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MA - History and Philosophy of Art (Canterbury and Paris)


University of Kent    School of Arts

Full time September MA 1 Year Full Time

About the course

With modules covering art from the medieval period to the present day, this MA provides a structured introduction to the postgraduate study of the history and philosophy of art. You share your year between our Canterbury campus and Kent’s Paris School of Arts and Culture

Overview

The programme offers particular focuses on contemporary art, photography, Renaissance art, medieval art, 18th-century British painting, 19th-century French painting, modernism, aesthetics and the philosophy of art and film. You may elect to take a Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics pathway, which draws on the expertise of our Aesthetics Research Group.

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Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree (2.2 or above) in a humanities subject. Applicants without these qualifications will be judged on the basis of a sample of written work, an interview and experience.

Your application should include a sample of your academic writing. Ideally this will be an essay that you have recently written as part of your undergraduate degree programme.

In response to the challenges caused by Covid-19 we will consider applicants either holding or projected a 2:2. This response is part of our flexible approach to admissions whereby we consider each student and their personal circumstances.



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Scholarships

The scholarship will be awarded to applicants able to demonstrate how they have contributed creatively towards their subject area (Drama, Film or History of Art) in recent years.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1000 towards tuition fees

Eligibility

The Jarman Scholarship will provide £1,000 towards tuition fees and is open to home and overseas applicants from any country who have received an offer of a place on one of our MA programmes by 26 May 2019.

Application Procedure

In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate in no more than 400 words how they have contributed creatively towards their subject area in recent years. Examples of ways in which you may have contributed creatively towards your subject area:

- organising/participating in events outside of your undergraduate degree programme
- blogging or making YouTube films
- delivering a talk on subject area
- community work carried out in the Arts field
- newspaper/letter activities, etc.

Applicants must email artsmarketing@kent.ac.uk with their name, application ID, programme of study, scholarship they wish to apply for, supporting statement outlined above, and country by 26 May 2019.


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