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Full time | Markeaton Street Campus | 1 year | JAN-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Fine Art

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The programme will prepare you for successful emergence in an ever changing, complex and pluralistic creative world. The MA Fine Art programme is an exciting, challenging and rigorous programme of study that addresses the multifaceted needs of today's visual artist. The programme will provide you with the opportunity to engage in taught studio-based research, under-pinned by a strong theoretical awareness of contemporary practice. The programme will help you connect with a wide diversity of cultural industries on a national and international level. It will enable you to consider aspects of curatorial practice and the public reception art works involving general and specialist audiences.

Careers

This course builds on the success and experience of our previous postgraduate programmes and is informed by the importance of adaptability in a rapidly changing, pluralistic, and complex world.

Strong employer links have already been established within our courses, which have been designed to take into account the needs of a diverse range of potential employers. In addition to continuing to progress individual fine art practice, students find employment in education, museums, the libraries and archives sector, publishing and broadcasting as well as finding the skills acquired through postgraduate study to support a wide range of entrepreneurial activity.

Modules

This triple module is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your deep engagement with the subject, an appropriate application of creativity and imagination to your project, and your intellectual and critical awareness. You will be expected to produce a significant and mature body of practical creative work that demonstrates the realisation of your individual practice and its location within the award you have chosen.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2020/21 UK/EU fees is £730 per 20 credits.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an appropriate fine art, or other first degree appropriate to apply for the MA (minimum 2:2 or above), or a professional qualification of equal standing, or significant practical or professional experience gained following your initial qualification that would support their application. They should bring their portfolio to the interview normally arranged at the University.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across two campuses in Derby and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods...more