Aesthetics and Art Theory
This programme grounds its problems and concepts in a philosophical context; the course prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the arts, education and public policy; it also provides preparation for doctoral research across the humanities and social sciences; this programme combines a grounding in philosophical aesthetics in the modern European tradition with study of contemporary art theory.
An Honours degree 2.1 or 1st Class or equivalent in philosophy or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English should provide IELTS results of 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules include: Kant and the aesthetic tradition; philosophy dissertation. Optional modules: art theory (modernism, avant-garde, contemporary); critique, practice, power; german critical theory; hegel and his legacy; nietzsche and heidegger; plasticity and form; psyche, subject, sex; recent french philosophy; recent italian philosophy; romantic philosophy of art.
Assessment is through coursework, including short exercises; essays; and a 15,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penrhyn Road Campus||Kingston upon Thames||KT1 2EE||South East|
|Knights Park||Kingston upon Thames||KT1 2QJ||South East|
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