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

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

Manchester is known for its architecture and has UK’s second largest urban area, 5 times larger than the city itself. There are only three universities, but they have total of 73 thousand students.

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Manchester Metropolitan University

MA Fashion aims to encourage visionary creative thinking in order to develop designers who are interested in exploring a critical approach to contemporary and future-awar ... [+]

Overview

MA Fashion aims to encourage visionary creative thinking in order to develop designers who are interested in exploring a critical approach to contemporary and future-aware issues with their practice. It has a focus on concept, engaging with the cultural nuances and perspectives associated with the design, production and dissemination of innovative and challenging fashion ideas and outcomes.

With an emphasis on research, traditional approaches can be combined with digital and media technologies to provide opportunities for you to extend and/or re-contextualise your practice, pushing the boundaries of what fashion might be in the 21st century.

You will be based in an interdisciplinary studio environment with opportunities for collaboration with external industry partners and to explore art direction, graphics, branding, textiles or knitwear and the extensive networks associated with the well-established undergraduate fashion programme.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative course that is designed to equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the world's faste ... [+]

Overview

The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative course that is designed to equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the world's fastest-growing professions.

The course is delivered by lecturers with years of experience in English language teaching and postgraduate supervision.

Learner-centred teaching allows you to reflect on the practice and theory of TESOL with expert support, in light of the most recent advances in the understanding of language teaching and learning. The programme combines the study of theories, methods and materials with a detailed analysis of language and an awareness of practical research methods. It will prepare you for work in multiple educational environments and is also an excellent preparation for further postgraduate study.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

At the heart of social work is the promotion of human rights and social justice, and the protection of individuals and their families. It aims to bring about change throu ... [+]

How do you tell a child that she’s going to live with another family? Provide support to an adult struggling with a schizophrenia diagnosis? Or help a family whose teenage son keeps running away?

Overview

At the heart of social work is the promotion of human rights and social justice, and the protection of individuals and their families.

It aims to bring about change through working in partnership with individuals, families and communities often at the point of distress and vulnerability.

Our two-year, full-time masters degree is designed for first-degree students who wish to become registered professional social work practitioners.

As a registered social worker, you’ll work within health and social care teams, and with partner agencies, from the police to housing services.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

MA Fine Art provides a stimulating environment in which you will be guided to develop your creative aspirations, reach a critical maturity, and gain the self-confidence a ... [+]

Overview

MA Fine Art provides a stimulating environment in which you will be guided to develop your creative aspirations, reach a critical maturity, and gain the self-confidence and skills that will enable you to work as a successful artist.

The course is studio practice-driven and relies on experimentation and critical reflection supported by individualised mentoring, lectures, seminars and group critiques. It emphasises the articulation of ideas, development of working methods and the realisation of independent work. Seminars are structured to investigate a broad range of themes relevant to the practising artist and provide a rich diet of inspiration.

Length 1 year: full-time 2 years: part-time Features and Benefits The course is taught by practising artists and maintains active links with an international network of art professionals and organisations. You will have your own spaces within communal studios, with full access to the School's workshops and other resources. A regular programme of artists talks and studio visits from professionals working in the field. A regular programme of talks by visiting artists organised in association with The Whitworth. The University library has outstanding Art and Design holdings, including a special collection of artist's books and ephemera. Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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 ... [+]

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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
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

What is the nature and purpose of education? How can education promote equality? What counts as valuable knowledge? Explore the contested nature of education by consideri ... [+]

What is the nature and purpose of education? How can education promote equality? What counts as valuable knowledge?

Overview

Explore the contested nature of education by considering ideas from the philosophy, sociology, politics and history of education to develop a deeper understanding of the role of education in society.

Our master's course challenges you to think more critically about education.

You’ll consider the nature and role of education in global times, its relation to society and whether it can promote social justice and engagement.

Some of the topics you might critically analyse include place-based education; education and the global economy and gender and race inequality in education.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

The relationship between politics and communications has never been more dynamic or more important than it is today. Digital media, particularly social media, is fundamen ... [+]

Overview

The relationship between politics and communications has never been more dynamic or more important than it is today. Digital media, particularly social media, is fundamentally changing the terrain of politics.

This programme allows you to study those interactions within an interdisciplinary environment, drawing on research and expertise from the fields of politics, international relations, information and communications, journalism and linguistics.

