If you take one of our arts and creative industries courses you’ll be based in Cambridge, one of the UK's top creative hotspots and home to 18% of the UK's computer games workforce. Our links with local industry will help you find work placements, undertake live briefs and make contacts in whichever field you hope to work.
From music, art and film venues such as Cambridge Junction, Wysing Arts Centre and Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, to the companies behind the creativity, such as publishers, computer game developers and theatre companies, our courses will put you at the very heart of the creative industries.
Follow in the footsteps of acclaimed children’s artists by studying your Children’s Book Illustration MA degree at ARU. Work with a dedicated support team of internationally-recognised illustrators to develop your own personal visual vocabulary. Make connections in the children’s publishing industry.
Develop as a producer/director of factual programmes and enhance your creative skills and technical knowledge. With talks by industry professionals, and access to a broad range of equipment, you’ll create a portfolio of work that will help you stand out from the crowd.
Prepare for a career as a professional artist. Independently develop your practical work, research skills and critical thinking, with support from our experienced staff and visiting artists. Test out your ideas in a professional environment and gain invaluable experience of exhibiting, curation and collaboration.
Develop an innovative approach to typographic communication on this practise-based MA. Collaborate with other students and professional designers to challenge preconceived ideas and further your professional practice.
Design and carry out your own visual projects, exploring the relationships between word and image, as you prepare for a career as a visual artist in a growing creative industry.
Transform your creative practice by engaging with print media on our Masters course at Cambridge School of Art. Work on your own projects using the latest techniques in our industry-standard facilities, and get invaluable experience of exhibiting, curating and collaborating.