At present, the Institute accepts 2 to 3 students every two years. The next intake of students will be in September 2018 and applications will open on 1 September 2017.
Of the applications received, 10 to 16 candidates will be short-listed for interview.
Candidates must bring a portfolio showing evidence of manual skill and ability. In addition to a panel interview, there will be a short test on their knowledge of the History of Western Art as well as a test involving colour matching and related skills.
Application is made via the Graduate Admissions Office at the University of Cambridge. In summary, you will need to arrange to provide:
- a completed application form.
- 2 academic references.
- academic transcripts.
- evidence of your competence in English (only in the case where English is not your native language).
- a personal statement explaining your motivation for the Diploma course and details of any employment or other non-academic experience relevant to the field.
The deadline for admission for entry in September 2018 is: (to be confirmed).
Please note that many funding deadlines are earlier than the course application deadline.