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Arts and Design by Independent Project MA


University of Brighton School of Art

Full time & Part time September MA Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years

About the course

Our Arts and Design by Independent Project MA is a highly individual course offering you the opportunity to propose and develop your own academic programme in a particular field of craft, design, communication or image-making within a stimulating educational context.

A central project forms the core of the course. The project encourages experimentation and innovation in a specific field. You will develop and consolidate your project in consultation with academic staff throughout the course, utilising facilities and drawing on expertise from our other arts and humanities courses, as well as other areas of the university.

There is an extensive programme of lectures, events, films, and seminars throughout. We ask you to keep a critical diary during the course and to write a project report at

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Entry Requirements

Normally an honours degree in a related discipline, a recognised equivalent qualification or professional experience.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.

Interviews normally take place in person but temporarily from March 2020, we will be asking you for an online portfolio, alongside the 600-word proposal for a potential project.


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