Founded in 2003, the British Higher School of Art & Design partners with the University of Hertfordshire, one of the leading universities in the UK, to offer Bachelor’s Degree programmes in Art & Design (jointly with the School of Creative Arts), Business & Marketing (jointly with the Hertfordshire Business School).
In 2020, the BHSAD ranked #1 in Pentawards Top 10 Student League Table and #13 in Pentawards Top 20 Winners' Table. In 2021, World Brand Design Society named the British Higher School of Art & Design WBDS Design Education Institution of the Year.
The BHSAD students and alumni include the winners of numerous prestigious international awards, e.g. like Young Stars, Cannes Lions, D&AD New Blood, Lexus Design Award, James Dyson Awards, Pentawards, Red Dot Award, and others.
The key areas of study for British degree programmes include:
Since 2020, the BA programmes in Fine Art and Photography are being delivered by the BHSAD within the new institution — Moscow School of Contemporary Art.
The British Higher School of Art & Design also offers Russian continuing professional education in communication design, architectural design, visual arts, fashion & styling, business & marketing.