You will study media and communications theory, plus the historical development of international relations and key issues in contemporary global politics, becoming an expert in how new communication technologies shape societies, politics and individual lives.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Online
Manchester Metropolitan University

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a manage ... [+]

Overview

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects.

Throughout your Masters you will develop professional, managerial and personal abilities, including commercial awareness, negotiating and relationship management skills, alongside developing your visual skills in a business context to enable you to operate successfully within the global industry.

You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of finance, industry developments, profit margins, pricing, sales strategies and turnover and how to confidently convey your ideas through successful communication and contemporary presentation.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

How do we understand the complexity of leadership in educational organisations? How do we develop ourselves as more reflective leaders and managers? How can we contribute ... [+]

How do we understand the complexity of leadership in educational organisations? How do we develop ourselves as more reflective leaders and managers? How can we contribute to the development of socially just educational systems?

Overview

Develop your understanding of leadership practices both nationally and internationally. Critically engage with theories of leadership and management including models of change. Develop the skills and knowledge to pursue a leadership role across the education sector.

You might be a recent graduate hoping to become a leader in education. Through this course, we aim to develop your skills as a reflective practitioner and prepare you for an educational leadership position.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urba ... [+]

Overview

A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth-century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities.

Length 1 year: full-time (48 weeks) 2 years: part-time (96 weeks) Features and Benefits This course is jointly accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester with cross-disciplinary connections between the two universities. This is an internationally engaged course that actively disseminates students' thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publications. Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engag ... [+]

Overview

This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engagement with digital and making technologies is central to discovering and harnessing new thinking in design.

This course is of particular relevance to those interested in effective visual communication and developing innovative concepts and approaches in publication design, illustration, motion graphics, corporate identity, photography, design for digital media and graphic design for advertising.

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: Graphic Design and Art Direction 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
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupa ... [+]

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This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupation, engagement and experience as the catalyst. This may manifest in a variety of outcomes and will allow you to work within your chosen speciality such as building re-use, exhibition or shop design, branding, identities or environmental graphics, performance or set design, temporary installations or 'event' design, furniture or artefact design. The specialist workshops provide you with opportunities to explore materiality, fabrication and realisation of your ideas, through technical rigour at a variety of scales whilst studio teaching is underpinned by engagement with industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Explore the ways practitioners generate knowledge across the field of inclusive education and disability. Reflect on your understanding of special educational needs (SEN) ... [+]

In an age of austerity and globalisation, what do we mean by inclusion? Is it possible to develop an inclusive curriculum? How does inclusive education influence social justice?

Overview

Explore the ways practitioners generate knowledge across the field of inclusive education and disability. Reflect on your understanding of special educational needs (SEN). Examine alternative approaches to inclusion and diversity in education.

This master's degree focuses on the hidden voices in education. Rather than exploring a particular category of special educational needs, you’ll consider the critical issues for equality and diversity.

You’ll question the way we educate and look at alternative ways to encourage the inclusion of children and adults who are marginalised from typical ways of learning.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hyper Island

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a bro ... [+]

Hyper Island’s MA Digital Management program offers an immersive industry-led learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The program combines a comprehensive range of topics with real-world application, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design, leadership, team management and innovation, which helps professionals strategise and lead effectively in today’s digital business realm.

The MA Digital Management program is a full-time Masters-level leadership program, designed in partnership with industry leaders and internationally accredited by Teesside University, Hyper Island’s partner in the UK. This post-graduate program is designed to prepare you for a leading role in industry, and will give you real-time insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
Open Enrollment
Full-time
24 weeks
Campus
Hyper Island

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a d ... [+]

Hyper Island's MA in Digital Experience Design program has been created in response to demand from industry. The program aims to bridge the current gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems within industry

A great first step to take in understanding if the MA Digital Experience Design is for you, is to read through alumni Dan Nessler's experience. He highlights that role of a designer is constantly evolving. as product today is rarely just physical, and consumers expectations are higher than ever. The challenge for designers is to design and deliver meaningful experiences, both online and offline.

The MA in Digital Experience Design will help you develop your technical, creative and strategic skills as an experienced designer to lead the change within this evolving industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
January 2020
Full-time
11 months
Campus