Master of Arts Program in Canterbury United Kingdom

Top Master of Art Programs in Canterbury United Kingdom 2017

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The MA degree is primarily for students who want to improve their general mathematics education or to teach.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Canterbury is a historic cathedral city, and the name means "Kent people's stronghold". It’s home to four universities and several other higher education institutions that cover 25% of the adult population of Canterbury.

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MA in The Contemporary

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This is an interdisciplinary programme in the field of contemporary culture. The programme also allows you to enrich your academic knowledge with a practical internship at the ICA. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA in The Contemporary Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure This is an interdisciplinary programme in the field of contemporary culture. It is a unique collaboration between the University of Kent and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London which allows you to choose from a range of modules, each focusing on different aspects of contemporary culture. The programme also allows you... [-]

MA Eighteenth-Century Studies

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This is an interdisciplinary MA programme that builds upon the expertise and common research interests of 18th-century researchers and teachers across the Faculty of Humanities. [+]

MA Eighteenth-Century Studies Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure This MA offers an intellectually dynamic introduction to one of the most exciting eras in literary history. Grounded in and administered from the Centre for Studies in the Long Eighteenth Century, this is an interdisciplinary MA programme that builds upon the expertise and common research interests of 18th-century researchers and teachers across the Faculty of Humanities. The Centre provides an... [-]

MA Dickens and Victorian Culture

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This programme studies the author in a place that perhaps offers more Dickensian associations than anywhere else in the world. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Dickens and Victorian Culture Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure As the only named Master’s programme within the UK devoted to Charles Dickens, this programme studies the author in a place that perhaps offers more Dickensian associations than anywhere else in the world. It combines a focus on both the local and the global author through compulsory modules contextualising the variety of... [-]

MA First World War Studies

University of Kent, School of History
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This new MA programme explores the military, cultural, political and social history of the First World War, introducing you to advanced concepts of historiography and cultural theory. [+]

New for 2015, this MA features a compulsory module, ‘The First World War: History and Memory’, which is interdisciplinary in nature, and aims to reinforce the different intellectual approaches to the war. In addition you will study a further core module; 'Methods and Interpretations of Historical Research', which will encourage you to consider history as a wider discipline and to broaden your approach to evidence and interpretation. Further information and additional module choices can be found here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/history/courses/postgraduate/taught/first-world-war-studies.html#!structure [-]

MA Imperial History

University of Kent, School of History
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This MA programme, new for 2016, allows you to examine key themes and regions in the making of world history, from the 18th century to the present day. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. Imperial history is a rapidly growing and innovative field of historical research, which offers you the opportunity to explore the origins, workings and legacies of empires. By critically engaging with a range of theoretical and empirical literatures, as well as conducting original research, you use historical data to tackle momentous questions relating to violence, development and global inequality. Led by five specialists in the School of History, the programme takes a broad interdisciplinary approach which also encompasses renowned academics from other departments. The team offers particular expertise in African political history, the history of military technology and conflict, global histories of religion and the newly-emerging field of children and childhoods. You also have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Centre for the History of Colonialisms. This programme offers an ideal launching pad for students who envisage careers with an international dimension or plan to embark on doctoral work. [-]

Masters in Higher Education (MA)

University of Kent, Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The PG Diploma builds on the existing Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education with the addition of new modules designed to develop a critical understanding of the processes and nature of educational research, with a specific focus on HE. [+]

The PG Diploma builds on the existing Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education with the addition of new modules designed to develop a critical understanding of the processes and nature of educational research, with a specific focus on HE. We support you to develop and interrogate a field of specialism in the Higher Education context which can then be pursued through a dissertation for the MA. These programmes are open to staff in academic, research and learning support roles with a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching and/or supporting learning in HE. They are free of charge for staff employed by the University of Kent and staff at partner colleges teaching University of Kent programmes. Content Core modules UN825 Educational Research Methods (for those new to this field) (15 credits) And UN824 Interrogating Educational Research (30 credits) Optional modules One of the following 2013/14: (15 credits) UN812 Developing as a Researcher in Higher Education UN813 Developing as a Research Degree Supervisor UN815 Technology in the Academic Environment UN821 Assessment and Professional Development UN899 The MA Dissertation The following modules are currently resting but will be available in 2014/2015 subject to demand: UN814 The Inclusive Curriculum (15 credits) UN816 Learning and Teaching Innovation (15 credits) [-]

MA Postcolonial Studies

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA in Postcolonial Studies develops your understanding of the politics of culture in relation to both the imperialist world’s interpretation of the colonial, and postcolonial assertions of autonomy. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Postcolonial Studies Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure The MA in Postcolonial Studies develops your understanding of the politics of culture in relation to both the imperialist world’s interpretation of the colonial, and postcolonial assertions of autonomy. In this context, while ‘postcolonial’ refers primarily to societies of the so-called ‘Third World’, it also includes questions relevant to cultures such as those of... [-]

