Taught course

Contemporary Art Summer School (Online)

Royal College of Art · School of Arts and Humanities
Certificate of Participation

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Entry requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good level of English language
  • be 18 years or over.

Months of entry


Course content

Course overview

A practice-led online introduction to the study and practice of contemporary art, structured around the development of your own self-motivated individual project with the expert guidance of Despina Zacharopoulou.

The Contemporary Art Summer School examines the rich array of positions, methods and materials that artists use, as well as exploring the questions raised by contemporary art and its production.
This three-week, online, practice-led short course provides a supportive environment for self-led independent practice and introduces participants to the study of contemporary art within the academic environment of the Royal College of Art.
Taught online by RCA staff and supported by a broad range of prominent artists, academics, critics and curators, the course provides participants with the opportunity to develop their individual practice within an interdisciplinary, collaborative atmosphere.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Certificate of Participation
    full time
    1 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

RCA Short Courses