Postgraduate Show 2016
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MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Arts is aimed at students who want to explore and interrogate the practice of drawing.
Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road
|Study Mode||Full time or Part time|
|Course Length||1 year / 2 years|
£8,250 (Full time - 2016/17 fees)
Please note that fees for the 2nd and any subsequent years is subject to inflationary increase
£17,230 (Full time - 2016/17 fees)
|Start Date||October 2016|
|Autumn Term Dates||10 October - 16 December 2016|
|Spring Term Dates||3 January - 31 March 2017|
|Summer Term Dates||18 April - 15 September 2017|
|Application Deadline||Home / EU - Monday 1 August 2016|
International - No deadline, but students are advised to apply as early as possible
To explore a range of practices and disciplines where new languages and methodologies can be developed, including:
This will comprise of input from a range of practitioners from diverse disciplines, encouraging discussion of drawings purpose, its currency and potential for communicating and problem solving. This may include input from scientists, architects, writers and performers exploring the boundaries of drawing.
This unit will focus on defining and developing themes from Unit One via individual or collaborative research questions. The unit will allow students to set up identifiable internal or external collaborations, and establish specific targets. The collaborative process can be used to resolve issues across and between disciplines.
Will allow students to further develop their individual research questions, and explore and define practical methodologies to articulate drawing for a purpose.
Tania Kovats is a British artist whose practice encompasses sculpture, installation and large scale time-based projects exploring our experience and understanding of landscape.
Recent major projects have included Meadow, a transported wildflower meadow; The Museum of the White Horse, a travelling landscape museum; Tree, a permanent installation for the Natural History Museum; British Isles and All the Islands of All the Oceans, two series of drawings; and The Drawing Book - a survey of drawing: the primary means of expression.
View Tania Kovats' research profile
Graduates will have sufficient theoretical understanding to make the transition to research degree, PhD study or develop their careers in fields such as design, sciences and medicine, theatre, writing and illustration, architecture, filmmaking, spatial / 3D design as well as textiles.
Some also return to their original disciplines, but with a deeper understanding of the role of drawing as a creative, generative and transformative language.
£1000 fee discount for University of the Arts London alumni.
View all postgraduate funding opportunities at Wimbledon College of Arts.
You can apply for this course using our online application form – the link to this is below. Before you apply, we recommend you take some time to read the following details about the application process, including guidance on the extra information we will ask you to provide.
Please note: applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study can only apply for the full-time mode.
The deadline for Home / EU applications is Monday 1 August 2016.
There is no deadline for international applications, but students are advised to apply as early as possible.
The application form can be saved as you fill it out, so you don’t need to complete it all at once. You will also have the chance to review all the information and make any necessary amendments before you submit the application form.
We will send you emails as you progress through the application process, so do check your inbox (and junk folder, just in case). These emails will contain important information about your application, and links to the online forms you should use to submit the extra information required.
You will need to enter the following information in the online application form:
Before you can submit the form, you’ll also need to agree to the terms and conditions for how we process your data – these are explained in the form.
Please note, if you’re an international applicant we will need to contact you separately to ask for copies of certain documents (for example, English language qualification/certificate and copies of any previous UK study visas).
Once you have submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation email that includes links to where you should submit the extra information we require for the selection process:
The study proposal is a statement of approximately 1,000 words describing your current practice. You should include links to referenced text or images where appropriate. It should also describe how you will develop a self-directed programme of work and related research whilst at Wimbledon College of Arts.
When writing your proposal you are not expected to have complete answers to all your questions.
However, you should be able to:
Each of the following sections should be approximately 250 words.
Describe specific areas, issues and critical ideas that are central to your area of interest.
Are there resources or equipment that you need to access in order for you to successfully engage in your research?
Please note, you can submit text and as many website links as you need to, but the portfolio form does not allow you to upload files.
If you haven’t found the information you’re looking for or want to ask us a question about this course, please fill out our enquiry form.