Oxford Brookes University

Contemporary Arts

The course encourages active engagement with contemporary debates in visual art: the role of the viewer, conceptual approaches to creative practice, the selection of materials, process, mapping, documentary strategies, installation, site-based creative processes, interdisciplinary approaches, and the role of performance in contemporary arts practice. Students take 3 compulsory modules - creative strategies; research and development; and contemporary arts, and a 4th - in which they develop their major project related to their specialist concerns.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd or 1st Class Honours degree in any subject or an internationally recognised equivalent. IELTS 6.0-7.0 overall (with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking) if English is not your 1st language.

Course modules

Core modules include: creative strategies; research and development; contemporary arts.

Assessment methods

The assessment methods include:practical presentations of resolved artworks, written self-evaluations for each creative project, a written research portfolio, written assignments and reports and a final presentation of practical work as part of the MA Festival which includes exhibitions and events.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,310 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,710 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

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

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