Aberystwyth University: Fine Art (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


This course will push you to develop your skills in your chosen medium, whether that is Illustration, drawing, painting, photography or printmaking. You will become more confident as a creative practitioner of contemporary art as you explore your own styles and imaginative boundaries. The Masters in Fine Art features a highly practical repertoire of modules which will encourage you to direct your studies into areas of art which particularly fascinate you. This course is highly practical, not only in the hands-on approach to Art itself, but also in studying the necessary practicalities of exhibition preparation, installation and evaluation.

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Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

The entry qualification for all Masters courses is a BA (Honours) Class I or IIi or equivalent. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study. Candidates should include a selection of 12 pieces of recent work presented as slides and/or digital form together with a Research Proposal, that is a statement of interest and intent, such as subject matter, processes, techniques etc.


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



Location School of Art
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

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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