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Modern and Contemporary Art: History, Curating and Criticism MSc

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the history and theory of modern and contemporary art, and prepare you for further research and/or a range of careers in the art world. The programme focuses on academic study and is taught by research-active staff who specialise in a range of subjects that shape the field internationally.

Learning outcomes

Students will acquire knowledge and understanding of the field of modern and contemporary art, as well as transferable research skills. The possibility of an internship in a museum, gallery or comparable work environment can provide useful experience in a changing art world. Our aim is to provide you with the knowledge and understanding necessary for your intellectual development in ways that prepare you for your future contribution to the field.

Career opportunities

The comprehensive nature of this programme, including its specialised option courses, will equip you for a confident start in a range of art-world and related work contexts and will be invaluable if you are interested in further academic study, such as a PhD, or a career in an art-world setting.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 85 1

    9th out of 90 17

    13th out of 26 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    173 79%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    53rd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    77th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    174 89%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    10th

    47
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    86th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    156 77%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    21st

    3

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