Entry requirements

We normally require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above in an appropriate subject. We will consider applications from students with academic backgrounds in areas including business, sociology and law as well as the arts. Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience. Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

With state-of-the-art facilities and expert guidance from some of the UK's leading academics and technical specialists, our course will enable you to explore both experimental and traditional approaches to Printmaking. Using innovative resources for etching, intaglio, lino, letterpress, stone lithography, screenprint, ceramic and 3D printing, you will develop your own unique approach to Printmaking through workshop enquiry, research and critical understanding of your practice.
Why study MA Printmaking at Middlesex
At Middlesex we take a highly practical approach to Printmaking that enables you to explore your interests and enhance your skills through experimentation, research and critical analysis. Flexibly designed to meet the ambitions of students from a wide range of creative backgrounds, including illustration, fine art, and design, our course will equip you with the advanced skills, contemporary knowledge and industry insights you need to develop your own practice to a professional standard.
Based in our £80 million Art and Design School and taught by a diverse range of Printmaking academics and industry professionals, our course features world-class facilities and specialist workshops fitted with both new and traditional equipment. With opportunities to build industry contacts and exhibit your work off-site, you'll also gain the employability skills, exposure and experiences you need to navigate a successful career path in today's competitive creative industries.
Course highlights:
  • Our facilities are among the best in the UK with etching, intaglio, lino, letterpress, stone lithography, screenprinting, ceramic decal and glaze transfers available in a dedicated print workshop with specialist technical support
  • Access to innovative software and equipment across the School of Art and Design including a 3D printer, large format digital printer, dark rooms, photographic studios, laser cutters and metalwork workshops
  • An exhibition of your work in central London to create networking opportunities and build industry contacts in a professional environment
  • Direct access to London's art world with valuable industry links to a range of galleries, printmakers, businesses, libraries and collections that will enhance your research and inform your practice
  • Access to networking opportunities, world-leading research and expertise through the Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI) on campus

Information for international students

International Students Full-time students: £12,000 Part-time students:TBC

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000 per year full time
International students
£12,000 per year full time

Find out about our postgraduate scholarships worth up to 50% of the tuition fee.

The tuition fee for MA Printmaking is as follows. The fees below refer to the 2015/16 academic year unless otherwise stated.

UK/EU Students

Full-time students: £8,000
Part-time students:TBC

You would not usually pay more to study part-time than the full-time fee rate. Find out more about how to calculate your part-time course fee.

Find out about our flexible payment plans for UK/EU students, and how they can help you spread the cost of your course.

International Students

Full-time students: £12,000
Part-time students:TBC

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details