Taught course


University for the Creative Arts · General Art, Design and Media

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or; Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level. A portfolio of work is also required. If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

MA Metalwork is a project led and studio-based course with tutorial guidance, where you create individual excellence through rigorous research including practical and theoretical investigation. A wide range of approaches are encouraged, from the traditional specialist trades, to the contemporary influences of art, craft, design and technology.

The Metalwork course guides design professionals and graduates in the further development of their skills and experience within the craft and design industries. Taught alongside MA Ceramics, MA Glass and MA Jewellery, these courses are for highly motivated and talented people who wish to work at the forefront of their creative discipline.

Key study topics include:

  • Practical and theoretical research
  • Experimentation and exploration
  • Constructive critical debate concerning personal research
  • Communicating research ideas in a professional and fluent manner
  • Live projects, competitions, and professional practice
  • Communicating ideas and research through exhibitions of work.
Visit the MA Metalwork page on the University for the Creative Arts web site for more details!

Information for international students

International Students should contact the International team on: +44 (0)1252 892838 for further information and advice. Alternatively email us at: international@ucreative.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

01252 892 883