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The Arts refers to any field of study that involves more creative thinking as opposed to scientific, mathematical thinking. Many arts programs are focused on literature, while others involve practicing the fine arts like painting or music.

Top Master of Art Programs in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2019/2020

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Richmond The American International University in London

The MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme prepares students for advanced research in the visual arts and an exciting creative career in the art world. This progr ... [+]

The MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme prepares students for advanced research in the visual arts and an exciting creative career in the art world. This programme focuses on intercultural issues in art history and visual culture, and professional practice in the visual arts, which prepares graduate students for further education and careers in the arts and creative cultural industries.

The programme is taught at our Kensington campus in Central London where our students benefit from studying in close proximity to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Design Museum, Saatchi Gallery, and many more art galleries and institutions located right in the heart of London. The close proximity and ease of access to London’s world-class art galleries, museums, libraries and art institutions are vital to the foundation of this course.... [-]

United Kingdom Kensington
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Norwich University of the Arts

Combine creative flair and technical skill on the MA Games Masters degree course at the UK’s Best Educational Institution (2017 TIGA Games Industry Awards). ... [+]

Overview

As a postgraduate student at NUA, you’ll collaborate with like-minded peers and be guided by subject specialist staff. You’ll enjoy interdisciplinary sessions with students from across our range of MA courses as you work towards your ambition of a career in the games industry or wider creative sector.

Refine your industry-ready skillset

Ensuring you graduate ready to meet the demands of a rapidly-evolving industry, this course will accelerate the development of your games design skillset.

Alongside broader research into the social, technical, economic and cultural context in which games are produced, you’ll specialise in one of three areas, following a clearly-defined path of study in Concept Art (and Sequential Narrative), Asset Production or Indie Development.... [-]

United Kingdom Norwich
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language and strong creative vo ... [+]

Overview

MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language and strong creative voice. With unique opportunities including internships with our industry partner Hearst Magazines UK, you will develop professional confidence alongside the creative, technical and digital skills essential for careers in the expanding fields of illustration and animation worldwide.

Based in our central Cambridge studios, over the intensive 12-month programme you will develop a strong grounding in research and inquiry as you advance your specialist knowledge. You will be encouraged to experiment with new techniques, media, and technologies, and respond to the new applications, platforms, and spaces in which contemporary illustration and animation are produced and experienced today. Regular workshops will support you to embrace current industry-standard software, giving you the practical and digital tools you need for the creative workplace today - and tomorrow.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
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3 semesters
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National Film and Television School

This unique two-year course is designed to equip you with the skills to write, direct and animate award-winning films. ... [+]

Overview This unique two-year course is designed to equip you with the skills to write, direct and animate award-winning films. The first year is packed full of inspiring workshops led by talented filmmakers and industry professionals. These include improving your animation skills, writing better narratives and developing fresh approaches to design and techniques. In the second year, you will direct a full production team to bring your vision to life, using the school's state-of-the-art production facilities. We encourage all forms of visual storytelling; including drawn and stop-motion animation, life-size pixelation, and even puppeteering. Students are inspired to push the boundaries; to find interesting new animated techniques and fresh approaches to storytelling. Learning to work with a team is central to the course. Collaborative workshops with other filmmaking disciplines, help animation directors understand the role of each crew member and the skills they bring to the filmmaking process. All production costs covered by the school, making NFTS Animation one of the best value courses in the country. Being the only animation course situated in a film studio, we can cater for big ideas. Students have their own workspaces and equipment to make their graduation film. Films are finished in professional sound stages and post-production facilities. Production team members become invaluable colleagues when you leave and work on future projects. A Creative Skillset-Accredited Directing Animation MA course. ... [-]
United Kingdom Beaconsfield
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Full-time
2 years
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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. ... [+]

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Course outline

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. With its flexible online format, the course enables you to connect with a global network of like-minded creatives, offering a learning experience and creative space like no other. You’ll explore exciting new and innovative approaches to illustration, as well as illustration’s role as one of the world’s most vital means of visual communication. As a world-leading creative industries university, Falmouth has a rich history and a renowned reputation for creative excellence, with many Falmouth graduates going on to receive international recognition for their creative work. As a Falmouth MA Illustration graduate, you’ll join this international community of Falmouth alumni and get the opportunity to also make your mark and make solid connections within the visual communication industry. You’ll have the opportunity to push creative boundaries to become a thought leader on best practice in illustration.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Ives
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Part-time
2 years
Online
Sheffield Hallam University

Gain the key skills to work in the cultural sector, a thorough grounding in cultural policy and theory with practical management skills and work experience. Who is it for ... [+]

Gain the key skills to work in the cultural sector, a thorough grounding in cultural policy and theory with practical management skills and work experience.

Who is it for: our students range from those who come straight from an undergraduate degree to those already working in the cultural sector; full-time or part-time options enable you to study alongside work and other commitments.

Through four core modules followed by a dissertation or project, you are encouraged to explore a wide range of topics, including:

the arts funding environment the impact of heritage and regeneration policies on regional and national identity the role of arts engagement in education, health and prison settings how issues of diversity are played out in museums ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
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University of Lincoln

The MA Conservation of Cultural Heritage is a hands-on programme, taught by experts in the field, giving you the opportunity to develop a wide range of advanced conservat ... [+]

The Course

The University of Lincoln aims to provide an ideal environment in which to advance your knowledge and conservation skills at postgraduate level.

You will have access to a wide variety of historic materials and can choose to focus on remedial treatment, preventive conservation or collections management.

For those already working in conservation, a blended learning option allows submission of practical projects derived from your current place of employment.

