A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
Visual arts courses often cover skills in aesthetic arts. However, there are many applied art forms included in visual arts courses. These programs can cover graphic design, fashion design, decorative art and industrial design. These can help students prepare for a position in a particular field.
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This postgraduate course has been developed to enable students to respond to demands of a rapidly changing industry. Those changes are being driven by government strategy, the demands of [+]
The School offers opportunities for research in the literature and languages of the British Isles and America from the earliest written sources to the present day, and in Film and Visual Culture. [+]
Master in English, Film & Visual Culture and Linguistics
Research Degrees: MLitt, MPhil, PhD
The School offers opportunities for research in the literature and languages of the British Isles and America from the earliest written sources to the present day, and in Film and Visual Culture.
The programmes in English are distinguished for research on canonical authors and on contextualising approaches to literature. We also have a strong tradition of textual scholarship. We have long standing links with other programmes, particularly History, Philosophy, Cultural History and Modern Languages, and with research centres, such as the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, the Centre for Linguistic Research, the Centre for Early Modern Studies, the Walter Scott Research Centre, the Centre for Modern Thought and the Elphinstone Institute. These provide an infrastructure for interdisciplinary study. All research students in English, Linguistics or Film and Visual Culture take an induction course in their first semester. In addition, they take a series of dedicated courses that train them in the specific skills required for research in literature or linguistics and in the effective presentation of their work. There is also a dedicated linguistics project room and a fully equipped phonetics laboratory with computer facilities for research students in language and linguistics.... [-]
This cross-disciplinary programme aims to induct postgraduate students into the study of visuality in relation to various subject areas, thereby equipping them for further postgraduate study in the wide variety of subject areas to which the visual sphere is central or important. [+]
Master in Visual Culture
Programme LengthMLitt 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time PgDip 9 months full-time, 21 months part-time
(Non EU students should note that immigration regulations preclude part-time study)
This cross-disciplinary programme aims to induct postgraduate students into the study of visuality in relation to various subject areas, thereby equipping them for further postgraduate study in the wide variety of subject areas to which the visual sphere is central or important.
It will acquaint students with the major traditions and key issues in visual culture and a variety of types of visual forms, both the more traditional ones - architecture, art, photography, film - and virtual and digital ones. ... [-]