Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Curating and Collections

The course aims to develop practical skills to sit alongside critical reflection to help students develop a balanced approach to curatorial methods. The course focuses on working with contemporary and historic collections, exhibition design, concept development, marketing, press releases and budgeting. It explores current critical debates, keeping up to date on issues such as participation, the artist-curator dynamic and thinking about the public realm. The curatorial team at Chelsea Space provide training within an active and supportive curatorial environment, engaging students with the best examples of contemporary practice. Students will have access to the Chelsea library Special Collections, which have a strong emphasis on modern and contemporary art and design.

Entry requirements

BA Honours degree in a related subject or equivalent academic qualifications. Study proposal. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS level 6.5 or above, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Analysis of practice and exploration of methodologies; development and consolidation; resolution; studio practice; advanced studio practice; theoretical studies.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships, bursaries and awards are available to postgraduate students at University of the Arts London. Some of these financial aids are university-wide, whilst others are college or subject specific.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,230 per Whole course (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelsea College of Arts Westminster SW1P 4JU South East

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