Art Practice

Wrexham Glyndwr University

12 months
12500 GBP/year
5750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Develop your artistic skills and understanding of research driven practice through the MA Art Practice course from Wrexham Glyndwr University. As your creativity matures, this course will allow you to advance your skills through the practice of contemporary and traditional methods of production, reflective approaches to studio activity and academic enquiry.  


Key features of the Art Practice programme offered by the Wrexham Glyndwr University:

  • You will work with experienced artists and designers.
  • Opportunity to learn new skills in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, animation, illustration, graphics, graphic novels, ceramics, glass and jewellery metalwork.
  • Take part in Creative Futures, an event to focus upon career options for those with creative skills with visiting speakers from a wide range of art and design professions.
  • Take the opportunity to collaborate or form a collective to enhance your career potential
  • Showcase your work in the university Gallery Sycharth, School of Creative Arts or other external venues.
  • Explore your potential as a researcher as you learn about the methods and protocols of supervised study.


Master’s degree students are creative and innovative so find opportunities for career development in many fields of activity.  Recent graduates have commenced careers as self employed artist/designers, lecturers, illustrators, special needs facilitators, theatrical prop makers, game designers.

Programme Structure


  • Engagement, Immersion and Practice – Develop your knowledge of, and draw inspiration from, the creative resources available to artists by visiting and researching works of historical and contemporary significance.
  • Research Methods and Application – Learn about ways that artists and other professionals manage research tasks and practice ways of making your research sharable, communicable and useful in the way your studio practice develops.
  • Transitional Skills – Be a reflective and reflexive learner by undertaking a strategic analysis of your own work and intended outcomes.  You will be expected to formulate a strategy that focuses development on specific skills pertinent to your particular needs and work towards attaining higher levels of attainment with your tutors.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise international students to apply as early as possible to allow us sufficient time to process your application.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We currently require an initial degree in a relevant subject, classified as First Class or 2:1, or evidence of recent activity in the subject equivalent to these classifications as determined by interview.
  • Overseas students can submit their port-folio and statement of intent digitally if they are unable to visit the university in person.
  • All applicants are expected to hold a good and relevant initial degree, or provide a port folio of their own work, demonstrating equivalence to an initial degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part time fees: EU/EEA - 2,825 GBP per year.


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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