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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Welcome to MA by Research Art

MA by Research Art is designed to allow independent research in an area of in personal choice, supervised and supported by a team of academics. Research proposals are welcomed in contemporary fine art practice, current theoretical issues in art, as well as its histories, live art, and socially engaged practice.

The programme is available in either a written thesis or practice-based format, where documentation of creative practice undertaken during the research period replaces part of the thesis component.

Students have the opportunity to present their work in exhibitions and at postgraduate seminars, attend conferences, and submit their work for publication in refereed journals. Research students are invited to join one of the School's thriving research groups and participate in the Critical Encounters Research Series alongside academic staff and other postgraduate students.

A range of training opportunities are also provided by the University with the aim of developing research skills.

How You Are Assessed

Students are expected to write a 25,000 word thesis on a subject agreed with their proposed supervisor prior to admission to the College.

Students completing the practice-based version will be required to produce a substantial body of art and a thesis of 15,000 words.

The thesis is examined by two examiners and includes a Viva Voce (oral) examination.

Career and Personal Development

An MPhil or PhD may enhance and progress careers in the art and design sector and can open up opportunities at senior levels in the arts and the creative economy. Research degrees can be key to pursuing an academic career, and graduates may go on to research or teach in higher education institutions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,400per 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 Lincoln

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

Located in the heart of England, the University of Lincoln provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students from around the world.
The university’s global graduate community includes more than 100,000 former students across 135 countries.
A free airport pick-up service is available for students flying into London Heathrow on specific dates.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    124 57%

    49th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    13th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    24th

    29

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