Birmingham City University
History of Art and Design
This course is aimed at practitioners who want to develop a professional art and design practice and who are willing to engage with the hybrid nature of art and design in contemporary culture. The course offers a programme that combines art and design history and incorporates interdisciplinary studies in visual and material culture. Content includes an investigation into contemporary methodologies and debates in the field, a critique of art historical canons, aesthetics, and thematic case studies in a wide variety of representative works of art from diverse cultures and periods.
Applicants require either a good 1st degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications or experience.
Modules include: Discourses in art and design; changing paradigms in the history of art and design; research in practice; final dissertation; option modules such as strategic marketing in the arts.
Discussions, workshops, seminars and collaborative as well as individual projects help the student develop their theoretical and research skills, as well as critical thinking and support is provided through individual tutorials, group tutorials and guidance; the final project is a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,195 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,195 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|School of Art, Margaret Street||Birmingham||B3 3BX||West Midlands|
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