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Full time September MA 15 months full time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MA Designer Maker programme at Camberwell College of Arts. This innovative course places a strong emphasis on the resurgence of craft and making within contemporary design landscapes. Students delve into diverse debates surrounding ethical and environmental issues, new materials, and societal empowerment. The course attracts individuals from craft, product, furniture design, and architecture backgrounds, fostering a richly diverse learning environment. Expect to engage with interdisciplinary perspectives, explore new materials and processes, and participate in seminars covering a wide array of topics. Access to collections, studios, and workshops enriches the learning experience, while the opportunity to work with the ILEA collection and UAL Archives adds a unique dimension to the programme. Upon graduation, students are equipped for various career paths, from practitioners to workshop leaders, with the potential to pursue further academic study. Join the MA Designer Maker programme and unleash your creative potential.

About the course

MA Designer Maker at Camberwell College of Arts aims to take the lead in re-asserting the position of craft and making in the contexts of contemporary design discourse, society and humanity.

Course overview

In the last 10-15 years craft and making activities have been attracting more attention in the design industry and beyond. Engaging fully with the broadening and diversifying debates around making, the course reflects the notable shift in the discipline’s focus towards ethical and environmental issues.

These may manifest in the development of new materials, or reconfiguration of existing systems and resources, while others address diversity, ecology, inclusivity and empowerment of individuals.

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Entry Requirements

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are:

BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications
Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration
Personal statement
Portfolio of work

Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work and personal statement.

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Where will I study?

Where is University of the Arts London


University of the Arts London is pleased to offer a number of scholarships to those wishing to study at postgraduate level.
These awards are funded by generous private donations, company donations, philanthropic charities and University funds. The scholarships range from fee waivers to full support for a year or more.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £25,000


To see whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, visit the UAL website by following the link below.

Application Procedure

To find out whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, or to see details of application procedures and application forms, visit the UAL website by following the link below.

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