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Course summary

MA/MFA Painting provides a discipline led environment in which to develop your practice in contemporary painting. Through a strong focus on your individual studio practice, you will engage in the most significant current debates on painting and the histories from which they emerge. The MA/MFA Painting will encourage you to question the boundaries of your practice, embracing current ideas of ‘expanded painting’ and painting being ‘beyond self’ alongside questions posed within the more typical parameters of the picture plane and modes of representation. Find out more about the course and view postgraduate student work at Features

  • The course is taught by practicing artists engaged in research, professional networks and teaching expertise in the practice of painting.
  • You will have your own spaces within communal studios, with full access to the School's workshops and other resources.
  • A regular programme of artists talks and studio visits from professionals working in the field.
  • The University library has outstanding Art and Design holdings, including a special collection of artist's books and ephemera.

Entry requirements

Normally applicants will have a good undergraduate UK honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a related subject (or international equivalent), or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma, or a professional qualification, or relevant professional practice. Alternatively, applicants may be admitted if they can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honour degree standard. Selection is by digital portfolio and interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For further information:
Painting at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS