Applications for entry in 2022 will open later in October 2021


Our programmes equip you to tackle complex issues, push the boundaries of your practice and find your voice as a professional in a new world. We offer a range of Graduate Diploma, MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degree programmes across the art and design disciplines. Find the programme that's right for you.


The RCA plays a central role in the creative landscape of London. Our London campus is spread throughout the heart of one of the world’s most creative cities, with sites in the historic surroundings of Kensington, the future-thinking hub of White City and the cultural quarter in Battersea.


The Royal College of Art excels in world-leading art and design research with real-world impact. Our research is characterised by its roots in creative and innovative practice, by engagement with partners in business, industry, government and communities, by a focus on addressing today’s global challenges, and by collaboration across disciplines, particularly in science, engineering, technology and medicine.

Research Open Day

If you’re considering postgraduate research, find out if the RCA is the place for you at our Research online Open Day on Wednesday 10 November.

Graduate Diploma Art & Design

Not sure if you're ready for MA level study? Our Graduate Diploma Art & Design prepares you for Master’s study in Art and Design.