Art in Science, M.A. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
16900 GBP/year
8135 GBP/year
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This unique Art in Science programme at Liverpool John Moores University, provides exciting opportunities for artists and scientists to collaborate and explore the boundaries of art and science.


 Art in Science programme Liverpool John Moores University has been established under the guidance of Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Director of the Liverpool School of Art and Design and the Face Lab. Professor Wilkinson is an experienced practitioner in the collaborative fields of Art and Science with a specialist interest in Forensic Art.

As a student on this course you will explore art-science project briefs in unexpected forms in readiness for application in the world of work. You will enjoy access to a number of established LJMU research centres and will work collaboratively with other students, practitioners and researchers across art and science disciplines. As a graduate you will be able to apply critical and practical skills, research techniques and understanding in your chosen career.


 On graduation this MA may be used for a range of purposes within public health, biomedical communications, forensics, education, as well as national and international museums to engage the public with science in a range of contexts. Many graduates may go on to work freelance, however there are also career opportunities in a range of related sectors, working as:

  • Educational Technologists within medical and dental schools or for pharmaceutical companies
  • Artists within public health and medicine
  • Graphic Designers and 3D Modelling Artists for biomedical visualisation companies
  • PhD Researchers and Research Assistants for research groups and institutions
  • Artists in policing
  • Archaeological Visualisers
  • Scientific Illustrators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio practice (Art in Science)
  • Research and Practice
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Major Project (Art in Science)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject area (those with a 2:2, non-related degree or non-standard background will be considered on an individual basis and will need to attend an interview and provide a portfolio (plus a CV for non-standard applicants)
  • to submit a portfolio of 8-12 images of any subject in any media or written work, that demonstrate your own practice and/or interest in Art/Science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8135 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8135 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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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