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Academic Schools

There are six Schools at the Royal College of Art, each offering MA programmes and an active research environment with opportunities for MPhil and PhD research.

Click on the links below for information about individual schools, programmes and research opportunities at the College.

School of Architecture

Dean: Dr Adrian Lahoud

Architecture
City Design (from September 2017)
Environmental Architecture (from September 2017)
Interior Design
MRes RCA (Architecture Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Architecture pages.

School of Communication 

Dean: Professor Neville Brody

Animation
Information Experience Design
Visual Communication
MRes RCA (Communication Design Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Communication pages.

School of Design

Dean: Professor Paul Anderson

Design Products
Global Innovation Design
Innovation Design Engineering
Service Design
Vehicle Design (Intelligent Mobility from September 2017)
MRes Healthcare & Design
MRes RCA (Design Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Design pages.

School of Fine Art

Dean: Professor Juan Cruz

Contemporary Art Practice
Painting
Photography
Print
Sculpture
MRes RCA (Fine Art Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Fine Art pages.

School of Humanities

Dean: Professor Jane Pavitt

Critical & Historical Studies (cross-college programme)
Critical Writing in Art & Design
Curating Contemporary Art
History of Design
MRes RCA (Humanities Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Humanities pages.

School of Material

Dean: Professor Judith Mottram

Ceramics & Glass
Jewellery & Metal
Fashion Menswear
Fashion Womenswear
Textiles
MRes RCA (Material Pathway)

For more information visit the School of Material pages.

RCA buildings at the college's Kensington campus
Kensington Campus, 2015
Photographer: Richard Haughton