The GSA internationally recognised as one of Europe's foremost higher education institutions for creative education and research in fine art, design and architecture. We are: A creative hothouse. A small concentrated community of committed, creative people bound together by a shared visual language and a concern for visual culture. At the heart of one of Europe's most influential and creative artistic communities providing an energetic environment in which new ideas can flourish. Producers of mature, confident graduates through education in fine art, design and architecture, which is practice based, face to face, professionally oriented and socially engaged. Researchers that influence world culture by generating new knowledge through creativity and conceptual thinking Since the School was founded in 1845 as one of the first Government Schools of Design, as a centre of creativity promoting good design for the manufacturing industries, our role has continually evolved and redefined to reflect the needs of the communities we are part of, embracing in the late 19th century fine art and architecture education and today, digital technology. Then as now our vision remains the same - to provide world-class creative education and research in architecture, design and fine art which makes a significant cultural, social and economic contribution.
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M.Des in Animation
This conceptually driven programme aims to provide a comprehensive grounding in the professional...
M.Des in Sound for the Moving Image
This one-year M.Des in Sound for the Moving Image offers postgraduate students the opportunity to...
MSc in Medical Visualization and Human Anatomy
The Master of Science (M.Sc) in Medical Visualization is a new one-year taught postgraduate...
Masters in Animation
The Masters in Animation aims to provide an academic framework, which allows postgraduate students...
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- UK Students - 1,445
- EU Students - 320
- Non-EU Students - 435
Total Students: 2,200(Source: HESA 2016/17)