Expanded Spatial Practices at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Spatial practice is often approached from within tight disciplinary and professional boundaries. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach by integrating knowledge and methods from multiple fields. You’ll draw on architecture, interior, and landscape, as well as: art, performance, choreography, history, public policy, criminology, health, and creative technology, to critically interrogate the ways in which space is thought, represented, produced, and used. Join a diverse academic community Aimed at students with a design background, we also welcome students from other disciplines or experiences looking to expand their practice or enter a new career. As part of this course, you’ll: • Propose new areas for investigation and critical enquiry by expanding your engagement with contemporary social, cultural, political, and ecological issues, debates, and public policies • Embrace interdisciplinary methodological approaches to spatial practice with a view to contributing to both theory- and practice-led research in the field • Expertly organise expanded spatial practices, and proficiently realise and communicate high-quality projects including the documentation and dissemination of outputs • Develop a high level of collaborative competency as well as your effectiveness and efficiency in leading and working with multi-disciplinary teams and complex organisations Your development The course will help you develop into a competent spatial practitioner and researcher. You’ll be confident leading change, working across disciplines, delivering complex projects with positive social impact, and undertaking independent and collaborative scholarship. Study a dynamic subject Expanded and critical spatial practice is an emerging interdisciplinary subject area. This programme offers you the opportunity to study with experts across different disciplines. You’ll work with them through an extensive and varied selection of option modules drawn from partner postgraduate programmes within Leeds Beckett. Your learning Your core modules will equip you with the skills to research, analyse, conceive, represent, and realise spatial propositions. You’ll learn to document and disseminate project outcomes, and work on high-quality projects. A wide range of option modules will provide you with specialist knowledge and methods of research that enable you to define your own expertise and research interests.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have an upper second class (2.1) honours degree. Applicants with a lower second class (2.2) honours degree will be considered on an individual basis if they have relevant work experience. Applicants who do not have an honours degree may be considered if they have significant relevant experience from within the profession. Your personal statement should outline your academic and professional background, your research interests, your reason for wishing to study this course and your future ambitions within the subject area. All suitable candidates who meet the entry requirements will be required to submit a portfolio which may include examples of creative work, design projects, writing samples and should normally include a research proposal, and will be invited to attend an interview. Applications should normally be supported by two references, one academic and one professional.

English language requirements

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

Fees and funding

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Expanded Spatial Practices at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS