Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Art and Design (Fashion Design Futures)

The MA Art and Design is designed as a gateway to research or advanced experimental practice. It has an option for students to focus on research (by taking the initial formal PG Cert Research Skills module [RS]) or by taking an alternative creative practice route both leading towards future MPhil/PhD study. Students taking the MA Art and Design will align with specific research and experimental practice pathways, led by academic staff with established practice careers and/or advanced scholarship and research. The MA Art and Design curriculum is designed so that students: Explore and develop concepts, skills or philosophies Develop creative skills Have a trajectory towards progression to MPhil/PhD

Entry requirements

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MA

Students will normally have achieved a first class or second class upper division first degree (1st or 2.1 degree classification) in an appropriate subject, and/or equivalent professional standing or experience in a Fine Art discipline (based upon assessed Accredited Prior Learning or assessed Accredited Prior Experiental Learning), or a discipline associated with their programme of study.

In addition those students for whom English is not their first language are required to have IELTS or to have achieved an approved equivalent standard. Applicants are normally required to have achieved a minimum IELTS score (or the equivalent) of 6.0 with an emphasis upon a specific minimum sub-test score of 6.0 in Listening; and a minimum score of 5.5 in all other sub-tests​. International applicants can apply for the Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU) processional English courses that aim to assist in achieving IELTS score requirements.

School of Art and Design (CSAD) postgraduate applicants are required to both apply via the Cardiff Metropolitan University admissions site, and to complete additional information via the CSAD website.

The additional information that is required includes: a statement about your current work and practice and the interests which inform it; a succinct statement outlining why you wish to undertake this course; an outline of the professional or research project that you wish to pursue on this course; and a portfolio of your previous work (where appropriate) in support of your application. Images of your work or examples of written work can be submitted via a personal website or via an appropriate online platform (eg. Flickr, Tumbl​r or Wordpress).

At least four different examples of your work should be referenced. Before an offer is then made some applicants may then be asked to attend for an interview, by visiting CSAD or by Skype or similar online discussion tools.

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Students will normally have achieved a first class or second class upper division first degree (1st or 2.1 degree classification) in an appropriate subject, and/or equivalent professional standing or experience in a Fine Art discipline (based upon assessed Accredited Prior Learning or assessed Accredited Prior Experiental Learning), or a discipline associated with their programme of study. In addition those students for whom English is not their first language are required to have IELTS or to have achieved an approved equivalent standard. Applicants are normally required to have achieved a minimum IELTS score (or the equivalent) of 6.0 with an emphasis upon a specific minimum sub-test score of 6.0 in Listening; and a minimum score of 5.5 in all other sub-tests​. International applicants can apply for the Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU) processional English courses that aim to assist in achieving IELTS score requirements. School of Art and Design (CSAD) postgraduate applicants are required to both apply via the Cardiff Metropolitan University admissions site, and to complete additional information via the CSAD website. The additional information that is required includes: a statement about your current work and practice and the interests which inform it; a succinct statement outlining why you wish to undertake this course; an outline of the professional or research project that you wish to pursue on this course; and a portfolio of your previous work (where appropriate) in support of your application. Images of your work or examples of written work can be submitted via a personal website or via an appropriate online platform (eg. Flickr, Tumbl​r or Wordpress). At least four different examples of your work should be referenced. Before an offer is then made some applicants may then be asked to attend for an interview, by visiting CSAD or by Skype or similar online discussion tools.

Course modules

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MA

ART7001: Question.
Or

ART7002: RS (Research Skills).
ART7003: Idea.
ART7004: Output.
ART7005: Research and Ideas Seminars.

Support will be available through weekly small group seminars (normally no more than 16 students per group), exploring the theme of lectures and allowing students to clarify their understanding. These sessions may also be workshops where practical demonstrations, involving student participation, are run. This may include, for example, communal writing or small group discourse analysis. Weekly tutorials will also be available.

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

ART7001: Question. Or ART7002: RS (Research Skills). ART7003: Idea. ART7004: Output. ART7005: Research and Ideas Seminars. Support will be available through weekly small group seminars (normally no more than 16 students per group), exploring the theme of lectures and allowing students to clarify their understanding. These sessions may also be workshops where practical demonstrations, involving student participation, are run. This may include, for example, communal writing or small group discourse analysis. Weekly tutorials will also be available.

Assessment methods

MA

ART7001: Question (60 Credits) One portfolio of work, made up of either:
Written work, including a PDP; or
Written and visual work, including a PDP.
Or
ART7002: RS (Research Skills) (60 Credits) One portfolio of work, made up of either:
Written work, including a PDP; or
Written and visual work, including a PDP.
ART7003: Idea (60 Credits) Written Submission or Portfolio Review
ART7004: Output. (60 Credits) Practice and text.
ART7005: Research and Ideas Seminars (0 Credits) assessed via PDP in the other modules.

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

ART7001: Question (60 Credits) One portfolio of work, made up of either: Written work, including a PDP; or Written and visual work, including a PDP. Or ART7002: RS (Research Skills) (60 Credits) One portfolio of work, made up of either: Written work, including a PDP; or Written and visual work, including a PDP. ART7003: Idea (60 Credits) Written Submission or Portfolio Review ART7004: Output. (60 Credits) Practice and text. ART7005: Research and Ideas Seminars (0 Credits) assessed via PDP in the other modules.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 615 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

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