University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Fine Art

The Course provides students with exciting and diverse opportunities to advance and develop their fine art practice, contextual awareness and theoretical knowledge/understanding within a supportive and creative environment. It supports students to acquire advanced specialist knowledge and practical experience of working with different contemporary fine art media and its conceptual and theoretical relevance, and importance, including (but not limited to); painting and sculpture, printmaking, conceptual and social practices, intervention, performance, film, video, photography (digital and analogue), sound art, new-media, digital-media and installation. It enables students to develop an advanced level of fine art practice informed directly by a relevant theoretical and contextual framework and independently critically evaluate developments within their individual working practice. Students build advanced strategies for research through an in-depth exploration of different contemporary methodologies. Alongside the development of their creative studio work, students 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 of the course, students practical work is exhibited and publicised in a group MA exhibition.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in an art and design-related subject, or a combination of relevant professional experience and formal qualifications. Applicants should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent). Offers are subject to a portfolio review.

Course modules

Typical modules include: studio practice; theory and contemporary practice; audience and display; studio practice and its methodologies; master�s project in fine art.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Benedict Carpenter
Telephone number: 
01902 323454