In the Fine Art Master from Norwich University of the Arts you may choose to specialise in – or combine – areas including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, spatial and time based practice. You’ll master skills relevant to your artistic interests and you’ll be supported in the development of wider expertise, from exhibition and presentation to ethics and audience awareness.
Working alongside students from other postgraduate degree courses at NUA, you’ll be part of a community of artists, makers and visiting artists that forms a stimulating and active research environment.
Unrivalled fine art heritage
NUA has a long and well-established reputation as one of the leading providers of fine art education in the UK. Our students and graduates have been selected for countless prominent exhibitions and prizes, including Bloomberg New Contemporaries, MOSTYN Open, Aesthetica Art Prize, Signature Art Prize, Jerwood Drawing Prize, and the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise.
Our strong links with local, regional and national galleries, museums and festivals mean you’ll have the chance to contribute to debates around contemporary practice. You’ll hear from visiting artists as part of the Fine Art Lecture Series. Our very own East GalleryNUA provides a showcase for high quality public exhibitions that augment the MA Fine Art experience.
Graduates work in a broad range of careers including
- Practising Artist
- Exhibition Organisation
- Arts Administration
- Research/PhD Study
- Research/PhD Study
Programme StructureModules included:
- Research into practice: Understand practice-based research methods and engage in critical research around your practice. This unit will help you combine your practice with academic research.
- Award Specific Units: Each course features two units where subject specialist issues are explored, promoting the acquisition of new knowledge and skills.
- Self-negotiated study: Design and conduct an independent project within a given timescale. This unit will help prepare you for the Masters Project and encourages you to engage with creative industries and practitioners while you experiment and try new ways of working.
- Masters project: You’ll undertake a major independent project specific to your course and chosen specialism. The Masters degree culminates in a public exhibition of work in the final September of study.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesDesign Fine Arts View 65 other Masters in Fine Arts in United Kingdom
- Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.
- Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.
- The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.
International15900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- Home: £5,310/year
Living costs for Norwich
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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