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Arts (MRes)

Course Description

About this course

This innovative Arts MRes course offers you the opportunity to undertake a closely-supervised piece of original research within a broad spectrum of arts disciplines, including art and design history, film and television studies, performance, and fine art practice.

You will undertake a specialist research project, based upon your own focused proposal, which may be subject-specific or span arts disciplines.

The centrepiece of the Arts MRes is an extended written Dissertation, or for practice-based researchers, a major Practical Project supported by a written dissertation component. This is supported by a framework of three modules, which provide expert knowledge and understanding of appropriate research methods to employ in your project, the wider critical contexts relating to your subject, and how to develop and communicate your research. The programme will enable you to position your research within a wider scholarly field, and furnish you with professional skills such as communication, self-management and planning, preparing you for doctoral study or further career advancement.

Your course in brief

Year one: You will develop your project in the Research Methods and Critical Contexts modules, organise a symposium in the module Research Development, and undertake a Dissertation or Practical Project.

See the website https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/arts-dtfaar6/

Who would this Course suit?

The Arts MRes is ideally suited to graduates of degree courses in the arts, including: Art and Design History, Fine Art, Film and Television Studies, Performance, and Design. It is also ideal for creative practitioners in these disciplines who wish to position their practice within a research context.

Visit the Arts (MRes) page on the Northumbria University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) honours degree. We also actively welcome candidates in the following areas: Art History and Visual Culture Design History and Material Culture Film and Television Studies Art and Performance Materials and Methods in Fine Art Curatorial Practices in Art Art Criticism Participatory Arts Practices Cultural Management

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