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Print, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
In this expanded field, global histories of media, craft, mechanical and digital (re)production are all open to question. Embracing very different ways of thinking and making, we engage with the digital and physical circulation of images; exploring the differences of virtual space vs hard copy and questioning how shifts in the register of different media affect our lives.


We aim to develop the potential of each student in ways appropriate to individual concerns, encouraging both thinking through making and conceptual understanding of how work communicates. 

Staff (all practising artists) and students work together within this dynamic flux of difference, questioning established narratives and reinventing print. 

The Programme offers:

  • a critical context to understand the field of print through making, exhibiting, publishing, discussion and writing
  • individual desk space 
  • internationally renowned, purpose-built print workshops
  • opportunities for a teaching or workshop placement, external exhibitions, overseas travel and international exchanges
  • an annual collaborative publishing project 
  • an annual student-led event
  • introductions to archives, print collections and editioning workshops.

Programme Structure

  • The first year is experimental and diagnostic, allowing students to reflect on their previous work and often radically change their understanding and practice. In the first week of term students are registered and orientated to the College and School. An introductory seminar and brief introductions to both the workshops and to each other, via short presentations of work, follow. 
  • During the second year of the Programme, students undertake three units of study: Unit 2A (40 credits), Unit 2B (60 Credits) and SoAH School Unit (20 Credits). These units are assessed through a combination of continuous and summative assessment methods. The second year requires a shift in emphasis towards sharing, distributing and contextualising work. Students are expected to produce a coherent body of ambitious work in a form that reflects their ideas and interests. 
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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Candidates are expected to have completed a BA degree. In recent years, students have come from fine art, printmaking, painting, sculpture, photo media, conservation, illustration, design, textiles, architecture and interactive arts courses. 
  • We are looking for candidates who are excited about the potential of engaging with the College-wide peer group, and making the most of the educational opportunities the Programme offers. Candidates may not have made prints before but should have a keen interest in the nature of the multiplied image and the desire to investigate the ideas we engage with; the Programme is not primarily technique led
  • Digital Portofolio
  • Interview (if invited)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28400 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


UK and EU students receive a subsidy from the British Government and pay a reduced fee. To qualify for the home or EU rate of tuition fees you will need to meet certain strict conditions related to your nationality, visa status and residency. 

To find out more about how fee status is assessed, visit the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

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