The School of History & Heritage has strong links with museums, professional bodies and agencies in the heritage field, which can provide opportunities for placements and study abroad. Please see the Features tab for more information regarding the potential costs of these placements.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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Bath Spa University

Combine placements and projects with robust conceptual thinking through this dynamic MA course. ... [+]

Combine placements and projects with robust conceptual thinking through this dynamic MA course.

Developed and taught by leading heritage practitioners.

A chance to build expertise in areas that most interest you.

Opportunities to work in partnership with major heritage organisations, specialists and researchers.

The physical remains of our past – buildings, landscapes, city streets, archives, artefacts and archaeological sites – and the intangible associations of tradition, language and memory continue to shape our lives. However, the ways we understand and manage "heritage" are changing rapidly.

We’ll challenge you to think about what heritage means, help you to set heritage management in its social, political and economic context, and give you the chance to apply your understanding through a range of research and practice-based projects with our regional, national and international partners.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
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Full-time
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1 - 2 years
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University of Kent, School of Arts

It includes a term in Rome where we run the MA with the American University of Rome. A range of themes and approaches are considered in this MA with a particular focus on ... [+]

Overview

It includes a term in Rome where we run the MA with the American University of Rome. A range of themes and approaches are considered in this MA with a particular focus on medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art in Italy. The first term is taught in Canterbury.

During the term in Rome, this MA focuses on the art of Rome with a core course that spans almost two millennia and examines the changing face of the eternal city. This core spends more time on the period 1400-1700, which is also the period from which a second course is chosen from a range of topics. You will study the art of Rome first hand, visiting relevant sites and museums, with options to study the history of Rome and specific artists. Kent staff are present for part of the spring term in Rome to ensure continuity of academic guidance and pastoral support.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
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Full-time
1 year
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Royal College of Art

With pathways in Design & Material Culture, Performance and Photography, the V&A/RCA History of Design MA is internationally recognised as the leading centre for ... [+]

Study at the World's number one ranked art and design university for five consecutive years (2015-2019) in the QS World University Subject Rankings.

About the Programme

The V&A/RCA History of Design programme is internationally recognised as the leading centre for the postgraduate study of the history of design and material culture. As jointly offered by two world-leading centres for scholarship and creativity, the RCA and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), we teach and research cultural, social, economic, political and technological history through artefacts and our interactions with them. Projects and expertise range across global geographies, from the early fifteenth century to the present day.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
15 months
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Illustrators work within many disciplines, are able to visualise, elucidate and extend the meaning of a given field of knowledge or information and communicate ideas and ... [+]

Overview

Illustrators work within many disciplines, are able to visualise, elucidate and extend the meaning of a given field of knowledge or information and communicate ideas and narratives to specific audiences.

The contemporary practice of illustration is multidisciplinary, incorporating drawing, printmaking, traditional and digital media, model making, performance and collaborative, interactive practices.

Length 1 year: full-time 2 years: part-time Features and Benefits Design Network

Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA Design: Illustration is part of an innovative design network – a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

The MA in International Heritage Management is a well-established and respected programme based on a unique partnership between a leading research University and one of t ... [+]

The MA in International Heritage Management is a well-established and respected programme based on a unique partnership between a leading research University and one of the largest independent museums in the UK, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust.

The programme offers you the opportunity to engage with a rich and diverse international research community-based at the University and researching many aspects of heritage and its management across the world, and the practical experience of the Museum Trust in running heritage attractions. Through a combination of lectures provided by experts in their field and a programme of study visits, you engage with diverse aspects of heritage management and research approaches that will enable you to progress in the sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Online
University of Westminster

This interdisciplinary, visual theory-based course is established around the belief that visual literacy and the impact of visual forms of thinking and working play signi ... [+]

Best MA Programs in Art Studies in United Kingdom 2019/2020. Course summary This interdisciplinary, visual theory-based course is established around the belief that visual literacy and the impact of visual forms of thinking and working play significant roles in our society. On the course, we interrogate visual perception and representation in high and popular culture, explore how these produce meanings, and how such meanings shape societies and individuals. The course introduces you to a wide range of historical and contemporary debates that inform the theories and practices of visual culture and supports you in developing a conceptual framework within which to evaluate the role of the visual arts, and other forms of visual production, in contemporary society and culture. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 year
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Cardiff Metropolitan University

The MA Art and Design programme will cater to students who wish to develop their academic and research knowledge from within the practical disciplines and wider academic ... [+]

Course Overview

The MA Art and Design programme offers pathways in the following specialist areas:

Design Futures Fashion Design Futures Illustration Philosophy

The MA Art and Design programme will cater to students who wish to develop their academic and research knowledge from within the practical disciplines and wider academic fields of Fine Art and Design.

Typically this might include teachers, aspiring artists or designers, aspiring academics, or recent graduates in Fine Art or Design who wish to further their professional practice. It will also cater for those students with first degrees outside Art & Design who wish to convert their career path by following a more theoretical route in Art and Design.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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SOAS University of London

This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Students concentrate on architecture, sculpture ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Students concentrate on architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts and have the option of pursuing topics and approaches more archaeological in focus. They consider theoretical and methodological questions and are invited to question the relevance of the disciplinary distinction between History of Art and Archaeology to the study of the non-Western world. Courses cover a time period spanning from antiquity to present-day, contemporary art.

The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology contains some of the world’s leading experts in Asian and African art history and archaeology, whose ground-breaking research informs and is informed by their teaching. Students benefit from the unparalleled knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff. As members of the School of Arts, they profit from the insights of scholars and students studying the Music, Film and Media of Asia, Africa and the Middle East in historical and contemporary contexts. They can also select from modules in other departments, taking advantage of SOAS’s unrivalled expertise in the languages, history, religions and cultures of Asia and Africa.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
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