Why Study a Master's Degree?

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Whether you want to take the next step in your career or explore a new direction of study, a master's degree is a great way to invest in your future.

As the creative industries are becoming increasingly competitive, it's never been so important to make your mark and stand out from the crowd. A master's degree can help advance your career by learning both specialist and transferable skills, while demonstrating a deep understanding of your chosen subject. A postgraduate qualification also shows future employers that you're self-motivated and able to commit to creating an advanced body of work.

Our collaborative, hands-on approach to learning will help you grow in confidence, make connections in your field and refine your own voice.

Reasons to study a master's degree at Falmouth

Enhance your career

From developing specialist skills to growing a network of industry contacts, a postgraduate degree will help to fast track your career.

100 years of innovation

With more than 100 years' experience, our commitment to creativity and innovation runs through everything we do.

Links with industry

With industry links spanning the globe, you'll have the chance to connect with renowned professionals from your field of study and work on live briefs for top clients.

Flexible study options

Our portfolio of postgraduate degrees includes online and part-time courses, so you can study with flexibility, wherever you are in the world.

Choosing your master's degree course

Choosing your master's degree will involve several factors. Do you want to advance your career, explore a new profession or simply follow your passion? If you're thinking about studying one of our postgraduate courses but want to find out more, get in touch with our Course Advisors. They'll be able to answers questions about how you'll study, what to expect from the course, and the next step to take on your application journey.

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Join a community of like-minded postgraduate students

Studying alongside people who are just as determined to make a difference as you. In an environment of open innovation you'll experience exciting challenges and fresh perspectives as you forge your career in the creative industries.

Discover our postgraduate community

Applying with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Depending on the course you want to study, you can apply with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) if you do not meet the standard entry requirements.

Read about APEL/APL
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Looking for a research degree?

Do you already have a master's and you're looking to undertake an MPhil or PhD? Our research students undertake impactful research in cutting-edge facilities. Offering both theoretical and practice-based research programmes, you can discover more here.

Find out about research degrees
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