University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

The course aims to develop practical skills to sit alongside critical reflection to help students develop a balanced approach to curatorial methods. The course focuses on working with contemporary and historic collections, exhibition design, concept development, marketing, press releases and budgeting. It explores current critical debates, keeping up to date on issues such as participation, the artist'curator dynamic and thinking about the public realm. The curatorial team at Chelsea Space provide training within an active and supportive curatorial environment, engaging students with the best examples of contemporary practice. Students will have access to the Chelsea library Special Collections, which have a strong emphasis on modern and contemporary art and design.

Course Modules

Modules include: Analysis of practice and exploration of methodologies; development and consolidation; resolution; studio practice; advanced studio practice; theoretical studies.

Course Additional Entry

BA Honours degree in a related subject or equivalent academic qualifications. Study proposal. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS level 6.5 or above, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,230  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,250  Whole course. First year home fees