Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Art and Design (Studio Practice)

This programme provides an opportunity for students to develop the full potential of a practice-based project proposal either as research or professional preparation by combining traditional and contemporary media in their chosen area of interest. It is designed to enable access to a range of subject disciplines, workshops and expertise provided by practitioners and researchers who contribute to teaching, alongside guest speakers. Based on a balance between theory and practice, our school offers students a wide range of specialist areas and facilities in jewellery design and accessories, textiles, fine art, photography, 3D design and ceramics. The latter provides extensive facilities including an anagama kiln. The programme encourages innovation in addition to the refinement of individual skills and practice. it is cumulative in structure, progressing through 5 compulsory modules.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class (2.1) Honours degree normally required in an art and design discipline or closely related subject.

Course modules

Semester 1: contextualising practices in art and design; exploring materials, processes and techniques.
Semester 2: final project: situating and rehearsing; research methodologies: art and design.
Summer: final project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and based on an appraisal of practice, written material, related research, and professional and entrepreneurial skills in relation to the final project outcome(s). All students submit a final project report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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