Alternative MA Courses

MA Fine Art – Coleg Menai

The MA programme offers a rich variety of experiences and challenges, allowing for a great deal of differentiation to suit the diverse range of students.

We have extensive experience of nurturing and developing students in Fine Art, whilst at the same time challenging and giving them  confidence to work outside their comfort zones.  An important priority is to develop student ambition and develop an understanding that they are competing in the sector nationally.

This will be a broad MA Fine Art course in which we will see students graduating in different specialisms for example painting, sculpture, installation, printmaking, video or performance.

https://www.gllm.ac.uk/courses/2147490268/

MA Fine Art – Open College of Art

OCA’s MA Fine Art is a unique postgraduate course delivered by distance learning at Level 4 (HE7). It’s ideal for tutors who want to develop their own practice to inform their teaching, artist practitioners seeking to develop their practice further, those with an undergraduate degree who wish to move into creative sectors of employment, and undergraduate students looking to progress to postgraduate study outside the conventional higher education system.

MA Fine Art – University of Chester

Develop your existing artistic practice by subjecting it to robust scrutiny in order to sharpen its focus and extend its ambition.

The MA course embraces the richness and diversity of contemporary fine art practice. It will provide you with a stimulating environment of practical support and critical challenge in which you can develop the ambitions of your creative practice, allowing you to give it sharpened focus and intellectual rigour.

MA Fine Art – Liverpool John Moores University

Taught by leaders in their field, this Masters programme provides you with the opportunity to investigate all proponents of fine art and its practice in production, material intervention, media and curation.

  • Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years, day study)
  • Develop your work in state-of-the-art workspaces and facilities within the modern, purpose-built and RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building
  • Direct links with Liverpool’s most significant arts organisations, such as TATE Liverpool, Biennial, Bluecoat and FACT
  • Career opportunities through networking and collaboration in professional fields
  • Studio space provided for full-time students
  • The School of Art and Design offers a unique collaborative environment for postgraduate students. VIDEO: Hear about postgraduate research from the Director of School
  • MA Fine Art – Liverpool John Moores University

MA/MFA Manchester School of Art

MA 1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)
MFA 2 years (full-time), 4 years (part-time)

MA/MFA Fine Art provides a stimulating environment in which you will be guided to develop your creative aspirations, reach a critical maturity, and gain the self-confidence and skills that will enable you to work as a successful artist.

The course is studio practice driven and relies on experimentation and critical reflection supported by individualised mentoring, lectures, seminars and group critiques. It emphasises the articulation of ideas, development of working methods and the realisation of independent work. Seminars are structured to investigate a broad range of themes relevant to the practicing artist and provide a rich diet of inspiration.

http://www.art.mmu.ac.uk/postgraduate/ma-mfa-fineart/

Curatorial Skills Courses

I am also interested in Curation and potentially see the use of short courses as a way of improving my curatorial skillset.

Curating Contemporary Art

We’ll get this five-day course off to a start by giving you an overview of the history of curating and 21st century curatorial developments. We will survey the main trends, institutions and concerns of contemporary curatorial practices. We will visit exhibitions in London, from DIY project spaces to established museums…

http://www.arts.ac.uk/chelsea/courses/short-courses/search-by-subject/curation-culture/curating-contemporary-art/

Curating Contemporary Art – Royal College of Art

Established 25 years ago, the MA Curating Contemporary Art (CCA) programme is recognised both as an international leader in its field and for its commitment to collaborative group project-based work that integrates theory and practice throughout the two years of the curriculum.

https://www.rca.ac.uk/schools/school-of-arts-humanities/cca/

Curating the Contemporary – Goldsmiths – University of London

Our Department of Art and the British School at Rome are pleased to announce the 2018 Curatorial Summer School entitled ‘Curating the Contemporary’

This Summer School is now in its third year and is  aimed at those who are interested in the professional field of curating. This will take place in July 2018 at the prestigious British School at Rome. We are looking for entrants from a mix of backgrounds but particularly graduates and artists who are considering working in curating as well as established curators who want to think and talk about the challenges and opportunities that face curators in the contemporary moment.

The course will provide you with an opportunity to engage intensively with the activity of curating contemporary art, one that produces exhibitions and events within an expanded field that includes commercial and public galleries, museums and foundations, but also public spaces and social contexts. It will investigate various modes of curating contemporary art, as well as in the expanded sense of the philosophical idea of the curatorial as it is currently discussed in the field.

https://www.gold.ac.uk/short-courses/curating-the-contemporary/

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