University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Modern and Contemporary Art (History, Curating, Criticism)

The programme deepens students' knowledge and understanding of the history of modern and contemporary art, and prepare them for further research and/or a range of careers within the art world. The course combines academic study, including core courses on the theory and practice of research and on the culture of display with more practical, vocational elements appropriate to studying in a major international art centre.

Entry requirements

Normally a UK 2.1 Honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK, in a relevant subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Formal assessment is by means of essays, project work and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh College of Art Edinburgh EH3 9DF Scotland

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Key information

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ECA Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0131 651 5736