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Sculpture, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The study of Sculpture is ever-expanding and includes object-making, public art and social practices, site and space, performance, sound, film and video. Rather than consider the specific manifestations of Sculpture, we prefer to think of it as a methodology from which to progress the production of art.


The Sculpture Programme provides a structure that incorporates both individual and group tutorials, as well as a dedicated seminar programme. Critical reviews of student work are conducted consistently throughout the year and at the end of each term, and we invite external visitors to contribute to these discussions when they become School-wide. 

Sculpture students have access to College-wide technical workshops (according to academic need) as well as all facilities within the School of Arts & Humanities. 

The Programme offers: 

  • a critical environment in which to discuss contemporary issues for making Sculpture now 
  • individual and group tutorial and cross-School group crits, facilitated by leading practitioners and thinkers 
  • a flexible studio space that can be used collectively or individually 
  • access to a range of technical facilities including wood and metal workshops, traditional and digital printmaking, photography and wood and metal workshops, 3D modelling suite, retouching and moving image workstations, scanning and colour printing. 
  • opportunities for external projects, exhibitions, overseas travel and international exchanges (including Paris, Edinburgh, Kyoto, Austin Texas)

Programme Structure

  • In their first year of study students, undertake three units of study: Unit 1a, Unit 1b and CHS. These Units are each worth 40 credits and assessed through a combination of continuous and summative assessment methods.
  • To support each student progress through Unit 1A and Unit 1B they are assigned a personal tutor who supervises academic progress throughout their year in consultation with the wider tutoring team. 
  • During the second year of the Programme students undertake three units of study: Unit 2A (40 credits), Unit 2B (60 Credits) and the SoAH School Unit (20 Credits). These units are assessed through a combination of continuous and summative assessment methods.

For more information, please visit programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

The assessment will consider:

  • creativity, imagination and innovation evident in the work
  • intellectual engagement in relevant areas
  • appropriate technical skills
  • Candidates should:

  • Have a good first degree in sculpture or a relevant subject and display a facility with materials and techniques.
  • Be knowledgeable about the history and cultural relevance of the disciplines pertinent to the arts and humanities, as well as be able to hold and articulate a view of their own work in relationship to that.
  • Be able to critically reflect on their work, to question received modes of production and frameworks, and metabolise academic, social and philosophical encounters.
    • Digital Portofolio
    • Interview (if invited)

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      28400 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28400 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      9500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for London

    • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
      Living Costs

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


    UK and EU students receive a subsidy from the British Government and pay a reduced fee. To qualify for the home or EU rate of tuition fees you will need to meet certain strict conditions related to your nationality, visa status and residency. 

    To find out more about how fee status is assessed, visit the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

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