Postgraduate course information

Postgraduate course information

Postgraduate study at Norwich University of the Arts is your blank canvas. The only limit to what you can achieve as a postgraduate student is your own imagination; your own curiosity; your own determination.

From Fine Art to Games, our Master’s courses sit at the cutting-edge of their disciplines. You’ll be stimulated and inspired, guided and supported as you immerse yourself in your chosen field.

Fulfil your creative potential

Our postgraduate students bring more than just a passion for creativity and original thinking. They’re ready to challenge and collaborate. They know when to reflect and evaluate.

Grow your personal practice

At Norwich University of the Arts, postgraduate study is more than an extension of undergraduate learning. It’s a launchpad for entrepreneurship, academic research, intellectual inquiry and creative employment.

Choose Norwich for your postgraduate study and you’ll enjoy:

  • Freedom to advance your creative practice in a vibrant and supportive environment
  • Space to conduct independent research and develop your ideas
  • Opportunities for multi-disciplinary research, discussion and debate
  • Professional networking opportunities that encourage collaboration.

Postgraduate student experience

As a postgraduate student at Norwich University of the Arts, you’ll be encouraged to explore your ideas and deepen your creative practice.

An ethos of creative production through independent learning underpins all our Master’s courses, and you’ll be supported with a variety of teaching and learning methods, including group tutorials, live briefs and project proposals, as well as having the opportunity to collaborate with peers from other creative disciplines.

Academic community

Our academic staff will support, encourage and challenge you to create your best work. They are also actively engaged in contemporary practice in their specialism and frequently lead or contribute to external projects.

Master’s course structure and delivery

Master’s courses at Norwich University of the Arts, can be studied either full-time over 42 weeks or part-time over 84 weeks.

Professional development

As a postgraduate student at Norwich you’ll be supported to develop your entrepreneurial skills and learn more about professional practice in your field throughout the course, preparing you for success in the workplace when you graduate.

Academic research

A Master’s degree is the ideal springboard into an academic or research-based career. Our postgraduate students can attend our research seminar programme to engage with national and international research and practice.

See the work from our 2022 Master’s graduates

MA Fine Art graduate Joseph Doubtfire at Norwich University of the Arts

Joseph Doubtfire

"The really interesting thing about the MA is that it’s practice-led. Practice is absolutely your main focus and this exciting process is about shaping and reshaping what you do."

MA Fine Art

Kazz stands on the metal stairs of the Guntons Building at NUA

Kazz Morohashi

"What I most loved about my experience, is that the MA teaching and support staff is incredibly hands on, generous and engaged with each of the students."

MA Communication Design

Kate Cooper, MA Fashion student at NUA in black and white top.

Kate Cooper

"The MA is really about your professional development and not just whilst you are on the course but also where you are heading."

MA Fashion


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Creative Arts

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