Postgraduate study in Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Plymouth! Funding options available

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Postgraduate study in Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Plymouth!

Tackling global challenges isn’t just a problem for environmental scientists to solve. Our degrees empower designers, makers, engineers, and critical thinkers to all play their part in shaping a better tomorrow.

At Plymouth, we’re tackling global issues through art and design innovation. Study one of our courses to make a difference with a masters.

Apply now to join a connected community of creative thinkers, makers and professional practitioners. The School of Art, Design and Architecture offers high-quality student-centred postgraduate programmes focused on adaptability and relevance to today’s cultural industries.

Why study at Plymouth?

  • Career prospects
    Prepare for life after graduation by working on real-world projects with future employers. Engage with external partners and learn from professionals throughout your programme, including the likes of National Trust, The Samaritans, Diversity Business Incubator, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Creative Conscience and Nudge Community Builders.
  • Follow your interests
    Personalise your masters through electives and optional pathways, developing your own area of expertise recognised in your degree certificate.
  • Expert teaching
    ​Learn from experienced practitioners who are experts in their field and join an intellectually stretching multidisciplinary learning community.

Put your skills to the test in our state-of-the-art facilities:

We’re always evolving our campus to make sure students have access to the highest quality equipment and cutting-edge teaching spaces. Study at Plymouth and benefit from expert facilities to help you grow in your academic field.

  • Traditional Media Facilities
    Hone your craft and develop your practice in our printmaking, ceramics, dark room, metal and wood workshop facilities, supported by expert technicians with a wealth of industry experience.
  • Digital Design Fabrication and Immersive Media
    Access cutting-edge technology such as motion-capture, augmented and extended reality and a wide array of digital fabrication tools which enable users to develop and prototype new products, services and experiences.
  • Studio Culture
    Learn and thrive in our vibrant studio environment mimicking real art and design practices.

Why come to Plymouth if you’ve studied elsewhere?

  • Move to a unique location
    In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving coastal city. Life in Plymouth might be a world away from what you’re used to and could be the change you need to take your next steps. Take a virtual tour, to see for yourself!
  • Join a modern university with a growing reputation
    Our status as a top 5 modern university reflects our high-quality learning environment and growing research reputation.
  • Help us influence change
    We’re proud to have won awards for our eco-initiatives and have established ourselves as a leading university for Sustainability. We are the second carbon-neutral university in the UK to be verified to PAS 2060 standard.

Funding Options

Here at the University of Plymouth, we understand that funding may be a big part of your decision to go forward with Postgraduate Study. If you studied your undergraduate degree at Plymouth, you may be eligible for a fee discount if you complete your postgraduate studies here as well.

  • 20% discount on tuition fees for home students
  • £2,000 discount on tuition fees for international students

We also offer several scholarships for international students who wish to study postgraduate taught (PGT) degree programmes.

To find out more about fees and funding, please visit the website.

Are you ready to pursue your passions, expand your thinking and realise your ambitions at the University of Plymouth?

Apply now to start your journey

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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