University of Chester

University of Chester

Fine Art

This programme encompasses the diversity of contemporary fine art disciplines, and is distinctive in having an interest in the position of textiles within a fine art context; the programme has at its core a strong interrelationship between practice and theory that is relevant to contemporary fine art production, meaning and curatorial trends.

Entry requirements

Minimum of Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in art and/or design and evidence of recent work equivalent to Honours degree standard required; applications must include statement of intent supported by 12 colour slides or digital images showing evidence of recent work; suitable candidates are invited for interview, to which they should bring a portfolio of recent, original work.

Course modules

Core modules: orientating and developing practice; critical and contextual approaches to contemporary practice; reflective practice; contextualising and articulating practice; major exhibition/research project (MA students).

Assessment methods

Assessment is achieved through practical work, reflective journal, written assignments and exhibition.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 425 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingsway Buildings Chester CH2 2LB North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000