Frequently asked questions
We include all the entry requirements, application forms and a course summary within our web site, which can be downloaded as PDF files.
Yes, if you are able to travel to London to attend the interview, the course seminars, additional events, workshops and assessments. Each prospective student should make allowance for the additional time and cost for travel and accommodation if required.
Graduates entry requirements may be one of the following: An Honors Degree in Art and Design Higher National Diploma incorporating scientific illustrations, preceded by a Foundation year Medical or Science background showing a portfolio of exceptional skill.
We recommend an initial art foundation course followed by an art degree which includes life drawing and observational drawing as a significant part of its syllabus; including the further options listed above.
The key fees are indicated on our application and course information page. An initial Enrolment Fee of £500, followed by three individual termly fees of £326 (2016/2017) required before the first day of each term. Workshops, conferences and other events are costed separately. Student Membership of the MAA £35 pa (2016/2017). Prospective students should also take into consideration their travel costs, any accommodation if applicable, art materials, texts, computer or laptop, programs etc.
A laptop with a drawing tablet is highly recommended.
Primarily Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
As a Charitable Education Trust we aim to keep our fees extremely low which supports all students. Specific and/or occasional funding is given to support all students attending specific events, for example the MAA Annual Conference.
Yes, attendance of all the seminars and organised events are a compulsory part of the course.
We organise one or two-day workshops for enroled students.
The course syllabus outlines the coursework requirements and projects with expanded information. The full syllabus is supplied to enroled students accepted onto the course. The course is divided into three sections: Part 1: Traditional and fundamental artwork skills Part 2: Clinical, patient and surgical artwork skills Part 3: Conceptual, editorial and information communication design.
Information OpenÂ Days are held twice a year for interested students to find more about this course. These are held in February and July. Dates and application forms are available on the web site.