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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Fine Art

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Develop your existing artistic practice by subjecting it to robust scrutiny in order to sharpen its focus and extend its ambition.

Course overview

The MA course embraces the richness and diversity of contemporary fine art practice. It will provide you with a stimulating environment of practical support and critical challenge in which you can develop the ambitions of your creative practice, allowing you to give it sharpened focus and intellectual rigour.

Why study this course with us?

Our course encourages a wide variety of creative approaches that operate either within established disciplines or across the boundaries of artistic media. It is particularly distinctive in welcoming students who are interested in positioning textile materials and processes within a contemporary fine art context.

By relating theory and practice, the course will allow you to challenge your working procedures and situate your studio enquiry within a research context so that it becomes much more critically robust.

The delivery of the part-time mode in the early evening is structured to accommodate students who may wish to combine their study alongside full-time employment.

Different course options

Full time | Creative Campus, Kingsway | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This 40 credit module provides students with a sustained period of studio activity and the necessary time to test and develop projects in greater depth and with greater rigour. Whilst studio enquiry should take on more focus, students should continue to experiment and take risks and be open to the range of possibilities presented by their work. By investigating and implementing practical and critical processes in line with the aims set out in their learning contact, it is expected that students gain a deepening understanding of their personal concerns and are able to find the most appropriate practical methodologies through which to manifest those concerns. Practice is supported and challenged through regular student presentations. Work presented for exhibition towards the end of this module will set the agenda for the major exhibition and research project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in Fine Art or Art and Design and must be able to demonstrate, through portfolio and interview, practical competence and critical understanding appropriate to the course. Applications should be supported by images and a brief statement outlining the form, content and context of recent work.

University information

From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more