Kingston University London

Course Introduction

You will gain a grounding in the professional aspects of curatorial practice as well as first'hand experience in planning and organising exhibitions. This practical experience will be supported by modules in history and theory, ensuring you have a thorough knowledge of the ideas and context underpinning the display and curating of contemporary designed objects. There is a strong emphasis on gaining key employability skills for the sector, ensuring a high level of professional development. We develop live projects with leading organisations such as the British Council, Crafts Council and V and A Museum.

Course Modules

Modules: Professional practice; interpreting contemporary design; theory of the object; making of the modern world; final project.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MA £3,960 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £7,975 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £7,200 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £14,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants should have a good BA(Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in an academic subject or creative practice field. We welcome applicants with relevant work experience, such as practitioners, museum staff and designers looking to extend their professional experience. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to work creatively and within a team. All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5.