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Students are encouraged to challenge and articulate their practice, to extend their knowledge and skills as contemporary artists and explore their role in society – testing their ideas against contemporary issues and critical debates.
You’ll be encouraged to apply your own artistic interests and develop a wider expertise in such areas as research, exhibition and ethics. You will discover your place in the world of fine art as well as building awareness of audience and contemporary practice.
Working alongside students from other MA creative courses, you’ll join a community of artists and makers as part of
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Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.
Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.
The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.
Postgraduate UK/EU (Full-Time): £8,000
Postgraduate UK/EU (Part-time; 2 years): £5,000
Postgraduate International (Full-Time): £15,000
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To come to NUA has been one of the best decisions of my life.
The MA has more professional content. On the BA you can do your own projects and pursue the areas that interest you and this is similar on the MA but with the MA you are more independent and have more freedom in devising your learning agreement. The course is mostly practical but this is supported by essays and a reflective journal which provides the context. To work in contemporary practice you need to understand the context.
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