During the MA Painting programme offered by the Coventry University , you will take two dedicated painting modules in which you will develop your personal painting practice. We aim to extend your knowledge of paint as a material and process, introducing a range of disparate approaches to painting – from realism to abstraction, material to conceptual.
Guided and supported by accomplished practitioners, you will be given opportunities to test and explore a range of ideas and issues relating to the traditions of painting. We encourage you to work in a range of media, including paint media, print, photography and digital technologies, as appropriate and depending on your own interests.
Successful graduates may find careers as self-employed artists exhibiting in a wide range of galleries and artist-led spaces, or the growing field of gallery and exhibition curating.
The barriers between art and design practices are increasingly porous, so you may find careers in a range of areas as portfolio workers. You may also use this qualification to help enhance your prospects of entering a career in teaching.
During your time on the MA you will be guided and required to build a professional profile in preparation for entry into professional life. You will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of transferrable skills associated with the use of information gathering, communication technology, professional practice, time management, project management and self-promotion.
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- The Space of Painting
- Contemporary Issues
- Painting Methodologies
- International Contexts
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Liberal Arts View 142 other Masters in Liberal Arts in United Kingdom
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- Applicants should ideally hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in Fine Art or equivalent visual arts course and be committed to the idea of Painting as discreet discipline.
- Non standard applications from candidates with relevant professional experience will also be considered on an individual basis.
- The course will require an interview or portfolio review and for International students this can be an online portfolio.
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International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.