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University of Sunderland: Visual Practice

Institution University of Sunderland View institution profile
Department Art & Design
Telephone 0191 515 3000
Study type Taught


Follow a chosen visual practice discipline, from Contemporary Fine Art, Photography, Glass, or Ceramics. Re-evaluate, experiment and test new ideas, while collaborating with peers to extend your contemporary practice. Grow your practice in a creatively stimulating environment and establish yourself as a creative professional.

This Masters will enable you to develop your personal visual practice and follow your own interests and aspirations. You'll follow a chosen pathway for the duration of your MA study, with the option to be awarded with one of the following:

MA Visual Practice: Contemporary Fine Art MA Visual Practice: Photography MA Visual Practice: Glass MA Visual Practice: Ceramics We do not have a ‘house style’, instead you'll be encouraged and supported to uncover your own focus through independent creativity. You’ll improve your technical ability through expert support, using our excellent facilities, and will develop academic skills in research and communication.

You'll work alongside a diverse range of established artists, theorists, writers, curators, and specialist technicians to develop your practice and professional career, and you'll meet, share practice, and collaborate with staff and peers from a variety of disciplines as part of the MA Visual Practice community.


University of Sunderland

About the University of Sunderland
The life changing University of Sunderland has 27,500 students based in campuses on the North East coast, in London and Hong Kong and at its global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries.

Ranked as a top 50 university in the Guardian University Guide 2023, we are proud of our long-established commitment to widening participation, our world-leading research, and public and private sector collaborations. We also have a track-record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow-makers of our societies and economies.

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