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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Chelsea College of Arts

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    10-JAN-22, 19-APR-22, 12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

Course overview

You will work alongside curators, learning how to handle art and design objects. Professionals in the curatorial team at Chelsea Space will guide your curating of artefacts. Your exhibition skills will be underpinned by curatorial knowledge, enhanced by study visits to major institutions.

Curators from among the university’s professors or readers, will also offer you unique perspectives on their work. Where necessary, other invited speakers, will lead discussions on exhibition practice. By combining practical engagement with historical understanding, the course builds the skills needed for a successful career.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through: Critical writing; Presentations and crits; Project portfolios.

Careers

Many MA Curating and Collections graduates go on to work as curators either, independently or within galleries, museums or other art and design organisations. Some of our course alumni develop public programmes, while others choose further study and research exhibitionary practice and typically focus on collections research, exhibitions history and curatorial practice. MA Curating and Collections at Chelsea provides students with the critical, historical and contextual studies needed to advance their careers.

Application deadline

15 March 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,920per 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 the Arts London

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    145 66%

    25th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    40th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    66th

    1

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