Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Fine Art

The course is a 2-part programme designed to instigate professional excellence by subjecting the making of work; the ideas and concepts involved; and the works of art themselves; to artistic and critical scrutiny; the course includes individually directed research in order to review; consolidate; and strengthen students individual position as an artist.

Entry requirements

Part 1 diploma stage: 2nd Class degree or equivalent; plus experience as an artist; part 2 applicants must show through interview and portfolio that they have established a professional practice in the field and have already fulfilled the criteria demanded at the end of part 1 of the programme through professional experience; requirement for part-time study: students own studio space in which to work over the 2 years of the programme; as a condition of admission to the part-time programme, applicants from outside London will normally be expected to maintain a studio in London for the duration of the programme.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment of studio practice coursework is evidenced through individual tutorials and group seminars alongside studio presentations (year 1); viva voce (year 2); and final exhibition (year 3); critical studies is assessed through essays (years 1 and 2) and a dissertation (year 3).

Sponsorship information

Arts Humanities Research Council


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MFA Full-time £ 7,270 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MFA Full-time £ 15,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MFA Variable - 3 years
MFA Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7078 5300