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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Hardwick Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 04-FEB-22, 01-OCT-22, 04-FEB-23

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

An art research degree isn’t a continuation of studio practice or a residency, but instead asks you to place your work in relation to the work of other practitioners in a contemporary and historical context. Originality can consist of different combinations of existing knowledge, as a means of demonstrating original practice.

Typically we’ll help you to focus and refine detailed aspects of your practice – aspects which may or may not have previously been associated with fine art. We’ll encourage you to more critically explore the thoughts and actions of others, as well as your own imperatives as a practising artist.

You’ll write a thesis in parallel with the practice-based research, demonstrating an original contribution to knowledge. We’ll help you focus on the appropriate practice for pursuing your research, and refine appropriate forms of discourse and dissemination.

Research areas

You’ll be supported by staff whose specialisms include:

  • art and biblical interpretation
  • Ethiopian artistic and architectural heritage
  • curatorial practice
  • socially engaged practice
  • curation in a community context
  • contemporary painting
  • Modernism re-explored in contemporary fine art practice
  • agendas around art and wellbeing
  • concrete poetry
  • artists’ publishing
  • contemporary drawing practice and pedagogy
  • sculpture
  • and the extended field in relation to performance and video.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 10,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    123 55%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    45th

    13

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