Why study MA Arts and Learning (MAAL) at Goldsmiths, University of London ?
- You’ll be taught by staff who are nationally and internationally renowned and published artist researcher teachers.
- You’ll draw on the international scope of contemporary art practices in London. This degree has partnerships with international galleries including Tate Modern, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Showroom Gallery.
- The programme places a strong emphasis on student-centred and directed learning. Teaching sessions and personal tutorials will draw on the critical reflection and development of your artist teacher practices, including artistic, theoretical, political, and learning and teaching concerns.
- You’ll be part of a diverse student community, and will have the opportunity to develop and maintain collaborative peer networks and support.
- You’ll have access to an extensive programme of guest lectures, presentations and projects. In the past, this has included talks from: Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare, Sonia Boyce, Susan Pui San Lok, Danny Devenny, Mark Ervine, Marty Lyons and John Matthews, hosted through our Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL).
- The MAAL can be a pathway before or after the completion of a UK QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) programme, such as the PGCE (Secondary): Art & Design.
Through the programme, you’ll develop independent thinking, understand theoretical underpinning, and the ability to question and have confidence in your ideas and practice - skills that will benefit you throughout your chosen career. You'll also develop:
- critical and analytical skills
- creative and practical skills
- ability to express complex and sophisticated ideas with clarity and confidence
- the ability to work independently and collaboratively
- IT skills
As a MAAL alumna, you’ll continue to research and engage in the presentation of your practices through practice, exhibitions, socially-engaged projects, international conferences and international journals.
Our graduates have an outstanding employment record in the fields of education, galleries/museums, social work/charity, health, public administration and welfare with the majority of graduates gaining full-time employment in a variety of careers including:
- Teacher, lecturer, tutor
- Heads of Faculties/Departments
- Community artists
- Gallery educators/curators
- Practicing artists/photographers
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- Revisiting Practice (RVP)
- Spaces of Practice
- Critical Pedagogy and Contested Spaces (CP)
- Independent Studies (IS)
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- complete your application as early as possible, even if you haven't finished your current programme of study.
DisciplinesVisual Arts Pedagogy View 563 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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- You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in an appropriate arts-based area with additional experience in learning contexts and a commitment to arts education.
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International22600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9260 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9260 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.