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Fine Art

Birmingham City University

12 months
Duration
17930 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
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About

Our MA Fine Art Master’s course embraces art practice, in whatever form it takes (drawing, painting, sculpture, print, photography, installation, lens-based media, performance, participatory, interdisciplinary and expanded practice) and in whichever circumstance it occurs. Fine Art - MA is provided by  Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

This expansive programme offers you a specialist education in Fine Art with both core practice modules and optional modules, that change to reflect contemporary ways of practising. 

These have included: Philosophy and Aesthetics; Social Practices in the Visual Arts; Creative Publishing; Technical Methods; Small Arts Business Set up; Models and Methods of Curatorial Practice and Photography as Research. 

These help develop and frame your practice whilst also introducing you to contemporary contexts and debates. Fine Art - MA is provided by  Birmingham City University.

It will enable you to take risks, be imaginative and self reflexive in the development of your work. It builds your confidence, enhances your critical and analytical skills and prepares you for a career in the creative sector.

Numerous alumni have gone on to be successful: presenting work at the Venice Biennale and becoming a Turner Prize judge. 

Uniquely, you will be encouraged to personalise your learning therefore preparing you for life as a professional artist or PhD researcher. Collaboration and personal development are encouraged alongside attention to pastoral care.

Enhancing employability skills

As you study this course you will develop a set of transferrable skills such as creative problem solving, communication and presentation skills, adaptability and flexibility, independence and teamwork, and good time management.

Specific modules have been designed to address employability, for example; Managing Arts Events and Projects, Technical Methods, Workshop Practice and Learning, Small Arts Business Set Up, and Creative Publishing and Public Dissemination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Discourses in Art and Design 
  • Contemporary Philosophy and Aesthetics 
  • Models and Methods of Curatorial Practice 
  • Queer Strategies in Practice 
  • Social Practices in the Visual Arts 
  • Small Arts Business Set up 
  • Photography as Research 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need to complete an online application form and submit it, along with scans of your original academic transcripts and certificates.
  • You’ll also have to complete the Equal Opportunity section, which is required by UK law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17930 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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