Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London


What students can expect: To identify and debate key issues in contemporary painting; to contribute to a collaborative public event and online archive on the subject of contemporary painting; to extend your knowledge of paint as a material and process; to examine the ways in which methods and materials shape the agenda in contemporary painting whilst creating a critical relationship to tradition; to explore the range of models of practice for the contemporary painter; to examine the notion of painting as research; to develop your key questions and ideas from an initial period of review and experimentation; to be part of a challenging learning and teaching environment that supports the development of your practical, professional and research skills; to engage with the wider research culture at University of the Arts London. Learning and teaching will take place through studio practice, written work, group seminars, critiques, exhibitions, peer-led workshops and reading groups. The course places great stock on the idea of a community of painters.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an Honours degree or equivalent academic qualifications. Applicants will need to provide a study proposal, portfolio of work and details of 2 referees. Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration. IELTS level 6.5 or above if English isn�t their 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,950 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

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