Study design: graphic, interior and product

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a TEF Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.

Foundation Diploma in Art, Design & Media Practice

This accredited course prepares you for the study of art and design at degree level.

You'll explore a range of art forms, media and techniques, and begin to develop your own creative style by taking part in regular research and drawing trips.

Studio, gallery and museum visits to London also form part of the course.

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Foundation Diploma in Art, Design & Media Practice

Graphic Design

We're proud to be ranked No. 1 in London for graphic design (Guardian University Guide League Tables 2023).

Our graphic design students have won 52 international competitions in the last five years including RSA, Creative Conscience Awards, ISTD and D&AD.

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Interior Design

We're ranked No.1 in the UK (The Guardian University Guide League Tables 2023) within the Interior Design subject area.

Studying interior design, you'll learn how to interrogate a problem, playfully speculate solutions, tell stories, create desires and bring designs to an innovative material and spatial resolution.

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Interior Design

Product & Furniture Design

Our product and furniture design course collaborates and engages with industry at all levels, from live briefs to masterclasses and talks by industry professionals. Examples include John Lewis, Sony and New Balance.

We're ranked No.1 in the UK (The Guardian University Guide League Tables 2023) within the Interior Design subject area.

Your work will be promoted through international design competitions, major graduate shows and external exhibitions.

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Product & Furniture Design

Ideas emerge here

Kingston School of Art has long been recognised as one of the best art and design schools in teaching and research, which is shown in our subject rankings, research, performance, industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that choose to work with us.

We are committed to development and offer students opportunities to explore, experiment and to take risks. Find your unique signature.

We prepare our students to be the creative and cultural leaders in the industries of the future.

Ideas emerge here

The Art School Experience

As part of Kingston School of Art, students on this course benefit from joining a creative community where collaborative working and critical practice are encouraged.

Our workshops and studios are open to all disciplines, enabling students and staff to work together, share ideas and explore multi-disciplinary making.

Two students collaborate on a design project.

Future Skills

Knowledge to give you the edge

Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability.

As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge.

At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it.

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Virtual Experience

Virtual Experience

Discover more about Kingston with our virtual experience.

Take a self-guided tour through our facilities, campuses and the surrounding area of Kingston upon Thames. You can also view the different accommodation options available and hear from current students about their course, experience at Kingston and more.

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