MA Creative Writing

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA in Creative Writing at Kent offers you the opportunity to study fiction and poetry (exclusively or together) along with optional modules in translation, and writing and the environment. [+]

MA Creative Writing Overview The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. Our reputation for research excellence was confirmed in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) in which our research was recognised to be world-leading. The University of Kent is a research-led institution, which means that the research that the academics are engaged in continues to inform their teaching, and that you, as a student in the department, are at the centre of a dynamic and thriving academic environment. Course structure The MA in Creative Writing at Kent offers you the opportunity to study fiction and poetry (exclusively or together) along with optional modules in translation, and writing and the environment. Designed with serious, ambitious writers in mind, our programme uses seminars, tutorials, workshops, and precise editing to enable you to take control of your own work and write exciting, contemporary... [-]

MA Urban Design

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our MA Urban Design course is designed to develop your understanding of contemporary issues in urban design, planning and urbanism through sustained critical and creative engagement. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Urban Design Our MA Urban Design course is designed to develop your understanding of contemporary issues in urban design, planning and urbanism through sustained critical and creative engagement. This course will develop and advance your understanding of the economic, ecological, social and political dynamics shaping the urban environment. We'll encourage you to build advanced urban design skills. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: This course at UCA will help you to develop a range of strategies, tools and skills, including research methods and critical theories. The core of the curriculum is project based, supplemented by lectures, seminars, workshops and independent study. For part of the course you'll study alongside postgraduate students on the MA Architecture and Master of Architecture courses at our Canterbury campus. Course content Stage 1: You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and you’ll start to explore your creative practice. Stage 2: During stage two you begin developing your MA project, evaluating and testing out the aims of your proposal over a sustained period of self-directed study. Stage 3: In the third stage of the course, you'll apply the knowledge gained through your research to create a final body of work. Course connections On this course, you'll be exposed to a world of opportunities. Industry partners The Canterbury School of... [-]

MA Interior Design

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our MA Interior Design course enables you to develop an individual approach to spatial design within a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. [+]

MA Interior Design Our MA Interior Design course enables you to develop an individual approach to spatial design within a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. This degree provides you with a launchpad to potential higher level interior design careers within a diverse range of subjects. These include museum and exhibition design, design for film, television and digital games and brand interpretation for retail, leisure or promotional events. An emphasis on ecological issues and processes is also a prominent aspect of this course, and underpins all aspects of the course. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: You'll explore your area of interest to an advanced level, through establishing new spatial paradigms that build on your existing knowledge. Our course combines theoretical and practical skills, and encourages engagement with industry at all levels. In-depth research into design processes and technologies, along with related work placement opportunities, will prepare you for new career directions. Your project work will be supported by ongoing staff research into sustainability, architecture, design-related digital technologies, experiential environments and brand communication. You'll be taught through tutorials, seminars, self-directed study in relation to your project proposal, work-in-progress reviews and visits or references to sites of local and international interest. Course content Stage 1: You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and you’ll start to explore your creative practice. Stage 2:... [-]

MA Fine Art

University for the Creative Arts
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our postgraduate Fine Art course is designed to provide a structured context for the development of individual Masters projects. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Fine Art Our postgraduate Fine Art course is designed to provide a structured context for the development of individual Masters projects. It does this through introducing and exploring various strategies for making art, and nurturing an understanding of the ideas that make such practices meaningful. Questioning and exploring personal strategies for making art, we offer a reflective environment in which to understand the ideas and contexts that make your practice meaningful. The cross-disciplinary structure of the course encourages connections with other modes of thinking and working. Guest lectures and professional practice seminars will help you develop your personal networks. You'll work closely with local and national galleries and public arts organisations, including Turner Contemporary, Whitstable Biennale, The London Art Fair, Strange Cargo and the Folkestone Triennial, and be actively supported to develop and show work outside the context of the University. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: With a well-established and strong history, our Master in Fine Art course is open to artists, designers, illustrators, architects and theorists (including graduates in the humanities). It's designed to foster new and innovative approaches to fine art study at an advanced level. Building upon the practical and conceptual concerns of contemporary art practice, you'll develop an advanced ability to conceptualise and research in relation to your own practice. We take great pride in ensuring that you have a fulfilling, engaging and inspirational experience. We're... [-]

MA Curatorial Practice

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our MA Curatorial Practice course has been developed in partnership with Turner Contemporary. It offers you the opportunity to think about and engage with art and issues of cultural regeneration through curatorial activity. [+]

