MA Fine Art

University of Kent, School of Music and Fine Art

Program Description

MA Fine Art

University of Kent, School of Music and Fine Art

Course structure This programme develops your practice towards establishing a creative, critical and independent practice. You have your own studio space in which to explore and test your studio work, with full access to workshops and high-quality resources.

The programme welcomes students who wish to pursue any form of artistic practice in an interdisciplinary studio-based research environment. A core series of critical studies lectures, seminars, tutorials and collaborative opportunities allow you to develop your awareness of key issues in contemporary culture. We also offer opportunities for working with museums and galleries outside of the University, developing your specialism towards the achievement of professional excellence within your field.

Modules The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

    FA800 - Fine Art (60 credits)
      FA801 - Development of Practice (30 credits)
        FA803 - Collaborative Project (30 credits)
          MU898 - Dissertation (60 credits)

          Teaching and Assessment The programme is assessed by self-directed written and practice-based coursework for each of the modules.

          The programme aims to:

            create and interpret knowledge at the forefront of the discipline through the development of critical, conceptual and practical abilities
              develop a self-directed programme of practice and related research

              contextualise and theorise practice in relation to, and through critical evaluation of, the work of contemporary practitioners and leading researchers within the discipline

                develop a comprehensive understanding of methodologies applicable to independent research
                  develop autonomy in practice work within a context that fosters collaborative learning
                    sustain an advanced practice that encompasses the disciplines of writing, discussion and producing practice-based outcomes
                      achieve high-level skills and competencies as a preparation for professional practice and further development in the field of the arts
                        embed your research within the context of the University and utilise the resources offered in the research environment such as staff expertise, symposia and colloquia
                          develop public outcomes outside the University in a range of formats
                            attract students from a diversity of arts contexts and contexts that inform artistic practice, including fine art, history of art, sociology, journalism, English literature, film studies architecture and philosophy
                              attract intellectually able and talented students who are enquiring, open to experimentation, discussion and collaboration as well as able to work independently
                                provide a forward-thinking, dynamic learning environment that responds to the current climate of debate and production in the arts
                                  forge an international identity within the field of study through developing partnerships with international universities and non-HEIs
                                    support specialism and progression by allowing you to opt for specific routes of study that include Fine Art, Curation and Critical Arts Writing as designators of the final degree award and to be taught together in an interdisciplinary environment.
                                    This school offers programs in:
                                    • English

                                    Last updated August 22, 2016
                                    Duration & Price
                                    This course is Campus based
                                    Start Date
                                    Start date
                                    Sept. 2017
                                    1 - 2 years
                                    Part time
                                    Full time
                                    5,430 GBP
                                    Start date Sept. 2017
                                    United Kingdom Chatham, England
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                                    Duration 1 - 2 years
                                    Price 5,430 GBP
                                    full time UK/EU