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Visual and Critical Studies

Technological University Dublin

24 months
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3350 EUR/year
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About

The MA Visual and Critical Studies programme from Technological University Dublin, run by the Dublin School of Creative Arts at DIT, offers a unique opportunity for focussed study in an interdisciplinary environment that studies the theory and criticism of contemporary visual culture or the history of art and design.

Overview

The MA Visual and Critical Studies programme from Technological University Dublin, is a twelve-month, full-time or twenty-four-month, part-time programme divided between core modules, including Discourses in Contemporary Art and Design, Research Methods, and a Discipline-Specific Seminar Series, and modules designed to provide core and advanced skills in critical and historical research. In the final semester/s, students deliver a final thesis in their chosen area of study.

Features

The programme is one of five delivered through the Creative Arts Masters Platform. Students on the MA Visual and Critical Studies programme will join those on the studio-based programmes in Interior Design, Visual Communications, 3-D Design, and Fine Art. The Platform allows specialisation within a dynamic mix of historical and critical disciplines, placing particular emphasis upon close analysis of visual culture that engages with critical and historical debates.

Programme Structure

Current areas of faculty research specialisation include:
  • Museum Studies and Museology
  • Contemporary Art History and Theory
  • Historiography of Art and Design
  • History of Design and Material Culture in Ireland
  • History and Theory of Typography and Graphic Design
  • Contemporary Art and Environment
  • Visual Culture of Science
  • Aesthetics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Up to Date Passport
  • Grading Scale
  • Degree / Date of Completion (Both Original Language & Translated)
  • Transcripts for each year of study (Both Original Language & Translated)
  • Proof of English Proficiency / Date of Exam
  • Up to Date Resume
  • Statement of Purpose (Some helpful tips for writing a personal statement/SOP to support your application for this course are listed below) 
  • We suggest you include some or all of the following points:
  • Your statement should be approximately 500 words
  • Your reasons for choosing the course
  • What interests you about your chosen subject
  • Any job, work experience, placement or voluntary work you have done, particularly if it is relevant to your subject. You may want to include the skills and experience you have gained from these activities
  • What evidence you have to show that you can complete a higher education course that is taught in English.
  • Please say if some of your studies have been assessed in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3350 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3350 EUR per year during 24 months.

Funding

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