Explore your study options from short courses to Foundation, Diploma and Masters degrees. Students achieve ground-breaking work in arts or craft or apply their skills to the conservation of our national and international cultural heritage.

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Be inspired by one of 300+ short courses. Learn new skills or develop existing talents, with courses from beginner to advanced with expert tutors. Choose a one day course and visit for the day, or stay longer on our 2-5 day courses. We look forward to welcoming you back into the workshops and studios.

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Studying for your degree or diploma could be life-changing and applications are still open for September 2020 entry. Students can expect a creative environment with a forward thinking approach, professional connections and strong focus on craft techniques in a variety of subject specialisms. Benefit from exceptional facilities, talented tutors and small class sizes. Many alumni work with collections and museums of international significance or pursue their creative practice. 

The College is in West Sussex in the former home of Edward James; poet, artist, designer, and patron of the Surrealist Movement, and is an inspirational setting for creativity.

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School of Arts Blog

Metalwork musings

Posted on 11th September 2020

In this blog post, FdA Historic Craft Practices – Metalwork student Andrew Braund talks about the projects he has been pursuing during lockdown; including making a suit of 17th century cuirassier armour.

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