Oxford Brookes University

Contemporary Arts and Music

The course encourages active engagement with contemporary debates in cross art form practices: the role of the viewer, conceptual approaches to creative practice, the relationship of sound and image, the selection of materials, process, mapping, documentary strategies, installation, site-based creative processes, interdisciplinary approaches, and the role of performance in contemporary arts practice.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, an Upper 2nd or 1st, in any subject, or evidence of equivalent prior experience in creative practice; English language requirements: IELTS 6.0-7.0 (normally with 6.0 in reading and writing and a minimum of 5.5 in listening and speaking).

Course modules

Interdisciplinary modules: creative strategies, research and development.
Specialist module: contemporary practice in art and music.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: practical presentations of resolved artworks; written self-evaluations for each creative project; a written research portfolio; written assignments and reports; a final presentation of practical work as part of the MA exhibition/event.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Year 1 (International) 4 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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Key information

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