|Study location||United Kingdom, Margaret Str, Birmingham School of Art|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art or Art and Design, or other Arts-based Degree course, related subject. The minimum academic qualification required is a 2:2 award.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Our MA Fine Art Master’s course is firmly founded on the consideration of art practice, in whatever form it takes (drawing, painting, sculpture, print, photography, installation, lens-based media, performance, participatory and interdisciplinary practice) and in whichever circumstance it occurs.
Art is considered in relationship to philosophy, art history and theory, contemporary discourse and global contexts thus establishing critical frameworks in which artists make work in the contemporary world. We have strong links with art galleries and arts communities.
This stimulating programme offers you a specialist education in fine art with both core and option modules that help develop your practice whilst introducing you to contemporary debates in art history, art theory and philosophy mindful of art’s global contexts.
It will enable you to take risks, be imaginative and to speculate on 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 highly 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. There is scope to work on external live projects.
A significant number of our graduates have become highly successful arts professionals. Numerous others have been employed in a number of other professions including:
- Conference/exhibition organiser
- Web designer
- Health professional
- Graphic designer
- Business professional
- Insurance underwriter
- Industrial relations officer
A significant number of our graduates have been appointed in Higher Education Institutions nationally and internationally.