Northumbria University, Newcastle

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle

Arts (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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The Arts MRes course offers you the opportunity to undertake a closely-supervised piece of original research within the broad spectrum of visual and material culture, including historical or theoretical studies in art, design, architecture, fashion, film, television, visual digital media or performance. You will undertake a specialist research project, based upon your own focused proposal, which may be subject-specific or span arts disciplines. The centrepiece of the Arts MRes is an extended written Dissertation. This is supported by a framework of three modules, which provide expert knowledge and understanding of appropriate research methods to employ in your project, the wider critical contexts relating to your subject, and how to develop and communicate your research. The programme will enable you to position your research within a wider scholarly field, and furnish you with professional skills such as communication, self-management and planning, preparing you for doctoral study or further career advancement.

Course details

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject such as art history and visual culture, design history and material culture, film and television studies, art and performance, materials and methods in fine art, curatorial practices in art, art criticism, participatory arts practices and cultural management. International qualifications If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Undergraduate fees are set by Government and are subject to annual review. Once these have been approved we will update fees/funding information for UK and EU students.
Arts at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS