The Drawing Year is a full scholarship MA-level course offering up to thirty students the opportunity to focus on drawing from observation for one academic year. There are no tuition fees for The Drawing Year – all students are awarded a full scholarship and receive a free studio space.

Every course offered at the School is taught at postgraduate level by distinguished artists and teachers from leading institutions including the Royal Academy, the Royal College of Art and The Slade. In addition to a minimum of 21 hours tutor contact time each week, students are also offered tutorials with visiting tutors. Recent visiting tutors include Michael Landy, Jock McFadyen RA, Celia Paul, Andrzej Jackowski, Deanna Petherbridge, Tom Hammick and Gus Cummings, David Dawson.

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Until we can insert a USB into our ear and download our thoughts, drawing remains the best way of getting visual information on to the page. Grayson Perry