Postgraduate study2016

MA

Art and Design (Studio Practice)

School of the Arts

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (by individual negotiation*)

This programme provides an opportunity for students to develop the full potential of a practice-based project proposal either as research or professional preparation by combining traditional and contemporary media in their chosen area of interest.

MA

Art and Design (Studio Practice)

School of the Arts

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (by individual negotiation*)

This programme provides an opportunity for students to develop the full potential of a practice-based project proposal either as research or professional preparation by combining traditional and contemporary media in their chosen area of interest.

Programme information

It is designed to enable access to a range of subject disciplines, workshops and expertise provided by practitioners and researchers who contribute to teaching, alongside guest speakers.

Based on a balance between theory and practice, our School offers students a wide range of specialist areas and facilities in Jewellery Design and Accessories, Textiles, Fine Art, Photography, 3D Design and Ceramics. The latter provides extensive facilities including an anagama kiln.

The programme encourages innovation in addition to the refinement of individual skills and practice. It is cumulative in structure, progressing through five compulsory modules.

Entry qualification

Upper second class (2:1) honours degree normally required in an art and design discipline or closely related subject.

 

Application

All candidates must apply first through the Postgraduate Application Portal: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/postgraduate/ 

Applying online will ensure that applications will be seen by the Postgraduate Taught Admissions Office as soon as possible. If candidates have any questions, the Postgraduate Taught Admissions Office and the International Office are available to help. 

Once the online application procedure is completed, the university will ask for a Project Proposal Form to be completed,  as well as a PDF of your Portfolio with a minimum 15 pages of past work. The Project Proposal and the PDF Portfolio are requested as part of the initial assessment process and can only be accepted after students have applied via the Postgraduate Application Portal.

For further advice on how to complete the project proposal form watch our short guide here.  

Postgraduate Taught Admissions Office

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pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk

Assessment

Assessment is continuous and based on an appraisal of practice, written material, related research, and professional and entrepreneurial skills in relation to the final project outcome(s). All students submit a Final Project Report.

Financial support

All Alumni full-time self-funded students (UK/EU and International) accepted for a full-time Master’s programme in this School receive an automatic bursary of 20% of fees.

All self-funded, part-time students receive a bursary of £600 per annum.

Further information can be found here :  http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/finance/

Careers and further study

Our programme is designed to support graduates in gaining the skills required to excel in the creative, industrial and cultural sectors. It equips students for employment in a variety of careers according to their chosen area of study, as well as preparing graduates for research at PhD level.

Programme modules

Semester 1

Contextualising Practices in Art and Design

Exploring Materials, Processes and Techniques

 

Semester 2

Final Project:  Situating and Rehearsing

Research Methodologies:  Art and Design

 

Summer

Final Project

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 1 (Classroom-based) £6,600 £14,950

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.