Painting (Taught) University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London

The course is designed for students to: identify and debate key issues in contemporary painting; to contribute to a collaborative public event and online archive on the subject of contemporary painting; to extend a knowledge of paint as a material and process; to examine the ways in which methods and materials shape the agenda in contemporary painting whilst creating a critical relationship to tradition; to explore the range of models of practice for the contemporary painter; to examine the notion of painting as research; to develop a key questions and ideas from an initial period of review and experimentation; to be part of a challenging learning and teaching environment that supports the development of a practical, professional and research skills; to engage with the wider research culture at the university.

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  • Study mode


  • Location

    Wimbledon College of Art

  • Start date

    October 2017

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details

Assessment method

The course runs over a total of 45 weeks. Learning and teaching will take place through studio practice, written work, group seminars, critiques, exhibitions, peer-led workshops and reading groups. The course places great stock on the idea of a community of painters.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent academic qualifications; study proposal; portfolio of work; details of 2 referees; alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration; IELTS level 6.5 or above if English is not an applicant's 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking (please check our English language requirements).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8,500 Whole course
International £17,920 Whole course
England £8,500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8,500 Whole course
Scotland £8,500 Whole course
Wales £8,500 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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