the future through trans-disciplinary practice and expert collaboration.

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    MA Narrative Environments

    You'll design visitor experiences and events for museums, brand, urban and community environments and work in small multidisciplinary teams to tell stories through text, image, sound and physical space. You'll benefit from strong industry links that

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    MA Performance Design and Practice

    This course brings together artists, directors, writers, researchers and designers to set the agendas that will drive performance practice in the 21st century. Graduates go on to professional practice, working as influential directors, writers and

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    MA Screen: Acting

    A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins. MA Screen Acting course specialises in giving the actor a rigorous and intense conservatoire training focused on delivering performance for the screen.

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    MA Screen: Directing

    A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins. This intensive course gives you a unique insight into an actor's conservatoire training, giving the director the intellectual and artistic tools to better communicate and stimulate a creative

  • 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.

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    MRes Art: Moving Image

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

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    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