University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Arts promotes drawing for a purpose, focusing on process, ideas and cross'disciplinary dialogues that explore drawing as a primary form of communication. The course is aimed at students who want to interrogate the practice of drawing in order to test, redefine and expand its’ limits.

**What can you expect?**

• A course that promotes drawing for a purpose, focusing on process and cross'disciplinary dialogues that centre on communicating ideas to an audience, client or user.

• A course that encourages a range of practices and disciplines where drawing languages and methodologies can be developed. These include architecture, art, cartography, dance, design, digital, engineering, illustration, performance, the sciences and writing.

• To develop your drawing, discursive skills and agendas through a re'orientation of your practice.

• Collaborations between diverse disciplines and courses across the UAL Post Graduate Community including participation in the Drawing Research Group: DRAW.

• To have access to rich research sources such as the Stanley Kubrick Archive and Wimbledon’s Jocelyn Herbert Archive and Centre for Drawing.

• To benefit from the college’s established relationships we have with Tate Britain, The British Museum, The National Gallery, The Drawing Room, The Jerwood Drawing Prize, The Centre for Recent Drawing and a range of contemporary drawing research networks.

• To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops.

**About Wimbledon College of Arts**

Set in the heart of South West London, Wimbledon College of Arts encourages practical experimentation to learn the skills needed for a successful career in the arts within both Fine Arts and Theatre & Screen practices.

The College’s specialist workshops, studios and on'site professional theatre provide an environment in which students can develop and learn from expert tutors and technicians who either work in the industry or have their own practices.

Through the College's shared course projects, lectures and exhibitions; students are encouraged to work collaboratively whilst exposed to a wide range of disciplines and ideas. Wimbledon College of Arts has a historic international reputation for producing artists and designers known for their exceptional creativity, technical ability and professionalism.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £8,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £17,920 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £4,250 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Honours degree in either art and design or drawing-related disciplines, including social and other sciences or engineering; study proposal; portfolio of work; alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration; IELTS level 6.5 or above if English is not an applicant's 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking (please check our English language requirements).