Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts

Performing Public Space, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
The brand new international Master program: Performing Public Space from Fontys University of Applied Sciences is designed for international creatives from a variety of art disciplines, who currently focus on public space as their artistic environment. This distance-learning program is breaking new ground in investigating public space as a backdrop for artistic expression and intervention.

About

Master Performing Public Space from Fontys University of Applied Sciences offers you an enriching & flexible learning environment, which directly relates to your current artistic work in public space. The teaching methods, which are based on the principles of Social Transformative Learning, are designed to be highly adaptable. Individual coaching, paired with 24/7 access to the online learning platform, and hands-on bootcamps, will make you part of a creative international community.

We are looking for goal-oriented creatives that are currently developing artistic work in public space. We encourage creatives who work independently, but are willing to communicate in dialogue and sharing sessions. Students will be asked to reflect on their individual works in progress, and to co-investigate intervention practices in public space throughout the program.

Accreditation

The program Performing Public Space has been positively reviewed and formally accredited by NVAO.

Programme Structure

PPS combines highly adaptable teaching methods, which are based on the principles of Social Transformative Learning.

  • The online learning environment (distance learning) offers students a 24/7 platform for intensive research and creative dialogue with their peers and mentors throughout the program.
  • The on-site bootcamp education weeks provide the necessary setting and hands-on approach to investigate, develop and test work in the field - the public space.

Lecturers

The teacher team of PPS combine different artistic disciplines and have an extensive background in 21st century teaching styles, coaching and researching.

Detailed Programme Facts

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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

Students in this program will be selected on the basis of the quality of their proposals:

  • a well-considered project plan
  • a motivation letter
  • a current Curriculum Vitae
  • and an extensive vision on the value of art in public space.
Other requirements:
  • Prerequisite for admission is a Bachelor degree (preferably in the arts or in a related artistic practice).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Tilburg

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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