Explore the fascinating world of Life Writing on our one year, part-time Certificate course. Taught through a combination of live weekend courses from published authors and self-directed study, this course introduces you the key areas of Life Writing including: memoir, biography, autobiography, and explores the similarities and differences.
This Foundation Diploma in Ceramics is awarded in recognition of the successful completion of the two-year, part-time programme. It aims to offer a comprehensive understanding of the material and will enable you to gain a wide variety of clay techniques from hand-building to throwing, decorating and glazing work, that will develop your skills and build up your own creative language.
The Foundation Diploma in Tapestry Weaving is a two year part time course that aims to offer tapestry weavers a broad insight into the technical and creative techniques of tapestry weaving, necessary for developing skills and building your own creative language.
This flexible foundation diploma programme in art and design is taught online through a mix of self-directed study, live study days and a student community hub. Designed to fit around your day-to-day commitments, the programme will help you to build momentum and resilience in your creativity. Supported by an online community of students and tutors, you will improve your ability and confidence in the core skills in art and design and begin to specialise.
The Foundation Degree in Arts, specialising in books and binding, is designed to give you well-rounded theory and craft skills in using papers, cloths and leathers to bind books so you can set up as a maker and craftsperson, continue your studies in higher education in crafts or conservation, or find employment in the creative industry sector.
Equip yourself for a career in clock making and working with dynamic objects by acquiring the practical and technical skills, the theory, principles and techniques used in historic horological manufacture. The programme begins with practical exercises to help you establish hand and machine tool skills relating to historic craft practices in clock-making.
The Foundation Degree Arts - Furniture is designed to give you well-rounded woodworking theory and skills that will enhance your employment prospects or allow you to continue your studies in higher education. Collaboration with other disciplines (e.g. metals and clocks) makes for a uniquely enriched learning environment.
Develop well-rounded metalworking theory and skills that will enhance your employment prospects or allow you to continue your studies in higher education. On this FdA specialising in Metalwork you are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, external trips and visits and workshop practicals.
Pioneering and engaging low-residency degree programme integrating Fine Art practice and contemporary craft, enabling you to explore your creativity within a critical framework whilst generating a rigorous professional profile.
The BA (Hons) Craft Practices: Clocks, Furniture, Metals, Musical Instruments and Books and Bindings course is a one-year programme designed to provide a route into professional practice in your chosen field or for progression onto postgraduate study.
The Graduate Diploma is equivalent to the level of the third year of a BA (Hons). It is designed for aspiring writers who want to develop their skills and explore different creative forms. You will study fiction, creative non-fiction (with particular emphasis on essay, memoir, journaling) and poetics.
The Graduate Diploma in Fine Art is a one-year interdisciplinary programme designed to provide a route into postgraduate study. The course is focused on the integration of three domains of study essential to the successful development of a sustainable studio practice: Practical, Theoretical and Professional.
The MFA (Master of Fine Art) is an advanced two-year full-time masters of fine art designed to further advance students' capacities in practical, theoretical and professional domains, with an emphasis on specialist studio practice.