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MA by Research (Fine Art, History and Art and Cultural Studies)

University of Leeds School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

Full time & Part time See Course MA, Research Only See programme description

About the course

Undertaking an MA by Research allows you to undertake extensive research into an area that interests you.

This degree will provide you with a wide range of skills and suits applicants with a clearly defined project in mind.


You will complete an original research project and submit a thesis of up to 30,000 words within one year of registration (two years for part-time study).

Your subject must have substantial significance in your field and, because of the nature of the degree, your work must be clearly focused.

How to apply

To apply, you will need to upload the following on the University’s online application system:

  • two academic references (please note that we expect all applicants to provide their own references);
  • IELTS certificate (if applicable – please see below the ‘entry

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Entry Requirements

You should ideally have a first-class or at least a good upper second-class degree;

You must be an expert user of written and spoken English (see below);

Your referees must be fully supportive of both you and your ability for advanced, independent study;

Your project must be appropriate for study here.

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