As a graduate from an art and design discipline, you will find this course balancing the practical – exploring and developing your own art and design work – with a strong culture of research.
You will develop essential career management skills, such as self-managing your learning and development, together with specialist skills chosen from: advertising design, graphic design, illustration, interior design or interior architecture, fine art, photography and video art, fashion, animation, motion graphics and interactive design.
Intermediate qualifications available:
Postgraduate certificate – 60 credits at Masters level Postgraduate diploma – 120 credits at Masters level
Choose Art and Design MA at Bedfordshire and:
- Study with staff who are established tutors and practitioners in your chosen field and who place emphasis on your personal creative development - Explore a range of art and design disciplines as you develop both research and practical skills to help you work directly in contemporary arts or access careers such as art administration/promotion, community arts projects or further study on an MPhil or PhD - Develop both self-reliance and career management skills as you produce creative and realistic solutions to complex problems and build on your professional attitude to creative practice and enterprise - Gain a deep understanding of the artistic, critical and cultural contexts associated with Art and Design to enable you to better understand the value of your work - Benefit from access to a lively, creative studio space and excellent facilities including printmaking, technical and digital media such as image processing software, moving image software, high definition video equipment and high quality photo equipment, screen-printing and materials workshops.
Why choose this course?
This PG degree gives you the flexibility to develop practical art and design skills across a range of art and design disciplines. The MA provides an exciting environment for you to develop your personal practice supported by established practitioner/tutors in your chosen field. The course offers:
- Very good facilities with access to technical and digital media such image processing software, moving image software, high definition video equipment and high quality photo screen-printing. - A teaching and learning strategy that is aimed at giving a robust focus to your artistic or design practice. - Studio space for you to work within a lively studio environment. - One-to-one contact with staff with an emphasis on your personal creative development.
MA Art & Design
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