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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Fine Art

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The aim of the course is to examine and critically engage with the practice of art making. It is designed to stimulate and influence you to develop independent language in Fine Art through ambitious and disciplined studio practice.

This studio based course encompasses the whole range of Fine Art, from painting and sculpture to video and live art. Each element is supported by excellent facilities and taught by nationally and internationally practicing artists.

The programme is designed to fully develop your individual creative potential in an ever-changing and challenging Fine Art environment. Through a critical understanding of your own practice and a developed knowledge of the discourses that surround your chosen idiom, you’ll develop the skills and confidence to be able to communicate effectively and exhibit your work with authority.

We provide you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and appropriate practices. You’ll develop your creative potential and critical understanding as a practising artist. At the end of each trimester the modules are assessed by internal staff, moderated by an external examiner. Assessment of each stage of the studio element of the course is by exhibition and all related materials together with an advanced written reflective statement. The research modules are assessed by an oral/visual presentation made by the student of their practitioner ‘position’ at the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma stage.

The context for studio work is informed and clarified by a programme of seminars and discussions which set out a wide range of practice, both in terms of individual artists’ work and contemporary museum, gallery, exhibiting and curating activity.

Fine Art graduates MA course have worked and exhibited widely as professional artists, had work purchased by the Tate and other institutions, represented the UK in exhibitions such as the Sao Paulo Biennale and have been nominated for the Turner Prize. Graduates work as curators and gallery professionals in public and private galleries and for arts councils and organisations, and write for journals. In this course, students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Different course options

Full time | Sion Hill | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Research Methods (30 Credits) - Core
Re-establishment of Studio Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Developing Studio Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Aspects of Contemporary Art Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Masters Project (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,995

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good first degree in Fine Art or its equivalent in terms of learning or experience, and a good working knowledge of Fine Art contexts and methodologies.