Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Fine Art

Fine art research areas: Book illustration; drawing; painting; photography; printmaking.

Entry requirements

Applicants need to submit a previous dissertation or essays. 20 good quality slides of recent work, and, where possible catalogues of recent exhibitions indicative of academic or professional attainment in this discipline. IELTS 6.5 for international students.

Course modules

The mode of study comprises: a substantial creative product (exhibition and supporting work) set in a relevant theoretical, historical, critical and visual context; a written component (dissertation of 20,000-40,000 words and catalogue of 2,500-5,000 words) of equal importance to the body of creative work, recording and demonstrating a critical, historical, and diagnostic grasp of appropriate research methods and outcomes of the process and product.

Assessment methods

Assessment by an informed peer consensus on the mastery of the subject, of analytical breadth and depth, together with the communication of this mastery within the contribution and its defence in appropriate forms.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Art Aberystwyth SY23 1NG Wales

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School of Art
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01970 622460