Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Computational Arts

This studio-based programme develops your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. The Masters provides you with the historical foundations, frameworks and critical skills to produce a series of projects for public exhibition which will explore the technological and cultural ramifications of computation. It is delivered by Computing with contributions from the Centre for Cultural Studies.

Entry requirements

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject or equivalent. You might also be considered if you aren't a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. If English isn't your first language, you'll need to meet our English language requirements IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0).

Course modules

Programming for artists; this course provides students with the tools they need to creatively apply programming skills to their own practice; it encourages a practical and theoretical engagement with computer programming; visits from guest speakers and student-led discussions encourage and enhance students critical awareness of the issues surrounding computer art; during the course students are expected to undertake small-scale programming projects.

Assessment methods

Self-evaluation report of 2,500 words; essay of up to 6,000 words; viva voce; exhibition of final work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,290 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MFA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MFA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,290 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MFA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,290 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MFA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,290 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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