MA Curatorial Practice Our MA Curatorial Practice course has been developed in partnership with Turner Contemporary. It offers you the opportunity to think about and engage with art and issues of cultural regeneration through curatorial activity. With a shared focus on experimental practice and vocational engagement, our course is open to curators, artists, historians, designers, architects and graduates in the humanities. It's been designed to foster new and innovative approaches to curation at an advanced level. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: Our MA course explores historical and recent developments within the field of curatorial practice. It provides a means for understanding such strategies in the logistical contexts of art management, commercial and public gallery or museum operations, art fairs, fringe platforms and artist run spaces. The distinctive geographical context of the course in Kent and the South East also offers you the opportunity to develop specific curatorial research in the context of cultural regeneration. You'll be provided with opportunities for direct professional and public engagement with local arts organisations, biennales and public arts projects. And our course provides a range of means for testing curatorial strategies through both studio research and live contexts. This will help you to explore theoretical and practical processes of interpretation, framing and presentation. You'll develop and manage your individual MA project. And this course is supported by seminars, tutorials, professional practice workshops, live projects, study visits and critiques. Course content Stage 1:... [-]

MA Architecture

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Our MA Architecture course is a research focused programme that expresses and advances our knowledge of built and occupied space, through direct 1:1 scale making. You'll have the opportunity to undertake individual thematic investigations which will incorporate prototyping, experimenting, re-designing and crafting. This will provide a performative basis for the assessment of your design ambition, ability and research achievement. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Architecture Our MA Architecture course is a research focused programme that expresses and advances our knowledge of built and occupied space, through direct 1:1 scale making. You'll have the opportunity to undertake individual thematic investigations which will incorporate prototyping, experimenting, re-designing and crafting. This will provide a performative basis for the assessment of your design ambition, ability and research achievement. Our School of Architecture has been ranked in the Architecture top ten by the 2016 Guardian University Guide. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Canterbury Course overview: For us, architecture is not only concerned with buildings and construction details, but also how people perceive and understand space at a fundamental level. Our School of Architecture maintains strong relationships with the professionals and organisations in the industry, and our course team are well-placed to to provide you with industry links that could lead to further experience and career development. As well as working intensively at our Canterbury campus, you'll have the opportunity to work periodically in London with our renowned Professor of Architecture, Will Alsop, and also take part in an overseas workshop. At the end of the course you'll become responsible for the design, construction and public exhibition of a full scale immersive installation that will act as a unique expression of the expertise you've developed with us. This course is project based, supplemented by workshops, lectures, seminars and independent study. Course content Stage... [-]

Rome - Ancient and Modern (with a term in Rome)

University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Study the monuments and artefacts of Rome at first hand, visiting relevant sites and museums. [+]

Rome - Ancient and Modern is a unique programme that enables you to engage with the city of Rome as a contemporary city with major archaeological, artistic, and historic significance. This is an ideal programme for graduates of history, ancient history, classics or the wider humanities, wanting to gain practical experience in applying their expertise, and benefit from the experience and confidence gained from living and studying overseas. Students will be equipped to study the early modern art and architecture of the city, while at the same time be well-equipped to engage with the remains from antiquity. There is no other programme that offers this combination and the opportunity to study on-site in Rome with the archaeology, the paintings, and the sculpture right in front of you. Our Department of Classical & Archaeological Studies contains one of the largest concentrations of experts in Roman History and Archaeology with experts in Pompeii, Rome, Egypt, as well as in the study of artefacts and of ancient medicine. You spend your first term at our beautiful UK campus, which overlooks the historic Roman and Medieval city of Canterbury (less than an hour from London). While in Canterbury, you gain training in research skills in both Roman History and in Archaeology. Your second term is based in Rome, at the campus of the American University of Rome, where you study the sites and museums of ancient Rome. All teaching is in English. This programme is also available at Canterbury only or full-time in Rome. [-]

MA Architecture and Urban Design

University of Kent, Kent School of Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale. [+]

MAs 2017 in Canterbury United Kingdom. MA Architecture and Urban Design - Canterbury The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale. You are taught how to combine academic analysis with the development of creative and intellectual skills. We regard theory and practice of architecture as equally important, and believe that joint effort and excellence in both areas are necessary for communicating architecture and urban design competently and successfully. You are encouraged to develop your creative and imaginative abilities; to produce ideas and undertake work that conveys your understanding of architecture and cities in fresh and effective ways. You learn how to approach contemporary architecture and cities and their relation to the society, culture and arts including film and theatre. Through the analysis of wider social and environmental aspects and through modeling of cities’ life and its dynamic forces, programme considers the ways in which both the heritage buildings and the new design proposals can facilitate in the sustainable development of cities in the future. Kent School of Architecture (KSA) has developed a unique partnership with Farrells, the internationally renowned architects and urban planners. John Letherland, the Head of Master Planning, currently leads a design module for all students on this... [-]