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MLitt Fine Art Practice (Sculpture)

Glasgow School of Art

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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    Glasgow School of Art

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    14-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme Overview

The M.Litt in Fine Art Practice is a one year taught programme which runs for 12 months between September and September.

Sculpture Pathway

This specialist pathway offers students opportunity to engage with the expanded field of theory and practice of Sculpture, specifically with emphasis on place and context. Through a combination of studio practice, access to specialist workshop facilities, critical discourse, as well as potential 3 links with Sculpture and Environmental Art’s external partners, it offers a challenging and motivating environment through which to experiment, reflect and develop new individual directions. The Sculpture pathway will culminate in a self-directed enquiry, which, through practice, will test and investigate theoretical approaches to making, collaboration and social engagement. The Sculpture pathway provides unrivaled studio and workshop facilities in the centre of the city, with access to high-end workshops and exhibition spaces, offering ambitious working opportunities in terms of scale, space and install. As such, it offers opportunity for students to hone and develop professional skills in relation to the specific challenges presented by each particular context, offering a unique catalyst for learning, dialogue, development and production.

The programme is studio-based and centred on practice, and is intended to provide opportunities for students to pursue in-depth subject-specific study in fine art practice at postgraduate level. Students applying to the programme identify in advance which pathway they intend to study from the six on offer. Students will be based within, and supported by staff from, the appropriate Pathway within the School of Fine Art. The staff who teach on the various Pathways are all experts and practitioners in that particular specialism, ensuring students can engage in dialogue pertinent to their individual learning through their specialism.

Students on the MLitt in Fine Art Practice Programme oscillate between operating within their pathways (in the studio, in tutorials and group critiques, and specifically focused lectures and seminars), and across them - especially in lectures and talks that deal with more generic conceptual and philosophical issues. Efforts are made to ensure that students on the programme are enabled to fully devote themselves to their chosen field of practice, whilst facilitating their learning through the provision of a range of interdisciplinary opportunities for critical reflection and personal development.

Assessment

Peer and staff review, formative and summative assessment, with continuous feedback from tutorials. Lecture courses are assessed by essay, coursework and formal written examinations. Applicant's project proposal at point of application forms the basis for the student's final project of practice and research. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Application deadline

02 April 2021, 21 May 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 19,980per year

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

University information

Glasgow School of Art

  • Campus address

    Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G3 6RQ, Scotland

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