MA Arts & Learning

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.

Why study MA Arts and Learning (MAAL) at Goldsmiths?

* 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.

* You?ll have access to an extensive programme of guest lectures, presentations and projects. In the past, this has included talks from: Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare, Sonia Boyce, Susan Pui San Lok, Danny Devenny, Mark Ervine, Marty Lyons and John Matthews, hosted through our Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL).

* The MAAL can be a pathway before or after the completion of a UK QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) programme, such as the PGCE (Secondary): Art & Design.

Careers

Our graduates have an outstanding employment record in the fields of education, galleries/museums, social work/charity, health, public administration and welfare with the majority of graduates gaining full-time employment in a variety of careers including:

* Teacher, lecturer, tutor

* Heads of Faculties/Departments

* Community artists

* Gallery educators/curators

* Practicing artists/photographers.

Start Date

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21: The study period is between 2-5 years..

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,640 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,640 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £21,090 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £1,540 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £1,540 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts £3,700 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 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. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0. TOEFL: 90 overall with 23 in Writing and 21 in each other skill.
  • TOEFL score: 90