Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Creative Arts Practice

Through the MA in Creative Arts Practice students will develop their creative identity and engage with digital culture. They will also join a vibrant community of professional artists, designers, musicians and performers. They all work together to develop and diversify our work. You will learn to work flexibly with open source and emerging technologies and create innovative work. In addition, research methods from experimental design will strengthen your practice. Students will also engage with theories of digital art, culture and technology. You will choose your course of study, including: live electronic performance; digital art practice; film making; creative writing; experimental music; creative enterprise.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject such as: digital media; film; music; fine art; visual communication and design; creative writing; architecture; museum and art curatorship; computer science. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience. If your 1st language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Culture Lab, Newcastle University
Telephone number: 
0191 208 4635