Creative industries in the UK are booming with 1 in every 11 jobs a creative job. Starting your journey with us will ensure you have the theory and practice to achieve your career aspirations – whether in fashion, illustration, computer gaming, film and TV production or more – while following your passion.
Cambridge is 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 put you at the heart of the creative industries.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in art and design, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Academic interest in children’s book illustration is growing. Examine this field of illustration through a combination of practical work and theoretical enquiry.
Follow in the footsteps of acclaimed children’s artists. Work with a dedicated support team of internationally-recognised illustrators to develop your own personal visual vocabulary and make connections in the children’s publishing industry.
Channel your creativity and join a multi-skilled team to develop the next generation of video games. On our arts-based MA, you’ll join the vibrant games and technology community based here in Cambridge that includes ARM, Frontier Developments, Jagex and Ninja Theory.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in the area of film and television production, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Develop as a producer/director of factual programmes and extend 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.
Our research degree will allow you to explore your own interests in the area of fine art, supported by the expertise of our staff at Cambridge School of Art.
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.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in the area of graphic design and typography, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Further your professional practice in graphic communication. Learn to challenge preconceived ideas and develop a truly innovative approach to your work. You'll be supported by practising designers and work on self-directed and industry-driven projects, while also honing your research skills.