Taught course

Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts

Prince's School of Traditional Arts · Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts

Entry requirements

MA: BA or BSc degree required; if aged 25 or over relevant experience considered.

Months of entry


Course content

No other department in the world specialises in both the theory and practice of the traditional arts/crafts. Students are encouraged to pursue their own particular skills - whether it be painting, woodcarving, jewellery, stained-glass, ceramics etc, at the same time as attending the classes of geometry, calligraphy, arabesque and others.

Information for international students

Connections include Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, Uzbekistan, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Spain and the USA. Our students come from many different countries and backgrounds.

Fees and funding

British citizens and EEC students can apply to the AHRC for funding (MA and possibly PhD only).

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months


part time
12 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment90
Dissertation10 (6000 words)

Course contact details

020 7613 8500
020 7613 8599