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MA Art Interdisciplinary Practice

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

As growth in the sector continues, the creative industries offer many thriving career opportunities. We have developed this course to equip you with a balance of research, analytical and innovative skills ready for employment within the chosen area of your art practice.

The multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary focus of your learning will evolve with an ethos of nurturing a sustainable society-featuring environmental, social, moral and ethical considerations. You will be presented with a range of new and evolving opportunities to develop your practice within a thriving, international, creative community.

While you study with us you will gain greater insight into writing for publication, posters and journals as well as other essential business knowledge. This will be led by our professionally-active staff who will transform your development with their knowledge and experience.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

  • This programme has been developed to respond to the changing face of art, the creative industries and incorporates the collaborative interdisciplinary practice from WGU researchers into socially engaged practice.
  • Our staff will support and encourage you to find internships and initiated placements with local and regional organisations.
  • You will learn creative management techniques and important business principles to underpin your creative and imaginative progress and to help prepare you for a career after the course is completed.
  • Your learning will include understanding and engaging with contemporary practices, issues, technologies and exhibits.
  • Form part of our vibrant international creative community with staff committed to nurturing your potential, ready for you to take your talent to the next level.
  • Our professionally-active staff will transform your learning using their own knowledge and experience of participating and engaging in expositions, industry related events, conferences and publications. The research activities of our team are close to the curriculum and encourage innovative practice and professional networking.

ASSESSMENT & TEACHING

Assessment will be conducted throughout the course and will require evidence of coursework (typically portfolio) including evaluations of the practical work for each module.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Master’s degree students are creative and innovative so find opportunities for career development in many fields of activity. Recent graduates have commenced careers as self employed artist/designers, lecturers, illustrators, special needs facilitators, theatrical prop makers, game designers.

This programme will impact directly on students’ employability as it will equip them with the skills needed when working in art and design interdisciplinary practices as varied as: art and science collaborative projects, ceramic studios, educational organisations, further research such as PhD studies, graphic design companies, games art corporations, exhibitions, festivals and public speaking etc. The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,500per year

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

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    109 49%

    74th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    7

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