Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

Culture, Criticism and Curation

This course combines interdisciplinary and innovative research, using techniques of image, object and textual analysis, and practical work in handling archives, curating and writing. Its combination of critical engagement and creative skills bridges scholarly research and the cultural and creative industries. The Course aims to teach students to be high level researchers and innovative practitioners, responding to a need for professionals with a broad interest in cultural production and the skills to communicate this to specialist and general audiences alike.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours degree or evidence of equivalent learning, and normally at least one year of relevant professional experience. The relevant disciplines and professional fields include: history; art history; culture, communications or media studies; fine art; fashion (history and theory); multimedia or interactive design; curatorial, gallery or museum work; research; collections management or interpretation; journalism (digital, broadcast, press and radio) art criticism and other forms of writing practices; marketing and P.R; retail, if culturally related. If English is not your first language, the standard English language requirement for entry is IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one paper, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Theories, methods and research; practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Cross Campus Camden N1C 4AA South East

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