Central Saint Martins is alive with different ways of thinking, making and doing. Our teaching staff develop spaces for the creation of ideas, innovation of materials and building momentum for the actions needed for a better future.
We are world famous for teaching a creative practice that combines the ability to imagine new futures with the means to deliver them. We regularly train future artists and designers to develop/build the skills needed to address our urgent global challenges – from tackling the climate and biodiversity emergencies to forging more equitable societies.
Our Professional Development courses at Central Saint Martins take this same energy and apply it specifically to working professionals.
- Courses are available as 1, 2 and 3 day intensive courses
- Are aimed at working professionals
- Taught at an intermediate and advanced level
- Designed to inspire
- Apply the Central Saint Martins methods of teaching to curriculum designed specifically for industry leaders and practitioners
- Designed to complement the work we do with our Innovation and Business clients and partners
Courses to include elements of the following, as appropriate to the subject
- Practically taught and structured
- Messy, with spaces that get your creativity flowing
- Collaborative and enriching
- Based around discussions that question industry norms
- Thought provoking seminars
What we do is always connected to others. Our community goes beyond building, beyond disciplines and beyond borders. From local neighbours to global partners, Central Saint Martins collaborates with others to build knowledge and transform objects, systems and lives for the better. We understand that good things happen when people work together.
At Central Saint Martins, we believe that art, performance and design can generate real, productive change within the creative industries.
Tel:+44 (0)207 514 7015
Short course stories
Student insights on a Graphic Design short course
We hear from Graphic Design short course student Yana Kernerman. Here, she tells us why she did the course and how it's provided her with an arsenal of transferrable skills.
Insights on Visual Merchandising with tutor Sarah Manning
We sat down with short course tutor Sarah Manning. She tells us what students can expect when they do one of her visual merchandising short courses and what wise words she has for budding creatives.
Reconnect with your creative side with 100 Design Projects
We hear from Haroon Khan who did our 100 Design Projects short course at Central Saint Martins. He shares with us his reasons for doing the course and how it's given him a new-found confidence in his own artistic abilities.
Learning how to build a portfolio to apply to art college
We hear from Toby Duncan who did our Portfolio Building 18+ short course. Here, he shares with us why he felt it was necessary to do the course prior to applying for an MA at arts college.