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Postgraduate course information

Postgraduate study at Norwich University of the Arts is your blank canvas. The only limit to what you can achieve as a postgraduate student is your own imagination; your own curiosity; your own determination.

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From Fine Art to Games, our Master’s courses sit at the cutting-edge of their disciplines. You’ll be stimulated and inspired, guided and supported as you immerse yourself in your chosen field.

Fulfil your creative potential

Our postgraduate students bring more than just a passion for creativity and original thinking. They’re ready to challenge and collaborate. They know when to reflect and evaluate.

Grow your personal practice

At Norwich University of the Arts, postgraduate study is more than an extension of undergraduate learning. It’s a launchpad for entrepreneurship, academic research, intellectual inquiry and creative employment.

Choose Norwich for your postgraduate study and you’ll enjoy:

  • Freedom to advance your creative practice in a vibrant and supportive environment
  • Space to conduct independent research and develop your ideas
  • Opportunities for multi-disciplinary research, discussion and debate
  • Professional networking opportunities that encourage collaboration.
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Postgraduate student experience

As a postgraduate student at Norwich University of the Arts, you’ll be encouraged to explore your ideas and deepen your creative practice.

An ethos of creative production through independent learning underpins all our Master’s courses, and you’ll be supported with a variety of teaching and learning methods, including group tutorials, live briefs and project proposals, as well as having the opportunity to collaborate with peers from other creative disciplines.

Academic community

Our academic staff will support, encourage and challenge you to create your best work. They are also actively engaged in contemporary practice in their specialism and frequently lead or contribute to external projects.

Master’s course structure and delivery

Master’s courses at Norwich University of the Arts, can be studied either full-time over 45 weeks or part-time over 90 weeks.

Professional development

As a postgraduate student at Norwich you’ll be supported to develop your entrepreneurial skills and learn more about professional practice in your field throughout the course, preparing you for success in the workplace when you graduate.

Academic research

A Master’s degree is the ideal springboard into an academic or research-based career. Our postgraduate students can attend our research seminar programme to engage with national and international research and practice.

Post Grad Fest 2023

Norwich University of the Arts 2023 Masters graduates presented their end of year show, a 5-day physical exhibition in St Georges Building.

Master’s courses at Norwich

BA Architecture work by Molly Agnew showing a building from the outside as a drawing

Architecture MArch

Take the next step towards becoming a qualified architect on our MArch Architecture course. Developing a unique design voice is at the heart of the course while equipping successful graduates with the necessary professional competencies.

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Creative Education MA

Our MA in Creative Education is a two-year top-up qualification that will enable you to develop expertise in the field of teaching and learning through critical evaluation of research and pedagogical practices.

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MA Communication Design work by Yu He Lin re-imagined tube stop 'stop for nature'

Communication Design MA

Become an expert in how design shapes experience on Norwich University of the Arts’ MA Communication Design postgraduate degree course.

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Emma-Louise Smith – A short narrative filmed with the analogue and digital approach. A grainy photo with scratched surface and blotches of overexposure shows a woman's face — she has a messy bun, smokey eyes, and looks sad or in disbelief

Film MA

Experiment with the full range of audio-visual methods and grow your specialist expertise on Norwich University of the Arts’ MA Film postgraduate degree course.

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MA Fine Art work of a sea swell by Janine Everitt at Norwich University of the Arts

Fine Art MA

Join a community of passionate and skilful artists at one of the UK’s longest-established fine art universities on Norwich’s MA Fine Art postgraduate degree course.

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Games MA

Get under the skin of what makes a successful game and explore the fine details that set the best games apart on Norwich University of the Arts’ MA Games postgraduate degree course.

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Pink MA Textile Design stones and surface design by Victoria Paulley displayed in the MA Degree Show at Norwich University of the Arts

Textile Design MA

Explore the cutting edge of textile design and develop your skillset on Norwich University of the Arts’ MA Textile Design postgraduate degree course.

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