Arts and Creative Technologies by Negotiated Learning at Staffordshire University - UCAS

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Course summary

Do you have a creative project but can’t see a course to meet your professional goals? With this flexible option you can design your own Masters degree. This is a unique course where you decide the focus and subject of your postgraduate studies in the diverse area of arts, humanities and creative technologies. Your overall project or research focus could be around developing a book or film, compiling a portfolio for a specific job or work towards an exhibition. You can follow a passion or expand on your work experience or undergraduate work. A Masters award will demonstrate your skills and commitment, which will help to validate funding bids or impress an employer. You’ll benefit from connecting with other creatives as well as upskilling in a specific area of work. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Arts and Creative Technologies (by negotiated study) Course content There are two core modules where you’ll design your learning contract and learn about research methods. Everything else is chosen by you. Armed with your proposal we will find you a subject-specific mentor, who will help you put together a Learning Contract, which is your own bespoke course design, which will allow you to complete your project. You can use your own experience and interests to explore a subject through work-experience. You can also use the resources of the faculty –whether it be teaching and research expertise or workshop facilities – to help you. You even pick your own title for the course.

Assessment method

There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative). Your formal assessments could include essays, virtual presentations or critical reviews.

Entry requirements

You’ll normally need a 2:1 Bachelor degree or above. However, we’ll consider suitability for a Masters course based on experience and working practice.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Arts and Creative Technologies by Negotiated Learning at Staffordshire University - UCAS