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Art programme

Introduction by Art Programme Director, Alex Schady

The Art programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

  • BA (Hons) Fine Art

    Artists create the cultural resources of our shared future. We recognise the breadth and diversity of social, political, cultural, economic and technological contexts of contemporary art.

  • MA Art and Science

    This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them.

  • MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies

    MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies is a fine art photography course which merges research with practice.

  • MA Fine Art

    On MA Fine Art, you will critically address what it means to practice as an artist today.

  • MA Fine Art Digital

    On this online course you can explore what it means to be an artist today from anywhere in the world.

  • MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

    MRes Art: Exhibition Studies examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form.

  • MRes Art: Moving Image

    MRes Art: Moving Image explores the rich histories, theories and aesthetics that have led artists to turn to film and video.

  • MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

    MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue between practitioners and theorists about art discourse today.

Art programme stories

  • Behind the Glass by Boys Don't Cry

    Behind the Glass is a project exploring mental health by Boys Don’t Cry, in collaboration with the CSM Museum & Study Collection. Launching in Mental Health Awareness week, the exhibition showcases new work created around the theme of male mental

  • Hybrid Futures

    Hybrid Futures gathered together a constellation of voices and perspectives on the contested relationship between humans and machines. Here, Dr Betti Marenko – Reader in Design and Techno-Digital Futures – shares her reflections on the event

  • Class of 2020: The Body

    Depictions of the human body are a constant throughout art history. Here, we talk to the 2020 graduates who incorporate the body into their creative process – from performative drawing to explorations of illness.

  • Class of 2020: Digital Lives

    We take a look at the 2020 graduating students thinking through our digital lives.