About this Master's Degree (MA)

Course Overview

MA Arts Practice 1-year (full-time) October 2022 Programme Specification 22/23 MA Arts Practice focuses on strengthening theory and contemporary practice. The programme encourages you to explore, understand and consolidate, where your arts practice is or may be positioned. Through engaging with conceptual and critical thinking, technical understanding and advance approaches, you are encouraged to consider your position within the wider context of the arts world and creative industries.

Course Details

Joining the exciting community of art practitioners in this region, you will be working alongside art graduates from different disciplines and backgrounds. The interdisciplinary approach reflects the contemporary and historical practice in relation to local, national and international culture and critical theory. The programme provides a balance of advanced practice, theory and technical development through a series of lectures, seminars and cross-disciplinary collaborations. The programme gives you the opportunity to develop your individual specialist practice, technically honing and developing existing skills, while having access to a resources School wide in multidisciplinary exploration and exchange. Opportunities for engagement with commissions, exhibition, curation, live brief, awards and fund-raisers as you develop your professional profile Throughout the programme, you will develop and refine specialist practice, while building a solid understanding of the creative sector and your place within it.

Master's Degree Focus

The focus of this Masters Degree is your design work, within a range of creative disciplines and your approach to researching and realising your commercial opportunities. Using this degree as a stepping stone to starting your own business or establishing a professional practice. Modules of study will include: • Extended Practice • Specialist Practice • Practice Resolution This masters degree offers fantastic facilities that will enhance the skills of students working in varying industries. Such as: • Multi-media • Graphics • 3D Design • Surface & Interior Design • Textiles • Fashion • Costume

A Creative Community

The dedicated postgraduate studios provide you with spacious collaborative spaces and flexibility to engage cross-disciplinary throughout a year of study. The programme will provide you with the skills to solve complex problems through innovation and exploration of ideas, intended to strengthen and develop your field of study and specialist practice. The interdisciplinary approach will allow you to explore your specialist route within the arts, with opportunities to work collaboratively and occupy a broader interest in the interdisciplinary approach of creative practice, as part of a creative community. Access to technical workspaces and technical support will allow you to develop your practice and strengthen your independence as a practitioner throughout studio modules, while dedicated lecturers and supervisors will extend your professionally thinking and its interplay with the arts scene and creative industries.


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