University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Arts Practice (Fine Art)

The course is of interest to artists, arts or health managers, community workers and teachers, plus those with an interest in the relationship between arts and health; it aims to support and develop innovative practice and research in this vibrant and expanding sector, so learners are encouraged to engage in creative dialogue, collaboration and interdisciplinary working.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as art or design or a significant body of practical work and/or written work in the field of the arts, that demonstrates competencies equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
Applicants with appropriate qualifications in related fields such as teaching, art training, arts administration, occupational therapy, arts therapies, health sector management, arts and disability, social services, community work, youth work, or a period of professional employment in the field, will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Part 1: Critical studies in the arts; arts practice 1. Part 2: Arts praxis; professional practice in the arts; major arts project.

Assessment methods

Modules are largely assessed via practical outcomes, project proposals and research folios. Some modules make use of presentations and discussion of working methods and final outcomes.
We will give you regular verbal feedback to help you develop your understanding during each module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

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