Visual Practice at University of Sunderland - UCAS

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Course summary

Follow a chosen visual practice discipline, from Contemporary Fine Art, Photography, Glass, or Ceramics. Re-evaluate, experiment and test new ideas, while collaborating with peers to extend your contemporary practice. Grow your practice in a creatively stimulating environment and establish yourself as a creative professional. This Masters will enable you to develop your personal visual practice and follow your own interests and aspirations. You'll follow a chosen pathway for the duration of your MA study, with the option to be awarded with one of the following: MA Visual Practice: Contemporary Fine Art MA Visual Practice: Photography MA Visual Practice: Glass MA Visual Practice: Ceramics We do not have a ‘house style’, instead you'll be encouraged and supported to uncover your own focus through independent creativity. You’ll improve your technical ability through expert support, using our excellent facilities, and will develop academic skills in research and communication. You'll work alongside a diverse range of established artists, theorists, writers, curators, and specialist technicians to develop your practice and professional career, and you'll meet, share practice, and collaborate with staff and peers from a variety of disciplines as part of the MA Visual Practice community.


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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

We usually require applicants to hold an honours degree in an art or design discipline. We may also consider applicants who have relevant experience and who can demonstrate their suitability for the course. Please prepare a portfolio of artwork which shows your interests and what you have done so far. We are not looking for perfection as we appreciate you may be still developing your practice. Your portfolio should be a PowerPoint presentation (preferable for applicants interested in the photography route), ZIP file or links to websites or videos and can include: A variety of art and design work - we would like to see a range of styles and techniques Work completed in or outside of your studies Photographic works Ideas in sketchbooks/scrapbooks Photographs of 3D work in any medium Work in progress We suggest between 10-20 slides/images would be sufficient.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Visual Practice at University of Sunderland - UCAS