London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Curating the Contemporary

A practice-into-theory master's that will help you to launch your career in contemporary art and includes work on the exhibitions programme at our partner, Whitechapel Gallery, and collaborations with other prestigious galleries and collections.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have a upper second class honours degree in a related discipline. Professional qualifications from accredited museums and public galleries may also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Year 1 modules include: Critical and Contextual Studies: Art, Practice and Theories of Display, Theory in Practice and Writing about Art. Year 2 modules include: Curatorial Practice, Professional Practice, Research Methods for Curatorial Practice, and Tutorial Mentoring for Professional Practice

Assessment methods

You will be assessed via a variety of methods, including project work (exhibitions), essays, archival investigation and a major research project. Assessment will also be based on evaluation of your individual contributions in the live curatorial environment through placements and exhibitions of professional artists curated by students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,950 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,925 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aldgate Tower Hamlets E1 7PF South East

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020 7133 4202