How to apply for postgraduate programmes

We are accepting 2024/25 applications for some PG programmes.

Before starting your application, please ensure that you read and refer to all available guidance. Once you have all the required documentation, you can proceed to our Online Application System by selecting the relevant 鈥淎pply Now鈥 link below. We start assessing all submitted applications after the published deadline. All late applications are released and assessed on a rolling basis.聽

 

Our programmes have different application deadlines. Please ensure you are applying for the programme you wish to apply and check the deadline before you make an application. We may not be able to accept late applications unless otherwise stated.聽聽

Please note each ‘Apply Now’ button takes you to an individual application portal for a particular course. For example, if you wish to apply for the MA History of Art programme, please scroll down this page and click ‘Apply Now’ where it says ‘MA History of Art’.

MA History of Art

Applications for 2024/25 are open

We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the programme is full.

To see what options are available, please find the information here.

If you require a visa to study in the UK, the latest you should apply would normally be two months before course start date. If you do not require a visa to study in the UK, please aim to submit your application one month before course start date.

Please note late applications for the options which are full will be automatically considered for other available options. Depending on the timing of your application, you may not be eligible to apply for scholarships or accommodation.

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MA in Buddhist Art History and Conservation

Applications for 2024/25 are open

We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the programme is full.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for online interview.

If you require a visa to study in the UK, the latest you should apply would normally be two months before course start date. If you do not require a visa to study in the UK, please aim to submit your application one month before course start date.

 

Graduate Diploma in the History of Art

2024/25聽 Applications are now open.聽

We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the programme is full. We do not have a set deadline after the initial application deadline (19 April 2024).

If you require a visa to study in the UK, the latest you should apply would normally be two months before course start date. If you do not require a visa to study in the UK, please aim to submit your application one month before course start date.

MA Conservation of Easel Paintings

2024/25 Applications are now closed.聽

 

Interviews: Around 20 applicants are selected for interview for six available places, plus a short waiting list. The selection process has several components: Interviews are held online and will take place between 12th and 23th February 2024. Interviewees will be asked to complete a practical test to assess manual dexterity and colour matching. Materials will be posted for this and finished tests must be returned by post before the interviews. A short online slide test will be set to assess observational skills. Interviewees are asked to submit a portfolio of photographs of a small sample of original artwork by them. Students must have normal colour vision and a colour-blindness test is carried out.

聽 You will be contacted before the end of March 2024 with a final decision on your application.

More Information about the programme
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MA in Curating the Art Museum

This programme will not run for the 24/25 Academic Year.

Applications for the 25/26 Academic Year will open in late Autumn 2024.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

No offers will be made without interviews for the MA Curating the Art Museum programme.

More Information about the programme
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MA in Conservation of Wall Paintings

2024/25 Applications are open.聽

We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the programme is fully subscribed.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for online interview.

If you require a visa to study in the UK, the latest you should apply would normally be two months before course start date. If you do not require a visa to study in the UK, please aim to submit your application at least one month before course start date.

 

 

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PhD Research

Applications are now closed for 2024/25.

Before you can submit a full PhD programme application and contact your preferred supervisor, you must send a pre-application proposal (including your Research Title and Potential Supervisor) and your CV聽 by email to pgadmissions@courtauld.ac.uk

  • Research Proposal Summary 鈥 300 words (including Research Proposal Title and which member of faculty you wish to ask to be your supervisor and why)
  • CV

We will assess your pre-application proposal and, if appropriate, discuss your proposal with your preferred supervisor before providing feedback. Should your pre-application proposal be approved, you will be invited to submit a full programme application and provided with an application link to the main programme application portal.

Pre-application proposal deadline: 17 November 2023 (Passed)

Programme Application Deadline: final candidates who are selected to advance to full application stage, please be appraised the due date will be 8 Jan 2024

The Programme Application Portal link will be provided once your pre-application is approved.

After you have submitted a full programme application, you will be contacted in January 2024 with a final decision about your application.

Please note that students requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK cannot study part-time.

PhD Programme
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