Curatorial Practice (Art & Design) MFA at University of Dundee - UCAS

University of Dundee

Degree level: Postgraduate

Curatorial Practice (Art & Design) MFA (Taught)

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Course summary

In this course, you will explore curating art and design as a creative and collaborative practice. This practice responds to a range of real-world contexts and communities. There are many aspects to curating. It can be from working with collections to producing exhibitions and events. It can also be learning to research, communicating ideas to audiences, writing, and publishing. It encompasses whether you are working with or as an artist. In this course, you will develop work guided by your interests and ambitions. You will also work alongside other practitioners exploring curating from different approaches. You will gain creative, critical, and technical skills. You will also gain practical experience in exhibition-making and event production. Topics of study include: exhibition formats and curatorial platforms event-based curating and public programming experimental curating collaborative approaches to curating working with media art archives and collections curating research and research exhibitions different modes of writing within curatorial practice curatorial activism artist as curator design thinking for curators project planning, marketing and fundraising working with publics installation and documentation commissioning Learning in the art school environment of DJCAD, you'll have access to a shared curatorial studio space. Also, you will also have access to workshops, library, exhibition and learning spaces. You will benefit from learning through engagement with exhibition programmes across the University, including Cooper Gallery which is a Tate Plus organisation. You will also have access to DJCAD's unique archival holdings including: The Alastair MacLennan Performance Art Archive REWIND Archive of Early Video Art Digital Demarco Archive The Artist Book Collection As a postgraduate student, you will share core modules with students on Fine Art MFA. You will also join the wider DJCAD community by attending open lecture series and research seminars.

Entry requirements

A first or upper second-class honours degree in an appropriate discipline or, exceptionally, a lower second-class honours degree. Other qualifications and professional experience as may be approved by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design Board for this purpose; and have satisfied the Programme Leader of their fitness to undertake the academic and practical requirements of the programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8765 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8765 Year 1
Scotland £8765 Year 1
Wales £8765 Year 1
Channel Islands £8765 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8765 Year 1
EU £20900 Year 1
International £20900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown are for our one year taught postgraduate degrees starting in 2023/4.
Curatorial Practice (Art & Design) MFA at University of Dundee - UCAS