How to Apply
To apply for this course, please download and complete our course application form.
Prospective MArch candidates are asked to submit the following information with their applications:
- A concise letter of intent or personal statement introducing your academic interests, your interest in future dissertation subjects and an explanation of your reasons for wanting to study at the MSA.
- A digital portfolio of work (minimum of 35 pages) should be submitted with your application, this can be sent to us using an online file transfer apps such as Dropbox or We-transfer. Your portfolio should ideally include a table of contents with information regarding the duration of each project and in which academic year/level it was completed (predominantly from your third year), some design process, design strategy, design resolution and technical strategy and resolution plus a selection of projects worked on during your year in practice.
- At least 2 referees are required, one of which must be from a former year 3 tutor, the other a reference from your current employer. If you are applying directly from a undergraduate course then the employer reference can be substituted with an additional academic reference from your current institution.
Students who graduated with a BA from the MSA and attained a degree classification of 1st or 2:1, need not apply. Students in this category will be receiving automatic offer letters in the post to the address that is on file. All other students must formally submit an application.