This programme provides an opportunity for students to develop the full potential of a practice-based project proposal either as research or professional preparation by combining traditional and contemporary media in their chosen area of interest.
It is designed to enable access to a range of subject disciplines, workshops and expertise provided by practitioners and researchers who contribute to teaching, alongside guest speakers.
Based on a balance between theory and practice, our School offers students a wide range of specialist areas and facilities in Jewellry Design and Accessories, Textiles, Fine Art, Photography, 3D Design and Ceramics. The latter provides extensive facilities including an anagama kiln.
The programme encourages innovation in addition to the refinement of individual skills and practice. It is cumulative in structure, progressing through six compulsory modules.
Semester 1: - Proposing Practice - Research Methods and Methodologies - Situating Practice
Semester 2: - Practice, Research and Entrepreneurial Skills - Exploring Materials, Processes and Techniques
Summer: Final Project: Students have the option to study the final module at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.
Assessment is continuous and based on an appraisal of practice, written material, related research, and professional and entrepreneurial skills in relation to the final project outcome(s). All students submit a Final Project Report.
Careers and further study
Our programme is designed to support graduates in gaining the skills required to excel in the creative, industrial and cultural sectors. It equips students for employment in a variety of careers according to their chosen area of study, as well as preparing graduates for research at PhD level.
Why choose Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough?
The School of Arts, English and Drama is renowned as one of the world’s top places for studying the visual, literary and performing arts, offering outstanding opportunities across its wide remit. Each course is designed to inspire talented individuals with the drive and determination to succeed.
We provide many exciting ways to enhance skills, including research-led teaching by recognised international scholars, access to multi-million pound facilities, contact with prominent industry links, and superb entrepreneurial support.
A unique range of post-graduate taught programmes and research opportunities encompass art, design, history, theory, performance, postmedieval literature, linguistics studies.
We offer a unique range of postgraduate taught programmes and research opportunities which encompasses art, design, theory, performance by practice, post-medieval literature, creative writing, linguistics and theatre
- Facilities Our students have full access to our state-of-the-art facilities, which offer a tantalising number of creative possibilities. They provide industry standard outputs, and you will receive an unparalleled level of professional training in using them.
- Career Prospects Over 92% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating. Our students develop excellent transferable skills because of the range of topics studied on our courses and the diversity of teaching and learning methods we use.