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Are scholarships, bursaries or student loans available for the Post Graduate course?
The Academy can offer advice on possible sources of funding for students. See the Bursaries section of our website for more details or contact us to discuss. As the Diploma is an internally validated programme students are not eligible for student loans.
Do you take mature students for the Post Graduate course?
Yes, the age range is quite wide and applications from mature students are welcomed.
Do I need to have done formal art training before applying for the Post Graduate course?
Yes, most people who take this course have a BA or equivalent qualification in Fine Art or a related discipline. But if you have other experience that you feel is relevant we would happy to discuss with you whether the Graduate Programme would be a good fit for you.
What is the structure for paying fees for the Post Graduate course?
Fees must be paid in advance – full details can be found on the Fees pages
Does it matter what discipline I specialise in?
No, we welcome a diverse range of practices.
Is the Graduate Programme recognised or accredited?
No the Graduate Programme isn’t accredited but it serves as a much more affordable and flexible alternative to an MA or Post-graduate course.
Do I need to supply my own materials?
Yes, materials are not included in your tuition fee costs. We do have a art supplies shop in The Academy, which offers materials at a heavily discounted price.