University of Essex

University of Essex

Curating

Our MA in Curating offers a theoretical, historical and practical foundation in curating and exhibition design more broadly. The course culminates in a final project, which may assume one of three possible forms depending on the student's preference: curating an exhibition at our University's Art Exchange gallery, writing a dissertation based on substantial, independent research, producing a detailed proposal for a major, research-driven exhibition. In lectures and seminars, you explore the history and theory of exhibition making, as well as the functions, purposes and narrative structures of exhibitions. In practical workshops, you consider essentials for successful exhibition making, such as writing an exhibition proposal, applying for loans, raising sponsorships and managing your exhibition budget. We include regular visits to museums and galleries in London and the region which, together with lectures by visiting speakers, gives you the chance to meet established professionals in the field.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

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