Aberystwyth University: Fine Art and Art History (MA)

InstitutionAberystwyth University View institution profile
Department School of Art
Web http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/
Email artschool@aber.ac.uk
Telephone 01970 622460
Study type Taught

Summary

This course is designed for students who wish to study art through a balanced programme of technical practice and study. It will suit students who wish to explore working as professional artists or art academics. You will develop your practice of art as an intellectual pursuit and a professional discipline, whilst at the same time extending your knowledge and experience in art history. This course will train you in research methodologies and stimulate vigorous intellectual inquiry in the subject while requiring of you commitment to training, practice and individual creativity. Aberystwyth University’s Fine Art and Art History course features a number of modules which will encourage you to direct your studies into areas of art which particularly fascinate you. This course of study is designed to enable you to delve deeply into your chosen specialism, whether that focuses on specific materials, styles, time periods or locations. The School of Art at Aberystwyth provides supervision and specialist knowledge in a huge range of subjects including British art, ceramics, contemporary painting, graphic arts (including book illustration and much more), Nineteenth Century European Art, museum and gallery studies, the visual culture of Religion, Wales and Art, and Women’s Art, Crafts and Design.

2 course options

Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject and portfolio of work. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

English Language Requirements: If you have a Bachelor’s degree from a UK University, you do not need to take an English proficiency test. Non-native English speakers who do not meet this requirement must take a University-recognised test of academic English language proficiency.

Assessment

The taught part of the course (Part 1) is delivered and assessed through lectures, student seminars, practical exercises and exhibitions. Successful completion of your exhibition (Part 2) leads to the award of an MA.

Modules

Year 1 Core (120 Credits)

Semester 1
Vocational Practice ARM0300

Semester 2
Vocational Practice ARM0320
Exhibition 1: Consolidation ARM0460

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Semester 3
Dissertation AHM0462

Location School of Art
Buarth Mawr
Aberystwyth
SY23 1NG

Fees

EU 6280 GBP for Whole course
England 6280 GBP for Whole course
Northern Ireland 6280 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 6280 GBP for Whole course
Wales 6280 GBP for Whole course
Channel Islands 6280 GBP for Whole course
International 14500 GBP for Whole course

Aberystwyth University


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Established in 1872, Aberystwyth University was the first University Institution in Wales and has a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aberystwyth is a medium sized, scenic coastal town situated in one of the most beautiful and safest parts of the UK.  You’ll benefit from easy access to the seafront and beaches, rolling green mountains, a vibrant social and cultural life, and an excellent education.  The University campus is compact, friendly, and has a thriving cosmopolitan postgraduate community.  It is a bustling centre of ...

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