Study art and illustration

We're ranked in the top five in the UK for art and No.1 in the UK for design and crafts (Guardian league table 2021), which covers illustration and animation.

Kingston School of Art is one of the UK's leading art and design educational institutions. Our excellence has long been recognised by the influence of our globally distributed and celebrated alumni, our subject rankings, our research performance, our industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that have chosen to work with us.

The practical emphasis of our courses and the open access to Kingston School of Art's brand new workshops provide endless opportunities to experiment, take risks and develop your own signature style in a creative, vibrant environment.

You'll benefit from a carefully curated programme of visiting artists, curators, practitioners and writers. Throughout your course you will have opportunities to work on live projects to develop your understanding of real-world situations. Click on the course you're interested in below to find out more.

Call our Clearing hotline

Our Clearing hotline is now open and will remain open all summer. Places available on courses are often very popular, so don't wait, call us if you already have your results or as soon as you get them.

Call us on 0800 0483 334 (or +44 20 8328 1149 if you are calling from outside the UK) and speak to our friendly and knowledgeable hotliners who will be able to provide information on the courses we have available and will guide you through your options.

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