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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our MA Fine Art programme, delivered by dynamic, high-profile international artists, and an additional guest artist, focuses on exhibitions and professional practice.

You will develop creative inquisitiveness and prepare for the professional art world or further research at doctoral level.

All of our staff are practising artists, curators and writers, and our research-led teaching offers opportunities for you to engage with exhibition and curatorial initiatives, theoretical texts and publication projects. You will also be taught by a range of internationally acclaimed artists through our visiting artists lecture programme.

Art is an active department with events, performances, screenings and shared discussion across disciplines that create a social environment. We pride ourselves on the quality and vibrancy of our 24-hour studio community. As a student on one of our master’s courses, you will find yourself part of a vibrant postgraduate community and intellectual environment, including staff and PhD students.

You will have the opportunity to gain teaching experience, with the support of a mentor, on our undergraduate programmes.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our programme is designed to prepare you for either a professional career or further research at doctoral level. It also provides you with the time and expertise necessary to pursue a career as an artist.

Our postgraduate teaching assistance scheme provides teaching experience and mentoring for master’s students interested in teaching, museum and gallery education. A number of our students also continue their research interests in contemporary art through PhD study.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,600per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 86 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    135 60%

    34th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    83rd

    7

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