Application Procedure

The AA is a private institution. Anyone interested in applying to the AA must:

  • Complete the online application form
  • Pay the relevant application fee: £50 for early applications, £70 for late applications; and
  • Submit a portfolio of design work (all applicants with the exception of History and Critical Thinking and PhD in Research)


For full details please see the Graduate Application Page


Deadlines for 2018/19 
·         Optional early-offer applications for 2018/19 close: Friday 24 November 2017* 
·         Early (Winter) application deadlines for 2018/19 close: Friday 26 January 2018* (last deadline for bursary applications)
·         Late (Spring) application deadlines for 2018/19 close: Friday 9 March 2018
* In order to be eligible to apply for a bursary, applicants must submit their application and portfolio (if applicable) no later than 26 January 2018, stating their interest in an AA bursary in the ‘Finances and Funding’ section. Applicants who require an English language examination must also have booked and passed one of the approved English language examinations listed on the AA website by 26 January 2018 in order to be eligible for a bursary. The bursary application procedure will be explained once applicants receive an official offer.








Apply via the AA website here


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