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MA - Master of Arts
Covering the fundamentals for establishing a career in art, this MA in Fine Art features a highly practical repertoire of modules which will encourage you to direct your studies into areas of art which particularly fascinate you. Technical, stylistic, and conceptual experimentation is enthusiastically encouraged throughout this MA scheme and undertaking this course will push you to develop your skills in your chosen medium, whether that is illustration, drawing, painting, photography, or interdisciplinary studies. Whatever your chosen career path, this MA in Fine Art will signal to prospective employers your commitment to personal excellence, professional rigour, and technical innovation.
Why study MA Fine Art at Aberystwyth University?
Throughout this course, you will become more confident as a creative practitioner of contemporary art and will be equipped with highly valuable skills, expertise, and critical capabilities that are appreciated in a wide range of employment contexts within the Arts and beyond.
24/7 studio access
Preparation for the creative and practical realities of life as a professional artist
A scheme that provides vocational training and experience in higher education teaching at undergraduate level
Opportunity to submit articles for publication and to develop your engagement with critical and public opinion
There are over 20,000 original artworks in Aberystwyth School of Art’s collection
Aberystwyth University is a top 50 university for research power and intensity – REF 2014
100% of Aberystwyth School of Art’s research was either world leading or internationally excellent in terms of research impact – REF 2014
75% of the School of Art’s publications were of an internationally recognised standard or higher – REF 2014
Opportunity to work closely with staff in a stimulating research environment
Opportunity to study within one of the UK’s up-and-coming Schools of Art and to develop as a confident artist in a comfortable environment
The range of posts to which our graduates progress widens all the time. Our alumni have gone on to work:
For designing companies
In museums and galleries
As art teachers
On education programmes in galleries
In gallery assistant posts
producing family-based learning activities in galleries and museums
Our graduates have also taken up exciting internships and traineeships with a variety of national and international organisations, progressed to further academic study (PHDs), and recent MA graduates were selected for the FBA Futures show held yearly at the Mall Galleries in London.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Entry Requirements 2:1 Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject area, or equivalent, and submission of a satisfactory portfolio. Non-graduates will be considered individually based on relevant work experience. Other Requirements Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.