Contemporary Portrait Diploma
Full Time: 2 years, 3-4 days per week, 10am – 5pm
Part Time: 4 years, 2 days per week, 10am – 5pm
Choose the Contemporary Portrait Diploma if you want to advance your skills in Portrait and Figure Painting and develop a career in this field.
This programme is the only course of its kind in the UK specialising in portraiture. Taught by some of Britain’s top practising portrait artists, including members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, you will enrol on courses designed specifically for the Contemporary Portrait Diploma as well as choose from options across 5 disciplines; painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and digital media.
The course includes critique sessions in art theory and history and modules in professional development needed to springboard your career in Portraiture.
All academic students are able to take advantage of free places on the Academy’s public courses (evening, weekend and short courses). These are available at the discretion of the Academy and subject to availability.*