Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme gives artists, practitioners, and teachers the opportunity to enrich and consolidate theories of contemporary art and learning. Engage with practice and theory, develop innovative research approaches, and critically debate the changing nature of contemporary art. You'll be taught by staff who are nationally and internationally renowned and published artist researcher teachers. You'll draw on the international scope of contemporary art practices in London. This degree has partnerships with international galleries including Tate Modern, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Showroom Gallery. The programme places a strong emphasis on student-centred and directed learning. Teaching sessions and personal tutorials will draw on the critical reflection and development of your artist teacher practices, including artistic, theoretical, political, and learning and teaching concerns. You'll be part of a diverse student community, and will have the opportunity to develop and maintain collaborative peer networks and support. Through the programme, you'll develop independent thinking, understand theoretical underpinning and the ability to question and have confidence in your ideas and practice - skills that will benefit you throughout your chosen career. You'll also develop: critical and analytical skills; creative and practical skills; ability to express complex and sophisticated ideas with clarity and confidence; the ability to work independently and collaboratively; IT skills.

Start Date:

2019-OCT-01. 2019-OCT-01: The study period is between 2-5 years..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,380 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,380 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £20,470 Overseas Fees
5 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £4,190 Home Fees
5 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £4,190 European Fees
5 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £4,190 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in an appropriate arts-based area with additional experience in learning contexts and a commitment to arts education.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0.