Art and design

Why study art and design at postgraduate level?

One of the main attractions of working towards a postgraduate qualification in art and design is the chance to be creative.

Salaries vary widely, and ultimately you can expect to be paid according to your talent and reputation. Freelance artists or designers may charge a set hourly or daily rate.

Read more about art and design at postgraduate level

Careers in design

Careers in design

Considerations for graduates thinking of a career in commercial design

Professional bodies

Professional bodies

Professional art and design bodies and associations who support artists and designers

Funding finder

While there is less funding available in general in art and design, a huge number of opportunities aren't dependant on the subject being studied at all.

Our £2,000 bursary competition is open to students in all subject areas.

Case study

Sandrea studied for both a BA and MA in fine art at Nottingham Trent University. After completing her masters she found a short-term job with a hotel group.

Read more about Sandrea

Featured courses

From an MA Arts and Project Management at the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design to an MPhil Fine Art at Cardiff School of Art and Design.

Take a look at a selection of featured courses.