how do i apply?
an application pack may be downloaded through the college website. Follow links from here.
alternatively, please contact the information office during office hours to request a form in the post:
+44 (0)20 7514 7022
+44 (0)20 7514 7023
or via email: information office.
if you require specific information about the course, you may also contact the course administrator via email.
Early application is encouraged (before the end of April)
Once an application is made, offers are generally made after an interview process (portfolio review for overseas students).
There is currently no application deadline in force, but applicants should note that once places are filled, applications for that year are no longer accepted.
criteria for selection
At interview and/or portfolio review, we are looking for the following:
A range of skills, expertise and experience relevant to the discipline (e.g. reseach methods, understanding of materials and processes, form generation, computer skills, project management).
The ability to communicate and debate design issues and ideas.
A critical self-awareness towards one's own practice.
Evidence of discipline, focus and self-motivation.
An awareness of how the completion of the course might impact upon one's professional aspirations.
For further guidance on portfolio composition, please see the link below.
Successful UK and EU applicants are eligible to bid for an award from the Arts Humanities Research Council for funding the first year of the course. For further information, please see AHRC website: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk
Successful applicants from the UK with a first degree in a science or engineering field are also eligible to bid for an award from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1951. This provides tuition fees, a stipend of £8,500 p.a. and a materials allowance of £750 p.a.
For futher details please see their website: http://www.royalcommission1851.org.uk
In 2008-2009 we were pleased to be able to offer a scholarship (fees only), to an Indian Student wishing to study Industrial Design in the UK. This scheme is currently on hold. Further details can be found here.