Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Painting

The course is designed for students 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 a 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 a 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 a practical, professional and research skills; to engage with the wider research culture at the university.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent academic qualifications; study proposal; portfolio of work; details of 2 referees; alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration; IELTS level 6.5 or above if English is not an applicant's 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking (please check our English language requirements).

Assessment methods

The course runs over a total of 45 weeks. 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,230 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

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