You can expect a creative environment with a forward thinking approach, professional connections and a rich heritage of creativity.
Small classes, talented tutors, exceptional studios and facilities offer a rich study experience. Our degrees and diplomas, including Foundation and Masters, are awarded by the University of Sussex.
The College is set in West Dean House in Sussex, former home of Edward James, poet, artist, designer and patron of the Surrealist Movement. It offers an inspirational setting for focused study, creativity and innovation. The Edward James Foundation is the registered charity behind the College, also our Gardens and West Dean Tapestry Studio.
Studying at West Dean College, whether on a short course or full-time, can be life-changing. Alumni can be found in prestigious heritage organisations worldwide or pursuing their creative practice.