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MAArt and Design: Interdisciplinary Practices

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Our MA Art and Design: Interdisciplinary Practices will develop your professional practice while engaging you with the hybrid nature of art and design in contemporary culture. This includes learning the effective application of art and design methodologies to challenge conventional viewpoints. Closely supported
by a multidisciplinary team of expert staff you will be encouraged to work across art and design, exploring the potential of various media, processes and working methods.

This stimulating course offers you a specialist education in contemporary Art and Design from an interdisciplinary perspective. You will be supported as creative individuals from a range of backgrounds, including art and design graduates and practitioners who are seeking to develop their work in relation to other disciplines. The course will help you to develop a wider contextual understanding of your practice. You will also gain strong research skills in order to develop interdisciplinary projects underpinned by contextual and theoretical debates.

You will be encouraged to develop independent areas of study in relation to different cultural perspectives and a range of art and design practices, such as fine art, curation, visual communication, fashion, product and interior design. Our graduates progress into many different careers including graphic design, typography, arts administration, event management, photography, community arts and education. Our course prepares you for life as a professional, a PhD researcher or to work in other career areas.

There is scope to work on external live projects and our academic staff are highly experienced with national and international research profiles.

Career opportunities

Many graduates continue as practising artists and work in arts-related occupations, it is anticipated that students graduating from the course would pursue careers in the creative industries, graphic design, textile design, photography, digital design, exhibiting artists as well teaching. Others are encouraged to pursue higher or research degrees.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States