How to Apply for our Postgraduate Level Courses

Our Postgraduate Level Courses offer a fantastic opportunity to continue your education and practice.

To find out more about the courses and the work involved, we would recommend you attend one of our Open Days.

You should apply direct to the college at any time during the academic year September to July (although late applications will be considered over the summer).

If you would like to talk informally to someone about the course please email registry@hca.ac.uk 

Application Form

The application form for 2019/20 will be available shortly.  Please contact registry@hca.ac.uk with any queries in the meantime.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have an advanced understanding of their particular discipline and be able to demonstrate their ability to sustain research at MA level.
  • Applicants should be (or about to become) graduates. Preference will be given to good honours graduates although exceptional applicants from a non-academic background will also be considered.
  • Professional designers, makers, craftspeople and fine artists who wish to reposition their practice may also qualify.
  • Applicants should submit a short proposal of up to 500 words, detailing a proposed programme of study, supported by a portfolio of current practice, which will form the basis of discussion within the interview.