University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Art and Design

This course draws on the School's considerable research reputation and professional expertise The Masters by Research in Art & Design offers an exciting new opportunity for students to study at Masters level, follow an area of their own academic interest and under the supervision of published experts in their fields. You will be able pursue topics from - and across - painting, photography, performance, film and video, sculpture, installations, public art and printmaking. You will be supported by some of the most dynamic artists and researchers in the School. Alongside the development of your creative studio work you will gain an understanding of key aspects of art history and theory, as well as an awareness of the social and institutional context within which artworks exist. On completion you will have written an extended research dissertation or produced a practical portfolio of work, each amounting to an outcome of sustained engagement with your topic. You will be supported and advised throughout by your supervising tutor who will guide you through an agreed schedule of activities, building towards the final assessed piece of work which with the opportunity to be exhibited and publicised in a group MA exhibition.

Entry requirements

MA (Res): Students will have a good degree in a relevant subject field. All applicants must submit an initial "Proposal for Study" upon which the learning contract can be agreed as a condition of admission. Sample research proposal - English Literature. For students applying from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the rest of Europe, we gladly accept equivalent qualifications. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6 with minimum 5.5 in all 4 skills, or an equivalent qualification.

Assessment methods

Students write at least three extended non-assessed assignments or produce at least three pieces of practical work leading to a final, assessed portfolio, which may include a viva voce examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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