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International Contemporary Art: Curation and Business MA

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • Expand your understanding of the social, cultural and economic issues that surround the international contemporary art world
  • Develop a range of subject specific, academic and transferable skills, including high order conceptual and visual literacy and communication skills for the arts sector and beyond
  • Gain access to expert guest tutors and lecturers, international art fairs, London Field trips and professional placements that will give your career an edge
  • Benefit from teaching in an international gallery space in term two in central London, in close proximity to the fine art sector.

Careers

This programme will prepare you for graduate level employment by developing a number of the skills and attributes that are valued by employers.

  • engage imaginatively in the process of understanding and analysing contemporary international arts, and acquire the analytical tools necessary for an understanding of them.
  • promote a sense of the complex social, cultural, and institutional interactions between the production and reception of contemporary art and acquire the critical tools necessary to reflect upon these interactions.
  • engage critically with theoretical perspectives, major debates, and intellectual paradigms in the fields of art history, visual culture and arts criticism, and to encourage comparative reflection on the shared and contested knowledge produced therein.
  • understand the historical evolution of key concepts and procedures, in arts practice, art criticism and curatorship, and to consider the distinct and shared ways in which these concepts and procedures have developed within and beyond particular national traditions as well as different institutional contexts.
  • to develop a comparative understanding of the ways in which aesthetic judgements are constructed and aesthetic processes are experienced with regards to contemporary art.
  • acquire a sense of the distinctive social and cultural importance of the contemporary arts through an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying.
  • develop the basis for further study in art history, gallery studies, or related disciplines.
  • develop a range of subject specific, academic and transferable skills, including high order conceptual and visual literacy and communication skills of value in graduate employment.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,800per year

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University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    162 74%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    19

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